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Richardson: Marshall sidelined by federal fight
Richardson: Marshall sidelined by federal fight

Comment | There’s frequently lip service paid in politics to the notion that state parties in Opposition benefit hugely from having a federal partner of the same stripe in power.

For starters, this means the Commonwealth co-conspirators can do their bit to withhold funding agreements, hurl grenade Full Story »

Painting a picture of Indigenous injustice
Painting a picture of Indigenous injustice

“When I paint, sometimes it hurts,” says South Australian artist Allan Sumner, reflecting on the process of creating work that depicts the Indigenous experience of dispossession in Australia.

“I try to imagine what it would have been like to live the same way my ancestors lived and walked thro Full Story »

Lunch review: Kutchi Deli Parwana
Lunch review: Kutchi Deli Parwana

LUNCH REVIEW | It’s hard to walk past this East End eatery without turning your head.

The décor is a riot of colour and kitsch, with hand-painted Indian tiles lining the counter and bright blue hand-painted walls hung with Persian artwork, posters and photos; recesses and shelves house an eclecti Full Story »

What’s on in South Australia
What’s on in South Australia

WEEKEND PICKS | This weekend’s picks include new exhibitions of photography and Indigenous art, music icon Bob Dylan’s Adelaide concert, a papal mystery starring David Suchet (aka Hercule Poirot), the Israeli Film Festival and a combined concert of the Adelaide Youth Orchestras featuring 220 you Full Story »

Magic in the Moonlight
Magic in the Moonlight

FILM REVIEW | Making his bread and butter as world-famous magician Wei Ling Soo, Stanley is a rigid sceptic, believing the supernatural is pure trickery done with mirrors, strings and shysters.

When he is told about the unbelievable powers of a young American clairvoyant, he sets out to the south of Full Story »

Sight For All fundraiser
Sight For All fundraiser

Guests at Sight For All’s Very Slow Long Lunch enjoyed food, wine and art at the Published Art House this month to raise funds for new equipment, training and health promotion in Laos.

 

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Hyde Park
Hyde Park

This sophisticated sandstone villa features luxurious Carrara marble finishes and lofty ceilings. It includes open-plan living areas, an in-ground pool with solar heating and lighting, ducted reverse-cycle air-conditioning and open fireplaces.

More on the property here.

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Virgin adds to aviation sector woes
Virgin adds to aviation sector woes

Virgin Australia has increased its full year net loss more than three-fold to $355.6 million.

The airline also announced that it had sold a 35 per cent stake in its frequent flyer program to private equity firm Affinity Equity Partners for $960 million.

Virgin chief executive John Borghetti said the Full Story »

Hewitt ponders his future
Hewitt ponders his future

TENNIS | Lleyton Hewitt admits he’s unsure if he’ll return to the US Open after completing the worst grand slam season of his celebrated 18-year-career.

Czech powerhouse Tomas Berdych handed the former world No.1 his heaviest defeat at Flushing Meadows in a decade on Wednesday, a 6-3 6-4 Full Story »

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Flinders sleep experts try new tactic to fight fatigue
Flinders sleep experts try new tactic to fight fatigue

In a world-first, sleep experts from Flinders University are attempting to fight fatigue caused by insomnia and obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) by treating the two conditions at the same time.

Led by internationally-renowned sleep disorder specialists Professor Doug McEvoy and Professor Leon Lack, th Full Story »

Scholarship helps student save lives in Malawi
Scholarship helps student save lives in Malawi

“There was one young boy who we treated for cerebral malaria.

“After the treatment was finished he remained unresponsive, and as the clinic could no longer provide care for him he was discharged home.

“Two weeks later he returned bright, reactive and with no obvious residual deficit. It wa Full Story »

Forensic DNA to crack down on poachers
Forensic DNA to crack down on poachers

A high resolution paternity test to help combat the illegal carpet python trade is being developed by Flinders University wildlife forensic DNA specialist Sherryn Ciavaglia.

As part of her PhD under the supervision of Professor Adrian Linacre, Ms Ciavaglia is developing a DNA paternity test similar Full Story »