[LINK] Show me the money
mikal at stillhq.com
Mon Oct 27 14:16:08 EST 2008
> A quick aside:
> I noticed that the Australian Parliament House website has a new search
> functionality, layout and look since I was there last.
> Going to the Advanced tab is a little more daunting than the old
> version, with an options panel akin to a flight panel. But there is a
> nice feature now, where you can tick items and add them to 'your list'
> to build up saved document references. Oh, and the spirit of
> social networks, you can define your search profile.
> Anyway, the money.
> While at the aph, I happened upon the notice about the
> "Senate Order on Government Agency Contracts" that requires:
> each Minister to table a letter of advice that a list of contracts,
> in respect of each agency administered by that Minister, has been
> placed on the Internet, with access to the list through the
> department's home page. The letter must be tabled no later than
> the 10th day of the spring and autumn sittings each year.
> It's for contracts $100,000+
I got bored. Here's a summary of expenditure on Microsoft software for
the six month reporting period (as best as I can tell based on the
information to hand):
So, about $70 million annually.
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