New pokie laws introduced

GAMING machines altered to accept banknotes, strengthen barring orders and Christmas Day and Good Friday trading are among a raft of new gaming laws introduced to […]

Minister challenges union claims

EDUCATION Minister John Gardner has downplayed yesterday’s teachers strike by saying only around 20pc of the state’s public schools, preschools and children’s centres closed.[…]

Teacher recognised in parliament

ARIA nominee and Grant High School music teacher Scott Maxwell has been recognised for his outstanding efforts in State Parliament. Independent MP Troy Bell acknowledged the Mount Gambier resident as one of four[…]

Bell praises state leader

INDEPENDENT MP Troy Bell has hailed Premier Steven Marshall as an outstanding parliamentary performer in enacting a legislative 10-year ban on fracking in the South East. […]

Shoot to kill authority granted

POLICE will have shoot to kill powers in the event of a terrorist threat under recent laws passed by State Parliament. Under the new legislation, the Commissioner of Police will have the power to declare an incident a “terrorist[…]