Government’s $89bn shipbuilding project at ‘high risk’ of expensive blowout, audit warns

Government’s $89bn shipbuilding project at ‘high risk’ of expensive blowout, audit warns

Posted May 15, 2018 14:25:24 Photo: The audit says Defence does not know how much running its OPVs will cost. (Supplied: Australian Defence Force) Related Story: Navy signs $3.5 billion deal to build offshore patrol fleet in WA and SA Related Story: The Navy’s shipbuilding deal is more complicated and …

Secret M5 East documents reveal NSW Government’s $700m blowout: Labor

Secret M5 East documents reveal NSW Government’s $700m blowout: Labor

Posted May 03, 2018 16:18:08 Leaked internal documents obtained by the State Opposition reveal the NSW Government is facing a more than $700 million cost blowout on the new M5 section of Sydney’s WestConnex project. Labor says the leaked documents, which it made public today, show the contractor delivering the …

F1: Valtteri Bottas blowout hands Azerbaijan win to Lewis Hamilton, Red Bull ropeable at Daniel Ricciardo, Max Verstappen

F1: Valtteri Bottas blowout hands Azerbaijan win to Lewis Hamilton, Red Bull ropeable at Daniel Ricciardo, Max Verstappen

Posted April 30, 2018 06:52:26 Photo: Lewis Hamilton was gifted victory in the Azerbaijan F1 Grand Prix after Valtteri Bottas’ late tyre blowout. (AP / Pool: Srdjan Ski) Lewis Hamilton stood on top of the Formula One podium for the first time this season in Azerbaijan on Sunday and it …

Sydney’s light rail chaos: who is to blame for delays and cost blowout? | Australia news

So who is to blame for the virtual standstill and the blowout in costs on Sydney’s $2.1bn light rail project? As the project spirals into a bitter court battle and reality dawns that it’s running well behind schedule and over budget, the relationship between the New South Wales government and …