Archive for May, 2012

SANFL Culture Still Going Strong

SANFL Culture Still Going Strong

The local AFL league may not have the numbers of days gone by, but the introduction of the Foxtel Cup has seen a much needed boost in attendance numbers. The SANFL fanbase is on the rise, RUSSELL JONES finds out what is now the big appeal of the local league…

Sea and Vines to swing higher in 2012

Sea and Vines to swing higher in 2012

20 years ago, the Sea and Vines Festival was created. This year will be the first time the event will be spread across 4 days, from June 8-11; and McLaren Vale traders are set to benefit from the extension, writes BRITTANY VINEY.

Genocide memorial monument unveiled

Genocide memorial monument unveiled

A memorial to the genocides was unveiled at the Mausoleum of Holy Family in Salisbury Downs on May 20 to remember the genocide committed by the Ottoman Turkish government from 1915 to 1923, writes MATTHEW BUCKLEY.

Childhood obesity gets tackled with a run around Australia

Childhood obesity gets tackled with a run around Australia

Did you know that one in four Australian children are overweight or obese? Or that 75 per cent of parents of overweight and obese children do not recognise their child is unhealthy? BRITTANY VINEY looks at Run Around Australia program, a initiative that sees schools competing to have their exercise programs and canteen food revamped.

Time to focus on your future

Time to focus on your future

As stress of assignments is setting in, another topic seems to fray the nerves of many university students – what to do after university. Thinking about developing a career and managing university at the same time can seem too hard for some, but managing a career path does not have to be tricky, writes CAITLIN KEENAN.

VIDEO: Check-In. Episode 1

VIDEO: Check-In. Episode 1

Check-In is a new broadcast TV show created, presented, shot and produced by journalism and film students at the University of South Australia. In this episode, the team covers all you need to know about the changing landscape of social media.

Indigenous Australians step closer to constitutional equality

Indigenous Australians step closer to constitutional equality

The Constitution still does not acknowledge Indigenous Australians as the traditional occupants of the country and certain sections continue to allow for racial discrimination remain. On May 30th, the University of South Australia will host a discussion forum, aiming to encourage public dialogue on the portrayal of Aboriginal people in the Australian Constitution.

RSPCA Succeeds 16 Years in a Row

RSPCA Succeeds 16 Years in a Row

This year marked the 16th Annual RSPCA Million Paws Walk and once again it was a great success. The event, which raises thousands for the RSPCA, hosts walks all across the country and for Adelaide it was again at Elder Park, writes GEORGIA KELLY-BAKKER.

Solving Australia’s maths and science crisis: the schools’ perspective

Solving Australia’s maths and science crisis: the schools’ perspective

As the number of students taking maths and science at secondary and tertiary levels reach crisis points, related industries are booming. Experts are now worried, Australia will not be skilled enough to cope with the demand. Educators claim solving the problem begins earlier than you think, at primary school and that to improve the situation, more innovative methods of teaching need to be adopted. By LAUREN WALDHUTER.

LIVE MUSIC: James Abberley

LIVE MUSIC: James Abberley

After a whirlwind year, James Abberley performed his first headline gig at The Gov on Friday night and his music career shows no signs of slowing down any time soon. ADANA HARDING went along to the gig and had a chat with him backstage afterwards.