Media Releases

Malinauskas must launch independent audit into CFMEU’s involvement with SA projects

Jul 16, 2024  |  media release

As the CFMEU begins to crumble amid allegations of union links to bikie gangs, the Opposition is calling on Peter Malinauskas to launch an independent audit of state infrastructure projects to investigate potential wrongdoing in South Australia.

Labor stamps its costly trademark on projects with more cash blowouts and delays

Jun 27, 2024  |  media release

The Malinauskas Labor Government has blown the budget and timeline on multiple major infrastructure projects – with Tom Koutsantonis blaming his federal counterparts and poor planning.

North South madness: Sub-standard properties offered up as business replacement

May 30, 2024  |  media release

The owner of a landscaping business that will be acquired today for the $15.4 billion North-South Corridor project is venting his anger over being denied – multiple times – a meeting with DIT officials and being offered desolate buildings as a possible replacement property.

Federal Budget must reverse Labor’s cruel cuts to SA infrastructure projects

May 13, 2024  |  media release

Tomorrow’s Federal Budget must restore funding for significant South Australian infrastructure projects, after Labor made more than $400 million worth of savage cuts to five key road initiatives.

Graffiti, property damage and theft – kids smoking & drinking on suburban crime spree

May 05, 2024  |  media release

The Opposition is once again calling on the Malinauskas Labor Government to prioritise the fight against rising crime rates by immediately offering incentives to new police recruits while petty criminals take advantage of SAPOL’s diminishing resources.

Malinauskas Labor Government must step in and handle train drivers’ strikeMalinauskas Labor Government must step in and handle train drivers’ strike

Apr 17, 2024  |  media release

The Opposition is calling out weasel attempts by the Malinauskas Labor Government to separate itself from the ongoing – and costly – train drivers’ strike which is anticipated to cause continued havoc for commuters today.

Labor’s botched Belair line extra carriage promise ends with MPs threat

Apr 17, 2024  |  media release

The Malinauskas Labor Government is threatening to reintroduce BMX and mountain bike limits on the Belair train line after failing to deliver on its election commitment to add an extra carriage to the route dedicated for riders.

More North-South horror stories from a small South Australian business

Apr 15, 2024  |  media release

Tough tactics and unrealistic compensation offers continue to hit small South Australian businesses whose properties are being acquired for the $15.4 billion North-South Corridor project.

North-South nightmare rolls on for small businesses backed into corner

Apr 02, 2024  |  media release

South Australian small business owners say they feel hamstrung by the Malinauskas Labor Government with failed and “unfair” negotiations over property value for acquisitions for the $15.4 billion North-South Corridor project.

Labor misses the start on appointing Greyhound Racing Inspector

Apr 02, 2024  |  media release

The Malinauskas Labor Government has failed to appoint an independent inspector for the Greyhound Racing SA Independent Inquiry prompted by the lifetime ban of three dog trainers for live baiting.