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The Keeper of Lost Causes
The Keeper of Lost Causes

SCANDINAVIAN FILM FESTIVAL | This screen adaptation of Danish crime writer Jussi Adler-Olsen’s first Department Q novel is being screened as part of the Scandinavian Film Festival.

Directed by Mikkel Norgaard, it begins with an almost whimpered “bang”, swiftly dispensing of lead character Dete Full Story »

Hyde Park
Hyde Park

This circa-1880 bluestone villa sits on a corner allotment, with garden views from almost every room. It has been restored and updated, but retains character features such as polished Baltic pine floorboards, high ceilings, a wide hallway and leadlight windows. The gourmet kitchen has French doors t Full Story »

AFL form guide: Rutten, Porps out
AFL form guide: Rutten, Porps out

AFL | Adelaide have axed veteran defender Ben Rutten and experienced forward Jason Porplyzia for Sunday’s all-important match against Collingwood.

The 10th-placed Crows have included Luke Thompson, David Mackay, Mitch Grigg, Jarryd Lyons and Matt Crouch in their 25-man squad for the MCG fixtur Full Story »

Mangrove painting wins 2014 Waterhouse Prize
Mangrove painting wins 2014 Waterhouse Prize

A painting of a mangrove landscape which seeks to highlight the vulnerability of precious ecosystems has won the $50,000 top gong in the 2014 Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize announced today.

Judges in the South Australian Museum competition said Carole King’s High Tide, Wynnum was a standout Full Story »

How can we better protect vulnerable children?
How can we better protect vulnerable children?

Comment | The number of reports of children at risk of experiencing serious abuse or neglect has been rising steadily over the past decade, resulting in increases in the numbers of children entering alternative-care placements.

At the same time, there has been a rise in the number of reports that ar Full Story »

Reaching for the Moon
Reaching for the Moon

FILM REVIEW | This dramatic biopic illuminates the long-term love affair between American poet Elizabeth Bishop (Miranda Otto) and Brazilian architect Lota de Macedo Soares (Glória Pires).

The screenplay, written by Matthew Chapman and Julie Sayers, is based on real events documented in the book Ra Full Story »

Sex Tape: awkward and disappointing
Sex Tape: awkward and disappointing

FILM REVIEW | A film about a film that you’re not meant to see.

That’s the premise of Sex Tape, starring Cameron Diaz (Bad Teacher, The Holiday) and Jason Segel (This is 40, Forgetting Sarah Marshall).

Diaz and Segel (who co-wrote the screenplay), are married parents Annie and Jay, who are stuck Full Story »

Beautiful Isle beauties
Beautiful Isle beauties

PHILIP WHITE WINE REVIEWS | Whitey admits to some deeply vested interests in cool Tasmania before he turns his tastebuds to two Beautiful Isle beauties.

Beautiful Isle Tamar Valley Pinot Gris 2013
$300 per dozen; 13% alcohol; screw cap; 91 points

As usual, I must begin this with a confession of vest Full Story »

Urban Development networking night
Urban Development networking night

The Urban Development Institute of Australia held a networking night at the Adelaide InterContinental  this month. The Donaldson Walsh UDIA Young Professionals event attracted aspiring members of the development industry to network and exchange ideas.

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Art gives scrapped microscopes a second life
Art gives scrapped microscopes a second life

The microscope is central to science as both tool and a symbol – now a new exhibition at Flinders University’s City Gallery puts the quintessential instrument of scientific enquiry into a new, provocative role.

Curated by Flinders Art Museum staff Fiona Salmon and Maddie Reece, The Microscop Full Story »

Instant chemistry at PhD speed dating
Instant chemistry at PhD speed dating

Big business met big brains on Wednesday night at Flinders New Venture Institute’s first ever  ‘PhD Speed Dating’ event.

PhD Speed Dating is an innovative concept created by the NVI to help local business people discover what PhD candidates could do to boost their business practices and botto Full Story »

Barriers preventing post-stroke care
Barriers preventing post-stroke care

For stroke victims, rehabilitation is crucial to their recovery.

But a Flinders University study conducted in Singapore found that rehabilitation rates following discharge from hospital are poor because of gaps in the continuum of stroke care.

The study – published last month in the International Full Story »