Symposium Part 2 Spending

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Nov 03 2011
Peter Ellis & Joan Sheldon
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Roger Scott introduces the session on government spending.


Peter Ellis discusses his experience of government spending from when he was Director General of Premiers and the strategic planning approach to budgeting that he worked with.

budget process, Peter Ellis, Premier's Department

Ross Rolfe discusses his experience of government spending in his various Director General roles.

budget process, Premier's Department, Ross Rolfe

Joan Sheldon discusses government spending from her perspective as Treasurer during the Borbidge Government.

Borbidge Government 1996-98, budget process, Joan Sheldon, Treasury

Roger Scott and Joan Sheldon discuss the appointment of under-treasurer and senior public service appointments more generally. Ross Rolfe comments on Doug McTaggart and the politicisation of the public service. Peter Ellis discusses the politicisation of the public service during the Borbidge era.

Borbidge Government 1996-98, Doug McTaggart, Joan Sheldon, Peter Ellis, Roger Scott, Ross Rolfe, Treasury

Session ends.