Vlahos books up next year’s leave

Embattled Minister Leesa Vlahos is more interested in booking in leave for next year than taking responsibility for the Oakden scandal. According to the Government Gazette, Minister Vlahos will be absent from 8 July to 17 July, 19 August to 27 August, and 31 December 2017 to 14 January 2018. “The families of abused Oakden…

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Another Cabinet Leak Embarrasses Weatherill

 Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today another leak of a confidential Weatherill Government Cabinet document was a major embarrassment for Mr Weatherill. The latest leak relates to a decision taken by Cabinet on 31 October 2016 to transfer the management of all new workers compensation claims from 1 July 2017 to ReturnToWorkSA. This controversial decision…

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Jack needs to get back to work

The resignation of the Chief Executive of the Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN) Len Richards leaves Health Minister Jack Snelling with no option but to return from leave and take control of the move to the new Royal Adelaide Hospital. “The State Government is in the middle of the technical assessment period of the…

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Auditor-General asked to investigate taxpayer funds used to organize polling booth workers

Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas has written to the Auditor-General calling for an urgent investigation into a $757,500 Weatherill Government grant to an organization for a political campaign which included workers on polling booths handing out leaflets at the last Federal election. The Weatherill Government has already been criticized by the Auditor-General for its $1.1 million anti Federal Government advertising campaign. However,…

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