Shared Services Initiative a planning failure

15 May 2010 10:01 AMJann StuckeyNews

15 May 2010A Labor scheme for a whole of government payroll and human resources system was bungled from the start, the LNP said today.Shadow Minister for Public Works and Information and Communication Technology Jann Stuckey said a Question on Notice response revealed Labor had never made plans for when government departments would go online with the new system.“The Minister’s response shows...

Tugun Desal Plant Rusts in Peace

27 Apr 2010 10:32 AMJann StuckeyElectorate

27 April 2010Escalating maintenance problems plaguing the Tugun desalination plant have further delayed its handover to the Bligh Labor government, the LNP said today.Shadow Minister for Public Works Jann Stuckey said the Tugun desalination plant was another example of Bligh and Labor’s inability to deliver its commitments.“This week’s alleged problems with corrosion affecting two holding...

Former Minister for Nothing jumps sinking IT ship

20 Apr 2010 10:10 AMJann StuckeyNews

20 April 2010Former Queensland Minister for Nothing Chris Cummins has decided to jump Robert Schwarten’s sinking IT ship and park himself for yet another tilt at political office.Shadow Minister for Public Works Jann Stuckey said the man who had achieved a rare notoriety as the minister without responsibility would be a great loss to the disaster-prone office of Public Works and Information...

Schwarten blind to contract failures

15 Apr 2010 10:18 AMJann StuckeyNews

15 April 2010Documents tabled by the Health Minister show IBM has been in breach of its contract to deliver the new Queensland Health payroll system since August 2008, the LNP said today.Shadow Minister for Public Works and Information and Communication Technology Jann Stuckey said it was clear Minister Schwarten did not comprehend the scale of the Queensland Health payroll disaster.“Minister...

Government system defaults on health workers Easter pay

1 Apr 2010 10:47 AMJann StuckeyPublic Works & ICT

1 April 2010Gold Coast-based Queensland Health workers face a bleak Easter with no money after the Bligh Government’s crisis-ridden computerised payroll system defaulted on their pay.LNP Shadow Minister for Information & Communication Technology Jann Stuckey said it was unacceptable for the Bligh Government to again default on transferring regular pays to public servants.“It’s not the first...

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