Weatherill’s attempted whitewash of ‘Cartridgegate’

Shadow Finance Minister Rob Lucas today accused Premier Weatherill and the Labor Government of a disgraceful attempted whitewash of the ‘Cartridgegate’ scandal. “Rather than ensuring an independent investigation by appointing the Auditor-General under the Public Finance and Audit Act, Mr Weatherill has appointed a committee of public servants called the ‘Procurement Working Group’,” Mr Lucas…

Three more agencies implicated in ‘Cartridgegate’ scandal

Further information leaked to the Liberal Party has confirmed three more government agencies have been implicated in the growing ‘Cartridgegate’ scandal, Shadow Finance Minister Rob Lucas said today.. Embarrassingly for Treasurer Snelling, his own Treasury and Finance portfolio is now implicated together with the Department for Families and Communities (DFC) and Primary Industries (PIRSA). This…

Wider inquiry on ‘Cartridgegate’ now essential

The Labor Government must agree to a comprehensive independent inquiry of all government departments and agencies following the latest ‘Cartridgegate’ revelations. At least four government departments, involving eight staff and more than $400,000 in purchases of printer cartridges, have been identified. In most cases, if not all, staff received personal benefits for purchasing printer cartridges…