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Treasurer’s kiss of death jobs promise

The latest job losses at SANTOS has increased pressure on Mineral, Resources and Energy Tom Koutsantonis to justify his promise to create 5000 jobs in the mining sector by 2017.

International Day of the Girl Adelaide Breakfast

I was in great company when I attended the Plan International's International Day of the Girl Breakfast this morning at the Hilton Hotel. Local businessmen and women, individuals from local community organisations and Members of Parliament from all sides were in attendance as Plan International celebrated International Day of the Girl, Sunday 11 October.

Australian Curriculum Studies Association Conference

From Wednesday 30 September to Friday 2 October, the Biennial Australian Curriculum Studies Association Conference, titled 'Curriculum Leadership for a diverse Australia', is being held at the Adelaide Convention Centre. Mr Garry McLean, President Australian Curriculum Studies Association and Professor Lester-Irabinna Ridney, Professor of Aboriginal Education, UniSA, who later gave the morning's keynote address, were in attendance as I officially opened the conference this morning.

Australian Society for Medical Research - Leading Light Awards

The Australian Society of Medical Research SA Leading Light Awards were held last night at the SAHMRI Building on North Terrace.

Saint Spyridon College 2015 Dinner Dance

The Saint Spyridon College held its 2015 Dinner Dance on Saturday 26 September at the Cyprus Community Hall - if you were by chance walking or riding down the Linear Park trail near Welland late Saturday afternoon, you may have smelt the delicious aroma of the wonderful cuisine cooking!

Celebration for the annoucement of the new Nepalese Constitution

It was a tremendous honour to be invited by the Honorary Consul of Nepal, Mr Dipak Dhamala, to attend the South Australian Nepalese community's celebration for the announcement of the new Nepalese Constitution at Hindmarsh Square on Thursday 24 September.

Weatherill delivers fewer opportunities for SA jobseekers

In another worrying sign for job seekers, South Australia has recorded the largest fall in the number of online job vacancies for the past 12 months in Australia.

Conyngham Street Dog Park safe!

After a huge amount of hard work and commitment to the cause, users of the Conyngham Street Dog Park can breathe a sigh of relief, with the Eastern Courier reporting on 2 September that the City of Burnside Council signed a 10 year lease with the State Government.

20,000 unemployed South Australians in Adelaide's northern suburbs

The latest Labour Force data has revealed that there are now 20,000 unemployed people in Adelaide’s northern suburbs.

South Australian Primary Schools’ Music Festival Concert

The future generation of South Australian performers were on show Saturday 5 September, with students from primary schools across South Australia putting on their Festival of Music at the Adelaide Festival Theatre.