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An end to the climate deadlock?
An end to the climate deadlock?

Comment | A broad alliance could unite old foes and finally end the carbon deadlock, argues Michael Howes.

Climate policy is in the media yet again, but this time it might be different. The set of policy principles released by the Australian Climate Roundtable yesterday are extraordinary for two re Full Story »

Six shortlisted for furniture design awards
Six shortlisted for furniture design awards

DESIGN | Six finalists have been shortlisted to take out honours at the inaugural Australian Furniture Design Awards, with the winner to be announced this week.

The awards – presented by Stylecraft and JamFactory – called on furniture designers, new and seasoned, from around the country, Full Story »

Is breakfast really that important?
Is breakfast really that important?

FEATURE | Personally, I need breakfast – almost every morning, I wake up early feeling hungry, and it’s only once I banish my morning hunger that I’m ready to fire. By mid-morning, I take a break and enjoy a snack.

I’ve used a personal anecdote because it’s likely that eating breakfast Full Story »

Micro-docs share SA Indigenous stories
Micro-docs share SA Indigenous stories

FILM & TELEVISION | A short film exploring the importance of the Aboriginal flag and its creation in Tarndanyangga / Victoria Square is one of five South Australian “micro-docs” that will be screened on television during NAIDOC Week.

The five-minute documentaries have all been created by em Full Story »

Golden Grove
Golden Grove

This home boasts high ceilings, ceiling roses and chandeliers. The master bedroom has a bay window with built-in robes and a tiled en suite. Bedrooms two and three also have built-in robes. Outside, there are manicured gardens, including several fruit trees.

Vietnam’s Hoi An exudes graceful charm
Vietnam’s Hoi An exudes graceful charm

JOURNEYS | Now that we’ve been there, I’m a little disappointed that it took us so long to visit Vietnam, but I suppose kids, dogs, horses and a farm are all fairly effective brakes on one’s travelling plans.

And while, once I got there, I had every intention of lying around in the resort, the Full Story »

Brown Falconer 70th anniversary
Brown Falconer 70th anniversary

Adelaide architecture firm Brown Falconer celebrated 70 years in business as well as the official unveiling of its new Chesser Street location with a cocktail party this month.

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The Vanguard: Local lasers lead the world
The Vanguard: Local lasers lead the world

Innovation | A couple of doors up from the Gilbert Street Hotel sits a modest looking building from which a South Australian company leads the world in the manufacture and sale of sophisticated laser devices that treat eye diseases.

Ironically, the popular watering hole is probably better known to Full Story »

Hewitt’s heartbreaking Wimbledon exit
Hewitt’s heartbreaking Wimbledon exit

Tennis | Lion-hearted Lleyton Hewitt has fallen painfully short of extending his Wimbledon career and joining seeded stars Nick Kyrgios, Bernard Tomic and Samantha Stosur in the second round.

Hewitt saved three match points before succumbing 3-6 6-3 4-6 6-0 11-9 to evergreen Finn Jarkko Nieminen in Full Story »

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Cracking the sea cucumber code
Cracking the sea cucumber code

The export value of Australian Holothurians (better known as humble sea cucumbers) is rising after Flinders researchers have started to unravel their nutritional and medicinal value.

Research by Flinders University has found local species of Australian sea cucumber have special properties that may Full Story »

Challenging our status-quo democracy
Challenging our status-quo democracy

CONTENT SUPPLIED BY HAWKE CENTRE | Public engagement specialist Dr Will Friedman will be visiting Adelaide to work on The Department of the Premier and Cabinet’s Better Together Program. This program enables the South Australian Government to make better decisions by bringing the voices of citizen Full Story »

Red haired and round – bellied rock stars of Borneo!
Red haired and round – bellied rock stars of Borneo!

Orangutans are the most famous red haired species on the planet and probably give Prince Harry a run for his money in the media stakes. But is getting up close and personal with these adorable primates worth the trip to Borneo?

I’ve just returned from my second visit to the Malaysian state of Saba Full Story »