Monthly Archives: October 2014

East West Link contract winners shout top public servants dinner at Vue de Monde

The Age: East West Link contract winners shout top public servants dinner at Vue de Monde.  Adam Carey, Transport Reporter for The Age (October 8, 2014)

The consortium that was last week awarded the contract to deliver the East West Link has shown its appreciation by shouting a select group of public servants dinner at Melbourne’s most expensive restaurant.

The East West Connect consortium, led by development giant Lend Lease, celebrated winning the $5.3 billion contract by hosting a lavish dinner at top restaurant Vue de Monde. The dinner was attended by senior staff from the Linking Melbourne Authority, which has overseen the Napthine government’s flagship project since its inception in 2011.

“East West Connect hosted and paid for a project dinner last night which was attended by executives from all lead consortium members and LMA,” an authority spokeswoman told Fairfax Media. Continue reading East West Link contract winners shout top public servants dinner at Vue de Monde

Anthony Murphy in the Supreme Court and High Court – Update

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The week beginning Monday 22nd September was a week of high drama in the Murphy case!

The appeal against the original decision that the government could not be found to have engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct ran over three days before three judges.

Their decision was handed down at 10am on Monday 29th September in Anthony Murphy’s favour. The appeal judges found that the appeal must be allowed, and that the case would be remitted to a different judge of the Supreme Court for hearing. Continue reading Anthony Murphy in the Supreme Court and High Court – Update