During the recent debate concerning ethics in investing, the ACT Government was at pains to correct an apparent oversight in it’s superannuation investments which included support for such unsavory items as tobacco giants, arms manufacturers, logging interests, uranium mining and nuclear power companies.
Changes are apparently on the way.
But not much has changed in the Government’s standard of ethics.
On page 4 of today’s Canberra Times is a photo of some of the 40,000 people enjoying yesterday’s Celebrate in the Park.
Included are many children holding onto Happy Birthday Canberra balloons, sponsored by none other than local gaming empire ACTTAB.
Who was the genius who thought it would be a good idea to allow ACTTAB to sponsor a balloon for children?