Hospital coerced on super clinic
Nice Mr Rudd at it again. I bet he didn't talk about this on the Church steps yesterday!
[quote]PORTLAND hospital was rushed into signing a $4.9 million funding agreement for its new GP super clinic so the Rudd government could avoid political embarrassment, a leaked email has revealed.
Hospital management was told to sign the agreement by noon on Wednesday - just moments before shadow treasurer Joe Hockey delivered his post-budget reply to the National Press Club.[/quote]
Edit to add:
[quote]KEVIN RUDD: Okay. Three quick points. One is we believe in transparency. [/quote]
Kevin Rudd,Qand A, 8th February, 2010.
Kevin Rudd........".[i]He said no one should fear transparency, which was necessary[/i] "