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Tea Tree Gully Council’s latest move to replace internal hardcopy communication with Apple iPads has received a mixed response from local residents. The Council recently announced policy changes to allow elected council members to be reimbursed for the cost of an Apple iPad and a wireless printer, as well as the cost of updating their home internet modem to allow for wireless connectivity, reports KATE BUDZYNSKI.
Dog parks are all the rage in Adelaide and are loved by both pets and their owners for the off-the-leash exercise, socialisation and fun. With 47 dog-friendly parks scattered around Adelaide, everyone can find somewhere that suits the lifestyles of their families and their four-legged friends, writes ANNELIESE ABELA.
Residents of a South Australian town are concerned about plans for the development of a wind farm 2km away from local homes. BY AMY NIEDORFER.
Pulteney Grammar School has initiated an annual Clean Up the Park Day as a part of the national Clean Up Australia Day campaign. Both Junior and Middle School students will spend an afternoon in the Adelaide Parklands, collecting rubbish and debris as part of the schools Conservation Corps, writes LUCY BODE.
According to the World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) 2012 Living Planet Index some of Australia’s iconic and threatened animals are at risk of further decline to their species. The Australian Koala Foundation currently estimates that there are fewer than 100,000 koalas living in Australia and more still needs to be done to protect the species, writes SIONNIE KELLY.
Population growth is just one issue that will be discussed by global leaders at the United Nations conference on sustainable development to be held in Rio de Janeiro in June this year, writes LAUREN WALDHUTER.
These days there are more jobs available in agriculture than there are graduates, but a recently launched competition may help encourage more young people to get involved, writes JORDAN ARCHER.
According to a northern suburbs bottle depot, people are making hundreds of dollars per year by accumulating empty bottles and cans, but returning plastics and aluminum is not just about the extra cash, writes STEPHANIE TIMOTHEOU.
The 2011 transformation of SA History Week into the month-long history festival About Time has proved successful for the Friends of the Botanic Gardens of Adelaide (FBGA), writes ADELE HENSLEY.