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Watchdog warns poor IT system puts care kids at risk
A KEY watchdog has warned that the Child Protection Department “has no way of knowing if children in care are safe” while it struggles to produce or analyse simple data.(image) (image)

Liberals pledge $9m for literacy
CHILDREN who struggle to read and write would be targeted with special coaching and a new curriculum, under a $9 million Liberal plan to turn around poor results in the state’s schools.(image) (image)

Olsen to become state Liberal president
FORMER premier John Olsen is about to become the Liberal Party’s state president, following in the footsteps of former MPs Alexander Downer and Robert Lawson.(image) (image)

Awards more than window dressing
HAIR stylist Sam James-Cockayne has been winning so many awards even her salon window cleaner can’t keep up.(image) (image)

ISIS suspect ‘a good, community oriented person’
FAMILY and friends are shocked by allegations levelled against a young South Australian woman who stands accused of being a member of terrorist organisation Islamic State.(image) (image)

Stacks of change but pancakes stay
THINGS are about to get a shake-up at The Original Pancake Kitchen.(image) (image)

Shock slur against SA’s trail-blazing female AFL ump
A WEST Australian football president has come under fire for a number of comments aimed at the AFL’s first ever female umpire Eleni Glouftsis.(image) (image)

$110m to back Port Augusta solar bid
ENERGY Minister Josh Frydenberg has confirmed the Coalition’s commitment to supporting a solar thermal plant at Port Augusta but says investment decisions are independent of the Federal Government.(image) (image)

Warning after stranger targets primary school student
A PRIMARY school in Adelaide’s south has sent a warning to parents after a student was approached by a stranger who asked her to get into his car.(image) (image)

SA woman on terrorism charge a ‘nice girl’
A YOUNG South Australian woman accused of pledging allegiance to terrorist organisation Islamic State had been under police surveillance since she tried to leave the country last year.(image) (image)