'Waste of money': Victoria's $589m Games bill revealed

By Adrian Black and Callum Godde
Updated March 20 2024 - 3:20pm, first published 3:13pm
Pulling the pin on Victoria's Commonwealth Games cost the state more than $589 million. (James Ross/AAP PHOTOS)
Pulling the pin on Victoria's Commonwealth Games cost the state more than $589 million. (James Ross/AAP PHOTOS)

Victoria's decision to abandon the 2026 Commonwealth Games was based on shoddy accounting and will cost taxpayers almost $600 million, an audit reveals.

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