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South Australia Politics

The ex-X men: spurned Nick Xenophon affiliates launch rival party Advance SA ahead of election

ABC Online - September 15, 2017

Two spurned Nick Xenophon affiliates have joined forces to start a new South Australian political party, six months out from the state election. Former Xenophon running mate turned independent MLC John Darley will partner with retired lawyer Peter ...and more »

Upper House MP John Darley won't rule out running for State Parliament again in 2022 — aged 85

The Advertiser - August 18, 2017

John Darley MLC with his former political ally Senator Nick Xenophon. Mr Darley rejected Mr Weatherill's comments, saying he had “virtually free rein” in the Parliament until a recent disagreement over electoral reforms in SA. Mr Darley voted against ...and more »

John Darley quits NXT to avoid expulsion, describes Nick Xenophon as 'a complete dictator'

ABC Online - August 17, 2017

Nick Xenophon's representative in the South Australian Parliament, MLC John Darley, has quit the party and has slammed its figurehead as a "complete dictator". Mr Darley resigned a day before he was expected to be expelled for siding with the Labor ...and more »

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Modern Times: The Idea of Australia

The Adelaide Review - September 20, 2017

There appears to be a more clearly-defined idea of South Australia, a province described by its current premier as harmonious, progressive and open. This idea is the product of our history as well as political imagination; and it informs both the story ...

Bishop, Trump discuss North Korea challenges

Sky News Australia - September 20, 2017

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has had a detailed discussion with US President Donald Trump following his fiery United Nations speech where he threatened 'to totally destroy' North Korea. Ms Bishop said she spoke with Mr Trump and US ...and more »

Jeff Kennett: We need leaders with genuine vision

Herald Sun - September 19, 2017

Bernardi is such a political lightweight he hasn't the courage to resign his Senate seat and contest a Lower House seat in South Australia. I think he puts his personal interests above any of his political arguments. Cory Bernardi is such a political ...and more »

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John's tweets

@MatthewPantelis @Nick_Xenophon @AdvanceSA1 Twitter handle for party is @AdvanceSAparty
15 Sep
Excited to announce that I will be establishing a new Party - Advance SA with Peter Humphries as the lead candidate…
15 Sep
Catch me on @abcadelaide talking about valuations now.
5 Sep
NOW: @JohnDarleyMLC joins @LeonByner5AA to discuss dealing with unfair constituent issues.
31 Aug