News Bites For Monday Morning
Monday, March 5th, 2018
Labor's promising free meningococcal vaccines for children under the age of two, if it wins the coming state election.
Premier Jay Weatherill says it will be a big money saver for families.
Early voting is underway, ahead of the state election on March 17.
Pre-poll centres across SA open today, with thousands tipped to cast an early ballot over the next two weeks.
More than 90-thousand people voted early in 2014, with that number tipped to increase this year.
Meantime a Liberal Government is promising to turn Adelaide into the business start-up capital if Australia.
They'll focus on creating more jobs and growing our population if they win this month's state election.
A man has been busted six times over the legal limit, after being picked up by police at Salisbury North.
The 47-year old blew point-297 when breath tested on Waterloo Corner Road just before midnight.
He's due to face the Elizabeth Magistrates Court today charged with drink driving.
And the Stars are walking the red carpet ahead of the 90th Academy Awards in Hollywood this morning.
Five Aussies are nominated this year, including Margot Robbie, who's up for Best Actress for her role as figure skater Tonya Harding in "I-TONYA".
Aussies are also in the running for Film Editing - and Best Live Action Short Film.
- Maria Gaban