RANN – SERIAL OFFENDER ON FOI REQUESTS

Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today claims by Mr Rann that Rann Government Ministers and political advisers were not involved in managing Freedom of Information (FOI) applications were untrue, and in fact evidence over three years showed Mr Rann was a serial offender. Mr Rann made his claim on the weekend after the Rann Government…

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What is Labor trying to hide?

The Rann Government has embarked on a deliberate campaign to delay responding to critical freedom of information applications until after the coming state election, Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today. “In November this year the Liberal Party lodged a number of Freedom of Information applications with the Department for Trade and Economic Development and the…

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Rann must explain $400,000 total cost of payout

Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas today condemned Mr Rann’s handling of the Atkinson/Ashbourne scandal which had now cost taxpayers about $400,000. The Auditor-General, Ken MacPherson, in evidence to the Legislative Council Select Committee in August warned that the actions of Mr Rann had exposed the taxpayers of South Australia to a significant liability for unfair dismissal.…

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What did Rann do with extra $600 million?

Final budget figures for the last financial year confirm that the Rann Government collected $600m more revenue than originally estimated, according to Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas. “The 2004-05 Final Budget Outcome released today confirms that the Rann Government is ‘awash’ with GST money and also from massive increases in property taxes and other state taxes…

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