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  1. How Fringe is now a multi-million dollar windfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 |

    THE Adelaide Fringe will deliver a multimillion-dollar boost for retail stores, restaurants, bars and hotels in the CBD when the festival starts on Friday. The festival created $64 million economic boost last year, and Business SA chief executive Nigel McBride said he expected to easily surpass that in 2015 because of lower interest rates and petrol prices.


  2. The most expensive free trips Congress doesn't want you to know aboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | CBS News

    Former Rep. Mike McIntyre, D-North Carolina, globe-trotted his way to breaking a Congressional record when it comes to privately-funded travel costs, according to calculations done by congressional tracking website LegiStorm. The Defence Teaming Centre Inc., an Australian defense industry association, financed a one-week trip to Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia, for the legislator and his wife.


  3. Spectacular spas, stunning pools and beautiful beaches: A look...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Daily Mail

    As part of this year's Traveller's Choice Awards, TripAdvisor compiled a list of the top 25 luxury hotels Tasmania's five-star Saffire Freycinet in Coles Bay has been crowned the most luxurious place to stay in Australia The creme de la creme of hotels across Australia have been named as Tasmania's five-star Saffire Freycinet in Coles Bay has been crowned the most luxurious place to stay in the country, according to TripAdvisor. As part of this year's Traveller's Choice Awards , the travel website has compiled a list of the top 25 luxury hotels as reviewed by tourists.


  4. And in other news...Read the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | PS News

    The Independent Commissioner Against Corruption, Bruce Lander has confirmed that the sale of government land at Gillman is under investigation by his office. He issued his first public statement under section 25 of the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption Act 2012 , saying that while it was "rare for the Commissioner to speak on matters of an operational nature", he felt that a statement was warranted as being in the public interest.


  5. I'm not Cats white KnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Yahoo!

    Perth Wildcats centre Matt Knight says he's not the team's saviour despite inspiring it to an emphatic win over the Sydney Kings on Sunday. The 29-year-old marked his return from a broken toe with 12 points and nine rebounds off the bench in the 80-61 victory, the reigning champions' best display in a month.


  6. Swimming with sharks: A great white adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 |

    How does it feel to have a great white shark look you right in the eye from just half a metre away in the middle of a lonely ocean? Even worse, he has blood over his lips and the remainders of his last meal still stuck between his teeth. And now he's eyeing you with real interest.


  7. One student's journey into research (and geological adventures) at the University of AdelaideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Asian Correspondent

    My seven years at the University of Adelaide can be summed up in three words: Extraordinary, challenging and life-changing. I have learnt what I am capable of achieving when put to the test, and it is well beyond what I had imagined.


  8. Tastes of Adelaide & the BarossaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Yahoo!

    "Adelaide is no longer the city of churches but is now the city of coffee shops," says InterContinental Adelaide hotel's chef, Tony Hart, as we stroll to the Adelaide Central Market. My husband Dion and I are in town for just a weekend and the good folk at the InterContinental Adelaide have organised an Insider Experience for us to see as much of the city as possible.


  9. Defence Minister promises 'conservative' approach to submarinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | ABC News

    Defence Minister Kevin Andrews has promised a "conservative" approach to deciding on Australia's next generation of submarines, following a tour of a key shipbuilding site in Adelaide. It was Mr Andrews' first tour of the ASC facility at Osborne since replacing former defence minister David Johnston, who said he would not trust the firm to "build a canoe".


  10. The internet can save your businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | The Age

    Following a strong rebound in confidence in the last quarter of 2014, this year is shaping up to be one of mixed fortunes for small business across Australia. Tracking the experiences and expectations of 1,000 businesses across the country, the latest Sensis Business Index found 51 per cent of business owners are feeling confident about the year ahead.


  11. TDU opening stage leaves Barossa Valley town of TanundaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | ABC News

    The opening stage of the 17th Tour Down Under has set off from the Barossa Valley town of Tanunda on a 132-kilometre course that will end in the Adelaide suburb of Campbelltown. The peloton will wind through world famous vineyards in the Barossa Valley, before passing through communities recovering from the recent Adelaide Hills bushfire.


  12. Desperate couples import donor eggs from USRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 |

    A TAX on junk food and sugary drinks is just one of the steps the Federal Government should take to curb rising obesity levels, according to leading health groups. CHAMPION ironwoman Hayley Bateup is "super excited" her long-time partner April Zekulich is pregnant with their much-wanted baby.


  13. Whaler sharks in Great Australian Bight subject of four-year studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | ABC News

    For the past four years researchers from Flinders University and the South Australian Research and Development Institute have been tracking the movements of whaler sharks in Gulf St Vincent to gain a better understanding of the animals identified as being of "conservation concern". A total of 55 bronze whalers and nine dusky whaler sharks had acoustic tags inserted in their abdomens, with signals monitored by 57 receiving stations throughout the gulf.


  14. PEZ Down Under: Into McLaren Vale by BikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | PezCycling News

    Photog David Pearce is on the ground for the Tour Down Under, and as an accomplished travel and wine journo, was keen to visit the McLaren Vale region to ride and have a look at some of the roads that will be ridden on stage 4, with the requisite stops for food & drink along the way. Photo's and word's by David Pearce in Australia.


  15. East End comes alive for TDURead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 |

    A MAJOR power supplier is offering to rip up the first bill for new customers - which could save them hundreds of dollars - as competition intensifies. UP to 700 asylum seekers joined protests at the Manus Island detention centre during the weekend, including dozens who went on hunger strike.


  16. Australia's lighthouses get a new lease of life as tourist sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | The Straits Times

    No longer useful with the advent of radars and GPS, Australia's lighthouses get a new lease of life as tourist sites Visit and stay at Cape Willoughby lighthouse , one of three on Kangaroo Island in South Australia, or Smoky Cape Lighthouse on the east coast, one of the tallest in the country. Australia's first lighthouse, at Sydney's South Head, was finished in 1818 and is now a landmark for visitors to the city's coastal walkway.


  17. Early start for women's Subaru NRS attracts record entriesRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    Arguably the strongest women's peloton's ever assembled in Australia will line up in Adelaide this weekend for the inaugural Santos Women's Tour, the opening event in the 2015 Subaru National Road Series. To be held in conjunction with the Santos Tour Down Under, almost 100 cyclists will be looking to impress as the eyes of the world turn to South Australia.


  18. Women cyclists in Tour Down Under spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | ABC News

    Australia's women cyclists are hoping to use the success of the Tour Down Under in South Australia to open up opportunities for female riders. A four-day women's road race will be staged during this year's Tour Down Under as part of the National Road Championship.


  19. Friday Rewind - bus travel 1940s styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | ABC News

    Next time you're cursing the driving time from Adelaide to Mount Gambier, spare a thought for the passengers of the old Bonds bus service, which began traversing the two destinations in 1925. The 460 kilometre trip on unsealed Coorong roads used to take two long, butt-numbing days, stopping at Meningie, Robe overnight and Naracoorte before finally reaching the Blue lake city.


  20. News shorts: No route changes for Tour Down Under after bushfire in the Adelaide HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Cycling News

    Organisers of the Tour Down Under have confirmed that there will be no changes to the route after last week's bushfire in the Adelaide Hills. The WorldTour event will continue as scheduled starting on January 20 in Tanunda and finishing on January 25 in Adelaide.