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Clean Seas reports strong kingfish growth
Clean Seas reports strong kingfish growth

ADELAIDE | Clean Seas Tuna says it is ahead of its target for yellowtail kingfish production, with strong market demand also fuelling increased sales in the June quarter.

“The company has grown 1390 tonnes of hiramasa yellowtail kingfish in the financial 2014 year, compared to the prior year of 27 Full Story »

Dear mining boom, where’s my job?
Dear mining boom, where’s my job?

Comment | Less than a decade ago, graduates were being sent on a conveyer belt to help out in the burgeoning resources industry, but now they are asking: What mining boom?

There is a strong streak of journalism in my family. But thanks to dyslexia, literacy and the arts were never my strong point t Full Story »

Winter cocktails to warm the cockles
Winter cocktails to warm the cockles

COCKTAIL RECIPES + TIPS | Cocktails aren’t just for the beach and balmy summer evenings in the city.

Adelaide’s “mixologists” don’t hibernate in the winter months. Instead they incorporate ingredients such as chilli, spices, cream, coffee, honey and hot apple juice into their concoctions t Full Story »

Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie
Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie

FILM REVIEW | He’s the “mammy” that puts the fun in dysfunctional and now Brendan O’Carroll is making his big-screen debut in Mrs Brown’s Boys: D’Movie.

O’Carroll plays Irish matriarch Agnes Brown, a widow who, having raised five children alone, now spends her days proudly tending to t Full Story »

Deep and glowering and chocolaty
Deep and glowering and chocolaty

PHILIP WHITE REVIEWS | Whitey thinks Tim Smith has turned to blacksmith, and his anvil’s ringing out some true black beauties.

Tim Smith Barossa Mataro Grenache Shiraz 2013
$28; 14.5% alcohol; screw cap; 94 points

Smithy loves the deep Mataro-dominant wines of Bandol, on France’s sunny M Full Story »

Hercules – a genuine guilty pleasure
Hercules – a genuine guilty pleasure

FILM REVIEW | Hercules is highly entertaining.  It’s utter hogwash, story-wise, but certainly not lacklustre.

Director Brett Ratner delivers a paint-by-numbers, epic action-adventure that succeeds in finding the correct tenor and the proper pacing by placing Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Full Story »

OzHarvest Think.Eat.Save event
OzHarvest Think.Eat.Save event

Food rescue organisation OzHarvest fed more than 1000 people from donated end-of-season produce to raise awareness about food sustainability.

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Glengowrie
Glengowrie

This newly built, architecturally designed home features quality decor and fittings. It includes three bedrooms, each with robes; the master bedroom has a walk-in robe and en suite. Other features includes a timber decked area and a generous family bathroom.

Find out more here.

 

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Games wrap: Mickle wins javelin gold
Games wrap: Mickle wins javelin gold

GLASGOW | Australian Kim Mickle has claimed gold in the women’s javelin at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Mickle won her first Commonwealth title with a Games record throw of 65.96m, relegating two-time defending champion Sunette Viljoen, from South Africa, to the silver medal position with 6 Full Story »

Partners

Making partners of enemies: the Irish peace process
Making partners of enemies: the Irish peace process

Nelson Mandela once remarked “If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner”.

As outlined by former Irish President Mary McAleese, the truth of that observation took a long time to dawn on the protagonists in the generation Full Story »

2014 Annual Hawke Lecture
2014 Annual Hawke Lecture

From the Great War to the Asian Century: what we can learn from 1914 about our place in the world.

A century ago Australia was caught up in an immense and incomprehensible war that changed our country for ever.

Looking inwards, we think a lot about what the war taught us about ourselves. We spend le Full Story »

Public lecture with the Honourable Michael Kirby
Public lecture with the Honourable Michael Kirby

In this engaging and insightful public lecture, The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG, former Justice of the High Court of Australia, will discuss his work on the United Nations Human Rights Council Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

This lecture is presente Full Story »