The Hon Mike Rann MP has announced that the Art Gallery of South Australia will host a significant exhibition of the work of iconic British artist J. M. W. Turner.
Premier Mike Rann said the diversity and artistic excellence of this year’s Ruby award winners is a testament to the brilliant contribution the arts make to the cultural life of South Australia.
As we tentatively wait for the outcome of the SA soccer and the men and women’s basketball teams, organisers are preparing for the grand finale of the Special Olympics Australia IX National Games.
Community groups in South Australia will be supported to adapt to a changing climate through the Community Sustainability Grants announced by Conservation Council SA (Conservation SA) today.
Mike Rann has announced an extra $109 million for our state’s Emergency Departments in an effort to bring patient waiting times down to 4 hours or under. Currently with some of the lowest waiting times in the country, Mr Rann believes that waiting times for patients can be reduced even further.
The heat is on and the claws are out...welcome to the South Australian state election. March 2010 has been a hotbed of activity in Adelaide and it’s going to get a whole lot hotter as we come into the final weeks of the state election.
Premier Mike Rann says that a significant proportion of the 100,000 extra jobs the Government is aiming for will be in defence industries – including more than 3000 for the Air Warfare Destroyer project alone.
This morning on radio the Premier admitted his 100,000 jobs pledge was in fact just 30,000 extra jobs over the next six years.
A re-elected Rann Labor Government will make the Adelaide Festival an annual event.
It’s official – the 2010 Santos Tour Down Under was the biggest and best in the event’s history.
Premier Mike Rann, in a mark of friendship via furry animal diplomacy, has announced a gift of a pair of koalas to China that will take up residence in the famous zoo, Ocean Park Hong Kong.
Health Minister, John Hill, has launched a new aero-medical retrieval service to get emergency teams out to critically injured and sick children and newborns faster than ever before.
The differences between what is public and what is private space are becoming more blurred as social media invokes its power. Any comments made public or private, anonymous or not could quite possibly end up on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube as our need for instantaneous communication is fuelled. Just look at the hot water South Australian Premier Mike Rann has got himself into over remarks he made at the Dimitria Greek Festival in November last year.
What a difference a day makes. Yesterday, it was revealed that new SA laws would be imposed censoring anonymous political comment on the internet leading up to the March 20 election with those leaving comments having to supply their real name and post code. Less than 24 hours later, The Attorney-General, Michael Atkinson, released a statement late last night, indicating he would repeal his law censoring internet comment after the election.
Adelaide’s number one youth community radio station, Fresh 92.7, is thrilled to announce that it has just received a grant of $100,000 from the State Government to help it in establishing a brand new, state-of-the-art broadcasting facility in the City’s East End.
Premier Mike Rann says he’s delighted that South Australian businesswoman, farmer, exporter and champion of good food, Maggie Beer, has been declared Senior Australian of the Year in this year’s Australia Day celebrations.