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When legislators abandon principle
When legislators abandon principle

Comment | The last 800 years of English and Australian law since the signing of Magna Carta has involved a gradual development of the most important doctrine of Westminster democracy – the separation of powers.

Make no mistake: the strength of our democracy, our freedom of speech and express Full Story »

Winehouse’s legacy triumphs in Amy
Winehouse’s legacy triumphs in Amy

FILM REVIEW | Amy Winehouse was the incredible voice and lyrical mind behind Back to Black, one of the best albums released in the 00s.

Her admission in 2011 to the “27 Club” – a group of artists who have all died at that infamous age – saw a unique talent snuffed out by the very demons that Full Story »

Grapefruit, lilac and puppy flesh
Grapefruit, lilac and puppy flesh

PHILIP WHITE REVIEWS | Smoke taint from the 2015 bushfires? Whitey goes to Paracombe – no smoke taint here.

Paracombe Holland Creek Adelaide Hills Riesling 2015
$20; 12.5% alcohol; screw cap; 92+ points

From the heart of the bushfire zone at Cudlee Creek, here’s a splendid Riesling that Full Story »

Terminator Genisys: Arnie’s back
Terminator Genisys: Arnie’s back

FILM REVIEW | Terminator Genisys can’t match James Cameron’s original movie for imagination, originality and influence, but it works in its own right as an entertaining sci-fi blockbuster.

With its exciting fight sequences and unremittingly high-speed tempo, this fifth film in the franchise cont Full Story »

Westminster School biennial gala ball
Westminster School biennial gala ball

More than 300 parents, staff, old scholars and friends attended Westminster School’s biennial gala ball at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre this month.

 

 

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SA set for lower gas prices
SA set for lower gas prices

Utilities | South Australians are set to pay less for gas, with the average household to save $47 from next year.

Australian Gas Networks Ltd (AGN) is proposing to cut its distribution charges which it says account for about half of the average domestic gas bill.

The 11 per cent fall would apply fro Full Story »

Angaston
Angaston

This two-storey property has a bluestone façade and 360-degree views over Angaston and its surrounds. The kitchen is equipped with solid Canadian maple cabinetry, top-of-the range appliances, granite benchtops and a walk-in pantry. A recreation room includes a wood fireplace and a solid Canadian m Full Story »

Big men in for Swans-Port clash
Big men in for Swans-Port clash

afl | Sydney have been boosted by the return of ruckman Mike Pyke as they attempt to cover the loss of suspended duo Lance Franklin and Kurt Tippett.

Pyke missed the Swans’ upset loss to Richmond with a knee injury, but he comes into the side along with Dean Towers and debutant Toby Nankervis Full Story »

Vietnam’s Hoi An exudes graceful charm
Vietnam’s Hoi An exudes graceful charm

JOURNEYS | Now that we’ve been there, I’m a little disappointed that it took us so long to visit Vietnam, but I suppose kids, dogs, horses and a farm are all fairly effective brakes on one’s travelling plans.

And while, once I got there, I had every intention of lying around in the resort, the Full Story »

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Youthworx creating opportunities for marginalised young people
Youthworx creating opportunities for marginalised young people

CONTENT SUPPLIED BY HAWKE CENTRE | Youthworx is a social enterprise, creating valued roles for young people and a business that provides affordable video production, partially established by Jon Staley.

The aim of the organisation is to engage students in a way that is creative and fun in order to d Full Story »

Jaali
Jaali

CONTENT SUPPLIED BY HAWKE CENTRE | This exhibition of paintings, sculpture and installation by the emerging artist, Nazia Ejaz, is an exploration of Space and the duality of being either within or without, here and there, both connected and separate.

Jaali, is a perforated stone or lattice screen or Full Story »

Cracking the sea cucumber code
Cracking the sea cucumber code

The export value of Australian Holothurians (better known as humble sea cucumbers) is rising after Flinders researchers have started to unravel their nutritional and medicinal value.

Research by Flinders University has found local species of Australian sea cucumber have special properties that may Full Story »