“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…

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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…

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Another week, another damaging Labor leak

Devastating division and disunity in Labor’s ranks has continued, with yet another leak to the media designed to damage Premier Weatherill’s embattled leadership. A document leaked to The Advertiser yesterday revealed a spectacular collapse in Mr Weatherill’s State Budget, kept hidden from South Australians by Mr Weatherill. “This is the latest in a series of…

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Overcrowding crisis in Adelaide’s hospitals

Dangerous overcrowding in Adelaide’s hospitals has continued into the new year, with five out of six metropolitan hospitals operating over capacity today. The SA Health emergency department dashboard revealed that the Lyell McEwin Emergency Department had been running over capacity since at least 4pm yesterday. At 3:30pm, 15 patients were waiting to be seen, with…

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Weatherill Labor’s hospital costing con job

The estimated total cost of the Weatherill Labor Government’s proposed relocation of the Women’s and Children’s Hospital has already blown out, before the hospital design has even been finalised. The Weatherill Labor Government had previously advised that the move and co-location of the Women’s and Children’s Hospital to the new Royal Adelaide Hospital site would…

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Auditor General asked to investigate Weatherill

The State Liberals have written to the Auditor General seeking an urgent investigation into Premier Weatherill’s use of taxpayer funds for political advertising. Mr Weatherill has recently commenced distribution of a 12-page glossy colour booklet highlighting the Adelaide Oval and the Government’s role in this project. This booklet is a clear breach of the Government’s…

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Dangerous overcrowding levels in EDs

Information from Labor’s hospital dashboard system today revealed that Emergency Departments across Adelaide were heading towards dangerous levels of overcrowding. For the majority of today, the Emergency Departments at the Lyell McEwin Hospital, Modbury Hospital, Flinders Medical Centre and The Queen Elizabeth Hospital were all over capacity. As at 2:00 this afternoon, the average waiting…

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Dangerous overcrowding levels in EDs

Information from Labor’s hospital dashboard system today revealed that Emergency Departments across Adelaide were heading towards dangerous levels of overcrowding. For the majority of today, the Emergency Departments at the Lyell McEwin Hospital, Modbury Hospital, Flinders Medical Centre and The Queen Elizabeth Hospital were all over capacity. As at 2:00 this afternoon, the average waiting…

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Weatherill Government full of s*** on Modbury Hospital

Despite closing the paediatric ward and associated services at Modbury Hospital, the Weatherill Labor Government is wasting taxpayers’ money distributing pamphlets claiming it is ‘improving care for kids at Modbury Hospital’. Shadow Health Minister Rob Lucas rubbished the claim, saying the pamphlet was nothing more than political spin. “Today the Weatherill Labor Government is closing…

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Weatherill Labor cuts paediatric surgery

All paediatric surgery at Modbury Hospital and Lyell McEwin Hospital will be stopped this week, surgeons have advised the State Liberals. This means children from families in the north-eastern suburbs will have to travel to the Women’s and Children’s Hospital (WCH) for any paediatric surgery. In some cases waiting lists at the WCH are already…

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