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Spike in mental health medication errors
Spike in mental health medication errors

Adelaide | Serious medication errors jumped by more than 60 per cent in the South Australian mental health system between 2012 and 2013.

An internal SA Health report, obtained by InDaily, reveals a 62 per cent spike in level 2 medication incidents – defined as those that cause a patient mod Full Story »

Clarke’s wacky tactics as Pakistan in control
Clarke’s wacky tactics as Pakistan in control

CRICKET | Michael Clarke says his bizarre field settings in the second Test against Pakistan were forced on him by the lifeless Abu Dhabi pitch.

Australia used eight bowlers on a flat batting track on day one as Pakistan reached an imposing tally of 2-304 on Thursday.

Former Test captain Allan Borde Full Story »

Pride: a queer tale of class struggle
Pride: a queer tale of class struggle

FILM REVIEW | As the Pride title cards roll, the classic union march “Solidarity Forever” echoes off the screen accompanying the footage of riots intercut with smug Tory politicians with which every film set in Thatcherite Britain is obliged to begin.

It was surreal to hear the old socialist hym Full Story »

Droggie’s delicate beauties
Droggie’s delicate beauties

PHILIP WHITE REVIEWS | It’s not a family thing, but Philip White almost loses his niceness adoring the new Paracombe whites.

Paracombe Adelaide Hills Holland Creek Riesling 2014
$20; 13% alcohol; screw cap; 92++ points

It was red that first introduced me to Paracombe. It was the first Adelaide Full Story »

Pitt embodies the Fury of war
Pitt embodies the Fury of war

FILM REVIEW | Writer/director David Ayer (End of Watch) holds nothing back in his gritty war drama Fury.

Set in Germany in 1945, the film tells the story of Don “Wardaddy” Collier (Brad Pitt), a revered army sergeant in the Allied Forces tank infantry. While others in the infantry fall victim to Full Story »

Kennett Builders celebrate 100 years
Kennett Builders celebrate 100 years

South Australian family-owned commercial construction company Kennett Builders marked 100 years of operations this month with its “100 Not Out” gala dinner at Adelaide Oval. Attended by more than 700 guests, the event raised more than $100,000 for bowel cancer prevention charity The Jod Full Story »

Glenunga
Glenunga

This grand estate includes a tennis court, a sheltered pool and open-plan living spaces. The house has large rooms with high ornate ceilings, bay windows, a stately entrance foyer with parquetry flooring, open fireplaces and rich timber floors. Other features include a large, classical kitchen with Full Story »

NAB result “disappointing”
NAB result “disappointing”

National Australia Bank (NAB) is considering a public float of its troubled UK business after announcing a 9.8 per cent slide in its full year cash profit to $5.18 billion.

Chief executive Andrew Thorburn says the bank is looking at ways to exit the UK business, including a possible stock market fl Full Story »

GFC watershed as US ends stimulus
GFC watershed as US ends stimulus

The US Federal Reserve has decided to end its quantitative easing stimulus program, after six years of pumping easy money into the US economy via asset purchases to shore up growth.

Revealing increasing confidence in a modestly expanding economy despite slower growth elsewhere, the Fed on Wednesday Full Story »

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Flinders welcomes Hills to Tonsley
Flinders welcomes Hills to Tonsley

CONTENT SUPPLIED BY FLINDERS UNIVERSITY | Iconic South Australian-owned technology and communications company Hills will relocate its local operations to Flinders University’s new $120 million facility at Tonsley.

Announced today (October 31), the relocation of Hills will foster increased collabor Full Story »

Volunteering worth $290 billion a year
Volunteering worth $290 billion a year

The monetary value of volunteering in Australia is worth much more than originally calculated, new figures from Flinders University researcher Lisel O’Dwyer show.

Dr O’Dwyer has re-evaluated her study into the economic contribution of volunteering to Australian society – first conducted at the Full Story »

Engineering finalist’s future focus on Flinders
Engineering finalist’s future focus on Flinders

First year Software Engineering student Joshua Sweaney is more than a little bit excited about the next few years at Flinders University.

That’s because Mr Sweaney, who is a finalist in the Young Engineers Australia’s EngFlick short film competition, has just discovered some exciting (and unexpe Full Story »