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…

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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…

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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…

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Shop trading to return to pre-COVID-19 hours

Suburban Adelaide shops and supermarkets will be required to revert to their pre-COVID-19 hours of operation from this Sunday, with the State Government announcing it will not be granting a further 30-day exemption to support physical distancing. The Government has always acted on the expert advice of SA Health public health officials, who for the…

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South Australia signs up to HomeBuilder

South Australians wanting to build a new home or undertake a significant renovation will be able to apply for the Federal Government’s $25,000 HomeBuilder grant within weeks, after the Marshall Government became one of the first states in the nation to sign-up to administer the scheme. Treasurer Rob Lucas said SA has formally entered into…

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