All subsidised childcare, aged care and disability courses will be cut from TAFE SA’s metro campuses from next year – forcing students to study with private providers – while doubts have been raised about the authenticity of several “new” courses announced by management.
The Deputy Chief Medical Officer will conduct an urgent review into the deaths of four babies at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in the past month – linked to a lack of paediatric cardiac services – as a leaked report reveals authorities were warned of the risks more than a year ago.
A lack of cardiac surgery resources at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital has contributed to the deaths of four babies in the past month, a parliamentary committee has heard this morning in evidence described as “a national disgrace”.
Labor says it’s been leaked the Marshall Government’s “centrepiece announcement” for next month’s State Budget – secret documents the Opposition claims reveal details of the final stage of the North-South Corridor, including revelations the project may not be completed until 2035.
Contentious legislation to decriminalise abortion which critics say will more easily allow late-term terminations will be introduced to State Parliament this afternoon.
A South Australian program that helps young offenders complete community service and stay out of prison will be privatised, angering public sector youth workers who fear it could lead to more children being locked up.
The State Government has stopped funding a publicly-run child protection program that has worked with at-risk children and their families for almost the past decade, and will instead go out to tender to replace the service – angering doctors and other health workers.