Addressing the gender gap in Adelaide’s music scene

By Sam Bradbrook As the Australian music scene grows and evolves it is yet to solve its decades-old problem with gender equality. Falls Festival is the latest institution to come under fire, after revealing a line-up that only included 11 women out of 100-plus artists. It is a national trend that stretches down to local, city-based music scenes, and Adelaide is unfortunately no different. Cassie … Continue reading Addressing the gender gap in Adelaide’s music scene

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

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

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