Everyone seemed to know – EXCEPT FOLEY!

Evidence given to the Legislative Council Budget and Finance Committee confirmed that almost everyone associated with the Adelaide Oval seemed to know about a cost blowout before the March election. “However, if you believe Mr Foley’s story, then either people didn’t tell him or if they did he quickly forgot what they told him,” Shadow…

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Injured workers “thumbs down” for WorkCover

Market research of 1500 injured workers had given another massive “thumbs down” for the performance of WorkCover and its claims manager, Employers Mutual Limited. “Research conducted by McGregor Tan Research for the WorkCover Board has shown a further significant reduction in performance satisfaction levels,” Shadow Minister for Industrial Relations Rob Lucas said today. “The trend…

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Injured workers “thumbs down” for WorkCover

Market research of 1500 injured workers had given another massive “thumbs down” for the performance of WorkCover and its claims manager, Employers Mutual Limited. “Research conducted by McGregor Tan Research for the WorkCover Board has shown a further significant reduction in performance satisfaction levels,” Shadow Minister for Industrial Relations Rob Lucas said today. “The trend…

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Government appointments

The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (15:50): Members will be aware that Mr Lance Worrell was a long-term economics and political adviser to the Premier. Members will probably recall that the thesis for his original degree at the University of Adelaide Department of Politics went under the title ‘Marxist Theory and the State’. In the middle of…

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Condolence Motion: Hon. Alan Rodda

The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (14:30): I rise to support the motion. My first vague recollections of Mr Allan Rodda was as a younger person in Mount Gambier. Having been raised in Mount Gambier it was always strange—and it must have been the late 1960s, early 1970s—that we had a member for Victoria in South Australia.…

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