[LINK] Outsourcing Whitewash Announced
Wed, 08 Nov 2000 10:04:43 +1000
Hmmm ... wasn't Tom Sawyer the pioneer of outsourcing whitewash?
Subject: [LINK] Outsourcing Whitewash Announced
Author: "Roger Clarke" <Roger.Clarke@xamax.com.au>
Date: 8/11/00 7:35
Billions on hold as Fahey bows to pressure
The Sydney Morning Herald
By LAURA TINGLE, Political Correspondent
"Billions of dollars of government contracts have been put on hold after
the Finance Minister, Mr Fahey, yesterday announced a review of his
controversial scheme to contract out computer services to the private
But he's done it extraordinarily badly, appointing to do the review someone
who's already implicated, reporting to a Steering C'tee that comprises the
culprits and only the culprits.
Anyway, well done Kate Lundy! This might save CSIRO's bacon yet.
Roger Clarke http://www.anu.edu.au/people/Roger.Clarke/
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