Hoisted with his own petard

Health Minister Jack Snelling’s scare campaign about the impact of possible reductions in Federal health funding only serves to highlight the jobs the Weatherill Government is currently cutting from SA Health, and announced last year. In his release today regarding recommendations of the Commission of Audit Minister Snelling said: while the (State) Government had no…

Weatherill must recommit to FMC upgrade

Shadow Health Minister Rob Lucas has called on Premier Weatherill to recommit to his Labor Government’s redevelopment of the Flinders Medical Centre (FMC) before the release of the State Budget in June. During the recent state election, the Weatherill Labor Government committed $117.5 million to redevelop the Flinders Medical Centre, which included building two new…

Independent review needed into Electoral Commission’s handling of LegCo vote count

An independent review is needed into the Electoral Commission of South Australia’s (ECSA) handling of the Legislative Council vote count, following news that ECSA conducted a full recount of the vote yesterday. Following a complaint lodged by the Liberal Party, the Electoral Commission has admitted it made four errors in the original Legislative Council vote…

Where’s Annabel?

Jay Weatherill’s Labor candidate for Elder, Annabel Digance, must come out of hiding and explain why racist material against Liberal candidate for Elder, Carolyn Habib is being distributed. Jay Weatherill yesterday attempted to shut down journalists’ questions on the serious issue of racism at a press conference, following the distribution of a racist Labor flyer…

Weatherill runs away from racist flyer

Jay Weatherill has today attempted to shut down journalists’ questions on the serious issue of racism at a press conference, following the distribution of a racist Labor flyer against Liberal candidate for Elder, Carolyn Habib. Instead, Jay Weatherill defended the material, did not think the flyer was offensive and refused to apologise. “Jay Weatherill and…