South Australia

Serious injuries after Barossa crash

One person has been taken to hospital after a tip truck hit a tree in the Barossa Valley this morning. ONE person has been taken to hospital following a serious crash in the Barossa Valley this morning. Just before 4am, emergency services were called to Murray St, Tanunda, where a …

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Minister facing renewed Oakden grilling

Premier Jay Weatherill breaks his silence on the Oakden mental health facility scandal by throwing his “full support” behind embattled Mental Health Minister Leesa Vlahos. MORE Oakden aged care home staff have been referred for investigation as the minister responsible for the facility prepares to face questioning in Parliament on …

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Leaders go bananas over big battery spat

Premier Jay Weatherill speaks to reporters about yesterday’s announcement that tech billionaire Elon Musk’s company Tesla will partner with a French energy company to build the world’s biggest lithium ion wind power storage battery in South Australia. Video: Miles Kemp South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill with Tesla chief Elon Musk …

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Carolyn caps off a good year

ON SHOW: Carolyn Mugford, centre, with Paul Vasileff and Vicki Jellie, is making special headwear for people going through cancer treatment. Picture: Calum Robertson WHEN Carolyn Mugford lost her beloved hair to the ravages of chemotherapy in 2011, she tried to disguise her balding head. But the wig she bought …

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Period outback drama finds sweet spot

Natassia Gorey-Furber as Lizzie with Hamilton Morris as Sam in a scene from Sweet Country. Picture: Mark Rogers A PERIOD western set in outback Australia in the 1920s — and supported by this year’s Adelaide Film Festival — has won a prestigious spot at the Venice Film Festival in September. …

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More public school teaching vacancies open up

She’s got her eyes on the prize — a science scholarship for science and maths worth $10,000. MORE than 600 public school positions are being advertised for 2018 — significantly more than normal for this time of year — as more teachers retire or leave the profession. The announcement of …

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Leaving a mark on speedy painting

Rose Park painter Nicola Semmens will be joining Gavin Wanganeen’s portrait session on August 16 Picture: Calum Robertson FIVE artists will have an advantage over their footy counterparts when they tackle Gavin Wanganeen in free portrait demonstrations starting on Tuesday as part of the SALA visual arts festival. The former …

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Card skimming device found at ATM

A card skimming device was found at a Prospect ATM. POLICE are urging people to be vigilant when using ATMs after a card skimming device was found attached to a machine at Prospect. Staff reported the device to police after noticing it was attached to their bank’s ATM at the …

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Jail, $50k fines for speeding trucks on freeway

On August 18, 2014, an out-of-control truck smashed into cars at the bottom of the South-Eastern Freeway. This is how the horrific accident unfolded. A truck in the second arrester bed on the South-Eastern Freeway. Picture: Sam Wundke. TRUCK drivers will face jail and companies huge new fines as the …

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Hutchy: I was too plump for Footy Show

AFL: Eddie McGuire explains how his shocking move back to The Footy Show came to be on Fox Footy’s pregame coverage of Adelaide against Geelong. The Footy Show — May 2017 — Supplied by Channel 9. Craig Hutchison and Eddie McGuire. SHOWBIZ is a tough gig. Just ask Craig Hutchison. …

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