Adelaide | It seems unlikely that a place called South Australia held jurisdiction all the way to the northern coastline, yet that was the case for 50 odd years – and calls are growing to reignite the almost-forgotten dream of a central Australian state.
It was 1911 when South Australia relinquished control of the Northern Territory, but in 2015 a bold pitch has been made to reunite the two and see if things can’t work out better this time round.
Committee for Adelaide board member Ian Smith yesterday outlined the case for the formation of the state of Central Australia.
Smith, also on the NT Government’s economic development panel and the partner at lobbying firm Bespoke Approach, said the arrangement could be a boon to SA’s sluggish economy and argued that the two regions were al Full Story »
AFL | Hi there Kurt, I heard you were injured, so thought I should write to cheer you up.
That’s the kind of magnanimity and generosity with which we’re synonymous here at Fumbleland. For instance, I didn’t even begrudge Port beating the hapless Bombers on the weekend, because I’d prefer them to only just miss out on the finals than to miss out by several games. See how nice I am?
And I can assure you, Kurt, you’re well remembered by the many football followers here in Adelaide and we were all very disappointed to hear that you’d broken your hand.
I imagine that makes it quite difficult to count all your money, for a start. (That was just a little joke, Kurt. I know you don’t really spend your free time counting money; that’s what you pay your accountant for!)
But the real Full Story »
DANCE | Watching films in the Alien and Predator sci-fi franchises was required research for performers in contemporary dance piece Fanatic.
After all, how else could they learn how extra-terrestrials move?
Fanatic – created by Adelaide choreographer Larissa McGowan and described as an “inter-stellar showdown” between Alien and Predator – is part of Sydney Dance Company triple bill De Novo, currently touring South Australia.
“You’ve got to watch the movies to embody the characters,” Sydney Dance Company (SDC) member Jesse Scales, formerly of Adelaide, says of the piece.
“I think all the dancers that dance it know the soundtrack off by heart now.”
While the two other works in De Novo – SDC artistic director Rafael Bonachela’s Emergence and Swedish choreographer Ale Full Story »