Australia’s defence minister questions $300,000 spent to fly Survivor contestants.

Australia’s defence minister questions $300,000 spent to fly Survivor contestants.
The RAAF spent nearly $300K flying the Survivor 2 cast to the drop-off point in a Caribou transport plane, and the country’s defence minister, Peter Reith, wants to know why the costs weren’t recovered fully from the producers of the show.

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