South Australia

SA Greens to launch inquiry into supermarket prices

Member of the South Australian Greens; Robert Simms MLC will propose an inquiry into supermarket prices in parliament tomorrow, after Adelaide recorded the nation’s biggest jump in food prices across all states. The announcement comes after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s recent announcement that a they would conduct a Federal inquiry into competition in …

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A new anti-bullying class resource developed in South Australia

Bullying is a serious problem in Australian schools. In 2019, over 20 per cent of young people reported experiences of bullying in the previous year. But researchers say it’s vital to focus on early intervention with social and emotional learning strategies to minimise bullying. The Big Talks Little People – a new anti-bullying class resource …

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Book about medicinal bush launched to learn more about Barngarla

Today a new book about medicinal bush called ‘Wardlada Mardinidhi’  was launched in Port Lincoln, South Australia. Written by Galinyala Barngarla woman Evelyn Walker and Professor Ghil’ad Zuckermann, the book gives the Barngarla community another resource to know about native plants in the Barngarla language . Image: Presentation of ‘Wardlada Mardinidhi’ in Port Lincoln, SA. …

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Radical public transport strikes force state government to explain their inaction

More than 800 bus drivers in Adelaide walked off the job last Monday, leaving commuters stranded and the state government scrambling to explain how it could happen.   Negotiations stalled between the Transport Workers Union (TWU) and Torrens Transit, as demands for better pay and safer working conditions were not accepted by the private contractor.   …

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