Labor leader Peter Malinauskas must sack Tom Koutsantonis over secret taxpayer booze spending

Labor leader Peter Malinauskas must immediately sack his frontbench colleague, Tom Koutsantonis – ironically the Opposition’s spokesman for Government accountability – who has been caught out concealing thousands of dollars of taxpayer spending on boozy lunches, dinners and fine wine during his time as state Treasurer. In recent weeks, Mr Malinauskas has said repeatedly that…

Labor’s Tom Koutsantonis caught hiding lavish taxpayer spending on boozy lunches, dinners and fine wine

Former Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis has serious questions to answer about thousands of taxpayer dollars spent on alcohol, lunches and dinners which were deliberately hidden from public disclosure. Documents released under Freedom of Information show that, despite rules requiring public disclosure, Mr Koutsantonis hid spending on a series of boozy lunches and dinners, such as $856…

JobKeeper extension a major boost for thousands of SA businesses, jobs

The Marshall Liberal Government has welcomed the Federal Government’s commitment to extend the JobKeeper wage subsidy for eligible businesses and not-for-profits by six months, which is expected to support tens of thousands of local jobs and South Australian businesses. Prime Minister Scott Morrison today announced the JobKeeper payment will run until March 28 next year…

HomeBuilder applications now open

South Australians wanting to build or buy a new home or undertake a significant renovation are now able to apply for the Federal Government’s $25,000 HomeBuilder grant, with applications officially open on the Revenue SA website. So far, there have been more than 8,700 local expressions of interest in the scheme (via the Revenue SA…