South Australia

Search for French tourist Aurelie Lhorme after car found in South Australia

Megan Levy French tourist Aurelie Lhorme arrived in Australia this month and set off on a road trip along the country's rugged southern coastline.

Tony Abbott delivers large drone project to South Australia as polls approach

Tony Wright Prime Minister Tony Abbott has inserted a new fleet of large surveillance drones worth up to $3 billion into the last days of the South Australian election, declaring they will operate from an air...

South Australia wants us to just add water to Murray-Darling

Tom Arup South Australia Premier Jay Weatherill has urged Victorians to back his campaign to return more water to the Murray-Darling Basin.

Town cut off in South Australia floods

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The mid-north town of Eudunda has been cut off as heavy rains spark flash flooding in South Australia.

Australian Crime Commission to launch national bikie crackdown

Bikies.

Chris Vedelago The Australian Crime Commission is preparing to launch a nationwide crackdown on bikies that will target multiple clubs simultaneously in every state and territory.

Message in a broken bottle

In South Australia, empty bottles can fund Scouts, charities and office Christmas parties. <i>Illustration: John Clare</i>.

Tony Wright Used alcohol and beverage containers and bottle tops litter the countryside. Rewarding people to collect bottles once not only cleaned up the environment but also spurred a lot of community...

Eager tech-heads prepare for breakfast raid at iPhone6 parties

Hannah Francis Mobile phone retailers are wooing die-hard Apple fans with live music and free coffee ahead of the iPhone 6 release on Friday morning.

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Girl, 8, killed on Royal Adelaide Show ride in horror fall

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An eight-year-old girl flung to her death from a ride at the Royal Adelaide Show was on holiday from Malaysia with her family.

500 asylum seeker support staff to go

The Red Cross will shed 500 staff after the immigration department cut its asylum seeker caseload.

Summer crop production lift should relieve winter output drop

Rain dependent: Barley crop production is set to drop steeply thanks to the dry winter.

Brian Robins A rise in Australia's summer crop production should help to offset part of the steep decline in winter crop levels, although follow through rain is needed.

Dreaming in the forgotten lands

The  Age, 
News
11/08/2014
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Visit to APY Lands in South Australia with Minister for Indigenous Affairs Nigel Scullion.
Ernabella Aboriginal Community.  
Anangu elders Tjariya Stanley and Inpiti Winton oversea a controlled burn to protect habitat of the endangered Black-Footed Rock Wallaby,

Michael Gordon When Tjariya and Inpiti were little girls, the black-footed rock-wallabies were so abundant that their fathers would hunt and spear them for dinner, cooking them in ovens of hot coals in the red dirt...

Fast money

Saunders

Three years after Dan Saunders admitted he stole thousands thanks to an ATM error, he's still waiting to be arrested. Adam Shand reports.

Rainbow's end?

The  Age, Good Weekend
29/05/2014
picture Justin McManus.
150th Anniversary of Trout  release into Australian waters.
Nathan O'Mahony (Snobs Creek Fish Hatchery) releasing a Brown Trout into Lake Eildon.

Daniel Flitton How trout became the bullies of our waterways.

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Guess Who? Mystery surrounds next director of the National Gallery of Australia

Andrew Taylor, Sally Pryor Ron Radford's impending retirement has long been on the cards, but mystery continues to surround his successor as head of the National Gallery of Australia.

ACCC forces recall of electrical cabling sold nationwide and fitted in 40,000 buildings

Electrical cabling

Beau Donelly Defective electrical cabling sold through major hardwares and fitted in 40,000 homes and businesses nationwide has been recalled due to a risk of fire.

Heartbreaking letters from doomed WWI soldier

Remembering the past: Rebecca Britt, who has written a book about love letters sent during the war.

Julie Power If only he could have five more minutes in the arms of his wife, Marie.

Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest call to manage welfare payments

Andrew Forrest wants all welfare recipients to be included under new income management plan.

Millions of welfare recipients could be told what they can and can't buy if the federal government accepts a new plan.

The Infinite Man - touching on time

Craig Mathieson  A time-travel movie shot on a straightened budget shot here in Australia is well worth seeing, reports Craig Mathieson.

Australians warned not to travel to Ebola-hit nations

Medical staff working with Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF) prepare to bring food to patients kept in an isolation area at the MSF Ebola treatment centre in Kailahun, Sierra Leone.

Australians are being warned not to travel to African countries experiencing the world’s worst outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, as the federal government steps up its efforts to prevent the...

Dealing with age

Whether driven by idealism, necessity or greed, an increasing number of elderly Australians are supplementing their pensions with a spot of drug distribution. Mandy Sayer meets some of them.