The politicisation of South Australia’s public service is a product of historical hubris and malice that has become entrenched over decades, writes former minister Mark Brindal. Unravelling the state’s bureaucratic Gordian Knot will be a defining test of Steven Marshall’s premiership.
Who to vote for? Former Liberal minister Mark Brindal reflects on the options facing voters this weekend.
Elections are won by people with ideas, not by databases, no matter how sophisticated, writes former Liberal minister Mark Brindal.
Nick Xenophon’s broadening political ambition may be his undoing. And if he fails badly, everyone will lose, writes former Liberal minister Mark Brindal.
Former Liberal minister Mark Brindal says it’s possible he could vote for the X factor – but only if he can be shown that the still mysterious equation equals a positive value.
South Australia’s TAFE troubles could have State Bank-scale ramifications for the state’s future which is why our politicians need to work together to fix it, argues Mark Brindal, a former state minister for training.