Garrett incompetence over Green Loans highlighted

  Environment Minister Peter Garrett’s incompetence has been highlighted in a key submission to an inquiry into the Rudd Government’s bungled Green Loans program, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Action Simon Birmingham said today.   The Association of Building Sustainability Assessors (ABSA), representing thousands of assessors badly affected by the Green Loans program’s appalling mismanagement,…

What role did Arbib’s “on time” obsession play in insulation debacle?

  More evaded questions today suggest the Minister with responsibility for coordinating the roll-out of the stimulus package was warned of the dangers of rushing the now abandoned Home Insulation Program.   Mark Arbib, the Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Government Service Delivery, today again dodged questions over the disastrous program, now linked to…