South Australian drivers to face new penalties under the State Government

By Giorgina McKay Stronger accessible parking penalties will soon be implemented by the South Australian Government. The proposal was introduced by the Dignity for Disability party of South Australia. “This is very much a safety thing and we need to send that message,” Kelly Vincent, Dignity for Disability MLC, said. “That’s why I think a demerit point on top of the fine is a good … Continue reading South Australian drivers to face new penalties under the State Government

Campaigners gather for final yes vote

By Aidan Curtis Police needed to block off parts of North Terrace after thousands of people gathered on the steps of Parliament House in Adelaide for a second rally in favour of same-sex marriage. The rally was held to give people another chance to show the Government what they think of same-sex marriage and the postal vote. The rally’s MC, Zane Dean, said he was … Continue reading Campaigners gather for final yes vote

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

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?