CEO won’t detail size of Budget savings options

The Education Department’s CEO, Chris Robinson, had refused to answer questions from a Parliamentary Committee about Budget cuts recommended by the Rann Government’s Sustainable Budget Commission. “This was despite the Under Treasurer and the Health Department CEO both recently answering similar questions for their departments,” Shadow Minister for Finance Rob Lucas said today. “The Health…

Injured workers “thumbs down” for WorkCover

Market research of 1500 injured workers had given another massive “thumbs down” for the performance of WorkCover and its claims manager, Employers Mutual Limited. “Research conducted by McGregor Tan Research for the WorkCover Board has shown a further significant reduction in performance satisfaction levels,” Shadow Minister for Industrial Relations Rob Lucas said today. “The trend…