Adelaide | Premier Jay Weatherill has taken up the fight with Adelaide Oval management over a better deal for the AFL clubs.
Premier Jay Weatherill met with Stadium Management Authority (SMA) chairman John Olsen this morning to raise concerns about the lack of return to the AFL clubs, despite the blockbuster opening season at the $565 million revamped stadium.
InDaily understands potential changes to the make-up of the SMA board – which is split evenly between the SACA and the SAFNL – have been raised as a “stick” to encourage the SMA to hand the clubs a better deal.
InDaily also understands there has been growing concern in State Cabinet about the governance of the Oval and the lack of voice for the local AFL clubs – a message pushed by both clubs behind the Full Story »
Adelaide | The South Australian taxi industry is warning it will go bankrupt within a year – and more than 1,000 jobs will be lost – if the State Government does not step in to help it.
Operators running more than half of Adelaide’s 1,100-strong taxi fleet told InDaily global taxi alternative Uber had caused taxi profits to plunge since its incursion into the SA market in August.
They said they would not be able to survive another year in the current cost and regulation environment, given the additional competition offered by Uber.
They are pleading with the State Government to create an “equal playing field” by reducing their fees, charges and regulation, and slapping similar fees, charges and regulation – including requiring safety cameras and fixe Full Story »
PHILIP WHITE REVIEWS | When it comes to his first love, malt whisky, Whitey’s been unfaithful to Scotland - he’s in a new ménage with Japan and Tasmania.
Bailey’s Irish Cream liqueur is Ireland’s largest buyer of its milk. It’s a mix of whisky and cream or something along those milky lines. I presume this had something to do with Betta Milk Co-operative Ltd, set up by Tasmanian dairy farmers in 1956, eventually deciding to set up a subsidiary, Whisky Tasmania Pty Ltd, in 1997. They built a distillery, and filled their first whisky barrel in 1999.
They sell cream liqueurs made with their own whisky. They make that pristine unoaked whisky we call grain vodka, which they call Southern Lights, which I have not tried. And fortunately, they make very good malt whi Full Story »