Monthly Archives: June 2010

Kew report – finds fault

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 Author: Ombudsman Bianca Carmona A SCATHING report into the Kew Cottages development revealing conflicts of interest, heritage issues and poor record-keeping has been welcomed by project critics. Ombudsman George Brouwer’s r… Continue reading

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A stab right from the heartland | The Australian

LAST week, Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities Bill Shorten went to see Julia Gillard and told her to challenge Kevin Rudd. It was the start of the coup that ended in remarkable fashion the Rudd era. Shorten, the ambitious former union boss f… Continue reading

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Brumby ‘running secret state’ | The Age

PAUL AUSTIN June 24, 2010 PREMIER John Brumby has been accused of running a secret state after his government was caught breaching its transparency rules by failing to disclose details of contracts with the private sector worth about $3 billion. A… Continue reading

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Ralphs Bay plan now dead in the water – Local News – News – Politics – The Examiner Newspaper

REPORT AND PICTURE: LORETTA JOHNSTON 23 Jun, 2010 08:35 AM CANAL estate developments in Tasmania are set to be banned, following the state government’s decision to reject Walker Corporation’s proposed development at Ralphs Bay. Premier David Bartl… Continue reading

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Kew Cottages development poorly managed – Ombudsman – Government – News | Progress Leader

23 Jun 10 by Bianca Carmona The old Kew Cottages. THE Victorian Ombudsman has slammed the Department of Human Services’ handling of the Kew Cottages development. Ombudsman George Brouwer’s scathing report found the department had “poor record-keep… Continue reading

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Media Release:- Shonky Major Projects Exposed by Victorian Ombudsman.

Shonky Practices Revealed by Ombudsman: http://www.kew.org.au Release Date: 20100623 The Government’s Kew Cottages Project Director held shares in Property Developer ! and The Government’s Executive Director was also working for BP Australia ! Today’s Re… Continue reading

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