John Darley MLC
South Australia Politics

State Ombudsman refuses to investigate Burnside Council CEO Paul Deb over conduct breach

The Advertiser - May 24, 2017

John Darley, MLC, says Ombudsman, Wayne Lines, is “totally ducking” his request to investigate Burnside Council leader, Paul Deb, giving “nonsensical answers” in a written response. In a letter seen by The Advertiser, Mr Lines says matters raised over ...and more »

People who commit serious crimes while on 'ice' should be treated the same as terrorists, South Australian Senator ...

The Advertiser - January 23, 2017

“I will be working with my colleague, (state MLC) John Darley, to introduce changes to bail laws in South Australia – to call for a national overhaul of bail law changes but also to address the scourge of ice. “We need to consider having preventive ...and more »

Child Abuse Report Line calls abandoned after long waits across South Australia

ABC Online - November 01, 2016

A caller wanting to report something to South Australia's Child Abuse Report Line had to wait almost seven hours for their call to be answered, statistics reveal. The data obtained through a Freedom of Information application by Independent MLC John ...and more »

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Opinion: Australian Conservatives hope to have candidates at Queensland state election

Courier Mail - July 21, 2017

The South Australian senator quit the Liberal Party in February, and merged with the Family First Party in April. At rallies around Queensland this week, Bernardi said the conservative voice in Australia had been “drowned out by the Socialist Left, who ...

The Australian Greens are in crisis: will Doctor Di Natale take radical action?

The Guardian - July 21, 2017

In a blaze of frustration after that deeply unfulfilling experience in the final parliamentary sitting weeks before the winter recess, the New South Wales senator, Lee Rhiannon, was made the scapegoat. Rhiannon was opposed to doing a deal on Gonski ...and more »

Electricity market for dummies (ie politicians)

Eureka Street (registration) - July 20, 2017

The chief executive of the Australian Energy Council, the lobby group for large electricity generators, has written that the Northern Power Station in South Australia closed because 'it couldn't operate commercially given the amount of renewables in ...

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John's tweets

@MickAtko @Nick_Xenophon The lies/fake news you spread in your propoganda are up to you. I'll happily speak to anyo…
10 Jul
@MickAtko @Nick_Xenophon So cynical! I don't work like that.
10 Jul
@MickAtko @TodayTonightSA No. You are wrong.
10 Jul
In response to @MickAtko fake news reporting on decrim of sex work I'm having a streetcorner mtg. Noon 12 July Sparrow Reserve@Woodville.
10 Jul