The Hon. Rob Lucas MLC

The Hon

Rob Lucas MLC

Treasurer

The Hon Rob Lucas MLC
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Another Labor computer blowout debacle

Friday, 21 September 2018

A lucrative long-term IT contract under the former Labor government to replace ageing computer software at public service superannuation provider Super SA has been plagued by problems, significant delays and massive cost blowouts. Start-up costs for the 12-year contract, awarded in 2014 to global software company DST Bluedoor Pty Ltd and signed-off by the former Labor government, have blown-out by nearly $17 million to $31.6 million. Further, an independent review estimates the total cost of the project could nearly double to $44.5 million and was $20 million higher than the original $24.4 million price tag. Treasurer Rob Lucas said the issue was “yet another financial scandal presided over by the former Labor government”. “Just when we think we’ve unearthed the full extent of Labor’s mess and gross financial incompetence, up springs another calamity,’’ said Treasurer Lucas. “South Au...Click here for full story

KordaMentha confirms Labor’s massive Health overspending scandal

Friday, 21 September 2018

Highly-regarded corporate advisory firm KordaMentha has presented a report to the Government which has confirmed the extent of the former Labor government’s massive health overspending scandal in the Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN). The recent report is forecasting massive overspending of $303 million in CALHN (including Statewide Clinical Services) for 2018-19 unless urgent corrective action is taken. KordaMentha’s summary is: “Absent significant and immediate intervention, we forecast that CALHN’s 2018-19 financial performance will be a circa ($375 million) deficit, equating to a $274 million unfavourable variance to budget. On a consolidated basis (including Statewide Clinical Services) we forecast a deficit (of $421 million) representing a $303 million unfavourable variance.” KordaMentha also reported that CALHN was operating at a cost significantly higher (29 per cent) than the Nation...Click here for full story



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