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No conscience on same-sex marriage
No conscience on same-sex marriage

Comment | The major parties shouldn’t allow a conscience vote on same-sex marriage, argues David van Mill.

There has been much debate about whether MPs should be allowed a conscience vote on same-sex marriage. Many suggest that religious sentiment rather than party policy should determine how Full Story »

First Things First: the letters of Kate Llewellyn
First Things First: the letters of Kate Llewellyn

BOOK REVIEW | Kate Llewellyn is one of Australia’s most celebrated and influential poets and authors, and First Things First is the first-ever volume of her letters.

The correspondence details the life and ardour of the writer, who was a guest at the recent Adelaide Writers’ Week discussing her Full Story »

Poem: Framboises
Poem: Framboises

POET’S CORNER | Paris has its own charms, including those of walk-up apartments and raspberries, says Margaret Fensom of Adelaide in a poem from her new book Landscape of Dreams.

Framboises

Framboises, rich red raspberries
Ten francs a punnet

And I who have battled
the SNCF*
also the Irish fer Full Story »

SA Screen Awards
SA Screen Awards
The Adelaide Media Resource Centre recently hosted the 2015 South Australian Screen Awards at The Mercury Cinema with young filmmaker Claire Bishop winning a quarter of the categories for her short documentary Iron Child.
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SA’s Chemplus to merge with Terry White
SA’s Chemplus to merge with Terry White

Companies | South Australian pharmacy group Chemplus has announced a merger with Terry White Chemists to create what they claim will be the largest retail pharmacy network in the state.

Under the arrangement, Queensland-based Terry White’s parent company will buy out all of the Chemplus shares Full Story »

SA small business confidence plummets
SA small business confidence plummets

Small business | Small and medium businesses in South Australia are more pessimistic about their prospects than they’ve been for more than a year, a business survey has found.

The Sensis Business Index survey of 1000 SA small and medium businesses showed 34 per cent of those surveyed were posi Full Story »

The Forager: Dinner and a movie
The Forager: Dinner and a movie

THE FORAGER | In this week’s column: A place to wine and dine before and after the movies, a favourite bakery comes to the city, a TV dinner at Hentley Farm, how to use up excess seasonal produce at the Duke of Brunswick Hotel, locally made coffee pods, and more new eateries and pop-up action Full Story »

Coromandel Valley
Coromandel Valley

This spectacular house is nestled in the hills and boasts extraordinary views. Formerly set up as a hotel, the home features open-plan living spaces with sheets of south-facing glass to take in the valley views. Each of the five bedrooms have en suite bathrooms with spa baths. The award-winning k Full Story »

Circa’s Carnival of the Animals
Circa’s Carnival of the Animals

COME OUT FESTIVAL REVIEW | Is there a more joyous sound than a roomful of children laughing and squealing with delight?

Circa’s Carnival of the Animals is inspired by French composer Saint-Saens’ beautiful music, and the acrobatics and animal antics of the performers had the young audie Full Story »

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High-tech adventure for enterprising children
High-tech adventure for enterprising children

Everyone wants to be a millionaire, but who wants to be an entrepreneur?

Flinders University last week hosted a visit by Year 7 students and staff from Christie Downs Primary School in one of the first school-age projects to promote high-tech business enterprises, education and career paths at the Full Story »

A Day in Cairns
A Day in Cairns

CONTENT SUPPLIED BY RAA | If you’re strolling through a Botanical Garden dotted with crocodile warning signs there’s a fair chance you’re in a place that’s still a bit wild. And although in recent years Cairns has grown from a rough and ready harbour town into a modern seaside city, it still Full Story »

Hoi An, Vietnam – port of call on the Maritime Silk Road
Hoi An, Vietnam – port of call on the Maritime Silk Road

CONTENT SUPPLIED BY RAA | Here’s a tip for improving your town’s chance of receiving UNESCO world heritage listing. Let it slip off the radar for a hundred years or so. From the 15th to the 19th century Hoi An was one of Vietnam’s busiest international shipping ports, and home to traders from Full Story »