Plan your trip with the official South Australia Tourism website today. Find things to do, events, accommodation, attractions & more in South Australia. South Australia (abbreviated as SA) is a state in the southern central part of Australia. It covers some of the most arid parts of the country. With a total land area of. Information and services for South Australian citizens and businesses - Government of South Australia.
Seismic exploration for oil and gas in the Great Australian Bight will go ahead this year, and drilling for oil the next, but environmentalists say it's a disaster waiting to happen. A vulnerable malleefowl chick is the first to be discovered in a South Australian wildlife refuge and comes after the last cats and foxes were removed from the exclosure. The first witnesses today will detail the maltreatment of their loved ones as the inquiry looks to shine a light on a broken system.
Emergency department staff at the Royal Adelaide Hospital say they have been brought to tears, fallen asleep at the wheel and worry about patient care, ahead of a parliamentary committee into bullying and fatigue in the network. Phoebe is your average year-old, except that when she's not at school, she cares for her mum. She is among one in eight Australians who are unpaid carers, but are "largely unrecognised", something a new awareness campaign hopes to change.
South Australian police renew calls for information into the murder of hobby opal fossicker Franco Murat, who was set alight by three alleged thieves while he was sleeping at his Blair Athol home in Students from years eight to ten at Karoonda Area School participated in a make-up tutorial to learn about using cosmetics. Make-up course organiser Larissa Jones says parents can't ignore the pressure their children feel to wear make-up and it is better to coach them and let them talk about their insecurities.
Cate and Peter Cahill, who grow bushfoods in South Australia and the Northern Territory, want to increase consumer awareness of the health benefits of the native fruits, and get more Indigenous people involved in growing them. After more than a decade on the drawing board, a farmer and an engineer say they have created a generator that runs off green waste, recycles its emissions, and costs virtually nothing.
The search for the night parrot is as old as the Dreaming and punctuated by larrikins, obsessives and bush-telegraph legends. Can a partnership between scientists and traditional custodians finally flush this creature from the spinifex? Acclaimed choreographer Meryl Tankard is ready to return to the limelight in Adelaide — 20 years after she was sacked by one of Australia's foremost dance companies.
John Curtin has a passion for using his skills to restore old buildings — so how did the Adelaide brickie end up helping destroy the Berlin Wall? Labor looks set to secure two by-election victories including one in former SA premier Jay Weatherill's seat, with counting showing swings towards ALP candidates after the Liberals chose not to contest. Parents attending a picnic in an Adelaide park rushed to save their children who were playing underneath a giant tree when it split down the middle and came crashing down.
A South Australian man who was attacked by a kg boar wins a worker's compensation claim against his employer, who claimed his injury was actually caused in a game of tug-of-war with his dog. Top stories Hundreds of women have fallen in love with this man.
He wants it to stop. Mental health patient handcuffed to bed for four days, FOI reveals. See what's inside kids' lunch boxes — in one of our richest suburbs and one of our poorest. South Australia fields two teams in the Australian Football League national competition: As of the two clubs are in the top five in terms of membership numbers, with both clubs' membership figures reaching over 60, The South Australian Amateur Football League comprises 68 member clubs playing over matches per week across ten senior divisions and three junior divisions.
Cricket is the most popular summer sport in South Australia and attracts big crowds. South Australia has a cricket team, the South Australian Redbacks, who play at Adelaide Oval in the Adelaide Park Lands during the summer; they won their first title since in the summer of — Many international matches have been played at the Adelaide Oval; it was one of the host cities of Cricket World Cup , and for many years it hosted the Australia Day One Day International.
South Australia is also home to the Adelaide Strikers, an Australian men's professional Twenty20 cricket team that competes in Australia's domestic Twenty20 cricket competition, the Big Bash League.
The club was founded in and are the —16 season champions of the A-League. The club was also premier in the inaugural —06 A-League season, finishing 7 points clear of the rest of the competition, before finishing 3rd in the finals.
Adelaide United was also a Grand Finalist in the —07 and —09 seasons. Adelaide is the only A-League club to have progressed past the group stages of the Asian Champions League on more than one occasion. City was the first side from South Australia to ever win a continental title when it claimed the Oceania Club Championship and it has also won a record 17 South Australian championships and 17 Federation Cups.
West Adelaide became the first South Australian club to be crowned Australian champion when it won the National Soccer League title. Basketball also has a big following in South Australia, with the Adelaide 36ers playing out of an 8, seat stadium in Findon. The 36ers have won four championships in the last 20 years in the National Basketball League. The Titanium Security Arena , located in Findon , is the home of basketball in the state. Mount Gambier also has a national basketball team — the Mount Gambier Pioneers.
The Pioneers won the South Conference in and the Final in ; this team was rated second in the top five teams to have ever played in the league. In , the club entered its 25th season, with a roster of 10 senior players two imports and three development squad players. Australia's premier motor sport series, the Supercars Championship , has visited South Australia each year since South Australia's Supercars event, the Adelaide , is staged on the Adelaide Street Circuit , a temporary track laid out through the streets and parklands to the east of the Adelaide city centre.
Attendance for the event totalled , Sixty-three percent of South Australian children took part in organised sports in — Also, the Royal Adelaide Golf Club has hosted nine editions of the Australian Open , with the most recent being in The state has hosted the Tour Down Under cycle race since From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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A woman has been rushed to hospital after a stabbing in the CBD. Almost years ago more than 11, South Australians signed a petition demanding women be given the vote. Today, we showcase that petition for all to see. Did your ancestors put their name behind the historic cause? A father of two has been taken to hospital after throwing himself into the path of a falling tree to shield his children during a birthday party at a park at Tusmore.
The rains are finally here! The Adelaide CBD dry spell is officially over after rain was recorded for the first time in Ever had a big night out and decided to go for a walk? A self-proclaimed independent research scientist has been found dead at his home in Paradise — a year-old man has been charged with his murder.
Two men in a ute pulled up to a woman trying to cross a major CBD road on Thursday afternoon, before the passenger grabbed her by the arm and told her to "get in". The driver watched on laughing as the ordeal unfolded. More Hilltop Hoods and less Kendrick Lamar would feature on music-streaming services under a plan aimed at boosting the incomes of Aussie musos.
The Great Australian Bight lies south of South Australia and Western Australia.
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