Rann Government’s ‘selective outrage’ over breaches of Treasurer’s Instructions

The Rann Government had today been accused of having a policy of ‘selective outrage’ when considering its response to different examples of public servants breaching Treasurer’s Instructions. Liberal Member of the Legislative Council, Rob Lucas, said that evidence given today by Land Management Corporation (LMC) executives to the Statutory Authorities Review Committee (SARC) meeting confirmed…

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Conlon’s LMC commits ‘unlawful’ acts

Evidence to a Parliamentary Inquiry had revealed that Minister Pat Conlon’s Land Management Corporation (LMC) had been involved in “unlawful” actions for almost 18 months. Liberal Member of the Legislative Council, Rob Lucas, said today the Chief Executive of the LMC, Wayne Gibbings, told a meeting of the Statutory Authorities Review Committee the LMC had…

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McEwen plunges into further controversy

Beleaguered Forests Minister, Rory McEwen, today faced further controversy over decisions relating to key forestry company, Auspine, which he had admitted was a major donor to his election campaign. Liberal Member of the Legislative Council, Rob Lucas, said today that previously confidential documents now released under Freedom of Information (FoI) revealed that Mr McEwen was…

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Rann Government’s land sale

The Rann Government has quietly implemented a major change in policy to encourage government departments to sell more land assets to help resolve budget problems. Liberal Member of the Legislative Council Rob Lucas said today that senior executives of the Department of Environment and Heritage revealed the policy change in evidence to the Legislative Council…

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