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Labor’s democratic experiment blows up

The state ALP’s new rank and file preselection ballot process has exploded in controversy, with the process under a legal cloud after party officials determined to downplay the influence of ordinary party members – and leader Peter Malinauskas conceding he is powerless to intervene.

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SA Labor’s flirtation with democracy

For a low-key contest to decide four relatively low-profile parliamentary appointments, Labor’s internal Legislative Council ballot is generating a level of electioneering generally reserved for state election campaigns.

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Former prime minister John Howard a Liberal function last year. Photo: Bianca De Marchi / AAP
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FACTION FRICTION: Labor rebels rock boat, former PM weighs in on Lib vote

South Australia’s two major parties are gearing up for factional upheaval, with a former Prime Minister weighing into the fray for the Liberal Party’s state presidency and two Labor members – including a former MP – challenging their party’s factional picks for preselection in key seats.

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Deputy sidelined in Labor reshuffle

Labor’s Deputy Leader Susan Close has stepped away from a key portfolio, while Opposition Leader Peter Malinauskas today appointed himself Shadow Minister for Jobs as his party gears up to make employment its headline issue in the lead-up to the 2022 state election.