Do as I say, not as I do!

There had been a $20.5 million blowout and a five year delay in a major IT project managed by Treasurer Kevin Foley. Evidence given to today’s meeting of the Legislative Council Budget and Finance Committee by Under Treasurer Jim Wright confirmed that the original $22.5 million budget for Revenue SA Information Systems To Enable Compliance…

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More accountability needed for events funding

The Rann Government should be held accountable publicly for the level of funding provided to major events. Chief Executive of Tourism SA, Andrew McEvoy, today told the Legislative Council’s Budget and Finance Committee that ‘commercial confidentiality’ might prevent release of the details of government funding. Liberal Member of the Legislative Council, Rob Lucas, said today…

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Another bad day at the office for Jay Weatherill

Liberal Member of the Legislative Council, Rob Lucas, said today’s evidence given to the Legislative Council’s Budget and Finance Committee had revealed that the Housing Minister Jay Weatherill had wasted up to $5 million on an information technology (IT) project which after five years still wasn’t working. “It is unbelievable that last week Mr Weatherill…

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