Weatherill now features Labor Party attack ad on internal Department website

Premier Weatherill has continued to use his internal department website to mount partisan political attacks on Liberal Leader Steven Marshall today. “The Liberal Party has been contacted again today by public servants in the Premier’s own department expressing great concern at the Premier’s outrageous use of taxpayer-funded resources,” said Shadow Health Minister Rob Lucas. Today…

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Public servants’ anger at Weatherill’s party political message

Shadow Health Minister Rob Lucas today accused Premier Weatherill of outrageous and shameless politicising of the public service. The attached political message attacking Federal Liberal leader Tony Abbott was circulated to all public servants in Premier Weatherill’s own department. This screenshot was taken from the internal website available to almost 2,000 public servants in the…

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Weatherill now features Labor Party attack ad on internal Department website

Premier Weatherill has continued to use his internal department website to mount partisan political attacks on Liberal Leader Steven Marshall today. “The Liberal Party has been contacted again today by public servants in the Premier’s own department expressing great concern at the Premier’s outrageous use of taxpayer-funded resources,” said Shadow Health Minister Rob Lucas. Today…

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Modbury Hospital paediatric ward closure:

Premier Weatherill and Health Minister Snelling have broken another key Labor promise by closing the paediatric ward and services at Modbury Hospital. As recently as February this year, Minister Snelling had been promising families in the north eastern suburbs a ‘paediatric ward’ and ongoing paediatric services: “The secure paediatric ward will allow for any children…

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Patients suffer due to financial mismanagement

Minister Snelling stands condemned for wasting $40 million on an IT project blowout at a time when hospitals cannot meet the demand for emergency treatment for patients. Minister Snelling apologised today for the latest example of ‘queuing’ or ‘ramping’ in hospitals when he apologised for queuing in the corridors at the Royal Adelaide Hospital on…

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Critical question unanswered in BreastScreen Report

A critical question about whether ‘training was effective and relevant’ has been left unanswered in the BreastScreen report, Shadow Health Minister Rob Lucas said today. Associate Professor Warwick Lee’s report, released yesterday, on page 6 concluded: “The PACS audit did not find a conclusive factor that led to lower cancer detection rates. A definitive judgement…

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Shared Services shambles

Evidence to the Legislative Council Budget and Finance Committee has confirmed the Shared Services SA (SSSA) project is in shambles. Government Services Group Executive Director Chris Oerman confirmed yesterday that not one Government department or agency had taken up the option of allowing SSSA to manage their ICT functions on their behalf. The original plan…

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