State Planning Minister Vickie Chapman has rejected plans by Kangaroo Island Plantation Timber to build a $40m port at the island’s Smith Bay, despite her department recommending that the project, which has longstanding Major Development status, could be approved.
Crows forward Taylor Walker has been suspended from tomorrow’s Showdown and the last two games of the season as well as the first three games of the 2022 season, after apologising for a racist comment about Indigenous North Adelaide player Robbie Young.
A two-day international music festival in city parklands is among a range of new and existing springtime events – including the Royal Adelaide Show and Christmas Pageant – to be marketed under a new state tourism campaign called “Bloom”.
The University of Adelaide will introduce an Integrity Unit and mandatory training on “behavioural expectations and inappropriate behaviours” after an independent inquiry found staff and students wanting to report bullying, sexual harassment and assault did not trust its systems.
Long-serving senior diplomat Frances Adamson has been named as the next Governor of South Australia.
US automotive giant General Motors plans to stop producing petrol and diesel-powered cars by 2035 and will make 40 per cent of its model range electric within four years, as it sets a target to be carbon-neutral within 20 years.