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Ben Fordham slams ‘bizarre’ waste of $7 million in taxpayer money

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The Australia Council for the Arts is handing out more than $7.6 million to contemporary artists to help them through the pandemic.

“It’s just a creative way of wasting our money,” Ben Fordham said.

One woman who films herself talking over music and shoots the recording into space was awarded $10,000.

Another grant went to a woman who splatters her own blood on cotton rags.

“You can’t make this stuff up!” Ben exclaimed.

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