Auditor-General points finger at Minister Hill

Minister for Health John Hill stood condemned for a financial scandal identified in the Auditor-General’s Report in which most of the decisions taken last year in the $2.5 billion Health Department were made without appropriate approval authority, Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today. “The Auditor-General’s Report this year highlighted that Treasurer’s Instructions had been breached…

DOUBTS CAST OVER CLAIMED SAVINGS FIGURE

Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today that independent consultant reports and Treasury advice had raised doubts about the achievability of budget savings claimed by the Rann Government for its proposed Shared Services Centre. Mr. Lucas said the Shared Services Centre was the centrepiece of the government’s proposed savings programme and is proposed to centralise ‘back…