Sure, the Crows look a shadow of their former selves and played so poorly we can’t even really revel much in Port’s shock loss or Carlton’s last-gasp bid to give us pick one in the draft… but our Fumbles correspondent is still scratching for positives.
A landmark Supreme Court ruling today has brought Henry Keogh a step closer to finding out why the former Labor Government kept him in jail for almost a decade after a report cast serious doubts on forensic evidence against him.
EXCLUSIVE | At least half a dozen senior executives could be out the door amid deep cuts and a structural shakeup at the State Government agency that sells South Australia to the world, in what looms as the biggest public service cull since the state election.
Mining Minister Dan van Holst Pellekaan has dug in over his opposition to giving landholders a right of veto over exploration companies, telling an industry conference he takes “absolutely full responsibility” for the Marshall Government’s mining reforms falling into indefinite limbo.
The Marshall Government appears all-but back to square one on its controversial Mineral Resources legislation, with the state bureaucracy understood to have overruled a compromise brokered by Mining Minister Dan van Holst Pellekaan to win assent from a group of rebel backbenchers who last year crossed the floor to defer the Bill.
The Crows were well and truly pantsed by the visiting Cats, but our Fumbles correspondent has found a few bright spots amid the gloom of a despondent Round Three AFL outing.
There’s always a fair bit of spin around budget week, but Tom Richardson can’t recall a previous occasion when the media celebrated a budget that wasn’t actually delivered. And Josh Frydenberg wasn’t the only one selling us a line this week…