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Time For Kids’ Lionhearts Luncheon
Time For Kids’ Lionhearts Luncheon

Not-for-profit organisation Time For Kids held its annual fundraiser, the Lionhearts Luncheon, this month at the Lion Hotel. Time For Kids has been helping disadvantaged children through mentor and care programs for more than 60 years.

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The Forager: Gorgeous food, Barossa Fino
The Forager: Gorgeous food, Barossa Fino

THE FORAGER | This week in The Forager: A new Gorgeous Festival food event; Fino set to open at Seppeltsfield; a second restaurant for the Casino; and a third cellar door for Geoff Hardy.

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The first ever Gorgeous Table dinner – part of McLaren Vale’s 2014 Gorgeous Festival (Novemb Full Story »

Spinners the key to Dubai Test
Spinners the key to Dubai Test

CRICKET | One look at the pitch for the first Test was enough to convince Australian captain Michael Clarke it’s going to be a challenging week against Pakistan’s spinners.

Clarke’s side trained at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Monday on pitches a few metres either sid Full Story »

Our Mob: from Munch to Maralinga
Our Mob: from Munch to Maralinga

The Adelaide Festival Centre’s new Our Mob exhibition features a diverse collection of Indigenous art ranging from a political take on Edvard Munch’s The Scream to a young boy’s impression of the fallout from nuclear testing at Maralinga.

“It’s about bringing artists from all over the stat Full Story »

Sit Down, Shutup and Watch
Sit Down, Shutup and Watch

The Southern Hemisphere’s first learning-disability-led film festival kicks off in the Barossa Valley this month.

Inspired by the United Kingdom’s Oska Bright, members of local company Tutti Ensemble have created a film festival with one criteria: filmmakers must have a learning disability.

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Adelaide Festival 2015 program launch
Adelaide Festival 2015 program launch

The Adelaide Festival held a party to launch its 2015 program at Adelaide Oval’s William Magarey Room last week. The Festival will run from February 27 until March 15.

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Netherby
Netherby

This large Australian colonial home includes a tennis court, spa, patio and pergola. The residence is divided into a “children’s wing” – including a rumpus room, three bedrooms, a bathroom, a cellar and storage – and a parents’ retreat – with a master b Full Story »

Medibank Private: taxpayers face raw deal
Medibank Private: taxpayers face raw deal

Comment | Taxpayers could end up being the big losers from the sale of Medibank Private, argues Elizabeth Savage.

The IPO of Medibank Private is set to take place on November 25, and the indicative share price range in the prospectus released today suggests a market capitalisation of between A$4.3 b Full Story »

Havilah one step away from mining gold resource
Havilah one step away from mining gold resource

Minerals explorer Havilah Resources NL has been given the green light for its Portia gold project, 120km north west of Broken Hill.

State Government approvals were completed this week, opening up the way for Havilah to seek finance for the project which has an expected operational life of 18 months. Full Story »

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Unlocking the history of a sleepy seaside town
Unlocking the history of a sleepy seaside town

A Flinders University researcher is on a quest to dig out the history of Normanville, shedding new light on the heritage and significance of the coastal South Australian town.

As part of her masters degree in maritime archaeology, Peta Straiton is this week conducting field work in Normanville, abou Full Story »

Teaching with difference, to make a difference
Teaching with difference, to make a difference

“They might think I’m crazy, but as long as they don’t mind, then that’s OK with me,” says Dr Sam Moyle.

They’re unconventional words, from an unconventional science teacher – but then again, when you’ve just won one of SA’s top teaching awards, unconventional is the order of the d Full Story »

Grants of $6.67m back Flinders medical research
Grants of $6.67m back Flinders medical research

Medical researchers at Flinders University have received a total of more than $6.67 million in funding in the latest round of grants from the National Health and Medical Research Council.

The funded research at Flinders will address issues that include sleep apnea and a virus linked to cancer in rem Full Story »