South Australia

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...

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

Aurelie Lhorme

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.

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.

Dreaming in the forgotten lands

The  Age, 
News
11/08/2014
picture Justin McManus.
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.

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.

After a week of Clive, Muir ready to rev up

Heath Aston Ricky Muir is moving out of the shadow of Clive Palmer, describing his agreement with the Palmer United Party as nothing more than a ''loose alliance'' and warning the government not to assume he...

Interview: Salvation Army victim Graham Rundle

Graham Rundle

Joanne McCarthy Graham Rundle was seven when he became a number, in the quiet outside a storeroom at a Salvation Army boys home in the Adelaide Hills.

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.

Two people die in SA plane crash

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Two people have died in a plane crash in South Australia’s Barossa Valley.

Head east for the jobs, new data reveals

elderly

Peter Martin A tidal shift in the jobs market has seen mining supplanted by aged care and even manufacturing as job vacancies in the west vanish and are replaced by new vacant jobs in Australia's east.

Fish prices rise as wild weather halts trawlers

Larissa Nicholson Seafood lovers beware - the price of calamari, whiting and flathead will surge if wild weather continues to keep fishing boats on shore, experts say.

The WWI soldiers who wrote home on biscuits

Julie Power World War I soldiers were creative with their missives home to help them feel closer to their loved ones.

Gender pioneers wage war with law and officialdom

Jill Stark and Larissa Nicholson Pioneers are waging war with the law to be identified as their true selves, write Jill Stark and Larissa Nicholson.

Cost of state mining and energy subsidies revealed

Coal and mining.

Gareth Hutchens State governments have spent nearly $18 billion supporting mining and energy companies over the past six years, a leading think tank says.