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South Australia News

  • Perms are old school, now it’s official
    Perms were all the fashion from the 1950s and many women have maintained their curls into old age — but fewer hairdressers now offer them. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-12-13By Catherine Heuzenroeder
  • Ice use stabilising across Australia, wastewater r...
    Use of the destructive drug crystal methylamphetamine, or ice, has stabilised according to the latest analysis of the nation's wastewater, while MDMA usage has dropped but prescription drugs remain a problem in regional Australia. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-12-13By Matthew Doran
  • ‘Are you ready to turn off?: Energy watchdog...
    Australia's energy regulator today came close to triggering one of its emergency measures to prevent summer blackouts, contacted at least one South Australian company to tell it to be prepared to temporarily shut down. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-12-13By Angelique Donnellan
  • SA hot spell reignites debate on revamp of mobile ...
    Call is made for greater backup power for bushfire-risk mobile phone towers as hot weather across South Australia sparks bushfire concern. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-12-13By Marty McCarthy And Tom Nancarrow
  • Murder-accused given bail over neighbour’s s...
    A man went outside with a knife late at night to investigate activity in his yard and acted defensively when he fatally stabbed a neighbour, an Adelaide court hears, as the accused is granted home detention bail. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-12-13By Rebecca Opie
  • Power plant stoush could block $700m worth of SA p...
    Public projects worth $700 million, including the redevelopment of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Gawler rail electrification, are effectively being held to ransom, the SA Government says, because of its refusal to reveal the cost of a power station. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-12-13By Nick Harmsen
  • Glenelg breakwater to be closed to public followin...
    The public will be banned from accessing an Adelaide beach breakwater by the local council, after a teenager became the third drowning victim near the spot in two years. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-12-13
  • Jet ski etiquette and noisy ‘stink machines&...
    A three-kilometre exclusion zone for jet skis made permanent at Henley Beach last summer prompted fears other beaches would be inundated with the "stink machines", but a tour of Adelaide's beaches reveals surprising results. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-12-12By Malcolm Sutton
  • Parents want ‘precious human being’ at...
    An Adelaide couple whose son was sexually abused by a paedophile school bus driver open up about why they feel it's so significant their son's name will feature in the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse's final report. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-12-12By Candice Prosser
  • There’s a shared anxiety around the world fo...
    Too much pressure. Outside your comfort zone. Finding out who you are. A fresh start. From the red desert to juvenile detention, bustling Beijing to jobless Kenya, graduates share similar hopes and fears. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-12-12
  • Matildas, Kerr the fan favourites at AIS awards
    A brilliant year for women's football in Australia is capped by a triple triumph, with Sam Kerr winning ABC Sports Personality of the Year, the Matildas taking out Team of the Year and coach Alen Stajcic also honoured at the AIS awards. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-12-12
  • Cost of living pressures highlighted as SA approac...
    Three Adelaide women who know how hard it is to keep on top of rising household bills have some ideas for whoever forms the next government after the South Australian election in March. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-12-12By Leah MacLennan
  • Former Adelaide chiropractor admits to filming pat...
    A man who describes his sex offending as an addiction pleads guilty to hundreds of charges of indecently filming patients in his chiropractic practice changerooms. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-12-12By Rebecca Opie
  • ‘Get him on his knees’: Video captures...
    A father and teenage son are charged over the alleged aggravated assault of another boy, whose beating at Port Augusta in SA's north was captured on video and posted online. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-12-12By Nicola Gage
  • Video captures attack on teen at Port Augusta as f...
    The footage allegedly shows a 45-year-old father and a 14-year old teenager approaching the boy before he is thrown to the ground and punched several times. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-12-12