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We can’t afford not to build submarines
We can’t afford not to build submarines

Comment | During a visit to Adelaide before the federal election, then Opposition Leader Tony Abbott cast doubt on the idea of building submarines in Australia.

Remarkably, it elicited little fear and loathing and, at a stretch, the now PM’s words could be claimed as a mandate.

They are certainly Full Story »

The war for your TV dollar is heating up
The war for your TV dollar is heating up

The world of Australia’s video-on-demand industry is quite the ballet of content power struggles, infrastructure issues and consumer demands.

Not a week goes by where we don’t hear an announcement about a new media content deal, new entertainment technology, or Netflix executives visiting our sh Full Story »

Natural and orange – clarifying the murk
Natural and orange – clarifying the murk

PHILIP WHITE OPINION | Plutonium is natural; orange is a town.

Orange and natural wines are on the rise internationally.

Presuming such tinctures are not from Orange, and contain no plutonium, I recently wrote of my longstanding theory that wine production, sale and marketing, and especially its pa Full Story »

Opportunity knocks for SA MasterChef finalist
Opportunity knocks for SA MasterChef finalist

An elaborate “chocolate ethereal” dessert may have robbed young South Australian Laura Cassai of the 2014 MasterChef crown, but she has secured an opportunity to work in the kitchen of Adelaide chef Jock Zonfrillo.

At 19, the health science student was the youngest-ever grand finalist on the Aus Full Story »

How I read 145 books in seven months
How I read 145 books in seven months

BOOKS | This year’s run-up to the naming of the Man Booker Prize winner has begun, with the announcement of the 13 novels that make up the longlist. They will soon be dissected and analysed by readers and critics all over the world.

For the first time, the prize has been open to writers of any nat Full Story »

Krispy Kreme store opening
Krispy Kreme store opening

Krispy Kreme held a VIP preview and unveiling of its store on Port Road, West Croydon, this month.

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Lockleys
Lockleys

This contemporary home overlooks the Kooyonga Golf Course. It includes a double-height entryway, a cocktail lounge, home theatre, four double bedrooms and an alfresco area with a barbecue kitchen. The energy-efficient features include an optimal orientation for passive heating, a system of high, Full Story »

Rex mine gets state approvals
Rex mine gets state approvals

ADELAIDE | Yorke Peninsula explorer Rex Minerals Limited is another step closer to becoming a copper producer after State Government approval of mineral tenements for its Hillside Copper Project near Ardrossan.

“These SA Government approvals are a major milestone for Rex, some 6.5 years after Full Story »

Hird gets remote control – of the TV
Hird gets remote control – of the TV

AFL | James Hird will be put to work in front of the TV and glad-handing sponsors when he returns to Essendon.

Handed a 12-month coaching suspension by the AFL for his role in the club’s supplements scandal, Hird could have resumed coaching from round 23.

On Friday last week, the club confirme Full Story »

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Push for SA’s first milk bank
Push for SA’s first milk bank

South Australia has a blood bank, an eye bank and even a brain bank – so why are we the only state in Australia that doesn’t have a milk bank?

“All the other major states in Australia operate milk banks but SA is really lagging behind because we’re not doing it,” Flinders University Nutrit Full Story »

Bright Flinders minds become Tall Poppies
Bright Flinders minds become Tall Poppies

Medical discoveries with the potential to treat conditions ranging from cancer to golden staph have earned two Flinders University researchers a prestigious Tall Poppy Award for 2014.

Dr Ramiz Boulos from the School of Chemical and Physical Sciences and Dr Bradley Simpson from the Flinders Centre fo Full Story »

Awards recognise inspiring careers at Flinders
Awards recognise inspiring careers at Flinders

Simone Tur, Director of the Yunggorendi First Nations Centre for Higher Education and Research at Flinders, has received the Award for Education and Leadership at the 2014 Gladys Elphick Awards.

The awards, which recognise community spirit and acknowledge the outstanding contribution Aboriginal wome Full Story »