Labor plans to mothball sections of NRAH

The State Liberals are calling on the Health Minister Jack Snelling to guarantee that all beds in the new Royal Adelaide Hospital will be available for patient care from the first day that the new facility opens. The Advertiser report based on a Medical Staff Society document raises further very serious questions regarding the operation…

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Weatherill throws in the towel on unemployment

Premier Jay Weatherill’s abject admission that after 13 years of a Labor Government unemployment in South Australia is going to get worse before it gets better is a damning indictment of his Government’s performance. “Jay Weatherill has thrown in the towel when it comes to fighting unemployment in South Australia,” said Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas.…

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Jay says one thing and does another

Premier Weatherill has addressed the National Press Club calling for greater co-operation with the Federal Government at the same time his Ministers continue to attack the Federal Government and his Government is spending millions of dollars on advertising attacking the Federal Government. The Weatherill Labor Government has spent millions of dollars on pensioner concession ads,…

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$377 million on TVSPs – yet 2160 more public servants

Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said Budget documents confirmed the Weatherill Government has spent $377 million on targeted voluntary separation packages (TVSPs) while failing spectacularly on its promise to reduce public service numbers. This is another stunning example of the financial mismanagement and incompetence of Premier Weatherill and Treasurer Koutsantonis. Budget papers show that between November…

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Weatherill’s sneaky new tax

Premier Jay Weatherill has announced a sneaky plan to impose a new tax on South Australians by broadening the GST to include banking services. “Within a week of releasing the 2015-16 State Budget, Mr Weatherill has started pushing for a new tax,” said Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas. “It is downright sneaky for Mr Weatherill to…

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Labor must commit to no new taxes

The State Liberals have called on the Weatherill Labor Government to commit to introducing no new taxes in next week’s State Budget. “Given that South Australia’s unemployment rate has now skyrocketed to 7.6 per cent, the Weatherill Labor Government must start working on a plan to transform our economy and create jobs,” said Shadow Treasurer…

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