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The Forager: going alternative, pretty in pink
The Forager: going alternative, pretty in pink

This week in The Forager: regional wine show breaks with tradition, patisserie’s new hotspot, the poetry of food, Rilka Warbanoff cooks with soundwaves, and the best culinary events coming up.

McLaren Vale Wine Show a game-changer

Next month the 2014 McLaren Vale Wine Show will become one of Full Story »

You can’t save Urban Myth – but you can save Warren
You can’t save Urban Myth – but you can save Warren

Any hope of saving Adelaide’s Urban Myth theatre company is gone, but a crowd-funding campaign is still trying to raise enough money to save Warren – a play which more than 50 young performers have been working on for two years.

A group of former staff is also planning to continue youth theatre Full Story »

Ibsen in One Take
Ibsen in One Take

OZASIA FESTIVAL REVIEW | In this Australian premiere, Chinese director Wang Chong pushes the boundaries of convention and reminds audiences that our past can both shape our lives and destroy our future.

Inspired by the works of Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen, Ibsen in One Take tells the tragicall Full Story »

Farewell, Margaret and David
Farewell, Margaret and David

If you think of the enduring screen partnerships – Abbott and Costello, Laurel and Hardy, Graham Kennedy and Bert Newton – few are based on equality of authority and mutual respect.

But elements of equality of authority and mutual respect are the first things that come to mind as the ABC announc Full Story »

Poem: Chinese Legend
Poem: Chinese Legend

POET’S CORNER | This week’s trio of poems is from Helen Fletcher, who read English at Trinity College in Cambridge and has previously had her work published in UK literary magazines and online.

Chinese Legend

Where is the way?
He points to the sky.
Where is the sky?
He points to his heart.

L Full Story »

Balaklava Cup
Balaklava Cup

Coopers Brewery guests enjoyed cocktails and lunch in the VIP Coopers Marquee at the Balaklava Cup this month.

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Aldinga Beach
Aldinga Beach

This home has extraordinary views to the beach and the hills. The lounge features a curved ceiling and a large glass wall which  takes full advantage of the view. The versatile floorplan offers living areas and bedrooms on both levels, internal and external staircases, and expansive spaces for e Full Story »

From Whitlam to Abbott: PMs’ first years
From Whitlam to Abbott: PMs’ first years

Comment | The following was delivered as the 2014 Dean Jaensch Lecture at Flinders University on September 16.

In opposition, Kevin Rudd and Tony Abbott were fond of comparing their battles to become the nation’s leader to climbing Everest.

The analogy was designed to convey the difficulty and unc Full Story »

Fitch Ratings rejects SA Budget surplus forecast
Fitch Ratings rejects SA Budget surplus forecast

Adelaide | International ratings agency Fitch Ratings has affirmed its credit rating of South Australia at AA, after cutting it from AA+ a year ago.

The key agency’s annual assessment of South Australia’s finances repeated its concerns with the state’s increasing debt position and Full Story »

Partners

Flinders only Aussie finalist in Times video comp
Flinders only Aussie finalist in Times video comp

It’s an Australian video … it’s a top five finalist in the world … and with the Australian public’s views, likes and shares on YouTube, it could be number one!

That’s the thrilling opportunity facing Flinders University’s entry to the Times Higher Education “Why I Love My University Full Story »

Violence and power PhD in Trans-Tasman comp
Violence and power PhD in Trans-Tasman comp

“In South Australia, more than half of the young people who go into juvenile detention reoffend – clearly something’s not working.”

Having worked for more than a decade in the youth work sector, Flinders University PhD candidate Ben Lohmeyer sees the flaws in the system first-hand.

As part o Full Story »

Focus on hospitals at Flinders-Nankai conference
Focus on hospitals at Flinders-Nankai conference

The analytics used to improve assembly lines may seem worlds apart from hospital beds, but the skills of engineers offer real opportunities to make clinical care flow more smoothly and reduce patient waiting times, according to Flinders University Vice-Chancellor Professor Michael Barber.

Professor Full Story »