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2015 Miles Franklin longlist announced
2015 Miles Franklin longlist announced

BOOKS | The complexity of families is a common theme among the 10 novels longlisted for the 2015 Miles Franklin Literary Award, says judging panel spokesman Richard Neville.

Announced this morning, the list includes four writers who were guests at this month’s Adelaide Writers’ Week: rapper and Full Story »

Rosslyn Park
Rosslyn Park

This high-end residence is located in the eastern suburbs. It contains open-plan formal and informal living and dining areas, and four double bedrooms. The master bedroom has an en suite bathroom and a dressing room.  The house features marble, spotted-gum floors, coffered ceilings and large wi Full Story »

Aldinga Beach
Aldinga Beach

This two-storey home is just metres from the beachfront and features luxury internal fittings. The house has three bedrooms, the main with a large en suite, walk-in robe and spa bath. The main living area has a large, open-plan kitchen with a pantry, television area, dining room and separate loun Full Story »

Salvatore Pepe’s Macedonia Toscana
Salvatore Pepe’s Macedonia Toscana

RECIPE | Italian-born Adelaide chef Salvatore Pepe’s recipe for a classic Italian fruit salad – Macedonia Toscana – is perfect for using the last of the season’s summer fruits.

Pepe came to Adelaide in 1996 and opened his own restaurant, Cibo,  which expanded to include Full Story »

Chinese invest in SA’s ‘safe’ food
Chinese invest in SA’s ‘safe’ food

Companies | A medium-sized food producer in South Australia has today announced the sale of a substantial share of its business to a Chinese agri-investor in a deal that trades on the state’s “safe and clean” reputation.

Pendleton Estate is an integrated food producer specialising Full Story »

West Building launch dinner
West Building launch dinner

The Adelaide Convention Centre officially launched its new West Building with four days of events this month, including a thank-you gala dinner for its clients.

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Banks slam planned tax on deposits
Banks slam planned tax on deposits

Tax | Australia’s banks and credit unions want the Federal Government to scrap plans for a tax on bank deposits.

The bank deposits insurance levy is likely to be unveiled in the May budget as part of a move to raise $500 million a year.

Sources have told the Australian Financial Review the Coa Full Story »

Christa Hughes is ready to rock the cabaret
Christa Hughes is ready to rock the cabaret

ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL | Self-described genre-bender Christa Hughes will be letting her “rock ‘n’ roll hellcat” loose at this year’s Adelaide Cabaret Festival with a show that includes a nod to one of her idols, Chrissy Amphlett.

Oz Rockin’ The Ladies Lounge, part of t Full Story »

Humphries unveils 2015 Cabaret Festival line-up
Humphries unveils 2015 Cabaret Festival line-up

ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL | Sir Les Patterson and Moonee Ponds housewife Dame Edna Everage will both be making appearances at the first Adelaide Cabaret Festival curated by comedy legend Barry Humphries.

Humphries, who has taken over the mantle of Cabaret Festival artistic director from Kate Ceberan Full Story »

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Flinders students lead Channel 9 Young Achievers
Flinders students lead Channel 9 Young Achievers

Flinders University students and alumni are leading the charge in this weekend’s Channel 9 Young Achiever Awards in South Australia.

Saskia Gerhardy and Patrick Taggart, pictured, both conservation and biodiversity students at Flinders, are among the four finalists vying for the Young Achiever con Full Story »

Catheter research could cut painful bacteria bill
Catheter research could cut painful bacteria bill

Flinders University researchers are working on creating a bacteria-resistant catheter to solve a problem estimated to cost more than $400 million a year in the US.

Dr Ingo Koeper, lecturer in the School of Chemical and Physical Sciences and a researcher at the Flinders Centre for NanoScale Science a Full Story »

Flinders staff and student reap awards
Flinders staff and student reap awards

Colombia honours dolphin conservationist

Flinders behavioural ecologist Dr Guido J Parra (pictured) has been awarded the “100 Colombianos” award by the Fundación Fusionarte, which recognises the entrepreneurship and success of Colombians working overseas.

Dr Parra was among artists, musicians, Full Story »