A moderate former Liberal Party staffer and office-holder has accused Opposition MPs of “appeasing fringe activists in their state and federal party-rooms” – soon after a preselection frontrunner blasted the party for indulging in “niche culture war issues”.
A prominent Adelaide landlord and developer has launched a Supreme Court battle to stop a function centre being built in the grounds of an historic East End mansion, near where he plans to erect a 16-storey apartment block.
A long-term bureaucrat appointed to lead the state’s Child Protection Department says one of her first priorities will be to address the overrepresentation of Aboriginal children in out-of-home care.
Staff, students and graduates at the universities of Adelaide and South Australia have raised concerns about potential job losses, lower standards and reputation impacts from a proposed merger being pushed by the Malinauskas Government.
More than 420,000 South Australian households will pay less for power under a $254 million state and federal government agreement which the Deputy Premier describes as “the most significant cost of living package in the state’s history”.
SA Health says a review has been launched into the state’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic – which included border closures, lockdowns and personal and business restrictions – one year after the emergency management declaration was lifted.