Some CSIRO staff have taken a “disappointing” decision to not appear before South Australia’s Royal Commission into the Murray-Darling Basin, the inquiry has heard.
Prosecutors have questioned the authenticity of a medical certificate used to excuse a court appearance this morning for a former South Australian public servant who allegedly relied on fake credentials to secure a senior government job.
The South Australian government has flagged possible legislative changes to keep dangerous pedophiles behind bars.
Car company Holden has confirmed the sale of its former vehicle assembly site in Elizabeth to a Melbourne-based developer for an undisclosed sum.
In 1948, when the first locally-built Holden rolled off the production line, Prime Minister Ben Chifley declared “she’s a beauty”.
Most of the workers who left their jobs at Holden’s Elizabeth plant have now found new work elsewhere, the company has revealed, as the era of Australian car-making ends with the factory’s official closure today.