Archive for June, 2014

Teacher training to create ‘autistic-friendly’ schools

Teacher training to create ‘autistic-friendly’ schools

Increasing teacher training and fostering understanding will help create a positive learning environment for the rising number of autistic children in classrooms, LAURA ECKERT writes.

Skills shortage in Adelaide’s north

Skills shortage in Adelaide’s north

Employers in Adelaide’s northern suburbs are suffering from a skills shortage and need to constantly retrain their workers, LAURA ECKERT writes.

Review: The Fault in Our Stars

Review: The Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in our Stars’ is a well-structured tearjerker and enjoyable attempt of bringing to life Gus and Hazels beautiful love story which is definitely one to be remembered, ANGELA SCARFO reviews.

Adelaide’s ‘DIY’ music scene encourages artists

Adelaide’s ‘DIY’ music scene encourages artists

Adelaide’s music scene has regained its own unique identity and has caught the attention of the Australian industry, JAMES GRATTON writes.

Pension cuts won’t deter willing workers

Pension cuts won’t deter willing workers

Despite the controversy surrounding proposed pension cuts in the 2014 Budget, it seems the idea isn’t phasing most South Australian baby boomers, writes NICOLE SHOTTON.

A healthy sense of humour

A healthy sense of humour

Could laughter really be the best medicine? According to a new survey, the majority of men would prefer a more light-hearted atmosphere at their local GP, writes NICOLE SHOTTON.

Guitarissimo event strikes chord with audiences

Guitarissimo event strikes chord with audiences

The first biannual Guitarissimo event of the year, showcasing the talents of classical guitar students has proven a success, writes JAMES HETHERINGTON.

A warm Welcome to Australia for Refugee Week

A warm Welcome to Australia for Refugee Week

As part of National Refugee Week, one organisation is extending the hand of friendship to all asylum seekers and refugees, writes KATHERINE COX.

CEOs to sleep rough for good cause

CEOs to sleep rough for good cause

The St Vincent de Paul Society is once again challenging business leaders and directors to sleep rough for a night to raise funds and awareness for homelessness, writes ALANNA CAIRE.

Pole dancing: an Olympic sport?

Pole dancing: an Olympic sport?

In the past, pole dancing was confined to venues of questionable taste. Now, there is call for the gruelling sport to be recognised at the Olympics, writes ISABELLA FOWLER.