More details on ‘Cartridgegate’ emerge

Further details on the extent of the ‘Cartridgegate’ scandal were released by Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure Chief Executive Rod Hook today. Mr Hook told the Legislative Council Budget and Finance Committee they had uncovered “two instances” of printer cartridge rorting in the Department. Mr Hook indicated that incidents within Services SA and the…

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Treasury knew of ‘Cartridgegate’ abuses

Shadow Finance Minister Rob Lucas has written to the Auditor-General advising him he believes senior Treasury officers concealed the fact they had been aware of ‘Cartridgegate’ abuses for almost 18 months. “Information provided to the Liberal Party indicates that senior Treasury officers were aware of significant abuses by Treasury officers as long ago as June/July…

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Weatherill’s attempted whitewash of ‘Cartridgegate’

Shadow Finance Minister Rob Lucas today accused Premier Weatherill and the Labor Government of a disgraceful attempted whitewash of the ‘Cartridgegate’ scandal. “Rather than ensuring an independent investigation by appointing the Auditor-General under the Public Finance and Audit Act, Mr Weatherill has appointed a committee of public servants called the ‘Procurement Working Group’,” Mr Lucas…

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Three more agencies implicated in ‘Cartridgegate’ scandal

Further information leaked to the Liberal Party has confirmed three more government agencies have been implicated in the growing ‘Cartridgegate’ scandal, Shadow Finance Minister Rob Lucas said today.. Embarrassingly for Treasurer Snelling, his own Treasury and Finance portfolio is now implicated together with the Department for Families and Communities (DFC) and Primary Industries (PIRSA). This…

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