So the Herald-Sun reports.
For $100 I would most happily have travelled to Melbourne, given a more than satisfactory account of poverty and the poor state of the world, and donated the other $99,900 to a number of deserving groups actively working to free the world from this particular scurge.
The remaining hundred dollars? After petrol, I'd invest the rest in the upkeep of a great site called Towards Peace which, in it's own small way, seeks to reduce ills of the world such as war, poverty and intolerance.
$100,000 for a lecture on poverty? And they say that talk is cheap .....