Highlights

The Importance of Being Miriam
The Importance of Being Miriam

THEATRE REVIEW | This production is a tour de force by a genius of the stage at the height of her powers.

Adelaide audiences will not quickly forget Miriam Margolyes’ dazzling performance in the autobiographical character medley The Importance of Being Miriam, which opened at the Dunstan Playhouse Full Story »

Lunch review: The Wined Bar
Lunch review: The Wined Bar

LUNCH REVIEW | The Wined Bar, also known as the NWC W Bar, is like a cellar door with a breakfast and lunch menu. It’s a place where you can taste and purchase more than 100 Australian wines or take a seat and enjoy them with food.

Located inside the National Wine Centre, the Wined Bar offers seat Full Story »

What’s on in Adelaide
What’s on in Adelaide

WEEKEND PICKS | This weekend’s entertainment line-up includes veteran rocker Rod Stewart, Australian folk-rock group Augie March, the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra’s Last Night of the Proms, and singer-songwriter Xavier Rudd with his new group The United Nations.

There’s a street par Full Story »

Adelaide Symphony Orchestra concert
Adelaide Symphony Orchestra concert

World-renowned American violinist Sarah Chang made her debut with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, performing to sold-out audiences at the Adelaide Town Hall last weekend. The ASO’s next performance will be Last Night of the Proms, tonight and Saturday at the Festival Theatre.

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Call to raise minimum wage
Call to raise minimum wage

MELBOURNE | Australia’s lowest-paid workers need an extra $27 a week to avoid becoming part of an underclass of working poor, unions say.

The Australian Council of Trade Unions says the minimum wage needs to go up to $667.90 per week, or $17.58 per hour.

But business groups say a $27 increase Full Story »

Infinitely Polar Bear
Infinitely Polar Bear

FILM REVIEW | Cam is still recovering from a bipolar (manic-depressive) breakdown when he agrees to care for his two young daughters full-time because their mother is moving cities to study.

Infinitely Polar Bear focuses on how the family adapts to Dad’s disorder, reflecting the growing volume of Full Story »

Australia beats India to make World Cup final
Australia beats India to make World Cup final

SYDNEY | Steve Smith set it up and Mitchell Johnson knocked them over at the SCG, where Australia crushed India by 95 runs to reach Sunday’s Cricket World Cup final against New Zealand.

Smith’s career-best one-day international score of 105 lifted the tournament co-hosts to a total of 7- Full Story »

Forrest wants cap on iron ore output
Forrest wants cap on iron ore output

Resources | Mining magnate Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest says the world’s largest iron ore miners should cap production to stop the dramatic slide in prices.

Forrest told a business dinner in Shanghai that he would be happy to cap production for the company he founded, the fourth biggest Full Story »

AFL captains tip Port and Fyfe
AFL captains tip Port and Fyfe

AFL | Fremantle’s Nat Fyfe is the AFL captains’ pick to win his first Brownlow Medal in 2015.

The AFL’s annual poll of club captains reveals that they believe the Gold Coast Suns will play in their first finals series, while Hawthorn, Sydney Swans and Port Adelaide are the teams to 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 »