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Skye Kakoschke-Moore with then party leader Nick Xenophon after announcing her resignation in November last year. Photo: AAP/David Mariuz

Comeback for former Xenophon senator - but not for Nick

Nick Xenophon has broken his public silence to strongly endorse his former federal colleague Skye Kakoschke-Moore, who was today announced as his former party’s lead Senate candidate – closing the door on a shock Canberra comeback after his failed foray into state politics.


Why the SA Best bubble burst: a quasi-insider's account

Political scientist Haydon Manning ceased commentary on the state election due to his close family ties to Nick Xenophon’s SA Best. However, in the first of a two-part series, he now provides a warts-and-all analysis of what went wrong in the campaign – the lack of funding and seasoned campaigners, and the strategic mistakes from the man who insisted on running the show almost single-handedly.