Another Rann broken promise on FOI

The release of the latest batch of Federal Cabinet documents highlights the broken pre-election promise by Premier Rann to open access to all Cabinet documents after 10 years, Shadow Finance Minister Rob Lucas said today. In August 2009 Mr Rann announced with great fanfare his new policy of supposedly releasing Cabinet documents after only 10…

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More problems for Shared Services project

Shadow Minister for Finance Rob Lucas said today the Rann Government’s troubled Shared Services Project has had an incredible staff turnover of 32 per cent in just two years. Documents released under Freedom of Information legislation have revealed that 220 employees had left the Shared Services project in just two years from mid-2008 to mid-2010.…

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Rann Govt hiding overseas travel costs

The Rann Government has stooped to a new low in accountability by removing a requirement for government departments to report on overseas travel costs by public servants. “The Rann Government has changed government guidelines (DPC Circular 13 – Annual Reporting Requirements) which previously made it compulsory for departments in their annual reports to report on…

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