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Fern Avenue Community Garden Open Day

The Fern Avenue Community Garden in Fullarton had an Open Day on Sunday 25 October.

Further consultation on new bike rules

The State Liberals have commenced a state-wide consultation on South Australia’s new cycling laws and left open the option of overturning the controversial changes.

CommSec Report confirms SA needs jobs stimulus now

CommSec’s latest State of the States Report for the October 2015 quarter has highlighted the need for the Weatherill Labor Government to immediately bring forward job-creation measures to stimulate South Australia’s economy.

LGBTIQ Rights Forum

On Saturday 17 October, I attended the Gay and Lesbian Health Alliance SA (GLHA SA LGBTIQ Rights Forum at the Wheatsheaf Hotel. South Australians from all walks of life came together to discuss the 40th Anniversary of decriminalisation of homosexuality in SA and issues for the LGBTIQ community surrounding parenting, ageing and youth. 

I was honoured to be invited and grateful to Mr Ian Purcell, Chair of the GLHA SA and the committee for the opportunity to hear South Australians discuss their experiences.

SA unemployment spikes 23.2 per cent

Today’s Australian Government Department of Employment labour force figures show that unemployment in South Australia has sky rocketed by 23.2 per cent in the past 12 months, with 13,100 people joining unemployment lines in that time.

Grand re-opening of the Glen Osmond Scout Hall

After many sausage sizzles to raise part of the funds for cost of the hall, the Glen Osmond Scouts celebrated the re-opening of their Scout Hall on Saturday 17 October.

Paprikás Hungarian Food and Culture Festival

A joint initiative of the Hungarian Cultural Circle and the Association of the Hungarian Aged and Invalid Persons in SA to help celebrate what South Australian Hungarians, both young and old, have to offer our multicultural society, the first Hungarian Food and Culture Festival was held on Sunday 18 October.

State of Unemployment

Yesterday’s ABS labour force figures show that the percentage of South Australians in the workforce has fallen to just 57.3 per cent, the lowest figure since January 2003.

8,400 jobs lost in South Australia

South Australia’s unemployment crisis continues unabated with the latest ABS seasonally adjusted data showing the loss of 8,400 jobs in the month of September.

Unley Business Breakfast

The City of Unley Council, the Eastside Business Enterprise Centre and the Hyde Park Rotary Club held their Unley Business Breakfast, with Mr Michael Browne as the Guest Speaker at the Unley Town Hall this morning.