Worldsend Hotel closes to make room for the West Oak

By Emily Pemberton The Worldsend Hotel has closed its doors for the last time after two decades of service. The pub was in prime location for UniSA students and was a well-known social hub for students at the City West campus. Fortunately, local nightclub manager, Hugo Pedler, and business partners have taken over the pub and are rebranding it as the West Oak. “A few … Continue reading Worldsend Hotel closes to make room for the West Oak

Federal government announces creation of Australian space agency, SA to tap into multi-billion dollar industry with South Australian Space Industry Centre

By George Booth After a series of ongoing developments and growing momentum, the federal government has announced Australia will create its own space agency. The government intends to tap into the $420 billion and growing space industry, with Australia’s own space agency expected to generate thousands of new jobs for the country. South Australia has shown its ongoing support to develop Australia’s involvement in the … Continue reading Federal government announces creation of Australian space agency, SA to tap into multi-billion dollar industry with South Australian Space Industry Centre

Adelaide astronaut says education is key to developing a national space agency

By Kelly Hughes It is a “no brainer” that Australia should invest in a national space agency, given the tremendous benefit it will garner, said Dr. Andrew Thomas. Global leaders of the space sector are gathering in Adelaide this week for the 68th International Astronautical Congress, to discuss Australia’s lagging contribution to a multi-billion dollar space industry. At the South Australian Press Club luncheon yesterday, … Continue reading Adelaide astronaut says education is key to developing a national space agency

Sweaty salutations, from the Sunday Mail City–Bay Fun Run

By Chloe Szentpeteri As Sunday, September 17 dawned, runners were rising early to compete in Adelaide’s annual Sunday Mail City–Bay event. The morning was set for sun and sweat as competitors gave it their all in a bid to reach the finish line first, choosing to walk or run either three, six or 12 kilometre distances. From the siren start right up until a cheering … Continue reading Sweaty salutations, from the Sunday Mail City–Bay Fun Run

Batyr provide free barbeque at UniSA campuses to encourage students to speak out about their mental health on R U OK? Day

By Sam Aebi  Youth mental health awareness organisation Batyr hosted free barbeques for students at all UniSA campuses on R U OK? Day. The organisation, which has reached over 70,000 young people through their programs, provided free food for students at the Mawson Lakes, Magill, City East and West UniSA campuses on Thursday. Students could enjoy a sausage or veggie patty in bread among the … Continue reading Batyr provide free barbeque at UniSA campuses to encourage students to speak out about their mental health on R U OK? Day

Should sex work be decriminalised in South Australia?

By Georgina Akkermans, Dante DeBono, Amelia Nichele and Jonathon Poulson In South Australia, the act of soliciting a prostitute carries a maximum fine of $750 under the Summary Offences Act 1953. Those found living off the earning of prostitution could receive a fine of $2500 or a criminal sentence of six months. But in today’s digital landscape, the world of sex workers is vastly different … Continue reading Should sex work be decriminalised in South Australia?

Rakhine state in humanitarian crisis, but what’s being done?

By Kelly Hughes. People in the Rakhine State of Myanmar are under siege, as violent atrocities surge through a town where people have been living since the turn of the 12th century. The carnage unfolding in the Rakhine State is forcing thousands of minority Rohingya Muslims to flee into neighboring countries. The Rohingya people, estimated to be about 1.1 million, have lived in the state … Continue reading Rakhine state in humanitarian crisis, but what’s being done?

The arts revival: led by Laura Gentgall

By Caitlin Tait “I am stubborn and persistent,” Laura said, carrying the same strength as – while also tipping the hat to – American politician Elizabeth Warren, who only a few months ago was shunned for attempting to speak a letter written by Coretta Scott King, Martin Luther King Jr.’s late widow, on the Senate floor in Massachusetts. Republican Mitch McConnell defended why he stopped … Continue reading The arts revival: led by Laura Gentgall