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CJ Dennis story wins National Biography Award
CJ Dennis story wins National Biography Award

BOOKS | Adelaide author Philip Butterss has won the prestigious National Biography Award for what judges have described as a long overdue book about Australian poet CJ Dennis.

An Unsentimental Bloke: The Life and Work of CJ Dennis was published last year by Wakefield Press and announced as the 2015 Full Story »

New taste to challenge the palate
New taste to challenge the palate

FEATURE | First it was umami – now a new taste discovery could change the way we eat.

Have you ever tucked into a piece of meat and thought to yourself, “this tastes fatty”?

Scientists have discovered a sixth taste – to add to sweet, sour, salty bitter and umami – and it’s good ol’ Full Story »

Inflatable art spreads global messages
Inflatable art spreads global messages

Artist Evelyn Roth’s unique, handcrafted educational creations are popping up all over the world.

For the past 25 years Roth, has been making her Festival Arts inflatable ‘Nylon Zoo’ animals from the dinner table of her Maslin’s Beach home.

With many of the creations reaching 15 metres in Full Story »

Hill Country at Longview Vineyard
Hill Country at Longview Vineyard

Guests at Hill Country, the Adelaide Hills Winter Reds event at Longview Vineyard, enjoyed southern US-style food, classic blues tunes and, of course, Longview wines.

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The unstoppable rise of the EPL
The unstoppable rise of the EPL

Soccer | You really must see Stoke one day.

Wealthy people aren’t just visiting the city famous for its pottery industry history, they’re moving there.

And why not? You could do all kinds of exciting things in Stoke, such as touring Wedgwood. The Potteries Museum is pretty cool and it includes a Full Story »

Springfield
Springfield

This award-winning mansion, set on more than 2000sqm of land, backs onto Carrick Hill Reserve. The ground level consists of a spacious entrance hall, an office with a private balcony, a substantial formal sitting room, formal dining room, large gourmet kitchen and elevated billiard room with a buil Full Story »

The Vanguard: Mining data for ideas
The Vanguard: Mining data for ideas

Innovation | Deadlines are said to focus the mind – and they certainly did for the 200 contestants of the Unleashed Awards.

Run annually for the past three years by the State Government’s Office of Digital Government, competitors were given 46 hours last month to come up with innovative products Full Story »

Independent enforcer needed for MPs’ expenses
Independent enforcer needed for MPs’ expenses

Comment | An independent body to regulate politicians’ entitlements is the best way to restore faith in the system, argues Allan Fels.

The parliamentary entitlements review called by Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Sunday is to start “with a blank sheet of paper to provide options on a sys Full Story »

My Backyard: Clayton Bay & the Southern Fleurieu
My Backyard: Clayton Bay & the Southern Fleurieu

MY BACKYARD | After living in the heart of Adelaide’s East End for many years, artist-designer Annabelle Collett decided to “bite the bullet” and make her home in the quieter environs of Clayton Bay on the Southern Fleurieu Peninsula.

Here, she explains the attractions of the area and reveals Full Story »

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Going straight, or straight back inside?
Going straight, or straight back inside?

A new book Young Offenders by Flinders University criminologists looks at the factors behind recidivism based on a 10-year study.

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Bishop resignation won’t end impact on Coalition
Bishop resignation won’t end impact on Coalition

Rodrigo Praino, Flinders University

When the Bronwyn Bishop “choppergate” scandal broke, it could have disappeared into oblivion without any major consequence. Instead, it grew disproportionately and culminated in the Speaker’s resignation on Sunday.

Bishop’s charging of the taxpayer more th Full Story »

Art museum shares its riches
Art museum shares its riches

The University of Oxford Ashmolean Museum is using its world-leading collection of antiquities to enrich the university’s academic programs – and Flinders is looking to follow this lead.

The Ashmolean Museum’s University Engagement Program director Dr Giovanna Vitelli will explain the program Full Story »