Just over a year after South Australia was plunged into a statewide blackout, the local debate over renewable energy has been resolved by the major parties - in the affirmative.
The State Government is set to begin trialling a new public transport ticketing system which will allow passengers to replace physical tickets and cards with their smartphones.
Premier Jay Weatherill and Liberal counterpart Steven Marshall are sending opposite signals on the threat posed by Nick Xenophon's surprise re-entry into state politics.
The Xenophon candidate in the key seat of Waite is a sustainable energy expert who accepts that he isn't at one with his party leader on every aspect of electricity policy.
Europe's largest supermarket retailer is preparing to open a network of stores across Adelaide - its first expansion outside Europe - and has been in negotiations with South Australian food suppliers to stock their products, InDaily can reveal.
Nick Xenophon has propelled himself into the centre of next year's state election battle, in a move which transforms South Australia's political landscape.