[LINK] Public vs Private
Wed, 04 Oct 2000 09:46:54 +1000
Isn't it interesting...
Telstra: half privately-owned,
service goes to the dogs in the bush.
Got to please those shareholders...
and where do they live?
At least in government, agencies are accountable to people, not profit.
Subject: [LINK] Public vs Private
Author: "Bernard Robertson-Dunn" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 4/10/00 8:01
Connecting a few news items....
Jail operator sacked
By SOPHIE DOUEZ
Wednesday 4 October 2000
The Victorian Government yesterday took control of the Metropolitan
Women's Correctional Centre at Deer Park after sacking the jail's private
The Toilet^H^H^H^H^H^H Atlanta Games were privately run
The Best Games Ever (tm) were government run.
Now tell me again - the private sector does things better than the public
sector? - like delivery of IT services?
If it wasn't for the last minute, nothing would get done.