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Why one of the legal industry’s fiercest fights is about job titles

Why one of the legal industry’s fiercest fights is about job titles

It's fine for barristers to have a big old blue about their titles, but it's not fine to tie up the parliament.

Steven Marshall’s ‘new dawn’ struggles to usher in fresh light

Steven Marshall’s ‘new dawn’ struggles to usher in fresh light

From healthcare to drug laws to deregulation, the South Australian government has spent the year keeping a low-profile between disappointments.

Alexander Downer and the Liberal leadership that wasn’t

Alexander Downer and the Liberal leadership that wasn’t

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.

Liberal politics-as-usual isn’t good enough in Mayo

Liberal politics-as-usual isn’t good enough in Mayo

Even if the Libs runs a smarter campaign at the general election, its former heartland seat looks set to be in Rebekha Sharkie’s hands for a long time yet.

Rundle: on Elizabeth, the town Australia failed

Rundle: on Elizabeth, the town Australia failed

The city of Elizabeth, South Australia, stands as an exemplar of lost possibilities; of what could have been but was squandered.

Crikey Worm: Palestinian baby among those killed by IDF

Crikey Worm: Palestinian baby among those killed by IDF

Good morning, early birds. A child only eight months old is reportedly among the most recent victims of Israeli violence. Plus, the foreign interference laws so broad, you might end up on a special government register. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Poll Bludger: TGIF! Except for Labor, who could have a horrible weekend.

Poll Bludger: TGIF! Except for Labor, who could have a horrible weekend.

This weekend, Labor finds itself threatened in places it could confidently have regarded as its electoral heartland just a few years ago.

There will be no real winners in the SA election

There will be no real winners in the SA election

In politics, the worst crime a leader can commit is to lose the unloseable election.

Is Nick Xenophon experienced enough to run a whole state?

Is Nick Xenophon experienced enough to run a whole state?

While his grassroots charm belies a calculating political tactician, Nick Xenophon is riding the same anti-establishment wave that swept Donald Trump into office.

The Xenophon circus comes to Adelaide

The Xenophon circus comes to Adelaide

After winding down over the holidays, many thought Xenophon had done his dash on announcements and surprise candidacies. However, it appears Xenophon has more to pull out of the hat.