A war of words has erupted again over the management of the Murray-Darling basin with the Federal Government standing firm on spending for water efficiency measures as opponents called for an end to the “rort”.
The woman who blew the whistle on widespread abuse and mistreatment of dementia patients at Adelaide’s infamous Oakden nursing home has broken down giving evidence to the royal commission into aged care.
Seven prison guards will be required to give evidence at an inquest into the death of an inmate in detention despite arguing they could face criminal charges if compelled to appear.
British industrialist Sanjeev Gupta has unveiled an ambitious plan for a “grand scale steel plant” in Whyalla, capable of annual exports of 10 million tonnes.
Industrial action is looming across Adelaide’s public hospital network with unions calling for an urgent “circuit-breaker” to ease demand on emergency departments.
The South Australian Coroner has lashed the nursing care given to an elderly man in a country hospital with expert evidence declaring his death almost certainly preventable.