Matt Lloyd-Cape is a Research Economist at Per Capita. Over the past 15 years he has worked in trade unions, international development NGOs and with universities. This work includes managing disaster relief and social development projects, industrial relations research in Eastern Europe, Russia and Central America, and livelihoods research in East Africa, PNG and South Asia. Before joining Per Capita he was an International Officer at the ACTU. Matt holds an MSc in International Relations and Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and an MPhil in Political Economy from Central European University.
No figures are publicly available for the three largest bushfire recovery funds, which account for more than 55% of the $2.73 billion the federal Coalition has promised to devastated communities. And by the end of last year, less than half of that $2.73 billion had been spent, some $500 million less than claimed by David… Continue reading »