‘Not a good look’: Calls for transparency after Liberal Party donor wins Pacific cable contract

‘Not a good look’: Calls for transparency after Liberal Party donor wins Pacific cable contract

Posted May 08, 2018 13:53:28 The Federal Government has been called on to publicly explain its decision to award a multi-million-dollar contract to a company that has previously donated tens of thousands of dollars to the Liberal Party. Key points: Vocus won the $2.8 million contract late last year through …

NT taxpayers to pay $200,000 a month for infrastructure fund that ‘lacks transparency’

NT taxpayers to pay $200,000 a month for infrastructure fund that ‘lacks transparency’

Updated April 30, 2018 18:28:44 Photo: The board is made up of James Paspaley, Les Fallick, Bill Moss, Jodie Ryan and Mark Burgess. (Supplied) Related Story: Carlton great to helm billion-dollar NT Infrastructure Development Fund A taxpayer-funded company that will cost Territorians an estimated $200,000 a month to operate this …

Gas prices have ‘improved’, but industry still lacks transparency: ACCC

Gas prices have ‘improved’, but industry still lacks transparency: ACCC

Updated April 27, 2018 15:39:57 Australia’s competition regulator says wholesale gas prices have fallen in the east coast of Australia, but the supply chain still lacks transparency. To improve transparency, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) said it would start publishing liquefied natural gas “netback” prices on its website. …

Tasmania University Union review recommends shutting up shop over transparency, relevance issues

Tasmania University Union review recommends shutting up shop over transparency, relevance issues

Posted March 29, 2018 06:38:59 A damning report into the Tasmania University Union (TUU) has found it is “increasingly irrelevant”, has “flawed” communication with students and a “complex and cumbersome” organisational structure. The TUU commissioned the review into its operations in 2017, at a cost of about $120,000. One recommendation …