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Spike in mental health medication errors
Spike in mental health medication errors

Adelaide | Serious medication errors jumped by more than 60 per cent in the South Australian mental health system between 2012 and 2013.

An internal SA Health report, obtained by InDaily, reveals a 62 per cent spike in level 2 medication incidents – defined as those that cause a patient mod Full Story »

AFL fixture: two Fridays and two Thursdays for Oval
AFL fixture: two Fridays and two Thursdays for Oval

AFL | Port Adelaide and Adelaide have been given one Friday night game each at Adelaide Oval in the 2015 AFL fixture.

Both clubs were also allocated one Thursday night game at the venue.

Port plays Geelong on Friday June 12 while Adelaide hosts Richmond on Friday August 7.

Adelaide gets a blockbust Full Story »

Pride: a queer tale of class struggle
Pride: a queer tale of class struggle

FILM REVIEW | As the Pride title cards roll, the classic union march “Solidarity Forever” echoes off the screen accompanying the footage of riots intercut with smug Tory politicians with which every film set in Thatcherite Britain is obliged to begin.

It was surreal to hear the old socialist hym Full Story »

Droggie’s delicate beauties
Droggie’s delicate beauties

PHILIP WHITE REVIEWS | It’s not a family thing, but Philip White almost loses his niceness adoring the new Paracombe whites.

Paracombe Adelaide Hills Holland Creek Riesling 2014
$20; 13% alcohol; screw cap; 92++ points

It was red that first introduced me to Paracombe. It was the first Adelaide Full Story »

Pitt embodies the Fury of war
Pitt embodies the Fury of war

FILM REVIEW | Writer/director David Ayer (End of Watch) holds nothing back in his gritty war drama Fury.

Set in Germany in 1945, the film tells the story of Don “Wardaddy” Collier (Brad Pitt), a revered army sergeant in the Allied Forces tank infantry. While others in the infantry fall victim to Full Story »

Kennett Builders celebrate 100 years
Kennett Builders celebrate 100 years

South Australian family-owned commercial construction company Kennett Builders marked 100 years of operations this month with its “100 Not Out” gala dinner at Adelaide Oval. Attended by more than 700 guests, the event raised more than $100,000 for bowel cancer prevention charity The Jod Full Story »

Glenunga
Glenunga

This grand estate includes a tennis court, a sheltered pool and open-plan living spaces. The house has large rooms with high ornate ceilings, bay windows, a stately entrance foyer with parquetry flooring, open fireplaces and rich timber floors. Other features include a large, classical kitchen with Full Story »

NAB result “disappointing”
NAB result “disappointing”

National Australia Bank (NAB) is considering a public float of its troubled UK business after announcing a 9.8 per cent slide in its full year cash profit to $5.18 billion.

Chief executive Andrew Thorburn says the bank is looking at ways to exit the UK business, including a possible stock market fl Full Story »

GFC watershed as US ends stimulus
GFC watershed as US ends stimulus

The US Federal Reserve has decided to end its quantitative easing stimulus program, after six years of pumping easy money into the US economy via asset purchases to shore up growth.

Revealing increasing confidence in a modestly expanding economy despite slower growth elsewhere, the Fed on Wednesday Full Story »

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Rules eat up $250 billion a year in profit and productivity
Rules eat up $250 billion a year in profit and productivity

Rules, rules, and more rules. They are  essential in terms of cementing the foundations of our society, protecting the rule of law and a wealth of standards in everything from health to safety and the environment.

But Australia’s productivity is being choked by red-tape and overzealous rule makin Full Story »

Digital technologies, changing our minds
Digital technologies, changing our minds

There is no doubt that cyber technology is having a marked effect on 21st century societies.

In this free public lecture Baroness Susan Greenfield will ask us to consider a world that was unimaginable only a few decades ago: a place where instant information, ever-expanding connections and vibrant e Full Story »

4th Iranian Film Festival Australia
4th Iranian Film Festival Australia

The Iranian Film Festival Australia returns to Adelaide, with an opening screening of I’m Not Angry, Friday 31 October, 7pm. This stunning second film from writer-director Reza Dormishian (Hatred, IFFA 2012) is a love story set amidst the Green Movement and the wave of political protests in 20 Full Story »