Jay says one thing and does another

Premier Weatherill has addressed the National Press Club calling for greater co-operation with the Federal Government at the same time his Ministers continue to attack the Federal Government and his Government is spending millions of dollars on advertising attacking the Federal Government. The Weatherill Labor Government has spent millions of dollars on pensioner concession ads,…

$377 million on TVSPs – yet 2160 more public servants

Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said Budget documents confirmed the Weatherill Government has spent $377 million on targeted voluntary separation packages (TVSPs) while failing spectacularly on its promise to reduce public service numbers. This is another stunning example of the financial mismanagement and incompetence of Premier Weatherill and Treasurer Koutsantonis. Budget papers show that between November…

Weatherill’s sneaky new tax

Premier Jay Weatherill has announced a sneaky plan to impose a new tax on South Australians by broadening the GST to include banking services. “Within a week of releasing the 2015-16 State Budget, Mr Weatherill has started pushing for a new tax,” said Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas. “It is downright sneaky for Mr Weatherill to…