Adelaide | Which of these two consensual sex liaisons is illegal: two 16-year-olds or a 17-year-old and a 16-year-old?
If you don’t know the answer then it’s time to download a new phone app called The Naked Truth.
Complex sex laws have prompted the Law Society of SA to pitch a message to teenagers via the Q&A app designed for mobile phones and tablets.
Law Society President Morry Bailes said today the idea to develop “The Naked Truth” came after District Court Judges voiced concerns about teenagers getting entangled in the criminal justice system for naive but innocent behaviour.
“We have seen several teens in SA charged with unlawful sexual intercourse for having sex with their boyfriend or girlfriend,” Bailes said, referring to what are often cal Full Story »
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.
The image is the antithesis of the loud and often intolerant voice of the Christian Right in Australian politics.
It also helps explain the motivation for Williams’ new work, Quiet Faith, which will have its Australian premiere in Adelaide this month.
“I was very struck by what I saw as a disjunction between the political values of politicians and leaders within our community who would stand up and talk about their Christian faith – people like Scott Morrison, Tony Abbott, Kevin Rudd – th Full Story »
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 Adelaide venture, Sean’s Kitchen, to open on Saturday week (October 11) at the Casino.
Connolly, who runs restaurants at the SkyCity casino in Auckland and The Morrison Bar and Oyster Room in Sydney, has revamped the space previously occupied by North, on the eastern side of the casino. The timelapse video below shows the transformation taking place over the past four months.
The Forager had a sneak peak yesterday, and the fit-out and kitchen are impressive. The room, with lots of wood and gla Full Story »