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The man with the power to win over China
The man with the power to win over China

Adelaide | The Port Adelaide Football Club has enlisted “the best connected Australian in China” to help realise its dream of successfully cracking the world’s biggest market.

Geoff Raby was Australia’s ambassador in Beijing from 2007 until 2011, and was previously deputy secretary of the De Full Story »

Repat closure: Post-trauma move poorly considered
Repat closure: Post-trauma move poorly considered

Comment | The State Government’s decision to relocate the Repat’s post-traumatic stress disorder facility to Glenside is unnecessary and poorly considered, argues Warren Jones.

A report from the ministerial expert panel has recommended that the Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) facility Full Story »

Artists urge Aussies to c’mon support equality
Artists urge Aussies to c’mon support equality

Adelaide artists Peter Drew and Jake Holmes have joined forces in a national poster project encouraging organisations and businesses to publicly display their support for marriage equality.

The pair, whose crowdfunding campaign this week surpassed its $7000 target, are printing and distributing at l Full Story »

Joanna Rakoff’s A Fortunate Age
Joanna Rakoff’s A Fortunate Age

BOOK REVIEW | A Fortunate Age is Joanna Rakoff’s first novel, which has been recently reissued in the wake of her wildly successful memoir My Salinger Year.

The plot follows the lives of six friends – Sadie, Emily, Beth, Lil, Dave and Tal – as they attempt to forge careers and relationships in Full Story »

Poem: Dancing on the Farm
Poem: Dancing on the Farm

POET’S CORNER | Adolescence with an Australian farming backdrop during the 1940s and ’50s is recalled in this week’s Poet’s Corner contribution from Katherine Gallagher, who now lives in London.

Dancing on the Farm

I wanted to dance with my father,
dance fast over dirt tracks,
dance full Full Story »

Irish Race Day
Irish Race Day

Racegoers enjoyed live music by popular Irish band The Borderers as part of the entertainment at the South Australian Jockey Club’s Irish Race Day at Morphettville last weekend. 

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Lyndoch
Lyndoch

This architecturally designed home has towering timber ceilings and extraordinary vineyard views. Set on more than 20ha of land, the residence features a kitchen with granite benchtops, a lavish master suite with views over the property, and an undercover balcony. A spa for eight people takes full a Full Story »

The Forager: Luxury bars, new chef for Olea
The Forager: Luxury bars, new chef for Olea

THE FORAGER | In this week’s column: Electra House gets a revamp, Olea chef moves on, Adelaide’s first champagne bar opens, a honey cellar door in the Adelaide Hills, single-origin flour and a chance to create your own food event for Tasting Australia.

Changes for Electra House

Just six Full Story »

Cramps cruel Kokkinakis’ Open hopes
Cramps cruel Kokkinakis’ Open hopes

Tennis | Thanasi Kokkinakis is struggling to digest the most painful defeat of his burgeoning career after severe cramps cruelled his US Open campaign in New York.

The Australian teenage ace threatened to pull off a major upset before having to retire early in the fifth set of his first-round clash Full Story »

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Marine sciences to drive $100bn blue economy
Marine sciences to drive $100bn blue economy

Flinders scientists have contributed to the bold 10-year plan for Australia’s marine economy, which is forecast to grow three times faster than the nation’s gross domestic product over the next decade.

The National Marine Science Plan 2015-2025, which was launched by the Minister for Industry a Full Story »

Flinders to teach our teachers about autism
Flinders to teach our teachers about autism

Flinders University is to design and teach a specialised postgraduate course in teaching children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) to 80 teachers from across SA with $700,000 funding from the State Government.

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Young playwright wins again
Young playwright wins again

For someone whose first love is acting, Holly Brindley pushes a mean pen.

Holly has just won the State Theatre Company’s Flinders University Young Playwright Award for the second time, and is in rehearsal with two actors and a director for a public reading of her play Cat, to be presented at t Full Story »