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'It was exorbitant': ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr says $1m per game World Cup fee was too much

Chris Dutton
By Chris Dutton
Updated June 26 2020 - 7:02am, first published 6:00am
The Matildas won't be coming to Canberra for the World Cup. Picture: Max Mason-Hubers

ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr says the cost of being a part of Australia's women's World Cup bid was "extraordinary", revealing the $1 million per game pricetag was too high to justify the expense.

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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton

Sport editor

I started in journalism because I loved sport and wanted to write about something of deep interest to me. As sports editor that has developed into a passion for breaking news, holding people accountable and being an honest voice in the sport community. Email: chris.dutton@canberratimes.com.au