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Family of Adelaide grandfather seek justice after embracing his killer unknowingly

Family of Adelaide grandfather seek justice after embracing his killer unknowingly

The family of a woman who murdered her grandfather tell South Australia's Supreme Court of their sense of betrayal after "comforting and embracing" the killer unknowingly in the days following the death.

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New levy prompts mortgage rethink by BankSA

New levy prompts mortgage rethink by BankSA

BankSA's chief executive does not rule out increasing variable mortgage rates based on customers' postcodes in response to the South Australian Government's new bank levy.

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	Funeral to be held for London attack victim Kirsty Boden

Funeral to be held for London attack victim Kirsty Boden

South Australian nurse Kirsty Boden, who was killed during the London Bridge terror attack while helping the injured, will be laid to rest today near her family home.

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SA searchers find 93yo fisherman's body

SA searchers find 93yo fisherman's body

The body of an elderly man is found off South Australian coast almost 24 hours after police believe he fell from his fishing boat. The search was sparked after another fisherman found the empty boat and towed it back to shore.

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Other states watching SA bank tax move, Koutsantonis says

Other states watching SA bank tax move, Koutsantonis says

South Australia's planned tax on five major banks prompts other state treasurers to swiftly get on the phone to Tom Koutsantonis, as the Federal Treasurer also questions previous GST distribution deals.

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Bail denied for Adelaide woman allegedly linked to Islamic State

Bail denied for Adelaide woman allegedly linked to Islamic State

A South Australian student charged with being a member of Islamic State is refused bail after the magistrate rules there is a risk she will undertake politically motivated attacks if released.

Publisher: abc.net.au Last Update: 3 Days, 9 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
SA Treasurer pulls off bank heist with a wink at Scott Morrison

SA Treasurer pulls off bank heist with a wink at Scott Morrison

The banks are threatening South Australia with investment doom as the Treasurer raids the vault with a bank levy similar to the Federal Government's.

Publisher: abc.net.au Last Update: 3 Days, 12 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
WA Treasurer backs SA-style bank tax as 'attractive option'

WA Treasurer backs SA-style bank tax as 'attractive option'

Ben Wyatt says a quarterly levy on banks could be a good way to generate significant revenue for Western Australia, and the state will watch the implementation of the tax in South Australia with interest.

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Bank levy idea is attractive: WA treasurer Ben Wyatt

WA Treasurer Ben Wyatt says the South Australian government's controversial bank levy is an attractive option and he'll watch with interest ahead of delivering his own budget in September.

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BankSA boycotts post SA budget lunch over bank levy

BankSA boycotts post SA budget lunch over bank levy

BankSA pull its sponsorship of a post-budget business lunch in protest against South Australian Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis' new banking levy.

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South Australia's bank tax could backfire

South Australia's bank tax could backfire

The South Australian Government joins the queue at the big bank ATM, but will it mean higher charges for SA customers and a broader drag on the state's economy?

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Empty tables at post SA budget lunch as BankSA pulls out

Empty tables at post SA budget lunch as BankSA pulls out

BankSA pull its sponsorship of a post-budget business lunch in protest against South Australian Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis' new banking levy.

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Poverty in Adelaide's north far from Premier's 'beautiful lifestyle' concept

Poverty in Adelaide's north far from Premier's 'beautiful lifestyle' concept

If you believe Premier Jay Weatherill's budget message, South Australians are looking to "continue this beautiful lifestyle", but it's a foreign concept to the generations of unemployed who call Adelaide's north home.

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9yo who jumped from swing would be alive if doctors 'had done their jobs'

9yo who jumped from swing would be alive if doctors 'had done their jobs'

The death of Leila Baartse-Harkin, who died after she jumped from a swing and landed on her belly, could have been prevented had she received proper care, a South Australian coroner finds.

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Bankers scathing of SA Government's 'cash grab' levy

Bankers scathing of SA Government's 'cash grab' levy

The South Australian Government's proposed new bank tax, announced in today's budget, is slammed as an "outrageous cash grab" by the Australian Bankers' Association.

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Outback cricket match awakens sleepy SA ghost town

Outback cricket match awakens sleepy SA ghost town

Visitors make an annual pilgrimage to a ghost town in South Australia's Northern Flinders Ranges — population: two — to restore ruins and have a hit of cricket.

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South Australia takes on the nation's banks with new tax

South Australia will impose its own tax on the big four banks and Macquarie Group, arguing banks are undertaxed and also a legitimate source of revenue for states.

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	Adelaide woman tricked by police in elaborate proposal

Adelaide woman tricked by police in elaborate proposal

A besotted man enlisted the help of South Australia police to organise an elaborate proposal by tricking his girlfriend into thinking he had been pulled over by officers.

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SA budget focuses on jobs as banks, foreign investors targeted with taxes

SA budget focuses on jobs as banks, foreign investors targeted with taxes

New taxes on banks and foreign investors, a focus on jobs and a cash splash on the suburbs are the headline measures in the South Australian Government's pre-election budget, described by Premier Jay Weatherill as a "traditional Labor budget".

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SA budget 2017: What you need to know

SA budget 2017: What you need to know

Find out where the money in this year's South Australian budget is going and how it will affect you.

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Racism, bandit attacks, bravery: Art celebrates Australia's Chinese history

Racism, bandit attacks, bravery: Art celebrates Australia's Chinese history

Fourteen thousand Chinese men trekked from the South Australian coast to Victoria's goldfields in 1857. With them was a young woman.

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Coober Pedy Council misspent $1.3m of government funds: ombudsman

Coober Pedy Council misspent $1.3m of government funds: ombudsman

The Coober Pedy Council in South Australia's far north committed maladministration when it misspent a $1.3 million state government grant, the state ombudsman says in its two damning reports.

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SA surplus to be slashed as Government spends big to protect jobs

SA surplus to be slashed as Government spends big to protect jobs

Forecast budget surpluses are dramatically slashed to free up funds in order to soften the blow of Holden's closure, today's South Australian budget will reveal.

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	Home built in 1920s and barely changed goes up for sale

Home built in 1920s and barely changed goes up for sale

A South Australian home built in the 1920s and only lived in by three families is expected to sell for more than $1.3million next weekend. The home has barely changed since its construction.

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Man pleads guilty to Millicent double murder

Man pleads guilty to Millicent double murder

A man pleads guilty to murdering two women at Millicent in the south-east of South Australia last month.

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SA budget boosts grants for apprentices, trainees

SA budget boosts grants for apprentices, trainees

Payments will be boosted by as much as $5,000 for South Australian businesses taking on apprentices and trainees in a state budget measure.

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SA small businesses gets payroll tax relief in bid to boost jobs

SA small businesses gets payroll tax relief in bid to boost jobs

The South Australian Government will move to permanently lock in previously temporary payroll tax relief and extend tax breaks to hundreds of additional businesses, the Treasurer reveals, with Business SA saying the news is "welcome relief".

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Murder appeal bid sees High Court test SA's 'fresh and compelling' evidence laws

Murder appeal bid sees High Court test SA's 'fresh and compelling' evidence laws

A South Australian man makes yet another bid to quash his murder conviction, with the move also set to see the High Court more clearly define the boundaries of laws on "fresh and compelling" evidence appeals.

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SA small businesses given payroll tax relief in bid to boost jobs

SA small businesses given payroll tax relief in bid to boost jobs

The South Australian Government will move to permanently lock in previously temporary payroll tax relief and extend tax breaks to hundreds of additional businesses, the Treasurer reveals.

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Adelaide college set to reopen after finding buyer

Adelaide college set to reopen after finding buyer

The troubled Islamic College of South Australia could reopen as soon as Thursday after being sold to a West Australian-based organisation.

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New women's hospital to be built next to Royal Adelaide, children's delayed

New women's hospital to be built next to Royal Adelaide, children's delayed

The South Australian Government announces a new women's hospital will be built next door to the new Royal Adelaide Hospital, which is about to open its doors in the north-west of the CBD, but a children's hospital will be delayed.

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New Adelaide women's hospital to be built next to Royal Adelaide

New Adelaide women's hospital to be built next to Royal Adelaide

The South Australian Government announces a new women's hospital will be built next door to the new Royal Adelaide Hospital, which is about to open its doors in the north-west of the CBD.

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	Woman, 50, charged with the manslaughter of two babies

Woman, 50, charged with the manslaughter of two babies

Police have arrested a 50-year-old South Australian woman and charged her with two counts of manslaughter following the death of two infants in October 2011 and December 2012.

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	SA hospital mix up causes 300,000 mislabelled scans

SA hospital mix up causes 300,000 mislabelled scans

Most major hospitals in South Australia have been affected by a medical imaging bungle that has seen more than 300,000 scans mislabelled.

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Port Adelaide to benefit from Darren Burgess' move to Arsenal with staff swap deal

Port Adelaide and English soccer giants Arsenal have come to an agreement that will see fitness guru Darren Burgess move to London in the next fortnight, but the South Australian club will reap significant long term benefits.

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Port Adelaide to benefit from Darren Burgess-Arsenal deal

Port Adelaide and English soccer giants Arsenal have come to an agreement that will see fitness guru Darren Burgess move to London in the next fortnight, but the South Australian club will reap significant long term benefits.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 1 Week, 10 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Revised bid flagged for Arrium's Whyalla steelworks

Revised bid flagged for Arrium's Whyalla steelworks

A revised bid is being made by British consortium GFG Alliance for Arrium's troubled steelworks at Whyalla in South Australia.

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Mystery 'mushroom cloud' erupts over Woomera range

A man has captured the moment a mysterious 'mushroom cloud' formed over the historic Woomera military testing range in outback South Australia following a loud explosion.

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Perth community rallies around single mum killed in horror SA crash

Tammy Marchant was travelling in a Nissan four-wheel-drive when it flipped on the Augusta Highway in South Australia's mid-north on Thursday morning.

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Rewards on offer to solve SA child murder mysteries

Rewards on offer to solve SA child murder mysteries

Cold cases into the unrelated deaths of two South Australian children — including one in which marker pen was used to try to disguise injuries — are under review, with two $1 million rewards offered.

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Rewards on offer to solve SA child murder mysterious

Rewards on offer to solve SA child murder mysterious

Cold cases into the unrelated deaths of two South Australian children — including one in which marker pen was used to try to disguise injuries — are under review, with two $1 million rewards offered.

Publisher: abc.net.au Last Update: 1 Week, 1 Day, 15 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
QEH keeps cardiac services in $1.1b budget hospital splash

QEH keeps cardiac services in $1.1b budget hospital splash

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital will retain its cardiac services after a backdown from the South Australian Government ahead of this week's state budget.

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	Nicole Tucker

Nicole Tucker's family angry as killer is jailed 10 months

The heartbroken family of a woman who was killed after a 15-year-old smashed into her car while driving a stolen vehicle in South Australia are devastated over his 10-month prison sentence.

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SA Attorney-General calls for tougher sentencing laws

SA Attorney-General calls for tougher sentencing laws

The penalty handed to a teenage car thief responsible for killing Adelaide woman Nicole Tucker in a fiery crash on the Southern Expressway last October justifies the need for tougher sentencing laws, South Australia's Attorney-General says.

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Power price hike pain spreads to Origin customers in SA, NSW

Power price hike pain spreads to Origin customers in SA, NSW

Origin Energy customers in South Australia and New South Wales are facing hefty rises in their power bills, with prices to rise by hundreds of dollars a year.

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Study maps potential pumped hydro sites across SA

Study maps potential pumped hydro sites across SA

Researchers say there are many potential sites for pumped hydro energy storage across South Australia that would not adversely affect national parks or urban areas.

Publisher: abc.net.au Last Update: 1 Week, 3 Days, 18 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
Korean consortium selected as Arrium's preferred bidder

Korean consortium selected as Arrium's preferred bidder

A Korean consortium is selected as the preferred bidder for iron-ore giant Arrium, which runs the steelworks in South Australia.

Publisher: abc.net.au Last Update: 1 Week, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
SA Government pledges $8m to tackle ice problem

SA Government pledges $8m to tackle ice problem

A four-pronged approach will be used to tackle South Australia's ice scourge, with an $8 million strategy for extra treatment services, police investigations and education being unveiled by the State Government.

Publisher: abc.net.au Last Update: 1 Week, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Some surgery cancelled as SA hospitals struggle with winter demand

Some surgery cancelled as SA hospitals struggle with winter demand

High winter demand on South Australian hospitals sees some elective surgery put off to free up beds, and other patients will be directed to different hospitals to help ease the metropolitan workload.

Publisher: abc.net.au Last Update: 1 Week, 4 Days, 14 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
Appeal launched against murder acquittal in Adelaide headlock death

Appeal launched against murder acquittal in Adelaide headlock death

The South Australian Director of Public Prosecutions appeals against a judge's decision to acquit two Adelaide men of murdering another man in unusual circumstances.

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