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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LMC Executive points finger at Conlon

Liberal Member of the Legislative Council Rob Lucas said today that stunning evidence to a Parliamentary Inquiry by senior Land Management Corporation (LMC) executives had now created major problems for Minister Conlon. A hearing of the Legislative Council’s Statutory Authorities Review Committee was told by Mr Wayne Gibbings, Chief Executive of the LMC, that it…

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Tram Party – disgraceful waste of money

The Chief Executive of the Transport Department has confirmed in evidence to the Legislative Council Budget and Finance Committee that the Rann Government spent almost $100,000 of taxpayer’s money on a ‘Tram Welcome Party’. This was a disgraceful waste of money at a time when there are hundreds of other priorities more deserving of this…

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Health document shows Foley’s claims untrue

Previously confidential documents now released under Freedom of Information (FoI) prove conclusively that Treasurer Foley’s claims of annual $30 million savings from his Future ICT contracts were untrue. Liberal Member of the Legislative Council Rob Lucas said today that Future ICT is a series of contracts replacing the former Government’s single EDS contract. At the…

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Treasury memo reveals more ‘Future ICT’ details

A previously confidential Treasury memo released under Freedom of Information has cast further doubt on the accuracy of Rann Government claims about its ‘Future ICT’ (Information and Communications Technology) process. Liberal Member of the Legislative Council Rob Lucas said today that Rann Government claims of $30 million annual savings from its ‘Future ICT’ process have…

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