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October 19, 2017

Not a small country town at heart

When an industry shut down in the small country town where Johnny von Einem grew up, the whole community was caught in the aftershock. But while Holden's operations limp to a close this week, the striations of city life insulate most of us from the personal tragedies unfolding just down the road.

October 13, 2017

My Adelaide with Grant Nowell

Grant Nowell came to Adelaide as a photojournalist in the late ‘80s and has been chronicling the city ever since. He’s seen Adelaide evolve in granular detail - and some of that detail now lines the walls of his son Andy’s restaurant, Sunny’s.

October 3, 2017

When a new pub saves an old bar from ORAH

The Jolly Bar was a staff-only bar on the Old Royal Adelaide Hospital campus that wasn't welcome at the new hospital. But now it's found a new home, and a new public-is-welcome admissions policy, at the West Oak Hotel.

April 2, 2015

Being heard: Adelaide’s independent media

The health of Adelaide’s media scene really depends on which way you look at it. While the daily reporting cycle might seem a little (news)limited, the local magazine market brims with niche, independent media brands who thrive in this small, connected city.