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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What is Rann Government hiding?

Attorney-General Michael Atkinson’s Department had refused access under Freedom of Information laws to all 29 of 29 documents on the sale of the Public Trustee building and the related purchase of the Stock Exchange building. This is yet another example of the arrogance of the Rann government and raises important questions about what the Government…

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