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Newcrest shareholders in class action
Newcrest shareholders in class action

Australia’s largest gold miner, Newcrest, is preparing to fight a class action by shareholders hurt by a massive financial writedown in 2013.

The move comes a month after Newcrest was fined $1.2 million by the corporate watchdog for selectively providing market-sensitive information to analyst Full Story »

Grease is still the word
Grease is still the word

Gretel Scarlett has been a little in love with Sandy since she was eight years old – and now the young Australian performer has stepped into the oh-so-high heels once filled by Olivia Newton-John.

Scarlett (who has previously performed in Mamma Mia! and Wicked the Musical) plays the holidaying goo Full Story »

Identifying MH17 bodies a forensics challenge
Identifying MH17 bodies a forensics challenge

Comment | With reports that bodies recovered from MH17 have finally left the crash site, forensic biologist Kristy Wright looks at the challenge of identifying victims.

Returning the 298 victims from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 to their families with dignity and respect is a major priority for eac Full Story »

Sci-ku: where art meets science
Sci-ku: where art meets science

If you have views about victuals and a propensity to express them in verse, you can tout your talents in the 2014 RiAus Sci-ku competition.

“Sci-ku has been running annually since 2009 and was designed to bring the arts and science together,” RiAus programs coordinator Kiran Groom says of the co Full Story »

Helpmann Awards
Helpmann Awards

Members of Adelaide’s arts community attended the announcement of the 2014 Helpmann Awards nominations for excellence in live entertainment at the Adelaide Festival Centre’s Piano Bar this month.

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Glen Osmond
Glen Osmond

This Federation-style home boasts extensive parquet flooring. It includes nine main rooms, a generous kitchen and a family room overlooking the rear garden. A purpose-built study has its own courtyard area. The main bedroom downstairs features a walk-in robe and large en suite.

Find out more here.

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Key players return for Crows and Pies
Key players return for Crows and Pies

AFL | Collingwood are set to regain small forward Jamie Elliott, and tall utility Ben Reid is also pushing for a recall for Sunday’s AFL clash with Adelaide.

Elliott hasn’t played since round 15 on June 29 when he suffered a hamstring injury in the match against Carlton.

The 178cm forwar Full Story »

I was suddenly, scarily, aroma blind
I was suddenly, scarily, aroma blind

PHILIP WHITE OPINION | A few years ago I took a drive through the Adelaide Hills with Paul Drogemuller, founder of Paracombe wines. It was a balmy, windows-down midsummer night: warm and slightly humid.

As we wound our way through the orchards and vineyards, he named the sprays and chemical applicat Full Story »

Markets recover from jolt
Markets recover from jolt

The Australian dollar is higher as markets recover from news of the Malaysia Airlines crash in eastern Ukraine.

Early on Monday, the local currency was trading at 93.93 US cents, up from 93.72 cents on Friday.

The currency fell on Friday amid fears Flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was sho Full Story »

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SA celebrates royal unveiling of Flinders statue
SA celebrates royal unveiling of Flinders statue

Direct descendants of the legendary explorer Matthew Flinders gathered at Flinders University Victoria Square on Saturday, July 19, to celebrate the royal unveiling of a commemorative statute that will stand in one of London’s busiest railway stations.

Officially unveiled by Prince William at a ce Full Story »

Now “critical time” to engage with US, says scholar
Now “critical time” to engage with US, says scholar

Professor Victoria Farrar-Myers has delivered her final lecture as Flinders University’s Distinguished Fulbright Chair in American Political Science.

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Chief Medical Officer to deliver Chalmers Oration
Chief Medical Officer to deliver Chalmers Oration

Flinders University will welcome back its first, and one its most accomplished, medical graduates to deliver the annual Chalmers Oration on Thursday (July 24).

Professor Chris Baggoley, who is Chief Medical Officer for the Australian Government and a former Chief Executive Director with the South Au Full Story »