A specialised statewide service for children with eating disorders in South Australia appears to have stalled amid an internal dispute between health chiefs about who should run it, prompting calls for the State Government to put an end to the “bureaucratic squabbling”.
The Premier says “there may be an opportunity” to relocate a state heritage-listed Urrbrae gatehouse if the University of Adelaide has a “purpose” for it, as the Transport Department awaits new detailed costings on moving the building.
The State Government has sent a letter to all non-government training providers, urging them to lobby Labor Leader Peter Malinauskas over his party’s vocal opposition to TAFE cuts, in a move setting up the issue as an early election battleground.
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South Australian scientists say they’ve developed the world’s first test to accurately predict mood disorders in people, prompting hope of better treatments in future for those with illnesses such as depression.
Campaigners are stepping up their fight to save a heritage-listed gatehouse at Urrbrae, as the State Government is accused of “being tricky” and “passing the buck” by offering the University of Adelaide $2 million to move the building itself.
The University of Adelaide says it has yet to receive a formal notice from the State Government of its intention to acquire land and bulldoze the historic Urrbrae gatehouse for an intersection upgrade, as it vows to “pursue its legal rights” to stop the takeover and demolition.