HOLLOWAY MUST APOLOGISE TO PUBLIC SERVANT

Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas says Minister Paul Holloway has been severely embarrassed by damning evidence at today’s ‘stashed cash’ inquiry meeting, and must now apologise for untrue statements he made about so-called lavish spending by public servants at the 6-star Palazzo Versace hotel. Evidence provided to the Upper House Select Committee this morning by senior…

ANOTHER UNEXPECTED GST BONUS

Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas says the latest Federal GST figures reveal that a Rann Government already awash with funds will get a further unexpected GST bonus of $170m over the period up to 2007-08. “At the time of last year’s State Budget the Rann Government estimated that South Australia would get a GST bonus of…

HOLLOWAY MUST APOLOGISE TO PUBLIC SERVANT

Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas says Minister Paul Holloway has been severely embarrassed by damning evidence at today’s ‘stashed cash’ inquiry meeting, and must now apologise for untrue statements he made about so-called lavish spending by public servants at the 6-star Palazzo Versace hotel. Evidence provided to the Upper House Select Committee this morning by senior…

TRADE OFFICE CHANGES MAKE NO SENSE

Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas says recent Rann Government changes to South Australia’s trade offices after three years of uncertainty make no sense at a time when South Australia’s export performance is struggling. “This week the Rann Government announced the closure of trade offices in Hong Kong and Malaysia after recent decisions to close offices in…