Wasteful $15 million cash splash

  The Rudd Government’s wasteful spending has reached the point of farce, handing out $15 million for shower timers, sticky tape and ceiling fans instead of its promised Green Rewards Cards, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Action Simon Birmingham said today.   “Having broken its promise, the Government should have apologised for its stuff up…

Menindee Lakes: Billions of litres wasted thanks to Kevin from Queensland’s inaction

  Water from the New South Wales and Queensland floods will be wasted as result of Kevin Rudd’s failure to deliver promised infrastructure works to the Menindee Lakes, Coalition Murray Darling Basin spokesman Senator Simon Birmingham said today.?   “Estimates in Labor’s own 2007 election policy document indicate that 200 billion litres could be saved…

Credit unions the latest to give Rudd Government a Green Loans blast

  Building societies and credit unions have joined banks in expressing dissatisfaction at Peter Garrett’s incompetent mismanagement of the bungled Green Loans program, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Action Simon Birmingham said today.   In its submission* to a Senate inquiry into the Green Loans debacle, Abacus (the Association of Building Societies and Credit Unions)…