Labor doesn’t look beyond Adelaide

Labor Premier Jay Weatherill needs to detail his campaign activities outside of the Adelaide area since the issuing of the writs on the 15th of February. South Australia has a total land area of 983,482 square kilometres but there’s little evidence of Labor Premier Jay Weatherill going much beyond the square mile of Adelaide’s CDB…

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Libs promise inquiry into Health ICT projects

A Marshall Liberal Government would ensure a comprehensive inquiry was conducted into all aspects of the Weatherill Government’s management of SA Health’s ICT projects, Shadow Health Minister Rob Lucas said today. “Whilst the Auditor-General has told the Budget and Finance Committee he is conducting an inquiry into the $422 million EPAS project, there are also…

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Weatherill’s business flip-flop

Premier Weatherill’s embarrassing flip-flop on his support for businesses today confirms the Weatherill Labor Government is willing to say anything and do anything to get re-elected for another four years. An email sent from Mr Weatherill to Labor mates today states: “Only Labor will work with business to transform and modernise our economy.” Having spent…

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Liberals take axe to Labor health bureaucracy

A Marshall Liberal Government will take an axe to Labor’s over centralised health bureaucracy and will return decision making to where services are actually delivered. “During the past decade the Labor Government has centralised decision making for the health system in an ever expanding bureaucracy that has limited contact with either patients or the medical…

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Federal Labor snubs SA

Federal Labor’s decision to appoint a Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Western Australia is a snub to South Australia. This week, Opposition Leader, Bill Shorten, appointed a Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Western Australia stating: “…this new position that I’ve created will make WA’s voice inside Labor even stronger.” (SMH, 04/03/14) Federal Labor has no position in…

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Koutsantonis caught out

Transport Minister, Tom Koutsantonis, has been caught out lying in a media release distributed last week titled “Liberal leader set to dodge another debate”. The release stated: “Liberal leader Steven Marshall is set to dodge another showdown with Premier Jay Weatherill after agreeing to a $1000 a head fundraiser instead of taking part in a…

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Gago lets budget cat out of the bag

Senior Labor Minister Gail Gago has confirmed that Premier Weatherill’s promised return to a budget surplus in 2015/16 is worthless. Minister Gago let slip on 639ABC radio that Labor won’t deliver a surplus until 2018/19 at the earliest: Gago: “This Government has been very open and transparent about having to bring our budget back into…

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Newsrooms beware of Labor lies

Newsrooms should beware of a flurry of Labor lies that will flood their inboxes over the remaining 16 days of the State Election campaign. Yesterday, Minister Koutsantonis distributed a media release with the headline “Liberal leader set to dodge another debate” which stated: “Liberal leader Steven Marshall is set to dodge another showdown with Premier…

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Labor leaks continue to pour out

Another Cabinet document leak designed to undermine embattled Premier Weatherill has questioned the costings for the Weatherill Labor Government’s Drill Core Reference Library. Today Mr Weatherill announced a $32 million minerals core library for the Tonsley site. However, a Cabinet document leaked to the State Liberals questions the costings for this proposal, stating: Just yesterday,…

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