MR RANN, how do you spell “HYPOCRISY”?

Last night on the ABC program Stateline, Health Minister John Hill repeatedly refused to guarantee that Rann Labor’s Royal Adelaide Hospital plan would cost $1.7 billion. “In fact, the best Mr Hill could manage or stumble was that he “hoped” or he was “optimistic” or it would be “about” $1.7 billion,” Shadow Minister for Finance…

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Another Foley COSTING BLUNDER

Treasurer Foley has displayed his incompetence and negligence for all to see after admitting he had not undertaken a separate government costing of the Rann Government’s supposed $450 million Adelaide Oval redevelopment. “In December last year, Mr Rann and Mr Foley outlined a detailed “fly-over” plan to the media and the public and said the…

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Even Atkinson won’t support Rann!

Attorney-General Michael Atkinson today refused to support statements made by Premier Rann on the issue of road safety and hoon driving. “When Mr Atkinson was asked on morning radio whether he, like Mr Rann, had more confidence in Police Commissioner Mal Hyde than some Magistrates, he delivered a vote of no confidence to the Premier.”…

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$100m BLOWOUT on Adelaide Oval costings

It can be revealed today that the cost of Premier Rann’s proposed Adelaide Oval redevelopment had blown out by about $100 million. Information provided to the Liberal Opposition – by sources with an intimate knowledge of the detailed workings of the new Stadium Management Authority and its two working parties – have revealed confidential information…

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Rann should ban Turbo Tom

The Premier should ban his Corrections Minister Tom Koutsantonis from driving for life if he’s serious about his new driving laws. The former Minister for Road Safety ran up 60 driving offences and would automatically lose his licence under the Rann Government’s new scheme. Mr Rann said “drivers who are so bad and so irresponsible…

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Foley caught out on Adelaide Oval costings

Shadow Finance Minister Rob Lucas said today Treasurer Kevin Foley had ‘stuffed up’ his Adelaide Oval costings in a radio interview this morning. Mr Foley this morning admitted that his costings for the Adelaide Oval redevelopment were just a ‘ballpark estimate of $500 million’. He was then corrected by the interviewers who reminded him he…

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Rann’s costing complaint dismissed by independent umpire

Mike Rann’s desperate complaints to the Electoral Commissioner about the State Liberals’ RAH costings have been dismissed outright by the independent umpire. Kaye Mousley yesterday comprehensively dismissed Labor State Secretary Michael Brown’s complaint regarding the State Liberals’ advertised plan for the rebuild of the RAH. “…I am not satisfied that the [costings] advertisement is inaccurate…

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