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Kirkwood’s Magarey Medal
Kirkwood’s Magarey Medal

SANFL | Sturt’s midfielder Zane Kirkwood was the runaway winner of the 2014 SANFL Magarey Medal.

In the 18 minor round games Kirkwood polled 29 votes, nine ahead of his nearest rival, South’s Joel Cross on 20.

Pre-count favourite Steve Summerton and Norwood ruckman Sam Baulderstone were Full Story »

Jeers as economist talks down SA
Jeers as economist talks down SA

ANALYSIS | Academic and media columnist Professor Judith Sloan chose one of the state’s most important occasions to deliver the worst keynote speech I’ve ever heard.

Sloan’s speech was the lowlight of an otherwise remarkable tribute to local enterprise as Business SA celebrated the Full Story »

Rundle Mall fountain’s bubbly birthday
Rundle Mall fountain’s bubbly birthday

KEITH CONLON | September 1, 1976, marked much more than the coming of spring to Adelaide. It was the day when the champagne flowed from the newly placed Victorian-era fountain at the corner of Gawler Place and the brand new Rundle Mall.

The intersection is a good starting point for our second stroll Full Story »

Bob Dylan live in Adelaide
Bob Dylan live in Adelaide

MUSIC REVIEW | Bob Dylan is possibly the greatest songwriter of the 20th century – certainly the most prolific – and since 1996 he has been nominated every year for the Nobel Prize for Literature. He is a prodigious talent.

Most people will be very familiar with his classic hits and would look f Full Story »

Zonchiada – ricotta tarts
Zonchiada – ricotta tarts

RECIPE | A classic sweet whose origins date back to the Middle Ages,  a zonchiada is a ricotta tart which takes its name from giuncata, a ricotta-style cheese.

This recipe comes from food writer Laura Zavin’s new cookbook Venice Cult Recipes, which features 100 dishes that seek to “conjure up t Full Story »

Norman Waterhouse Local Government Conference
Norman Waterhouse Local Government Conference

Guests at the Norman Waterhouse Lawyers 25th Annual Local Government Conference at the Adelaide Zoo Sanctuary enjoyed cocktails in the Bamboo Forest after the event.

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West Beach
West Beach

This modern home is just paces from the beach. It features quality kitchen appliances, a private balcony and alfresco dining in the rear. The two-storey residence includes two family living areas as well as up to four bedrooms.

See more pictures here.

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Imports and dollar hurt manufacturing
Imports and dollar hurt manufacturing

Manufacturing in Australia took a backward step in August, hurt by competition from imports, the high Australian dollar and caution among businesses.

The Australian Industry Group’s Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI) fell 3.4 points to 47.3 in August.

The reading below 50, indicates a fa Full Story »

No, the bureau isn’t fiddling weather data
No, the bureau isn’t fiddling weather data

Comment | Debate about Bureau of Meteorology climate data highlights again the importance of the scientific method, argues Lisa Alexander and Andy Pitman.

Over the past week or so, the Bureau of Meteorology has stood accused of fudging its temperature data records to emphasise warming, in a series o Full Story »

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Flinders sleep experts try new tactic to fight fatigue
Flinders sleep experts try new tactic to fight fatigue

In a world-first, sleep experts from Flinders University are attempting to fight fatigue caused by insomnia and obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) by treating the two conditions at the same time.

Led by internationally-renowned sleep disorder specialists Professor Doug McEvoy and Professor Leon Lack, th Full Story »

Scholarship helps student save lives in Malawi
Scholarship helps student save lives in Malawi

“There was one young boy who we treated for cerebral malaria.

“After the treatment was finished he remained unresponsive, and as the clinic could no longer provide care for him he was discharged home.

“Two weeks later he returned bright, reactive and with no obvious residual deficit. It wa Full Story »

Forensic DNA to crack down on poachers
Forensic DNA to crack down on poachers

A high resolution paternity test to help combat the illegal carpet python trade is being developed by Flinders University wildlife forensic DNA specialist Sherryn Ciavaglia.

As part of her PhD under the supervision of Professor Adrian Linacre, Ms Ciavaglia is developing a DNA paternity test similar Full Story »