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Tom Richardson

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A former SA Journalist Of The Year winner, Tom has more than a decade’s experience covering politics Рamongst other things Рfor Channel 9, The Australian and The Advertiser. He joins InDaily as a full-time reporter having been a long-time contributor to its opinion pages.

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Tom Kenyon doorknocking in Newland. Photo: Tony Lewis / InDaily

STREETVIEW: On the frontline in the fight for power

In every election, there's an air war and a ground war. That's according to Tom Kenyon, the Labor MP guarding the state's most marginal seat. In the first of a series InDaily will run between now and polling day, Tom Richardson visits the trenches in Newland to gauge the issues that matter to the voters that could decide South Australia's next government.


Richardson: Will Mr X pilot the state to a crash-landing?

While his grassroots charm belies a calculating political tactician, Nick Xenophon is riding the same anti-establishment wave that swept Donald Trump into office. But, writes Tom Richardson, the lack of expertise around him - while pivotal to that charm - raises serious questions about his party's preparedness for power.