Labor must rule out slashing water saving infrastructure

  The Gillard Labor Government must rule out slashing investment in water saving infrastructure projects, the Coalition’s Murray-Darling Basin spokesman Simon Birmingham said today.   It’s been revealed today that the Government is considering “redirecting” significant funds from water saving infrastructure projects.   “When Julia Gillard promised more money for water buybacks during the election…

Another Parliament, another report damns the Government

  Another damning indictment of the Government’s management of environmental programs has been released today, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment Simon Birmingham said today.   The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) today released* its Performance Audit Report into Labor’s failed $300 million Green Loans Program.   “The ANAO has confirmed the systemic problems already…