I touched on this here a few weeks back – https://talkingdigital.wordpress.com/2009/04/15/the-147m-charity-website-livewireorgau
Ash Ringrose commented on it here – http://bannerblog.com.au/news/2009/04/the_147m_charity_website.php
The mainstream press have covered it. SMH – http://www.smh.com.au/national/charity-project-under-fire-20090425-aiqv.html
However there’s still no real explanation … still. At the same time Starlight is putting it’s hand out for more money with some dubious advertising.
It has 1,000 members so far. It’s target is 20,000 by end of year.
I would say most of Australia’s key web destinations were developed and marketed for less that $14.7m
Conroy is still quiet on the matter.