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June 30, 2020

Dear Australia: Postcards from a pandemic

South Australian writers and actors have lent their talents to a national project that will see the simultaneous livestreaming this week of 50 ‘fearless and inspiring’ short works capturing the COVID zeitgeist.

January 24, 2019

Aboriginal lives matter most on Australia Day

Over an hour-long interview, AGSA curator Nici Cumpston gently and eloquently debunks our publisher’s prejudices and preconceptions about the John Mawurndjul exhibition and the great many things we have to celebrate about Aboriginal culture.

April 29, 2014

Top 5 South Australian firsts

People in Adelaide have been doing things for a long time, and sometimes they were the first people to do these things. Here are a variety of semi-humorous descriptions of some of those times, delivered to you the reader in highly-readable list form.

March 4, 2021

Abortion has been decriminalised in SA

After months of debate in the Upper and Lower House, SA Parliament this week supported a bill making abortion a healthcare issue rather than criminal law issue, and allowing later-term procedures and greater access.

March 30, 2022

Adelaide’s best new music

We've rounded up Adelaide's best new music for the month of March, including Travis Cook, SO.Crates, Pool Toy and Anya Anastasia.

December 2, 2021

The Select Committee on Wage Theft handed down its final report

The State Parliamentary report made 37 recommendations into addressing wage theft, such as making it a punishable criminal offence, establishing a wage theft inspector, and banning anyone found to have used wage theft as a business model from holding company director roles.

November 30, 2021

Call me by my name

Prasanna Godakumbura, a Sri Lankan-born adopted Australian, is one of several South Australians who've recently reclaimed their birth name as a way of "taking back my identity and coming back to who I was originally".