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  • SA Health admits it ‘must do better’ a...
    SA Health admits it failed to appropriately follow review recommendations which found serious deficiencies at its state-run Oakden nursing home in 2008, adding a better job must be done. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-04-24By Nicola Gage
  • Safety firm defends role after girl’s show r...
    A company facing prosecution after a girl was flung from a Royal Adelaide Show ride and died argues in court that blame lies with state regulator SafeWork SA. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-04-24By Rebecca Opie
  • NZ wine value beats out Australia in world’s...
    In what is seen as a case of David beating Goliath, New Zealand's wine import value into the United States has surpassed Australia for the first time. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-04-24By Tom Nancarrow
  • Three SA men arrested after $119m ice bust
    Police seize almost 120 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine and arrest three South Australian men after tracking a shipment from Melbourne. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-04-24
  • Pest expert warns against mouse panic
    A leading pest control expert says a panic about mouse numbers could lead to a distortion in the pesticides market. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-04-24By Jess Davis
  • What is actually in a bung fritz?
    Bung fritz is an iconic South Australian smallgood delicacy, but how accurate is the common theory that it's really just full of "bum, lips and rubbish offcuts"? ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-04-23By Brett Williamson
  • Family lifts lid on more alleged abuse at Oakden&#...
    Eddie Serpo's wife was worried about leaving him alone at a South Australian Government-run nursing in Oakden after witnessing abuse. Days before his death she discovered bruising on his head which staff said was from a fall. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-04-23By Nicola Gage
  • Soldier keeps fallen friend’s wallet for 50 ...
    Veteran Harry Lock kept his friend's wallet safe for five decades, before finally handing it back to the fallen soldier's family. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-04-23By Isabel Dayman
  • Outback rock engravings offered better environment...
    An outback national park boundary is being extended to offer better protection to the site of ancient rock engravings in the Flinders Ranges. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-04-23
  • SA eases red tape for medicinal cannabis use
    Doctors are able to prescribe the medicinal use of cannabis, but only as a short-term treatment, in South Australia from this week. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-04-23By Lauren Waldhuter
  • The little red dogs that went to war
    Mutts were often recruited by stray dog homes for the war effort, but the ginger-haired Irish terriers became much more than guard dogs and rat catchers during WWI. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-04-23By Simon Royal
  • Oakden complaint letter prompts call for SA minist...
    A letter which outlines Lorraine Baff's complaints about her husband's care at the state-run nursing home at Oakden puts more pressure on the South Australian Government about when it knew of care concerns at the Adelaide facility, which now faces closure. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-04-22By Nicola Gage
  • Some luckier than others as homeless youth search ...
    Teenagers are among an estimated 1,500 homeless people in South Australia tonight, and while some have found a roof for the night, others are sleeping rough. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-04-22By Ruby Jones
  • The Minderoo Foundation will continue to run this ...
    Mining magnate Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest's charity, the Minderoo Foundation, has launched an advertising blitz pushing for Centrelink's income management to be expanded. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-04-21
  • ‘Twiggy’ Forrest rolls out controversi...
    Mining magnate Andrew Forrest's charity launches an ad campaign calling for an expansion of Centrelink's controversial income management card, claiming the initiative "struck a balance between allowing welfare recipients independence" and "helped to create safe communities". ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-04-21By Dan Conifer