Adelaide store fined for selling expired food

A supermarket in Adelaide’s southern suburbs has been fined $200,000 for selling expired food and other food standards breaches. The Port Noarlunga South Foodland pleaded guilty to 20 counts of breaching the Food Act, including displaying food for sale past the use-by date. Among the goods on display past their use-by date were chicken, ham, … [Read the full story]

Adelaide Zoo in $600,000 bequest dispute

The Adelaide Zoo has found itself in the middle of a legal dispute over a bequest of more than $600,000. Michael Thomas Bade, 59, has launched Supreme Court action seeking a better share of his adoptive father’s estate. He and his wife were left a total of $14,000 in the will of Maurice John Bade … [Read the full story]

Mum’s emotional Facebook post goes viral

An Adelaide mother’s emotional Facebook post about a kind-hearted supermarket worker has gone viral. She says the worker is the first stranger who has treated her disabled daughter as a normal child, and it has restored her faith in humanity. Five-year-old Ella Jakas is a living miracle. A stroke left her permanently brain damaged, and … [Read the full story]

Pilot killed in air show crash

An experienced pilot died on Sunday after the plane he built crashed during an air show in Adelaide. Roger Stokes, 73, was performing a demonstration in front of a large crowd at the annual Classic Aircraft display when his replica Spitfire dipped below the horizon about 2:00pm (ACST). The plane crashed into a fence on … [Read the full story]

Rihanna Announces Australian Dates

Rihanna has announced Australian dates in her Diamonds World Tour. The singer will hit Australia in September bringing her multi-million dollar show to Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. Rihanna has already started performing for thousands of fans each night in the US. Tickets for Rihanna’s Diamonds World Tour will go on sale Friday March … [Read the full story]

Great Sportswomen – Anna Rawson

Anna Rawson was born in Adelaide and first stepped into the spotlight at the age of sixteen, when she won a modelling competition for Dolly magazine. In 2000, she played in the Australian Open, where she was recruited for a golfing scholarship at the University of Southern California. She led the USC team to their … [Read the full story]

Tommy Taylor’s SRU

Don’t you hate it when the news is about a tragedy and the press use it to bash Australia? The UK press this week have been full of diatribe about a hoax call that ended with a death. I don’t want to comment on a subject that brings only sadness to the nurse’s family and … [Read the full story]

Tommy Taylor’s SRU (Sunday Round-Up)

What a week for Royals. After Prince Harry’s nude romp at the pool table, it was Kate’s nude pictures beside the pool in France. The result; Harry was sent to Afghanistan. So can we expect Kate to be sent to Tasmania? I expect the French will give a token slap on the wrist to the … [Read the full story]

Punter forks out $20k on Crows to beat Hawks

One confident punter has placed a fairly large amount of cash on the Adelaide Crows to beat favourites Hawthorn in the AFL preliminary final clash on Saturday. He or she has had $20,000 on the Crows, who have drifted from $5.25 to $6 with Sportsbet this week.* Hawthorn, meanwhile, have been well backed with a … [Read the full story]

The Campbell sisters are ready for the Olympics

Sisters Cate and Bronte Campbell will become the first siblings to compete together on an Australian Olympic swimming team in 40 years following the 50m freestyle final at trials last week. Cate, who had already booked her spot on the team in the 100m freestyle, took out the decider in Adelaide in 24.44 seconds with … [Read the full story]

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