11 Jun 2015 - The Barnett Government has spent over $170,000 on creating a bus and advertising plan for its already wasteful ‘Bigger Picture’ advertising campaign. More info

22 Apr 2015 - The Barnett Government has spent in excess of $8.62 million advertising their ‘Bigger Picture’ building and infrastructure projects. More info

25 Mar 2015 - Government Departments have spent more than $240,000 on Xmas lunches and parties for Boards and their senior executives More info

25 Mar 2015 - The failed process of the Barnett Government to attempt to force local government amalgamations has cost the community more than $40m More info

21 Nov 2014 - The Barnett Government has significantly increased its use of temporary staff with the awarding of 2 contracts worth more than $675 million. One contract is for admin and ICT services and the other is for nursing personnel. More info

14 Nov 2014 - In June 2013 the Barnett Government announced that 1000 jobs would go through a round of voluntary redundancies. The Auditor General found that inconsistent processes meant that the State paid more than it should however he was unable to quantify the exact amount. More info

2 Oct 2014 - New figures show the senior executive service (SES) has risen from 374 members when Colin Barnett became Premier in 2008, to 455 in 2012, and 514 in July 2014. Their salaries range from $139,000 to more than $660,000. More info

2 Oct 2014 - The Barnett Government sold the former golf course land on the Burswood peninsula to Crown for $60 million, $35 million less than the valuation. More info

1 Oct 2014 - The Barnett Liberal-National Government has left WA taxpayers exposed after investing $30million in Pelago East in Karratha. More info

30 Sep 2014 - Questions have been raised over the sale of lot 9 and 10 at Elizabeth Quay. The West Australian reported that the 'State Government was 'giving away more than 3400sqm of prime Swan riverfront potentially worth $32 million for next to nothing to secure a luxury hotel at Elizabeth Quay'. West Australian 28/3/14 More info

30 Aug 2014 - A total of $480,000 worth of mobile phones and laptops have been lost or stolen from the WA Government over the 2013-14 financial year. More info

30 Aug 2014 - WA taxpayers are footing the bill for public servants to join exclusive clubs and associations. More info

29 Aug 2014 - The Barnett Government has been ordered to pay $56,631 in court costs plus damages to companies Mineralogy and International Resources as a result of the Premiers failure to give a decision on a proposed development within the time required under the State Agreements Act. The companies are controlled by Clive Palmer. More info

29 Aug 2014 - The Barnett Government has being forced to pay Golfwest $4.7 million as a result of the decision to locate the new Perth stadium at Burswood. More info

29 Aug 2014 - In the 6 months just prior to the WA State election in 2013, the Barnett Government spent almost $384,000 advertising the Royalties for Region (RFR) program. More info

29 Aug 2014 - Despite Perth Glory owing money to the State Government the Sports Minister Terry Waldron paid over $400,000 in compensation to Perth Glory as a result of disruptions during the taxpayer-funded redevelopment of nib stadium. More info

28 Aug 2014 - The compensation bill to owners of a Perth Chinese restaurant that was located at Florence Hummerston House is at least $7.25m following the Barnett Government’s decision to go ahead with Elizabeth Quay. More info

28 Aug 2014 - Due to the delays in the opening of Fiona Stanley Hospital the Barnett Government has been required to make payments to Serco for a hospital with no patients. More info

28 Aug 2014 - In April 2014 Allia terminated their contract to operate nib stadium. The decision by Allia to end their contract cost the WA taxpayer $8 million. More info

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