As Alexander Downer blames voters for the troubles of the Liberal Party (including the failure to elect his daughter in the Mayo byelection), he should think about looking a little closer to home.
SA's Liberal leader concedes it's a "fact" that women are under-represented in the Liberal ranks. But he also says it's as important to promote candidates who represent a broader cross-section of society -- regardless of gender. InDaily journalist Tom Richardson reports.
SA Liberal leader Isobel Redmond started the week basking in having almost won the election. A week later she'd dumped her deputy and been rolled on her preference for his replacement. Michael Jacobs explains what went down.