South Australia News

South Australia News

  • New levy prompts mortgage rethink by BankSA
    BankSA's chief executive does not rule out increasing variable mortgage rates based on customers' postcodes in response to the South Australian Government's new bank levy. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-06-26By Isabel Dayman
  • The bank levy that could alter the federation
    For more than a century, power has devolved to Canberra. That now looks to be reversing, with SA Premier Jay Weatherill's unexpected grenade assault on the major banks last week opening the door for a shift back towards state taxes, writes Ian Verrender. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-06-25By Ian Verrender
  • Murray-Darling plan doomed to fail without more wa...
    There has been no improvement in the health of Australia's largest river system after five years of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, scientists say, as they argue for a one-third increase in the amount of water allocated for environmental purposes. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-06-25By Tom Iggulden
  • Drysdale’s outback masterpiece fetches nearl...
    Grandma's Sunday Walk — one of the last masterpieces painted by acclaimed Australian artist Russell Drysdale just before he lost his eyesight — sells for $2.97 million at auction in Adelaide. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-06-25By Lauren Waldhuter
  • Parkinson’s no barrier to cyclist’s 2,...
    The tremble of Parkinson's disease as he gripped the handlebars was not going to stop keen cyclist Kevin Weeks riding from Adelaide to Rockhampton in just over three weeks. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-06-25
  • SA searchers find 93yo fisherman’s body
    The body of an elderly man is found off South Australian coast almost 24 hours after police believe he fell from his fishing boat. The search was sparked after another fisherman found the empty boat and towed it back to shore. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-06-25
  • Adelaide theatre plans multi-screen cinema complex
    Five years after an Adelaide eastern suburbs cinema was saved, its backer has bold plans for a multi-screen complex. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-06-24
  • Other states watching SA bank tax move, Koutsanton...
    South Australia's planned tax on five major banks prompts other state treasurers to swiftly get on the phone to Tom Koutsantonis, as the Federal Treasurer also questions previous GST distribution deals. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-06-24
  • AFL live: Action packed Saturday as Magpies take o...
    A jam-packed Saturday of AFL action begins as Collingwood takes on Port Adelaide, before the Lions play GWS, the Western Bulldogs play North Melbouren and West Coast faces off against the Dees. Follow all the action in our live AFL ScoreCentre. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-06-24
  • New train station to be built in heart of Port Ade...
    Almost three decades after the old Port Dock train station was demolished, a new station will be built in the heart of Port Adelaide. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-06-24
  • Adelaide DJ bringing rotary mixers to the world
    An Adelaide DJ who fell in love with the sound of 1970s analogue mixing desks is creating international demand for his handmade rotary mixer desks he builds out of his garage studio. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-06-24By Michael Coggan
  • SA Power Networks forked out $18.5m in compensatio...
    A new report shows SA Power Networks paid more than $18.5 million to households that lost electricity in South Australia's December storms. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-06-23By Leah MacLennan
  • Adelaide schools finding success with bilingual cl...
    Two public schools in Adelaide are taking at least half their lessons in French or Chinese as immersion techniques are utilised to teach new languages with strong results. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-06-23By Tom Fedorowytsch
  • How to grow bloomin’ beautiful roses
    Is your rose garden in bloom now? Perhaps your fertilising and pruning routine needs a health check. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-06-23By Brett Williamson
  • Bail denied for Adelaide woman allegedly linked to...
    A South Australian student charged with being a member of Islamic State is refused bail after the magistrate rules there is a risk she will undertake politically motivated attacks if released. ... read more
    Source: south australia news feedPublished on 2017-06-23By Candice Prosser