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March 3, 2022

The council roundup: All things green

This week, City of Adelaide councillors discussed a range of environmental topics, spanning new waste collection infrastructure in Rundle Mall, a potential funding boost for the Park Land’s disc golf course, and protesters trying to save two Frome Road trees from the axe.

January 20, 2022

COVID temperature check: The East End

Adelaide is working from home and reticent to spend leisure time in the city, which means hospitality traders in the East End are struggling to fill their much-reduced venue capacities. They’re calling on the State Government to spread the message that it’s ok to leave the house.

January 18, 2022

Council defers decision on measures to aid city businesses

A special Adelaide City Council meeting was held last night to find ways to help city residents and ratepayers battle Omicron’s economic fallout – but the majority Team Adelaide faction used its numbers to postpone a vote on possible measures until the end of the week.

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".