Weatherill Cabinet leaks turn into a flood

Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today the fourth leak in three months of a confidential Weatherill Government Cabinet document was a clear indication of a deeply divided and dysfunctional government. The latest leak is a Cabinet submission drafted just prior to the last election from Minister Jack Snelling relating to keeping secret details of serious…

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Weatherill’s gag speaks volumes

Premier Jay Weatherill has once again taken the extraordinary step of gagging his Ministers regarding their support for a high-level nuclear waste dump in South Australia during question time in State Parliament today. “For the second day running the Premier has refused to allow his Ministers to record their views regarding his doomed nuclear waste…

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Weatherill gags Ministers in question time

Premier Jay Weatherill has taken the extraordinary step of gagging his Ministers regarding their support for a high-level nuclear waste dump in South Australia during question time in State Parliament. “Jay Weatherill’s refusal to allow his Ministers to record their views regarding his doomed nuclear waste dump is illustrative of just how desperate he is…

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Government’s forced redundancy policy ‘unworkable’

Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today the Weatherill Government’s much hyped ‘forced redundancy for public servants’ policy was virtually unworkable for government departments. In late 2014 the Weatherill Government introduced its new policy of allowing forced redundancy of surplus public servants after a 12-month period. The Government proudly boasted that this policy, detailed in Determination…

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