Jay plays Santa to staffers

Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today Premier Weatherill had deliberately delayed gazetting and releasing publicly salary increases for his spin doctors and staffers to avoid scrutiny and criticism. Yesterday’s Government Gazette (11 Dec) which includes massive increases in salary packages for some Ministerial spindoctors and staffers was finally released 5 months late and after Parliament…

B&F Committee agrees to water pricing

Parliament’s Budget and Finance Committee today agreed to take evidence on the Weatherill Government’s water pricing policy and claims made by former ESCOSA Chief Executive Paul Kerin. Interestingly, even though Mr Koutsantonis previously indicated he looked forward to Labor Members being able to question Dr Kerin the Labor Government voted against the inquiry today. The…