South Australia, State Election, 2022, Steven Marshall, Peter Malinauskas, Labor, Liberal, Covid, Healthcare

South Australia, State Election

Six big questions six months out from the next South Australian state election

#ANALYSIS: Six big questions six months out from the next South Australian state election

19/09/2021 2:52:00 AM

ANALYSIS: Six big questions six months out from the next South Australia n state election

No Australian state or territory government has lost office in the five elections held since the pandemic broke out last year — a trend the ruling Liberal Party hopes will continue

(Supplied: Nick McBride)Discontent within sections of the Liberal Party comes against a backdrop of growing tension between the moderate and conservative factions, which has flared in recent months.Mr Marshall is the longest-serving Liberal leader in the country. Until now, he has managed to keep the SA branch together far longer than his recent predecessors.

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But a return to the old days of open disunity could prove disastrous electorally and will give Labor even more fodder to attack the party with in the lead-up to polling day.Will polling day be Independent's Day?While the last election was dominated by Nick Xenophon's

foray back into state politics, this poll may end up seeing the rise of the independent member.There are currently five independents in the Lower House, all with some tie back to either major party: former Labor Minister Geoff Brock; ex-Labor MP Frances Bedford; and former Liberals Sam Duluk, Troy Bell and Fraser Ellis. headtopics.com

Their ranks could grow further depending what Nick McBride chooses to do in coming weeks.The whole House of Assembly and half the Legislative Council is up for election.(ABC News: Michael Clements)If (and it's a big if) they all run and are all returned, it will be next to impossible for either major party to secure the 24 seats needed to form a majority government.

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Climate protesters glue themselves to major Melbourne CBD road

Climate protesters have stopped traffic on a major Melbourne CBD road this morning.

Both are polished turds. Peter was my union boss and we never got a perceivable payrise because he gave up our smoko and other benefits for a pittance. This guy isn't labour he is all about himself and big business. I don’t think we have ever heard from the SA opposition ever. Who the hell are they

NSW records 1331 new COVID-19 cases, six further deathsNSW Health's Dr Jeremy McAnulty provided the state’s case numbers today in a short statement via a Facebook livestream. He did not take questions from the media. 9News Good. Journalists had so many chances to ask real questions and blew it🤣 Meanwhile, they're sunbaking at Bondi and Manly. Fuckwits. 🖕 Gutless !! GladysB

NSW records 1,331 new COVID-19 cases and six deathsNSW records 1,331 new COVID-19 cases and six deaths in 24 hours. TELL that to those beachgoers at BONDI!! When will you publish vaccine death and injury? Let me guess your bosses big pharma won't let you do that for 'health' reasons. You're all guilty in the crime, every death on your hands.

The average Aussie eats six kilos of bacon every year, but where does it come from?Almost 50 per cent of Australians have bought bacon in the past week, but research shows most don't realise that what they think is local produce is often imported. This has to be the stupidest question posted today, well done ABC. Pigs. It comes from pigs. Sorry I am eat 5 other people bacon!!!!

WATCH LIVE: NSW Health to announce latest COVID updateNSW Health will provide the latest COVID-19 update from 11am. Join Sky News Australia live for more updates. Sydney Opera House tourist zone.....windswept ghost town under harsh lockdown.

Opposition promised churches it would amend gay conversion laws if electedThe Victorian opposition quietly promised the Australian Christian Lobby and other faith groups that it would amend new laws banning gay conversion therapy if it won next year’s state election .

NSW records 1331 new COVID-19 cases, six further deathsNSW Health's Dr Jeremy McAnulty provided the state’s case numbers today in a short statement via a Facebook livestream. He did not take questions from the media. 9News Good. Journalists had so many chances to ask real questions and blew it🤣 Meanwhile, they're sunbaking at Bondi and Manly. Fuckwits. 🖕 Gutless !! GladysB