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Free scones anyone?

July 31, 2023 9:03 am in by

Upper Hunter Shire ratepayers are now funding free scones for visitors to the Hunter Warbirds Museum cafe.

That’s according to outspoken councilor Elizabeth Flaherty after revealing the council-operated cafe lost over $53,000 dollars last financial year.

This is on top of massive operating losses for the museum itself, the Scone Airport and Scone Saleyards.

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Independent Councillor Elizabeth Flaherty said this is another reason why the council should be sacked and administrator brought in.

“At six dollars a scone that equates to ratepayers subsidising 8,888 scones.”

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