Adelaide | By its own action the State Government was today set to add to the number of homeless, proposing to evict a tenant who had nowhere to live as part of property acquisitions for the South Road upgrade.
A late intervention after InDaily made inquiries, however, has allowed Kahlil Johannessen to remain in the property until Monday and meet with a “social services provider to discuss his options”.
Johannessen, 32, has been living at 36 South Road West Hindmarsh for 11 years.
When his landlord sold the house to the Department of Planning Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) in February, he wasn’t told he would have to move.
He kept paying rent until DPTI wrote to him telling him he had to vacate by 16 April this year.
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Adelaide | Staff at the Lyell McEwin Emergency Department suffer more than three threats to their personal safety each day on average, figures released by the hospital show.
There were 590 ‘code black’ situations between January 1 and June 30 this year.
A code black is where an emergency response team is deployed to help a staff member who feels their safety is threatened.
South Australian Salaried Medical Officers’ Association (SASMOA) spokesperson Bernadette Mulholland inspected the emergency department earlier this month.
She told InDaily 13 code blacks were reported on one of the nights of her inspection and staff told her it was “the norm” for mental health patients to be confined in windowless cubicles for between four and five days at the emergency de Full Story »
PHILIP WHITE REVIEWS | Whitey checks what one Greenock winemaker’s doing with the much-misunderstood Roussanne grape – and discovers a couple of releases that would match up nicely with ginger chicken or rum’n’raisin chocolate.
Yelland & Papps Devote Barossa Valley Roussanne 2013
$35; 13% alcohol; screw cap; 90 points
Among the many fascinating white varieties of Mediterranean France, Australia has for years pursued a fickle flirtation with only three of them: Viognier, Marsanne and Roussanne. We have made few notable Viogniers, which is a tricky, mostly misunderstood quirk of a grape, and even fewer good Marsannes, which as a variety seems notable only for its forgettable nature. Roussanne, however, is coming off a little better, despite it enjoying about the s Full Story »