$100m BLOWOUT on Adelaide Oval costings

It can be revealed today that the cost of Premier Rann’s proposed Adelaide Oval redevelopment had blown out by about $100 million. Information provided to the Liberal Opposition – by sources with an intimate knowledge of the detailed workings of the new Stadium Management Authority and its two working parties – have revealed confidential information…

Rann should ban Turbo Tom

The Premier should ban his Corrections Minister Tom Koutsantonis from driving for life if he’s serious about his new driving laws. The former Minister for Road Safety ran up 60 driving offences and would automatically lose his licence under the Rann Government’s new scheme. Mr Rann said “drivers who are so bad and so irresponsible…

Rann’s costing complaint dismissed by independent umpire

Mike Rann’s desperate complaints to the Electoral Commissioner about the State Liberals’ RAH costings have been dismissed outright by the independent umpire. Kaye Mousley yesterday comprehensively dismissed Labor State Secretary Michael Brown’s complaint regarding the State Liberals’ advertised plan for the rebuild of the RAH. “…I am not satisfied that the [costings] advertisement is inaccurate…