Another nail in Atkinson’s political coffin

Further stunning allegations at today’s Atkinson-Ashbourne Select Committee hearing were another nail in the political coffin of Attorney-General Michael Atkinson, Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today. Ms Edith Pringle gave evidence today of a phone conversation with Mr Atkinson in November 2002 in which she claimed Mr Atkinson told her the defamation actions with Mr…

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$257 million blowout in QEH redevelopment

A confidential Rann Government Cabinet submission confirms the cost of the Stages 2 and 3 redevelopment of The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH) has blown out by $257 million, Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today. The Health Department Cabinet submission in October this year confirms that the latest estimate for the Stages 2 and 3 redevelopment…

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Rann’s ‘KEYSTONE COPS’ comedy script

Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today that if the Rann Government’s defence of a $5 million ‘loan’ from Minister Weatherill’s former department to Minister Hill’s department was to be believed it would make a great ‘keystone cops’ comedy script. Last year’s Auditor-General’s report made significant criticisms of a $5 million ‘loan’ from Minister Weatherill’s Department…

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Another 350 automotive job losses

The latest job losses in South Australia’s automotive industry are sad confirmation of previous warnings about further massive job cuts in the industry, Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today. Component manufacturer Air International Interior Systems has announced it will close its Golden Grove plant within 18 months with total net job losses of about 350…

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