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[4 Nov 2013 | No Comment | 7,710 views]
Rally to stop the Hillside Mine & save Yorke Peninsula

The proposed Rex Minerals Hillside Mine on the Yorke Peninsula will be one of Australia’s largest open cut mines. South Australians must act before November 8th to protect the local environment and community. There’s a Public Rally in Adelaide at Parliament House on Thursday 7th November at midday to give South Australian’s the opportunity to show their opposition.

The proposed open cut mine will be one of Australia’s largest – the entire Olympic Dam mine would fit within it! Not only is it going to be right on the coast of the pristine St Vincent’s Gulf, but it is also going to be located within five kilometres of four local holiday towns.

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[11 May 2013 | No Comment | 16,808 views]
How to Start-up in Adelaide, and End Up in Silicon Valley

Jindou Lee is the co-founder of Happy Inspector, a tech startup developing iPad apps for property inspectors.

They take traditional pen and paper inspections and make them digital on tablet devices. He’s also the previous co-founder of mobile app development outfit Mighty Kingdom.

In the following interview we wanted to find out how a former Adelaide resident, now successful Silicon Valley entrepreneur got started, kept going and about his career highlights.

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[14 Feb 2013 | No Comment | 11,648 views]
Adelaide Fringe to open with a “Dizzying” Parade

Once again, the streets of Adelaide will light up and the city will explode with excitement as we celebrate the opening of the 2013 Adelaide Fringe this Friday the 15th of February.

As usual, thousands of eager onlookers are expected to line Adelaide’s premier boulevard, King William Street, to welcome an array of floats and Fringe artists in the Fringe Parade as they ‘strut their stuff’ from North Terrace to Victoria Square.

The Parade commences from 8.30pm, signalling the start of four weeks of Fringe mayhem, and will mesmerise revellers with a wonderful array of stunning floats and costumes, all around the theme of ‘Lit from Within’.

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[10 Jan 2013 | One Comment | 17,348 views]
How To Be A Successful Entrepreneur In Adelaide: An Interview With Stuart Snyder

Stuart Snyder was a co-founder of YourAmigo, South Australian exporter of the year in 2008. YourAmigo was incorporated in 1999 and successfully commercialised novel search technology acquired from Flinders University. YourAmigo’s was a technology leader in search marketing, counting many of the world’s top 100 ecommerce companies as companies. YourAmigo’s company headquarters is still in Adelaide.

Stuart grew up in Silicon Valley, starting his career as a CPA with KPMG in San Jose, California and migrated to Adelaide in 1993. In the following interview we wanted to find out how a former Silicon Valley resident, now successful Adelaide entrepreneur got started, kept going and about his career highlights.

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[23 Jul 2012 | No Comment | 11,424 views]
The Write Stuff: Business Writing Workshops in Adelaide

Seeing a ‘there’ where a ‘their’ or a ‘they’re’ should be makes my teeth itch. The greengrocer who sells advocados and brocolli will set them on edge, but I’m trying. It was actually Stephen Fry’s animated essay on language that set me on the road to recovery in my battle against my own judgemental ways. My journey on Twitter has placed me in the company of such wonderful people that I would be undeserving of their support and friendship should I choose to pick up on every misplaced apostrophe, every to that wants an extra o or every loose that needs to lose one. But then a newsletter arrived from my daughter’s school containing two simple, but gratingly obvious apostrophe crimes, and I realised that I could easily overlook causal errors, provided I knew one understood the correct way in the first place. Especially in a professional setting.

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[19 Jul 2012 | No Comment | 6,213 views]
Morton Philips rebrands to excel in Adelaide’s tight employment market

As South Australia’s premier boutique Executive Search firm, Morton Philips recognise it’s a tough market in employment at the moment. They also recognise that sustaining a strong brand identity is the key to success for any business when times are tough.

So Morton Philips have launched a new website and visual identity that reflect their dominant position in the SA marketplace, with innovation, forward thinking and a progressive mindset separating them from the competition. They’ve also introduced new a new offering in ‘Migration and Relocation Services’ which sets them apart.

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[12 Jul 2012 | No Comment | 38,279 views]
Historic former milk factory in Port Adelaide on target to become Australia’s ‘greenest’ building

hanks to innovative fuel cell technology, a former milk factory in historic Port Adelaide is aiming to become the nation’s greenest commercial office building.

Developed by boutique property development group Acdev, the St Vincent Street property – built in 1921 – has been converted into a premium quality office building featuring five ‘BlueGen’ ceramic fuel cell units, which convert natural gas to electricity and heat. It is the single largest commercial fuel cell installation in Australia.

Combined with a 22kW, 90-panel photovoltaic solar cell installation, the two storey, 1,100 square metre property has been designed to be carbon negative, with the solar power system generating enough energy to more than offset emissions from the natural gas used to operate the fuel cells. The predicted operational greenhouse gas emissions savings associated with this project is 55 tonnes of CO2 emitted per annum – the equivalent of taking 50 cars off the road for a year.

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[11 Jul 2012 | No Comment | 16,738 views]
Capture the Cover for Adelaide’s new Yellow Pages Books

This year Yellow Pages© is introducing new metropolitan phone books for Adelaide which will also serve as local business directories. To add to the local flavour of your phone book, Yellow Pages® wants people from Adelaide to submit photographs to feature on the cover as part of their Capture the Cover competition.

With the photographic theme of “‘Through the Eyes of a Local” in mind, Adelaide residents are invited to submit original photographs from their area that best depict life in their community. Your entries will showcase the best of Adelaide, whether that’s an iconic building, your favourite coffee shop, a secluded natural spot you love to relax in, or a seasonal experience that’s unique to our city.

Entering the competition is easy…

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[2 Jul 2012 | No Comment | 7,232 views]
This Cracker of a Night will make Christmas come early for charity

The call is out for South Australian women to help make Christmas come early for some of the State’s most disadvantaged people at a unique networking event. The Christmas in July event A Cracker of a Night, on Monday 23rd July, is being held for women to meet while making a difference.

Multi award winning social enterprise m.a.d.woman – making a difference, SA organisation Female Friendly and event promoter Jedo are joining forces to run the event to support Foodbank Australia – which supports more than 2,500 charities nationwide.

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[20 Jun 2012 | No Comment | 15,233 views]
Noodle Box stores supporting the SIDS and Kids SA Red Nose Day celebrations

South Australia’s Noodle Box stores have joined forces in support of the SIDS and Kids SA Red Nose Day celebrations in Adelaide and throughout the state. All eight Noodle Box stores have rallied together and will donate fifty cents from every regular ‘Singa Box’ purchased to SIDS and Kids SA throughout June.

SIDS and Kids SA is dedicated to saving the lives of babies and children during pregnancy, birth, infancy and childhood and supporting bereaved families. SIDS and Kids SA works to find answers for parents by supporting vital research into stillbirth, SIDS and safe sleeping practices.

Red Nose Day, on Friday June 29th this year, is the major fundraiser for SIDS and Kids. Funds raised through Red Nose Day activities assist SIDS and Kids in providing vital services and programs.

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[16 Jun 2012 | No Comment | 9,225 views]
South Australian film Swerves into cinemas

“A suitcase of money, a woman, two men; a lot can happen in the middle of nowhere…” introduces Craig Lahiff’s new genre thriller, SWERVE, whose South Australian opening night is on Thursday 7th June.

Filmed on location in Port Adelaide, Two Wells and the Flinders Ranges, Swerve stars Australian actors Emma Booth (Underbelly), David Lyons (ER) and Jason Clarke, who has
just featured in Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby.

Swerve was filmed in South AustraliaSwerve tells the story of a man caught out in the dry and desolate country with car problems
as he travels to attend a job interview. Coming across a fatal road accident, Colin (David Lyons)
finds a woman shaken up and another man dead…

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[15 Jun 2012 | No Comment | 12,556 views]
Books to make a difference for kids at the Cora Barclay Centre

Right through June, you have the opportunity to support the important work of the Cora Barclay Centre in North Adelaide. Just visit Dymocks Adelaide, at 135 Rundle Mall, and purchase a book to donate to the centre’s library.

When you buy a book to donate (at 10% off, courtesy of Dymocks Adelaide) you can also purchase one children’s book for yourself at the same discounted price!

The Cora Barclay Centre provides family centred auditory-verbal therapy for children who are deaf or hearing impaired and wear hearing aids, cochlear implants or other listening devices, and books play an integral role in their program.

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[25 May 2012 | No Comment | 16,251 views]
Ten startups for ANZ Innovyz START announced

ANZ Innovyz START has announced the ten startups that have been selected for the coveted three-month accelerator program in Adelaide, South Australia, presented by Innovyz and ANZ. Since its launch on February 24 the program received over 130 Australian and International applicants.
ANZ Innovyz START is 12-week accelerator program modelled on the highly successful  TechStars Global Accelerator Program in the United States which is rated as the world’s number one. Up to three founders from each successful company below will be moving to Adelaide, South Australia for three months from next …

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[15 May 2012 | No Comment | 11,229 views]
City of Salisbury’s Digital Literacy Forum a great success

Presenting Yourself Online, the inaugural Digital Literacy Forum, was held on Thursday 3rd May 2012. The event has been hailed as a great success, with the conference hashtag #digilit2012 making it as a trending topic on Twitter in Adelaide.

The businesses, educators, government employees, students and not for profits who attended now save their sights set on a brighter digital future, thanks to this initative of the City of Salisbury and the Salisbury Business and Export Centre.

Special guest Mark Pesce’s thought-provoking keynote on the theme of “Mobile, Social, Flexible” entertained the participants and delivered some important messages…

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[14 May 2012 | No Comment | 38,308 views]
Hot winter specials at Westfield Marion’s 2012 VIP Shopping Party

On Thursday May 17, in a South Australian first, shoppers can experience a night of entertainment, activities and one-off exclusive retail offers all under the one roof at Westfield Marion, Adelaide’s leading shopping destination.

The Westfield Marion VIP Shopping Party (9am – 9pm) is set to be the toast of Autumn/Winter season as Adelaide shoppers are able to take advantage of over 95 exclusive offers, including incredible 0ne day only offers from Westfield Marion’s retailers like Kookai, Mimco, Oroton, Witchery, Blue Illusion, Bed Bath N Table, Kikki K and Cotton On.