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The smell of rain: how CSIRO invented a word
The smell of rain: how CSIRO invented a word

Comment | The story of how the distinct aroma of rain about to fall was explained and given a lyrical name by the CSIRO is an achievement worth celebrating, writes Howard Poynton

Australia’s CSIRO has come up with some pretty amazing inventions over the past 86 years of research, from polymer b Full Story »

One Eyed Girl: an absorbing thriller
One Eyed Girl: an absorbing thriller

FILM REVIEW | One Eyed Girl is the latest addition to a long list of interesting low-budget films produced in South Australia.

It’s an absorbing psychological thriller, depicting the breakdown of a young psychiatrist, Travis (Mark Leonard Winter), who is drawn into a cult after one of his patients Full Story »

Poem: The glass half empty…
Poem: The glass half empty…

POET’S CORNER | Top dogs and Cupid may have other sides to them, depending which way you look at things, according to this week’s brace of offerings from Valerie Volk.

The glass half empty…

Such a little cherub, isn’t he?
But then, the rose has thorns.
Sugar will make you fat
(or rot Full Story »

Lynley Dodd exhibition preview
Lynley Dodd exhibition preview

Guests of the State Library of SA Foundation enjoyed an exclusive preview of New Zealand author and illustrator Lynley Dodd’s retrospective exhibition of original works from her award-winning Hairy Maclary and Slinky Malinki books at the State Library Institute Building recently. The exhibiti Full Story »

Victor Harbor
Victor Harbor

This residence has extraordinary 270-degree views of the Southern Ocean, spanning The Bluff, Wright and Granite Islands, Port Elliot, Middleton and Goolwa, down to the Coorong. The house includes four bedrooms – two with walk in robes, the other two with built-in robes – plus an office Full Story »

Review pushes states on Uber
Review pushes states on Uber

Regulation | States should bring in regulations to deal with the emergence of ride-share companies such as Uber, a new report says.

But the national competition policy review by Professor Ian Harper says rather than crack down on what the taxi industry sees as cowboy competitors, they should be enco Full Story »

The Forager: Easter treats, Oliver’s advice
The Forager: Easter treats, Oliver’s advice

THE FORAGER | In this week’s column: hot cross buns with a difference, decadent chocolate, Central Market Easter specials, a new city laneway bar, and Jamie Oliver’s tips for feeding kids.

Easter buns and chocolate

InDaily has discovered an interesting take on hot cross buns made with f Full Story »

Blending: the pinnacle of the winemakers’ art
Blending: the pinnacle of the winemakers’ art

PHILIP WHITE OPINION | “Only Pinot and Neb, as reds, stand alone. And maybe Nerello Mascalese.”

So tweeted reviewer Gary Walsh of the wine-ranking website The Wine Front, a reviews compendium published by Campbell Mattinson since 2002. Campbell is also James Halliday’s editor.

Our Full Story »

My backyard: Barossa Valley
My backyard: Barossa Valley

SOUTH AUSTRALIA | You can’t beat a sunrise in Seppeltsfield, says Barossa chef Lachlan Colwill.

Colwill was born in the Barossa Valley and, after a career working in top restaurants in Australia and overseas, he returned several years ago to take up the position of head chef at Hentley Farm winery Full Story »

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Conference confronts ‘silver tsunami’ for aged care
Conference confronts ‘silver tsunami’ for aged care

An ageing population increasingly using alcohol, illicit drugs and prescription medicine means testing times lie ahead for alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia, say researchers from Flinders University’s National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA).

These are a Full Story »

Flinders staff honoured by new Medical Academy
Flinders staff honoured by new Medical Academy

Several Flinders University staff were among the inaugural fellows inducted into the new Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS), which was opened by Federal Minister for Health, Sussan Ley,  last week.

The Flinders staff, including Professor Julio Licinio, Professor Karen Reynol Full Story »

Members – go green to win!
Members – go green to win!

CONTENT SUPPLIED BY RAA | RAA Members will go into the draw to win a TV and Quickflix package worth nearly $3000 simply by changing your communication preference to email.

RAA has responded to member feedback and, now, by changing your preference to email, we’ll communicate with you electronically Full Story »