South Australia’s Liberal State Government has been dealt a parliamentary embarrassment, losing a series of votes which expose its newfound minority status.
- The Marshall Liberal Government has lost votes in Parliament after being plunged into minority
- Crossbenchers and Labor moved a series of motions designed to cause discomfort for the State Government
- Question time will be extended, and specific opportunities will be allowed for crossbenchers to air grievances
Steven Marshall’s government was plunged into minority last month, when backbencher Fraser Ellis suspended his Liberal Party membership after being charged with deception offences relating to his alleged misuse of a parliamentary allowance.
Today Mr Ellis sided with Labor…