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Green architecture hiding in plain sight
Green architecture hiding in plain sight

The “Billabong House” is an environmentalist’s dream, but you might not guess it from the outside.

Architect Julian Rutt designed his family home as a prototype, with dozens of sustainable features hidden behind a stark architectural exterior.

The house was the only residence to be Full Story »

It’s a small leap from sport to circus
It’s a small leap from sport to circus

CIRCA | Ten years of elite sport helped prepare Britt Portelli for a career in the circus.

Now a member of Circa Ensemble and bound for Adelaide with its touring circus-cabaret spectacle Wunderkammer, Portelli started doing artistic gymnastics at just six years old, later switching to aerobic gymnas Full Story »

The First Celebrity: Anthony Trollope
The First Celebrity: Anthony Trollope

BOOK REVIEW | Anthony Trollope has two distinct claims to fame – one literary and one not.

The literary claim to fame is clear: during his career as a novelist and essayist he produced 47 novels and numerous non-fiction works. But before becoming the eminent Victorian writer he was, for many y Full Story »

Poem: Muse
Poem: Muse

POET’S CORNER | This week’s poet, Carole Abourjeili, migrated to Australia from Lebanon at the age of 12 and has had her work published in Australia and the US.

Muse

 for my friend, the artist

Pick up your brush for it is I
Sway me on your dance floor
Stroke me low, sway me high
Unearth my Full Story »

Fringe farewell party
Fringe farewell party

Former Adelaide Fringe chair Judy Potter was farewelled at an event held by Minister for the Arts Jack Snelling at Parliament House last week.

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Tusmore
Tusmore

This  freestone-fronted, triple-gabled Tudor home features ornate domed ceilings, picture rails, glazed and free-stone open fireplaces, and polished Baltic timber floors. It includes a formal lounge, formal dining room, library and cellar. The gourmet kitchen has stainless-steel benchtops and Full Story »

Lose-lose for mentally ill in Emergency
Lose-lose for mentally ill in Emergency

Comment | When people with severe mental illness go to an Emergency Department with a physical health emergency they often find they get unequal treatment once it is discovered they are a “psychiatric case”.

While it is common to think that people with a mental illness go to Emergency De Full Story »

The Forager: Jamie’s wine pick, Barossa’s best
The Forager: Jamie’s wine pick, Barossa’s best

THE FORAGER | This week in The Forager: the South Australian wine that made Jamie’s list; supermarket chain brands local olive oil; Barossa quality guarantee, and more café and hotel openings.

Good enough for Jamie’s Italian

There are fewer than 10 red wines on the list at Jamie’s Italian and Full Story »

Gunston reflects on Adelaide exit
Gunston reflects on Adelaide exit

AFL | Jack Gunston’s decision to switch AFL clubs is proving even more successful than it was controversial.

Three years ago, Gunston returned to his home state and joined Hawthorn after only two seasons at Adelaide.

He made a hard call and not surprisingly it angered the Crows.

But the Hawtho Full Story »

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Business MOOC takes video learning to new level
Business MOOC takes video learning to new level

Flinders University is leading the way in online video-based learning thanks to the high production quality of its new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), “The Biz Playbook”.

The new MOOC, which shows entrepreneurs how to set up a business, was shot and edited by Flinders Creations in partnership Full Story »

Food for fish: research finds Tasmanian upwelling
Food for fish: research finds Tasmanian upwelling

New research at Flinders has identified an area of upwelling – a site where complex natural dynamics bring up deep-sea water and nutrients to the sea’s upper layers – on the west coast of Tasmania.

Upwelling activity plays a vital role in the marine food chain globally, and the newly discovere Full Story »

Flinders on new journey with Maggie Beer Foundation
Flinders on new journey with Maggie Beer Foundation

A new partnership between Flinders University’s Discipline of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Maggie Beer Foundation to improve nutrition in Australia’s aged care facilities is officially underway, with staff and students heading to the Barossa Valley last week to begin the crusade.

The Flinders Full Story »