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August 10, 2017

Adelaide is a noir city

A city is only as good as the story it tells about itself, and - whether we like it or not - Adelaide's got a pretty good story to tell of rough times, crime, and tragedy.

January 4, 2017

When the difference between boom and bust is a second

Established as a high-speed fibre optic network for the state’s universities, SABRENet is being extended by the Government of South Australia to connect Adelaide’s key innovation precincts with super fast internet.

November 4, 2016

Kevin Gregg: Selling an icon

Work is already underway to transform the Crown & Anchor Hotel at the corner of Union and Grenfell Streets. With news of the site's development currently under embargo we sat down with its former owner to talk about why he sold.

April 8, 2016

The weather business: Wind Prospect

If you could pinpoint the moment that began the wind farm construction boom responsible for South Australia’s status as a global renewable energy powerhouse, it might well be when Michael Vawser decided to fly halfway across the world in search of maps.

October 8, 2015

How to… Festival of Architecture and Design

Last night, one of Adelaide's newest festivals - the Festival of Architecture and Design - was opened with a (now almost obligatory) laneway party. Here's our tips on navigating a program that speaks of how design decisions have shaped our past and will affect our future.

June 3, 2015

Show me the Monet: Art and business

In an economy that values things more than thoughts and a country where arts funding is rapidly decreasing, trading your creativity for cash is increasingly difficult. Despite this, a few Adelaide institutions and individuals are forging ahead with new ways of making a buck from making art.

February 19, 2015

SA goes back to the future

Reflecting on the Premier's call last week for a cleaner, greener future in Adelaide, cartoonist Ross Bateup looks at a technology of the past that could make it all possible sooner.

December 31, 2014

A prayer for the arts

Since it was built in 1860, the St Paul’s Church on Pulteney Street has seen plenty – including the notorious goings-on of the Heaven nightclub once contained in its heritage walls. Now it is being re-imagined as a meeting-point for SA’s arts industries.