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Northern Endeavour oil platform clean-up could cost taxpayers $1 billion, senator says

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A rust-riddled oil vessel anchored in the Timor Sea has cost Australian taxpayers $86 million since February 2020, and independent Senator Rex Patrick believes the final price tag for its clean-up could spiral to $1 billion.

“This is a government bungle that will make the Leppington Triangle saga look like pocket money,” Senator Patrick said.

“There are just so many strange aspects to this particular saga … it warrants…



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