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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.

Th Full Story »

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 »

Geelong players pitch for Mitch
Geelong players pitch for Mitch

AFL | A pow wow with a handful of Geelong players helped convince the AFL club that Mitch Clark was worth taking a risk on.

Clark on Tuesday nominated Geelong as the club at which he will aim to restart a promising career cut down by injury and mental illness.

The 26-year-old retired in April due to 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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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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Flinders engineers lead the field
Flinders engineers lead the field

Flinders University’s biomedical engineering and assistive technologies cluster is enhancing its reputation for excellence in research, design and development, highlighted by the group’s latest victories at Engineers Australia’s Engineering Excellence Awards.

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Building science bridges from school to university
Building science bridges from school to university

Secondary school teacher Adam Wallace has spent three days of the past two months at Flinders to discover what the University’s scientists are up to, and will take his insights back to Unley High School for the benefit of his students.

Mr Wallace, a physics teacher, came to Flinders as part of the Full Story »