Archive for April, 2013

Personal trainer versus iPhone – who gets the results?

Personal trainer versus iPhone – who gets the results?

Since the beautiful introduction of the smart phone into our lives (thanks Apple), along with check-ins, irrelevant Tweets and Instagram, we can now add ‘personal trainer’ to the list of things we can do without any human interaction. SOPHIE FIEGERT reports.

5 Minutes With…Swimming

5 Minutes With…Swimming

You might have heard their single ‘Triplebrie’ rippling along the airwaves of Triple J, or perhaps you’ve witnessed one of their many live performances around Adelaide. PATRICIA O’LOUGHLIN caught up with local indie pop trio Swimming.

Parenting payment cuts see low-income families struggling

Parenting payment cuts see low-income families struggling

Recent cuts by the Federal Government to parenting payments have proved controversial, putting many low-income families under further financial strain. CHRISTOPHER MUNKER reports.

Trailblazers in trail-walking

Trailblazers in trail-walking

For most of us, walking for days in the wind and the rain isn’t an ideal way to spend a weekend. However, increasingly thrill seekers, fitness fanatics and eager philanthropists alike are drawn to test their endurance, their strength and their patience in the harshest and most dangerous of circumstances. PAIGE MULHOLLAND reports.

Venezuelans in Australia protest election results

Venezuelans in Australia protest election results

Venezuelans in Australia are protesting the results of this month’s presidential election in their homeland, which they say is a case of electoral fraud. CHRISTOPHER TESTA reports.

Review: The Company You Keep

Review: The Company You Keep

The Company You Keep, adapted from Neil Gordon’s novel of the same title, is a restrained thriller, featuring an all-star cast and an edge-of-your-seat storyline. ALANA FOSTER reviews.

Obama shows funny side

Obama shows funny side

Showing off his comical side at the White House Associations Correspondents Dinner on Saturday night, US President Barack Obama poked fun at himself, the media and his conservative rivals, ASHLEIGH PISANI writes.

Review: Iron Man 3

Review: Iron Man 3

No one would blame you if you went to see Iron Man 3, with the thought that it would follow on from Iron Man 2. Yes, that would be logical but when has anything involving Tony Stark been exactly as you expected? TIFFANY LLOYD Reviews.

Rexona and Lynx removed from supermarket shelves

Rexona and Lynx removed from supermarket shelves

Alice Springs residents were left surprised after the recent removal of Rexona and Lynx deodorants from supermarket shelves. The products have been moved to the front kiosk where they now need to be purchased over the counter. HANNAH WEIR reports

Agent Anything hits Adelaide

Agent Anything hits Adelaide

Agent Anything is a New York based business, which allows students to work flexible hours by offering one off jobs for when they have the time and need the money, and will soon be expanding to Australia. PHOEBE BOWDEN reports.