Friends where it matters: Aspen Medical’s contract came out of nowhere

Since 2010, the self-styled ‘’global provider of guaranteed, innovative and tailored healthcare solutions’’ has received $1.8 billion in federal government tenders. Of that, $1.3 billion came from a single tender for face masks made in 2020. In 2020, Aspen Medical was given a $1.3 billion contract to supply face masks to the Federal Government despite having no experience in large-scale procurement reports the ABC. Until then, the most the company earnt in federal government contracts in a year was $124 million in 2014, with most years showing a max of $30 million.

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