Business of Government: Act wants to stop work, the cost of campaign promises, and more...

Business of Government: Act wants to stop work, the cost of campaign promises, and more...
Act wants to save $1 billion by stopping work on a range of expensive programmes. (Image: Getty)
Jem Traylen
Act party wants to issue $1b worth of ‘Stop Work’ noticesLast week, we started our series on what parties promise to do to the public service if they’re elected with a look at the Green party manifesto – this week, we take a swing to the opposite side of the political spectrum with the Act party.On Sunday, Act announced it would issue “Stop Work” notices to chief executives to defund what they consider to be failing policies.They aim to save $1 billion “from day one” by stopping work on various pr...

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