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South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill and SA Best leader Nick Xenophon provided different narratives about youth populations in the state. AAP Images/Morgan Sette

FactCheck: is South Australia’s youth population rising or falling?

In a South Australian leaders' debate, Jay Weatherill and Nick Xenophon disagreed over the extent to which young people are leaving the state in search of better opportunities. We asked the experts.
South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill, SA Liberal leader Steven Marshall and SA Best leader Nick Xenophon at a leaders’ debate hosted by the ABC. AAP Image/Morgan Sette

FactCheck: does South Australia have the ‘highest energy prices’ in the nation and ‘the least reliable grid’?

SA Liberal Party leader Steven Marshall said that state Labor policy had left South Australians with 'the highest energy prices in Australia' and 'the least reliable grid'. Is that right?
South Australian leaders: Greens leader Mark Parnell, SA Best Leader Nick Xenophon, Liberal leader Steven Marshall and Premier Jay Weatherill. DAVID MARIUZ/AAP

The Conversation is fact checking the South Australian election — and we want to hear from you

The Conversation's FactCheck team will be in Adelaide for the next two weeks, working with academics to test politicians' claims against the evidence as South Australians prepare to vote on March 17.
Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman announced the March 3 election on Sunday. Rob Blakers/AAP

Tasmania the first test in an election-laden year

Malcolm Turnbull says people won't be casting a national vote until the due time of 2019 – although Labor is working on contingency plans for this year in case he changes his mind or is foxing.

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