The crimes reports that ACT treasury has bungled up the election promise costings of the Libs to the tune of 18m…
In the CT article, Brendan Smyth was quoted saying ”Andrew Barr’s own department is thousands of dollars out on their calculations of staff costs at different levels, and should they apply this to the ACT public service, the total underestimation is $18 million.”
OK, fair call… ACT Treasury has failed to double check their work.
But some of the blame surely has to fall back on whoever it was in the ACT Liberal camp that didn’t double check the treasury costings themselves doesn’t it?
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This kind of has me worried that our bean counters and our opposition politicians can’t add up nor take the time to check the figures.