Weatherill to cut nursing jobs

The Weatherill Labor Government’s budget cuts have now extended to cutting nursing jobs. “This is yet another broken promise by Mr Weatherill, who has always said he would not cut ‘front line’ positions such as nurses, doctors, teachers and police,” said Shadow Health Minister Rob Lucas. “Information originally provided by a source within SA Health…

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Major problems emerging with new RAH project

The appointment of high priced consultants Bespoke Approach by the new Royal Adelaide Hospital (NRAH) consortium is a clear indication there are major problems with the project. Companies don’t spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on expensive troubleshooters part way through a major project unless they have grave concerns about the project. Information provided to…

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Labor division and disunity continues

Labor division and disunity has continued under Premier Weatherill’s watch, this time over the issue of same-sex marriage. Bitter divisions have been revealed today as senior Labor MPs are unhappy about Mr Weatherill pushing to legislate for same-sex marriage in South Australia, because it is a Federal issue. These Labor MPs are openly telling journalists…

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STATUTES AMENDMENT (GAMBLING REFORM) BILL

Adjourned debate on second reading. (Continued from 4 June 2013.) The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (16:06): I rise to speak on behalf of Liberal members to the second reading of this most important bill. At the outset, I congratulate my colleague in another place, the member for Davenport, on his extraordinarily meticulous handling thus far of…

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Public servants’ anger at Weatherill’s party political message

Shadow Health Minister Rob Lucas today accused Premier Weatherill of outrageous and shameless politicising of the public service. The attached political message attacking Federal Liberal leader Tony Abbott was circulated to all public servants in Premier Weatherill’s own department. This screenshot was taken from the internal website available to almost 2,000 public servants in the…

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Weatherill now features Labor Party attack ad on internal Department website

Premier Weatherill has continued to use his internal department website to mount partisan political attacks on Liberal Leader Steven Marshall today. “The Liberal Party has been contacted again today by public servants in the Premier’s own department expressing great concern at the Premier’s outrageous use of taxpayer-funded resources,” said Shadow Health Minister Rob Lucas. Today…

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Weatherill now features Labor Party attack ad on internal Department website

Premier Weatherill has continued to use his internal department website to mount partisan political attacks on Liberal Leader Steven Marshall today. “The Liberal Party has been contacted again today by public servants in the Premier’s own department expressing great concern at the Premier’s outrageous use of taxpayer-funded resources,” said Shadow Health Minister Rob Lucas. Today…

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