What happened when Government spent $360m trying to reduce public service numbers?

The total number of public servants has increased despite the Weatherill Government spending $360 million on targeted voluntary separation packages. “Sadly for South Australian taxpayers this is another spectacular failure by Premier Weatherill and Treasurer Koutsantonis, and yet another example of their financial incompetence and mismanagement,” said Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas. “The Auditor-General’s latest report…