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Labor candidate for Eden-Monaro Kristy McBain (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

The Eden-Monaro conspiracy emails are even wilder than you'd think (and other news you may have missed)

Catch up with the news from the week you may have missed, from byelection conspiracies to SA political intrigue...

Prominent Ramsay Centre backer Tony Abbott.

In other news... yes, there has been other news

Tony Abbott's spending spree, more inland rail promises and SA Water drama. We've rounded up the news that might have missed this week.

Former Nationals MP Andrew Broad (Image: AAP Image/Lukas Coch)

Mallee was given some pre-election sugar (and other news you may have missed)

Submarines are going up, and now even mining is embracing renewables? Here are the stories you may have missed.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Facebook takes a modest stand for truth (and other news you may have missed)

Facebook's small victory against fake news. Another broken promise in SA. And bad news for backpackers. After a big week in news, here are the stories you may have missed.

Royal Adelaide Hospital (Image: AAP/David Mariuz)

KordaMentha won lucrative health contract despite 'nil' benefit to SA economy

When the SA government selected KordaMentha to overhaul Adelaide’s central health system, it chose the only tender applicant that offered no economic benefit to South Australia.

(Image: Unsplash/Rick Proctor)

Former top bureaucrat 'knows our commercial secrets'

A recently dismissed SA Trade Department executive, now working for a local medicinal cannabis company, had access to secret information on its competitors, one of them has warned.

South Australian Transport Minister Stephan Knoll (Image: AAP/Sam Wundke)

The fight to privatise Adelaide's rail network

The South Australian government is in a war of words with the state opposition over the impending privatisation of Adelaide's public transport network. But what do the history books say on the matter?

Senator and former Australian Conservatives leader Cory Bernardi (Image: AAP/David Mariuz)

The spectacular failure of the Australian Conservatives

Even for a politician as self-assured as Cory Bernardi, it’s hard to put a positive spin on this. How did it go so wrong?

Outside Tassie, Labor did best from gambling donations

If Labor bore the brunt of the gambling industry's power in Tasmania, elsewhere it enjoys a strong relationship with the pokies.

(Image: Flickr CC/Michael Coghlan)

The quiet death of hard rubbish week

Ever wondered what happened to neighbourhood-wide hard rubbish collection? We did some sleuthing.