Payroll fix proves Schwarten is not up to the job

24 Nov 2010 11:44 AMJann StuckeyNews, Public Works & ICT

24 November 2010ROBERT Schwarten has been kicked to the sidelines as Labor attempts to apply a $210 million band-aid solution to the long-running ‘Shared Services’ payroll debacle.

 

LNP Shadow Minister for Public Works and Information and Communication Technology Jann Stuckey said after months of ducking and weaving the Premier had finally admitted that Robert Schwarten and his hand-picked...

Auditor-General finds QBuild payroll also a mess

18 Nov 2010 2:55 PMJann StuckeyNews, Public Works & ICT

18 November 2010The Auditor-General has found similar avoidable flaws in QBuild’s new payroll system to Queensland Health – millions of dollars wasted and staff left unpaid, the State Opposition said today.LNP Shadow Minister for Public Works and Information and Communication Technology Jann Stuckey said the Bligh government blew $32 million on the ‘Ellipse’ payroll system for QBuild which had...

Asbestos report at Mackay West Primary School must be released

11 Nov 2010 11:37 AMJann StuckeyNews, Public Works & ICT

11 November 2010THE Bligh government was today accused of sitting on a report into asbestos handling at Mackay West Primary School.

 

During a visit to Mackay, LNP Shadow Minister for Public Works Jann Stuckey said Public Works Minister Robert Schwarten had ordered an independent inquiry into the removal of asbestos containing material “as a matter of urgency” back in February.

 

“Mr Schwarten...

Complaints against BSA private certifiers soar

9 Nov 2010 10:59 AMJann StuckeyNews, Public Works & ICT

9 November 2010

COMPLAINTS against private building certifiers soared in the past year adding weight to calls for an overhaul of the Bligh government’s accreditation process.

LNP Shadow Minister for Public Works Jann Stuckey said the Minister’s own figures* showed there’d been a big jump in complaints against BSA private certifiers – with a near doubling in ‘finalised’ complaints in the...

Consultants on the money in health pay fiasco

28 Oct 2010 12:01 PMJann StuckeyNews, Public Works & ICT

28 October 2010

Consultants reaped a $2500 per day windfall tinkering with Queensland Health’s dysfunctional pay system while workers were still waiting for their pay, the LNP said today.

Shadow Minister for Information and Communication Technology Jann Stuckey said long-term Bligh and Labor had its priorities wrong again paying obscene amounts to consultants while nurses and health...

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