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Games wrap: Mickle wins javelin gold
Games wrap: Mickle wins javelin gold

GLASGOW | Australian Kim Mickle has claimed gold in the women’s javelin at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Mickle won her first Commonwealth title with a Games record throw of 65.96m, relegating two-time defending champion Sunette Viljoen, from South Africa, to the silver medal position with 6 Full Story »

The Importance of Being Earnest
The Importance of Being Earnest

THEATRE REVIEW | If only all plays were as clever and as much fun as this captivating production of Oscar Wilde’s greatest comedy.

Sticking with the playwright’s intentions within The Importance of Being Earnest is prudent. In doing so, the State Theatre Company of SA has delivered a mas Full Story »

More applications doesn’t mean more jobs
More applications doesn’t mean more jobs

Comment | Futile applications for jobs serve no purpose other than increasing stress on jobseekers and putting a greater burden on employers, argues Veronica Sheen.

It turns out that the policies for under 30s in the federal budget in May were a precursor to a much wider set of changes affecting une Full Story »

The Unknown Woman
The Unknown Woman

BOOK REVIEW | Lilith Granger is an upper-class Sydneysider and stay-at-home mum who has the perfect life – or so it would seem.

At 44, Lilith lives in a mansion, spends the mornings at yoga, drives her kids to their expensive private school in her SUV, has had the luxury of not working for mor Full Story »

Poem: Serenity
Poem: Serenity

POET’S CORNER | Poet’s Corner contributor Melanie Rees, who has her own literary blog and is currently studying professional writing at the Adelaide College of the Arts, offers up her definition of serenity and advice on “how to taste a poem”.

Serenity

Serenity is silk sheets
upon bare s Full Story »

Scandinavian Film Festival launch
Scandinavian Film Festival launch

Adelaide celebrated the launch of the inaugural Scandinavian Film Festival with the South Australian premiere of The 100-Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared at the Palace Nova East End Cinema.

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Thorngate
Thorngate

This luxury residence was formerly used as the Greek Consulate. It features open-plan living spaces, a gas-heated pool, spa and half tennis court. There is a home theatre, designed to look and feel like an intimate cinema, a luxurious parents’ retreat, a home office, and a separate, two-bedroom gu Full Story »

Astra Resources punted from exchange
Astra Resources punted from exchange

Adelaide | Adelaide-based Astra Resources has been booted from the European Share Trading Exchange GXG Markets.

GXG is the Danish legal entity authorised by Finanstilsynet, the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority.

The Disciplinary Committee of GXG Markets issued a statement advising that it had d Full Story »

Warradale Hotel scoops best pub award
Warradale Hotel scoops best pub award

The renovated Warradale Hotel has been named the state’s best overall hotel at the Australian Hotels Association SA annual awards, winning accolades for the way it has met the challenges of the modern pub scene.

“When The Warradale first opened in 1963, like most hotels in the state until the mi Full Story »

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Push for SA’s first milk bank
Push for SA’s first milk bank

South Australia has a blood bank, an eye bank and even a brain bank – so why are we the only state in Australia that doesn’t have a milk bank?

“All the other major states in Australia operate milk banks but SA is really lagging behind because we’re not doing it,” Flinders University Nutrit Full Story »

Bright Flinders minds become Tall Poppies
Bright Flinders minds become Tall Poppies

Medical discoveries with the potential to treat conditions ranging from cancer to golden staph have earned two Flinders University researchers a prestigious Tall Poppy Award for 2014.

Dr Ramiz Boulos from the School of Chemical and Physical Sciences and Dr Bradley Simpson from the Flinders Centre fo Full Story »

Awards recognise inspiring careers at Flinders
Awards recognise inspiring careers at Flinders

Simone Tur, Director of the Yunggorendi First Nations Centre for Higher Education and Research at Flinders, has received the Award for Education and Leadership at the 2014 Gladys Elphick Awards.

The awards, which recognise community spirit and acknowledge the outstanding contribution Aboriginal wome Full Story »