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How Olympic Dam became a mirage in the desert

The Olympic Dam expansion is now a genuine “mirage in the desert”. Kevin Naughton of InDaily looks at the history of the project from Mike Rann to now.

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Smartarse journos leave democracy better off, not worse

A robust, challenging media is essential to ensure an open, democratic society, writes Des Ryan of InDaily.

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Port Adelaide and Ramsay by-elections: February 11

Nominations have closed for South Australia’s Port Adelaide and Ramsay by-elections, which will be held on February 11 to fill the respective vacancies of Deputy Premier Kevin Foley and Premier Mike Rann, reports William Bowe.

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And farewell to all that, Kevin, the hard man of SA Labor

Yes, the turbulent times of Kevin Owen Foley have been tremendous entertainment all the way through his political career, writes Des Ryan.

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SA Labor: Kevin Foley’s leaving, as belligerently as ever

Kevin Foley’s tear-welling farewell from South Australian politics will be sadly missed by the Adelaide gossip machine, writes Kevin Naughton of InDaily.

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SA Premier, minister, in the gun for attacking lawyers

The president of the South Australian Bar Association has ripped into the Premier Mike Rann and his Police Minister Kevin Foley for attacking defence lawyers arising from an alleged assault on Foley, writes Des Ryan, editor of online Adelaide newspaper InDaily.

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Embattled Rann government loses key minister

Embattled South Australian Premier Mike Rann has lost a key frontbencher, with Bernard Finnigan resigning from Cabinet.

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Adelaide’s gossip mill in overdrive over MP porn charges

A blanket suppression order covers the identity of a South Australian state Labor MP who has been charged with possessing child p-rnography. But Adelaide is gossiping, and it’s all bad news for Labor, says InDaily editor Des Ryan.

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SA govt breakdown: Foley dogged by questions after quitting Treasury

The one clear outcome, now that Labor’s political jostles are temporarily coming to an end, is the Good Ship South Australia remains under the firm grip of the Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees Association at the helm, writes Des Ryan, editor of Indaily.

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Baillieu’s lower-case administration

If Ted Baillieu does appoint the recently retired federal MP Petro Georgiou as his chief of staff we can be sure that this will be a small “l” administration.

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The spin continues into SA Labor’s new term

Premier Mike Rann’s personal approval rating is now below 50%, and everyone who’s sat an exam knows bitterly that less than half marks is a fail, writes Hendrik Gout.

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SA election a vote on hubris, trust, crushed cars and friends with yachts

The single most memorable image of the South Australian campaign, the one that sums it all up? Mike Rann and his Attorney-General, the certifiably wonderful Michael Atkinson, standing on top of a crushed car, writes Hendrik Gout.

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Rann fires starting gun to March 20 election

The race to the ballot box is now well under way in South Australia, writes Hendrik Gout, with Premier Mike Rann kicking things off by promising to slash wildly unpopular land taxes and exclude 75,000 voters from having to pay land tax at all.

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Richard Farmer’s political bite-sized meaty chunks

The first 100 days … Chuckling at the ABC … Tick and flick … Loose Use of Left … The Daily Reality Check … The Pick of this Morning’s Political Coverage …

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Federalism breakthrough: states say yes to cash

The very first day the PM is back at work the states say yes to $150 million extra cash. So there’s the federation fixed? And end to the blame game? Christian Kerr investigates.

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Rudd takes the cowardly way out on Hicks control order

Some of us have long predicted that when it comes to using anti-terrorism laws for political purposes, the Rudd government would be no better than the Howard government. It’s early days but it looks as though that is the case, writes Greg Barns.

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