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Rann: Whitlam exorcised Labor’s shame
Rann: Whitlam exorcised Labor’s shame

Comment | Gough Whitlam was irreverent. He even joked about his own death. Some years back he mockingly complained to me that he thought the ALP would try to turn his funeral into “a fund-raiser, some kind of raffle”. As I sought to assure him that would not be the case, he interrupted saying Full Story »

Five Adelaide Writers’ Week authors to read
Five Adelaide Writers’ Week authors to read

ADELAIDE WRITERS’ WEEK | Adelaide Writers’ Week director Laura Kroetsch offers some reading suggestions to introduce festival-goers to authors on the 2015 program, which was released last week:

The books I’ve put together below all look to the darker sides of human nature.

Three look forw Full Story »

Val McDermid’s The Skeleton Road
Val McDermid’s The Skeleton Road

BOOK REVIEW | The bloody Balkans wars of the 1990s provide the backdrop to prolific Scottish writer Val McDermid’s latest psychological thriller.

The genocide and other horrific war crimes committed during the conflicts associated with the break-up of the former Yugoslavia shocked the world, with Full Story »

Celebrating Australia’s enduring buildings
Celebrating Australia’s enduring buildings

COLUMN | This year’s Australian Institute of Architects’ (AIA) 2014 National Architecture Awards – to be awarded on November 6 – include a category called “Enduring Architecture”.

Where a fast-paced “build and publish” cycle often becomes an architecture firm’s mode of operat Full Story »

Poem: Arid Lands
Poem: Arid Lands

POET’S CORNER | Adelaide Hills poet Lynda Becker has previously lived in South Australia’s outback, the subject of a work-in-progress collection of poems and inspiration for today’s Poet’s Corner contribution.

Arid Lands

Flat plains
punctuated by rising mesas.
Old volcanic in nature
flat Full Story »

Woodside
Woodside

This luxury homestead is set on 15ha of farming land.  The residence has a formal lobby entrance, open-plan living room and recently renovated kitchen. It has sweeping picture windows, high ceilings and an open fireplace. The house includes five bedrooms, three bathrooms and three living rooms, a Full Story »

Time For Kids’ Lionhearts Luncheon
Time For Kids’ Lionhearts Luncheon

Not-for-profit organisation Time For Kids held its annual fundraiser, the Lionhearts Luncheon, this month at the Lion Hotel. Time For Kids has been helping disadvantaged children through mentor and care programs for more than 60 years.

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The Forager: Gorgeous food, Barossa Fino
The Forager: Gorgeous food, Barossa Fino

THE FORAGER | This week in The Forager: A new Gorgeous Festival food event; Fino set to open at Seppeltsfield; a second restaurant for the Casino; and a third cellar door for Geoff Hardy.

Gorgeous Table

The first ever Gorgeous Table dinner – part of McLaren Vale’s 2014 Gorgeous Festival (Novemb Full Story »

Eyewear competition: vote for your favourite
Eyewear competition: vote for your favourite

Today we present all the entries in InDaily‘s spectacle design competition. Now it’s open to you to vote for your favourite and go into the running for a $400 Health Partners Optical store voucher. The competition is a collaboration with UniSA and Health Partners Optical, in which desi Full Story »

Partners

In-Conversation with Baran Kosari
In-Conversation with Baran Kosari

The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre is delighted to partner with the Iranian Film Festival Australia and Mercury Cinema to co-present the opening night film I’m Not Angry, screening Friday 31 October, 7pm.  This stunning film from writer-director Reza Dormishian (Hatred, IFFA 2012), is a l Full Story »

A Satirist’s Journey
A Satirist’s Journey

Amnesty International is a global movement of over 4.6 million people committed to defending those who are denied justice or freedom. It campaigns on a wide range of issues to protect and defend these human rights. The vision is of a world in which every person enjoys all of the human rights enshr Full Story »

Unlocking the history of a sleepy seaside town
Unlocking the history of a sleepy seaside town

A Flinders University researcher is on a quest to dig out the history of Normanville, shedding new light on the heritage and significance of the coastal South Australian town.

As part of her masters degree in maritime archaeology, Peta Straiton is this week conducting field work in Normanville, abou Full Story »