$200m to demolish/clean-up RAH site

The preliminary estimate of the cost for demolishing and cleaning up the existing Royal Adelaide Hospital site is about $200 million, according to leaked information from within SA Health. Shadow Minister for Health Rob Lucas said the information the State Liberals received indicated significant amounts of asbestos had been identified within the old buildings on…

Millions wasted on health consultancies

The Weatherill Government is wasting millions of dollars on expensive health consultancies at a time when cuts are being implemented in critical health programs. “Minister Snelling has just announced yet another review by consultants into the efficiency of the Women’s and Children’s Hospital,” Shadow Minister for Health Rob Lucas said. “The Weatherill Government has already…

WorkCover/Snelling breaching government guidelines

Shadow Finance Minister Rob Lucas today accused WorkCover and Treasurer Snelling of breaching government guidelines by refusing to make former WorkCover Chief Executive Rob Thomson’s contract available for inspection. “Since September last year the Liberal Party has been trying to inspect Mr Thomson’s contract under government guidelines issued by DPC – Circular PC027 – Disclosure…