Corruption blowing in the wind!
The wind industry sets the benchmark for systemic government corruption; backslapping, gladhanding and bottomless bags of cash are just the beginning.
And, when it comes to bent corporate/government dealings no Australian State does it better than Queensland. Whether it’s the constant sunshine or something in the water, who knows?
But there is absolutely no contest to the Labor government’s ability to look after its own, particularly when favours are needed to get thoroughly un-commercial wind and solar power projects off the ground.
The connections are insidious; the deals are dodgy and the players come straight out of mafia central casting.
Former lord mayor Jim Soorley was previous consultant to windfarm company that later got $150 million Queensland government power deal
11 Mar 2022
Former lobbyist Jim Soorley chaired state-owned corporation CS Energy when it agreed to purchase $150 million worth of power from a wind farm company…
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