Victoria’s Commonwealth Legacy – Just an Election Stunt?

March 21, 2024 9:30 am in by
Credit: Supplied. 2026 Commonwealth Games Village projection

A Federal MP is blasting Premier Jacinta Allan after a report found the abandoned Commonwealth Games cost the state nearly $600 million.

Released yesterday, the total loss was over $589 million with the expected cost of $6.9 billion to host the Games in regions, like Bendigo, overstated.

Leader of Nationals, David Littleproud says he believes the games were no more than an election stunt.

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Leader of the Nationals David Littleproud says Premier Allan, as then-Minister for Commonwealth Games Delivery, needs to be held responsible.

Premier Allan’s office has been contacted for comment.