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Sling king Tait ready to return
Sling king Tait ready to return

Shaun Tait retired from one-day cricket in 2011, but the slinging speedster is back to spearhead South Australia’s pace attack.

Tait will be one of the star attractions when the condensed domestic 50-over tournament, which runs for 22 days, starts on Saturday in Brisbane.

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Where faith, politics and art converge
Where faith, politics and art converge

THEATRE | Documentary theatre-maker David Williams has clear childhood memories of his father sitting in the garden at home, reading to himself from his large, leather-bound Bible.

Afterwards, he would remain in the same place for some time, quietly contemplating the passages he had just studied.

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Descent into Hell
Descent into Hell

BOOK REVIEW | If epic military history is your thing, they don’t come much grander than Peter Brune’s towering work, Descent into Hell.

This gripping story of the fall of Singapore and its aftermath during World War II cements Adelaide-based military historian Brune’s status in the Aus Full Story »

Poem: Everyday Madness
Poem: Everyday Madness

POET’S CORNER | Julia Wakefield, this week’s Poet’s Corner contributor, describes herself as a visual artist and occasional poet. She has had poems published in several Friendly Street anthologies and the literary magazine Page Seventeen.

Everyday Madness

The man in the car
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Tour Down Under event
Tour Down Under event

The South Australian Tourism Commission held a networking function for Santos Tour Down Under partners at Jarvis Subaru last week.

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Parklands panic comes round like clockwork
Parklands panic comes round like clockwork

Comment | Here we go again – within sight of an Adelaide City Council election, suddenly we’re all worried again about drunk and disorderly behaviour in the parklands.

Of course, we’re not worried about all drunk and disorderly behaviour in the parklands – just some. Just by Full Story »

Lenders dig deeper into your history
Lenders dig deeper into your history

Sydney | Half a million Australians have lied or omitted information on a credit application, a credit reporting agency says.

Data bureau Veda, which provides information and analysis to lenders and borrowers, said its research found many Australians had admitted being less than straight-forward on Full Story »

The Forager: Sean’s Kitchen, Mexican wave
The Forager: Sean’s Kitchen, Mexican wave

FOOD & WINE | This week in The Forager: new Casino restaurant close to opening; the battle for small bars continues; a taste of winning wines; and a fresh festival for Adelaide.

Sean to open his Kitchen

Sydney-based chef Sean Connolly is putting the final touches on the menu for his new Adelaid Full Story »

Lockleys
Lockleys

This residence is located in the inner-western suburbs. It features a stunning gazebo in the backyard, overlooking an in-ground heated pool. The house has  wide, open-plan living spaces. Two of the upstairs rooms are entirely clad in warm timber. Other features include a double garage, a workshop Full Story »

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The Politics of Poverty
The Politics of Poverty

In the last two decades, the proportion of people living in extreme poverty has been halved, 17,000 fewer children die each day and millions more girls and boys are enrolled in primary school in developing countries around the world. However, extreme and growing inequality, if not addressed, stands Full Story »

Anti-Poverty Week Q&A
Anti-Poverty Week Q&A

Poverty and severe hardship affect more than a million Australians. Around the world, more than a billion people are desperately poor.

Presented as part of Anti-Poverty Week, this event aims to increase public understanding of the causes and consequences of poverty and hardship around the world and Full Story »

Putting kids first, when media sets its own rules
Putting kids first, when media sets its own rules

In an age when a significant number of parents won’t let their child walk down the street to post a letter because of “stranger danger”, it’s ironic that many pay little attention while media organisations spend hours of one-to-one time with even their youngest offspring.

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