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South Australia News

  • ‘Don’t ask how astronauts go to toilet...
    NASA specifies the one question not to ask when Australian Air League cadets get their chance for a hook-up with the International Space Station this week. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-05-28
  • Heysen masterpiece discovered in Germany breaks au...
    A Hans Heysen watercolour that was discovered at a deceased estate in Germany earlier this year sells for a record-breaking $110,000 at an auction in Adelaide, with the winning bidder promising to put the masterpiece on display in his family restaurant. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-05-28By Ruby Jones
  • Adelaide boarding houses lack regulation, Shelter ...
    Illness forced Adelaide man Mark Woods to turn to a boarding house for shelter and he agrees with disturbing new findings about the failings of some of the accommodation on offer. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-05-28By Simon Royal
  • Outback ghost town chimneys to be restored as home...
    Volunteers slowly rebuild the outback ghost town of Farina, and this winter's project is bringing an important old homestead back to life. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-05-28
  • A little note of great note: Jackie Kennedy’...
    As the 100th anniversary of John F Kennedy's birth approaches, a former South Australian politician sheds light on a thank-you note written to an Australian diplomat by Jackie Kennedy in 1962. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-05-27By Simon Royal
  • Power struggle over multi-million-dollar Kangaroo ...
    The Kangaroo Island Council and SA Power Networks [SAPN] are at loggerheads over the replacement of the island's ageing power infrastructure. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-05-27By Alina Eacott
  • Kangaroo Island’s pelican man grounded after...
    After more than two decades as the ringmaster of Kangaroo Island's pelican feeding show, John Ayliffe has pulled the pin on the popular tourist attraction. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-05-27By Kerry Staight
  • Adelaide city bus tunnel expected to open before e...
    Quicker travel times are promised into and out of the Adelaide CBD once buses start using a new tunnel under the city parklands, before the end of this year. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-05-27
  • Cheap cars only as teams leave Adelaide for outbac...
    Hundreds of colourful cars set off from Adelaide for an outback trip to the Northern Territory and Queensland in a cancer fundraiser which promises plenty of fun and challenges. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-05-27
  • Asbestos dumped at Mosquito Hill, south of Adelaid...
    Nearly one tonne of asbestos is found illegally dumped on a nature strip near Goolwa, and the Environment Protection Authority [EPA] is trying to find those responsible. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-05-26By Lauren Waldhuter
  • SA Power station putting the bubbles in beer
    Next time you're sipping on a nice South Australian sparkling ale, or a Barossa red, you could be sucking on the waste of the state's biggest power station. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-05-26By Nick Harmsen
  • Relatives of murder victim tell court of their pai...
    The mother of a woman who was strangled to death by her partner has told the Supreme Court of the pain her daughter's killer has brought to her family. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-05-26By Rebecca Opie
  • Dreamtime at the ‘G a life-changing experien...
    More than 90,000 people are expected to attend this year's Dreamtime at the 'G — but for 20 young Indigenous children, Saturday could be the highlight of their lives so far. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-05-26By Brittany Carter
  • James Hardie asbestos victim receives record $1m c...
    A terminally ill South Australian man will receive a record compensation payout from former asbestos supplier James Hardie, after the Adelaide District Court makes an Australian-first ruling and forces the company to pay "exemplary damages". ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-05-26
  • Elderly pilot takes off on round-Australia solo fl...
    Eight-four-year-old Broken Hill pilot Lawrie Hutton takes off on a round-Australia flight to encourage "oldies" to dream big. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-05-26By Cherie von Hörchner