SA Labor will fast-track the selection of candidates for key marginal electorates early in the new year, with a former federal hopeful strongly linked to the vulnerable Liberal-held seat of Adelaide.
With senior South Australian Liberals preparing to fight for a return of the “fairness clause”, Labor party lawyer Adrian Tisato argues that their claims about the state’s electoral system don’t stand up to scrutiny.
It was one of the biggest days in SA’s recent political history – but for Tom Richardson, almost everything that could go awry, did. In his last column for 2018, he reflects on a day that he remembers for all the wrong reasons.
An inquiry into groundbreaking electoral reform and an “enduring, bipartisan commitment” to an independent Speaker were presented by Steven Marshall as commitments for a Liberal Government in 2014 negotiations with a key independent, newly discovered documents reveal.