South Australia, Australia Travel Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Regional SA sports academy pilot aims to overcome distance hurdleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | ABC News

    "I want to play the highest level of basketball I can - college in America or a point guard for the NBA," he said. The promising Naracoorte athlete is hoping to land a coveted place in a new pilot program, aimed at closing the gap between the facilities and opportunities offered to young metropolitan athletes and their regional counterparts.


  2. Rotary clubs help wildlifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | Rotarian

    And for each species that becomes extinct, many more become endangered due to habitat loss, poaching, human activities, and climate change. From the tiny western pygmy possum to the mighty African elephant, Rotarians across Australia, New Zealand, and the South West Pacific are taking their place in the fight to preserve and protect our natural world.


  3. Trapdoor spiders sailed across Indian Ocean to get from Africa to AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | UPI

    The trapdoor spider, Moggridgea rainbow, is only found on Kangaroo Island off the coast of South Australia. All of the other species in the genus are located in South Africa.


  4. South Australia launches relationships register for LGBTI couplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | Sydney Star Observer

    The relationships register allows unmarried couples, whether in heterosexual or other relationships, to register their relationships and receive a certificate of registration. SOUTH Australian LGBTI couples and those who married overseas will be able to secure legal recognition on a new relationships register from today.


  5. Remember the Golden Mile?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2017 |

    ADELAIDE'S "Golden Mile" was a stretch of South Rd at Darlington where you could buy petrol at the weekend. That may not seem all that remarkable in these days of 24/7 trading but many Boomers who spent their teenage years in the 1960s and '70s will recall that city and suburban service stations would close around noon on Saturday and if you missed filling up, it was a long wait until Monday morning.


  6. Farewell, Festy: Olympic medalist Irish Jester laid to restRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | Horsetalk

    Olympic silver medal winning horse Kirby Park Irish Jester has died at the age of 24, after five years of retirement from the highest level of eventing. Kirby Park Irish Jester was laid to rest on July 22 at the South Australia property of rider Megan Jones and her husband James, not far from where he was born.


  7. Cohda Wireless tests vehicle-to-pedestrian (V2P) technology on city streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Microwave Engineering Online

    In collaboration with Australian mobile network operator Telstra and the South Australian Government, Cohda Wireless has conducted the first test of V2P technology over a mobile network in South Australia's capital, Adelaide. The technology was originally developed to allow cars and motorcycles to communicate among each other and pass information about traffic and road conditions.


  8. Putting our minds to growing up AdelaideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | The Mercury

    TO EVOLVE, you must take the good with the bad. Know your strengths. Know when you have screwed up.


  9. No kitchen? No parking? No worriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | The Mercury

    Eight hopeful investors did at a recent auction when they went head-to-head in their aim to secure a unique inner-city cottage on Gray St which sold for $530,000. While the circa 1880 home may be lacking in some areas, it does feature high ceilings, freshly polished floors and a striking interior with many of its original characteristics preserved.


  10. Five places that mark Australia's extreme geological pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | ABC News

    Australia is often thought of as an ancient and quiescent continent - the sleeping giant in a world where landscapes dramatically change in front of our very eyes. Earthquakes have shattered New Zealand and Italy, tsunamis have inundated Japan and Indonesia, and volcanic eruptions have blasted Iceland and Russia, to name a few.


  11. Helping to make doctor visits better for childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | The Ararat Advertiser

    ARARAT Medical Centre's younger patients now have a welcome distraction from the sometimes scary parts of visiting a doctor. Ararat artist and sculptor Tianee Hurst has just completed nearly 100 hours of work to produce a mural in in the medical centre's nursing department.


  12. Adelaide city helipad plan worries former air traffic controllerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | ABC News

    A former air traffic controller has condemned the idea of putting an Adelaide city helipad close to the commercial airlines' major flight path into Adelaide Airport. Walter Dollman said there were many concerns, including turbulence, noise, the need to keep the public clear of the parklands site during landings and take-offs and worries about the main flight path during peak periods.


  13. The Australian farm where cows eat chocolateRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2017 | CNN

    It's the only flight I've ever been on where the attendant walked down the narrow aisle holding a notepad asking, "Does anyone need a taxi booking for when we land?" As introductions go to this quiet corner of South Australia, it speaks volumes. This is a part of the world where friendliness comes as standard, where people will do anything for a neighbor -- or a stranger.


  14. Labor could win High Court bid to unseat minister, say expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | The Age

    The nation's most respected constitutional law experts won't dare predict how the High Court is likely to rule on Labor's high stakes challenge against a sitting Turnbull government minister but believe it has a chance of succeeding. The Labor Party will challenge the eligibility of Nationals MP David Gillespie to remain in politics, threatening the government's slim majority.


  15. Jock's $1.25m plan for native food industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 |

    CELEBRITY chef Jock Zonfrillo, famous for driving the foraging trend, and for his menus of native ingredients, is part of a $1.25 million deal expected to build a truly Australian food industry. The founder of The Orana Foundation has joined forces with the University of Adelaide in a major research partnership designed to effectively turn Australian food culture into a sustainable industry.


  16. SA set to lose House of Reps seat as census shows continued sluggish population growthRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2017 | ABC News

    Whether or not Christopher Pyne is reprimanded by his Liberal colleagues, he might have another problem on his hands. The latest census data suggests his electorate or a neighbouring one may disappear from the map, because South Australia now has too many House of Representatives seats for its comparatively slow-growing population.


  17. Saving baby kangaroos on a lonely Australian highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 |

    A few weeks ago, Deb Williams saw another dead kangaroo lying in the middle of the Stuart Highway, a strip of road almost 2,000 miles long and running north-south through Australia's center. So she did what she normally does.


  18. Inside the NRLRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Sky Sports

    Jenna Brooks has the latest news from the NRL as Jonathan Thurston comes to terms with the end of his representative career, plus the Roosters look to expand the game in South Australia. Thurston, who re-injured his shoulder in Queensland's Origin II win , will undergo surgery that rules him out for around six months, robbing him of his farewell appearance in both a Queensland and Australia jersey.


  19. Illawarra suburb leading by example in war on waste and plastic reductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | ABC News

    Residents of a suburb north of Wollongong are aiming to set an environmental example by showing how a population of 5,500 can become plastic-bag free and reduce its waste. Thirroul resident Conrad Denyer knows how difficult it can be to get New South Wales to change its environmental ways.


  20. Roosters crowing over Oval successRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | The Mercury

    THE Sydney Roosters and Melbourne Storm have endorsed the redeveloped Adelaide Oval as an outstanding venue for NRL matches and said they would be open to coming back. A crowd of 21,492 was treated to an enthralling contest on Saturday night as Sydney came from 12-24 down to force the game into extra time, then win with a Mitchell Pearce golden-point field-goal.