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Designer wins SA’s only 2015 Helpmann
Designer wins SA’s only 2015 Helpmann

PERFORMING ARTS | Designer Geoff Cobham last night scooped South Australia’s only award in the 2015 Helpmanns for his scenic design on the one-man musical/dark fairytale Little Bird.

Little Bird, presented by the State Theatre Company of SA during last year’s Adelaide Cabaret Festival, had also Full Story »

Palace visit a must for history buffs
Palace visit a must for history buffs

JOURNEYS | I’m of a “certain age” and old enough to remember what was called either “the fall of Saigon” or the “liberation of Saigon” – depending upon which side was doing the narration.

Whatever it was called, it made for some pretty spectacular images at the time. I well recall th Full Story »

Wines of reverence, black silk and motorcycle parts
Wines of reverence, black silk and motorcycle parts

PHILIP WHITE REVIEWS | Whitey gets trippy tasting the latest old-vine offerings from Langmeil.

It’s now four years since Richard and Shirley Lindner, and their sons Paul and James, took total ownership of the old Langmeil winery at Tanunda.

One of the many Barossa wineries that had fallen into Full Story »

The Perfectionist mines marriage woes
The Perfectionist mines marriage woes

THEATRE REVIEW | David Williamson is Australia’s most prolific playwright and his 1982 play The Perfectionist is about a marriage in trouble.

The husband, Stuart (Ross Vosvotekas), is immersed in academic work writing his PhD and – being a perfectionist – is difficult to live with. Full Story »

Scandinavian Film Festival opening
Scandinavian Film Festival opening

Adelaide celebrated the opening of the second Scandinavian Film Festival at the Palace Nova cinema last week with the South Australian premiere of Here Is Harold, followed by an after-party. 

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Don’t panic: congestion won’t destroy our cities
Don’t panic: congestion won’t destroy our cities

Comment | The Australian Government is throwing money at big urban road projects based on a fear that may well be unfounded, argues Peter Newman.

There is a new fear on the block. Not just ISIS, home invasions, wind turbines and the budget deficit, but now we must fear … traffic congestion.

The In Full Story »

Hindmarsh Island
Hindmarsh Island

This gorgeous, architecturally designed home overlooking the Murray River is set on more than 45 hectares of land. The residence, constructed using limestone from the property, features a grand entrance over two levels and a family room with panoramic views over the Murray River to Currency Creek, F Full Story »

SA business confidence falls
SA business confidence falls

The Economy | A survey of South Australian business shows confidence is falling and most businesses expect the local economy to weaken over the next 12 months.

The Business SA Survey of Business Expectations for the June quarter showed a decline in the confidence index compared to the March quarter Full Story »

AFL officials to meet with Goodes
AFL officials to meet with Goodes

AFL | Sydney star Adam Goodes will meet AFL officials as the game grapples with opposition fans routinely booing him.

The issue was reignited on Sunday when some West Coast fans booed the two-time Brownlow Medallist during the match.

Indigenous teammate Lewis Jetta launched a war cry dance at a sect Full Story »

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New website reveals Australian cannabis usage
New website reveals Australian cannabis usage

You’re three times more likely to crash while on it; 30-39 year olds are most likely to have had a puff; 18-24 year olds used it most in the past 12 months; a third of all Australians over 14 years old have used it; yet most Aussies are really against it.

These are among the latest findings on Aus Full Story »

Looking to extend health tests at the pointy end
Looking to extend health tests at the pointy end

Extending on-site medical testing could lead to major health benefits for Australia’s rural and remote residents and also create substantial savings for the country’s health system.

A $95,000 Flinders University study funded by the Emergency Medicine Foundation will determine the patient ben Full Story »

Primary health care in focus at research summit
Primary health care in focus at research summit

The issue of 40,000 unnecessary admissions by elderly Australians to emergency departments, a web tool that helps GPs predict bowel cancer, and a new health framework for Indigenous Australians by Indigenous researchers will all be discussed at the Primary Health Care Research Conference at the Adel Full Story »