Parliamentary inquiry into Funds SA

The performance of Funds SA is being investigated by the Legislative Council’s Statutory Authorities Review Committee. Funds SA is the SA Government owned corporation which invests more than $18 billion on behalf of South Australia’s public superannuation funds and approved public authorities such as the Motor Accident Commission. “Given the massive increase under a Labor…

WorkCover the worst scheme in Australia

A two year parliamentary inquiry by Labor, Liberal and Independent MPs has unanimously concluded WorkCover is the worst performing workers compensation scheme in Australia. The Joint Parliamentary Committee on Occupational Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation inquiry, which commenced in July 2010, tabled its final report in Parliament last week. Shadow Industrial Relations Minister Rob Lucas said…

Libs demand answers on ex-WorkCover CEO

Shadow Minister for Finance Rob Lucas today accused Minister Snelling and WorkCover of suppressing information on the reasons for the sudden resignation of former WorkCover Chief Executive Officer Rob Thomson, and details of his termination payout “On 18 September WorkCover announced Mr Thomson had resigned immediately for ‘personal reasons’ after serving just over two years…