This is sad. The local versions of A Current Affair have been axed in Adelaide and Perth. This may not mean much east of the dividing range, but in Adelaide at least (I am less familiar with Perth) ACA has provided, along with the usual diet of petty shonks, diets and celebs, the occasional piece of investigative reporting.
These cities really suffered when the ABC 7.30 Report went national many years ago now. With these shows we see the death of the local presence in television current affairs.
According to the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance, WIN Corporation is claiming most staff will be absorbed into newsrooms. They claim the closure is purely a business decision.