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.
An investigation of abuse and other issues across Australia’s aged care sector will be conducted amid a “rising torrent” of concern that the industry is faltering in areas of safety and quality, a royal commission has heard.
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.
Billionaire industrialist Sanjeev Gupta has launched a $1 billion, one-gigawatt renewable energy plan based in South Australia’s mid-north that he says will lead Australian industry’s transition to more competitive power.