Comment | Rarely was a political story of more woe than the state Liberals. For at least four decades now, the Chapmans and the Evanses have been the South Australian parliament’s equivalent of the Montagues and the Capulets albeit, of course, without the rebellious romantic dalliance.
That is, except for the fulsome peck ‘n’ embrace proffered by the current Liberal deputy to the retiring member for Davenport before Question Time yesterday, when (as Liberal spin doctors had helpfully advertised) he was mobbed by partisan well-wishers eager to shake his hand while the television cameras were rolling.
A few Labor types spontaneously got around Iain as well but, perversely, that wasn’t as bizarre a spectacle as the likes of David Pisoni clutching him to their proverbial bosom. Back in Full Story »
RESTAURANT REVIEW | In a battle of the big-name additions to Adelaide’s dining scene, Sean’s Kitchen comes out a clear winner.
Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, it is the first of two new restaurants being opened by SkyCity on North Terrace.
Tucked down Station Road, Sean’s Kitchen (named after chef and restaurateur Sean Connolly) is the result of a remarkable and expensive fit-out of what used to be the much-confused North Café.
There are similarities between this new restaurant and Jamie’s Italian: both are heralded by celebrity chefs with numerous franchises, and both opened in prime Adelaide positions within the past six months. But there are also numerous differences between the two.
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Members of South Australia’s creative community will come together next week to begin forming a vision for the arts for the next 40 years.
A two-day forum at the Adelaide Town Hall has been organised by the Arts Industry Council of SA (AICSA), with co-chair Gail Kovatseff saying participants will be able to “talk, rant, share and dream together” to create a blueprint for a bigger and bolder state arts scene.
Kovatseff says there is currently no over-arching cultural policy for the state, with the last attempt to create one occurring with a series of strategies proposed by the State Government in the late 1990s.
“There’s not an overview of where we want to go, what the future might look like, what plans we want to see come to fruition, what the priorities are,” she says.
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CONTENT SUPPLIED BY FLINDERS UNIVERSITY | Iconic South Australian-owned technology and communications company Hills will relocate its local operations to Flinders University’s new $120 million facility at Tonsley.
Announced today (October 31), the relocation of Hills will foster increased collaboration with Flinders University’s centre of expertise in medical devices and assistive living technologies.
The company will move its South Australian development and innovation centres, product teams and support services from Hindmarsh to Tonsley in the coming weeks, sharing a space within Flinders University’s new six-storey Tonsley building, which officially opens in January 2015.
Welcoming the move by Hills, Flinders Vice-Chancellor Professor Michael Barber said:
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