Far from being the last nail in the Weatherill Government's electoral coffin, the power crisis has perversely breathed new life into Labor's re-election hopes, writes Tom Richardson. It is turning its own failures on energy security into a single-issue platform on which to campaign.
The State Government has increased the threshold at which development assessments can be taken out of the hands of local councils – from $3 million to $5 million – as the Ombudsman considers investigating yet another complaint about the Coordinator-General's exercise of his powers.
South Australia recorded the biggest drop in the unemployment rate of all the states in July, according to Australian Bureau of Statistics data released today.
There are good reasons why our judiciary must not be swayed by public opinion, writes legal commentator Morry Bailes.