Senior Right MP says Weatherill has created a “f***ing disaster”

The dysfunctional Weatherill Labor Government’s crisis of division, disunity and dysfunction has descended into open factional warfare with yet another leak. On Monday – four days into Mr Weatherill’s crisis – Minister Koutsantonis told media: “I am not involved in factional politics anymore and everyone in the Labor Party knows that.” (Channel 9, 03/02/14) Despite…

Koutsantonis must be sacked

Premier Weatherill must today show some backbone and sack his Infrastructure Minister, Tom Koutsantonis. Mr Koutsantonis – the convenor of Parliamentary Labor’s Right faction – was a key plotter involved in what is now a divided, disunited and dysfunctional Government. “The usually accessible Mr Koutsantonis has now clearly bunkered down and is refusing to answer…

O’Brien resigns from Cabinet following explosive Labor division and disunity

Labor’s deep division and disunity has continued with Minister O’Brien resigning from Premier Weatherill’s Cabinet, following today’s explosive division and disunity that has left Mr Weatherill’s now besieged leadership in turmoil. Mr O’Brien was the Minister for Finance, Police, Correctional Services, Emergency Services and Road Safety. It is clear that Mr O’Brien has decided that…

“Thermo-nuclear” Labor division and disunity

Labor’s factional faceless man, Senator Don Farrell, has today exposed the deep divisions and disunity in a dysfunctional South Australian Labor Party that has lost the right to govern South Australia. The explosion of “thermo-nuclear” Labor division and disunity has left Premier Weatherill’s already embattled leadership in turmoil. “Labor powerbroker Don Farrell’s decision to announce…

Marshall promises PATS funding boost

State Liberal Leader Steven Marshall has today committed to increasing annual funding to the Patient Assistance Transport Scheme (PATS) by at least $1 million per year from 2014-15. The State Liberals would release the exact funding increase during the election campaign when final costing details have been completed. “The State Liberals understand that this is…