Batts Scheme ‘Cowboys’ Underestimated

THE senior bureaucrat responsible for rolling out the Rudd government’s botched home insulation scheme has admitted he underestimated the level of “miscreant behaviour” by rogue installers, contractors and employers.

The Royal Commission into the Home Insulation Program is still hearing testimony from witness Kevin Keeffe, the former assistant secretary of the Environment Department in 2009 who was charged with rolling out the stimulus program. Continue reading Batts Scheme ‘Cowboys’ Underestimated