The Ombudsman has added to the long list of daming reports about South Australia’s child protection system, slamming a practice by the previous Families SA agency which he described as “repugnant to the objects and spirit of the Children’s Protection Act”.
In today’s Notes on Adelaide, the tight links between a NSW MP at the centre of bullying claims and the South Australian Government, the perpetually offended city of Adelaide shrugs at being labelled “evil”, a “centre right” news project run by a South Australian political figure, and more.
Psychiatrists at an under-pressure public mental health service in Adelaide’s south declared no confidence in their clinical director earlier this year and told the head of SA Health about their decision, according to correspondence obtained by InDaily.
Nominations have closed for the local government elections, with Central Market bookshop owner Kate Treloar preparing to campaign for Lord Mayor and artist Driller Jet Armstrong seeking a seat on the city council in the central ward.
UPDATED | Environment Minister David Speirs has been spared a privileges committee over Opposition claims he misled parliament, after Speaker Vincent Tarzia found he did not impede or obstruct the House in the discharge of its duties.
The city councillor endorsed by outgoing Lord Mayor Martin Haese as his replacement was planning to challenge him for the top job until he sensationally quit yesterday.