Huge pay for Australian aid consultants

While tension between Papua New Guinean locals and ethnic-Asian businessmen continues across PNG, it’s emerged that some AusAid contractors there earn more than Australia’s Prime Minister. A recruitment company says some of its staff, hired by AusAid, have been paid up to $AUD360,000 a year to improve public sector management and administration. AidWatch says that’s not the most effective way of helping poor countries.

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