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What does working life look like outside a capital city? ABC NEWS
Rural women are less likely than women in metropolitan areas to stay in the workforce, but some are making huge sacrifices to buck that trend.

Man allegedly murdered by drug debt collectors had windpipe cut, court told ABC NEWS
A man allegedly murdered by drug debt collectors was chased into the garden of a suburban Adelaide unit, and then punched and kicked before the fatal stab wound was inflicted, a court is told.

Population cap introduced at world's largest bulk-handling port amid dust concerns ABC NEWS
The WA Government is to tackle dust-related health concerns in Port Hedland by capping the permanent residential population.

Back-up power stations to be privatised after report questions usefulness ABC NEWS
A report into two back-up power stations built to prevent blackouts in SA is scathing of a decision to buy them outright, prompting the Government to announce it will privatise them.

Accused killer pulled skull out of box 'like a show-and-tell', court told ABC NEWS
Gruesome new details surrounding the alleged murder of a man, whose partial skeleton was found in a fireplace eight years after his death, are revealed in a South Australian court.

Should it stay or go? Rolf Harris' sketch at theatre still debated years on ABC NEWS
The future of a sketch by convicted sex offender Rolf Harris, still on view backstage at a South Australian theatre, still polarises local artists.

Elective surgeries to go ahead after nurses accept Government commitments ABC NEWS
Elective surgeries at public hospitals in South Australia will go ahead tomorrow as the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation calls off industrial action after receiving a written commitment from the Government.

Learner driver allegedly tests positive to methamphetamine ABC NEWS
An Adelaide learner driver and her supervisor have been caught allegedly driving under the influence of methamphetamine in a busy Adelaide suburb this morning.

Rolf Harris sketch removed from regional theatre ABC NEWS
A sketch by convicted sex offender Rolf Harris is painted over at a theatre in regional South Australia, four years after the performer was convicted of indecent assault.

Big guns on the move as AFL trade deadline day ends with a bang ABC NEWS
Dylan Shiel secures his move to Essendon and Dayne Beams returns to Collingwood, but there was no such luck for Tim Kelly as the AFL trade deadline passes with a flurry of late activity.

Aboriginal prisoner had chest pain and needed psychiatric care, inquest told ABC NEWS
A South Australian prisoner who died after a suicide attempt which caused a heart attack was left unsupervised in his cell, despite needing psychiatric care and complaining of chest pain, an inquest hears.

Disabled man's support halved in transition to NDIS ABC NEWS
A severely disabled Adelaide Hills man is left with a significant reduction in support ? and less than half the funding he received from Disability SA ? after transitioning to the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

New Commodore triggers storm of social media abuse for diehard Holden fan ABC NEWS
Once an Australian icon, it seems the romance for Holden might be over. Former Holden worker and car fanatic Cara Bertoli found out the hard way after purchasing one made in Germany.

Running down the winners and losers of the AFL Trade Period ABC NEWS
With the AFL Trade Period reaching its conclusion last night, football analytics experts Cody Atkinson and Sean Lawson have cast their eyes over all 41 trades to determine who were the big winners and losers.

Flinders academics face job uncertainty, union forces halt to restructure ABC NEWS
More than 200 academic staff at Flinders University will have to reapply for their jobs, according to the union, as an ongoing restructure seeks to separate researching roles from some teaching staff.

Salute to Adelaide Hills cult leader inspired by Gladiator movie, court told ABC NEWS
Members of the cult would say "strength and honour" to greet their leader "Taipan", the District Court has heard. James Gino Salerno has pleaded not guilty to nine counts of unlawful sexual intercourse with a young follower.

Classic kids' science Curiosity Show going viral in digital age ABC NEWS
The iconic Australian TV classic The Curiosity Show is revived for a new generation ? online.

Dust storms hit parts of SA ahead of severe weather ABC NEWS
Dust storms are blowing across parts of South Australia as more severe weather crosses the state, prompting warning messages about damaging winds and reduced visibility.

How farmers in utes saved a town from fire ABC NEWS
Farmers ? who saved the day in the 2014 Bangor fire ? are warned not be too complacent with the fire season close.

Whyalla steelworks savings the wrong blueprint for SA hospitals, Opposition says ABC NEWS
The decision to appoint the former Whyalla steelworks administrators to reduce public health spending shows the Government is intent on running hospitals like factories, the SA Opposition says.

Jetstar plane bound for Adelaide forced to turn back after crew fall sick ABC NEWS
Two Jetstar crew members are taken to hospital in Melbourne after falling ill on an Adelaide-bound flight, but the airline says it remains unknown how they became sick.

Storm damage to iconic woolshed leaves its future unknown ABC NEWS
The historic Cordillo Downs Station woolshed is the oldest and largest of its kind in the world, but its future remains uncertain with repairs estimated to cost more than $200,000.

Community-led cookbook promotes home cooking in remote Queensland ABC NEWS
Doomadgee residents work with local service providers to promote the value of home cooking.

What child sexual abuse survivors want to see happen after the apology ABC NEWS
For some survivors of child sexual abuse, the apology delivered by the Prime Minister is welcome, but they still want to see further action.

Parents warned against using baby walkers and exercise jumpers ABC NEWS
Many parents think baby walkers and exercise jumpers can help their child develop quicker, but in fact they do the opposite, experts warn.

Foster care payment scheme promising $75k salary being considered in SA ABC NEWS
Paying people a tax-free salary of $75,000 to quit their careers and become foster carers is now being considered by the SA Government, which says "all options" are on the table to fix the child protection system.

Self-proclaimed 'psychopath' who stabbed son to death granted supervised release ABC NEWS
A father who fatally stabbed his four-year-old son because he believed the boy would become a psychopath like him is granted supervised release from a secure mental health facility.

South Australian universities decide against merger ABC NEWS
The University of Adelaide and the University of South Australia decide against merging after failing to reach an agreement during collaboration talks.

Sikh candidate for local council targeted in racially charged video ABC NEWS
A Port Augusta City Council nominee says a social media video in which his likeness is run over by a truck marks the first time he has experienced racism in his community.

Chocolate labs die earlier than yellow and black ones, study finds ABC NEWS
If you own a chocolate-coloured labrador, chances are it will not live as long as its yellow and black cousins, a new study based on data from thousands of dogs shows.

Doctor used paper towel to make notes about patient, inquest told ABC NEWS
An inquest into the death of a suicidal cancer patient at an Adelaide hospital hears he was misdiagnosed by a psychiatrist, and that medical staff used paper towel to record clinical notes about his case.

National fuel strike: Angry drivers call for servo boycott ABC NEWS
More than 160,000 fed up motorists are backing a campaign to avoid filling up for a day in protest of skyrocketing fuel costs, but some are sceptical of the plan.

Adelaide UniBar faces closure after more than 40 years of live music and sticky carpets ABC NEWS
The famed upstairs Adelaide UniBar may be closing its doors after more than 40 years of hosting bands and serving drinks to students at budget prices, with a new bar to open downstairs ahead of the 2019 Adelaide Fringe Festival.

Adelaide man charged with making a false report stands by needle in strawberry claim ABC NEWS
A man charged with making a false report to police insists that a strawberry his daughter bit into last month, at the height of the scare, did contain a needle.

Man arrested for a second time over fatal highway crash ABC NEWS
A man is arrested and charged for the second time over a fatal crash on the Sturt Highway more than three years ago, with police travelling to America to examine evidence as part of the investigation.

Hundreds of bees mysteriously dropping dead in SA ABC NEWS
Bee corpses are piling up in backyards in the town of Peterborough, prompting dark suspicions from locals and theories from academics. But no one knows what is causing the deaths.

Graffiti near Adelaide conservation park buffed with rock-coloured paint ABC NEWS
A second coat will be painted over a section of the cliffs near the Hallett Cove Conservation Park on Thursday in an effort to disguise graffiti that sparked outrage more than a week ago.

Paedophile taken to hospital after being sentenced over 'vile, shocking' crimes ABC NEWS
A South Australian paedophile sentenced for the horrendous sexual abuse of three young boys is taken to hospital by ambulance after vomiting in court.

Identity of woman allegedly murdered in random attack yet to be revealed ABC NEWS
The names of a 36-year-old woman allegedly murdered at an Adelaide shopping centre, and the 20-year-old man accused of committing the crime, are suppressed following a request by the prosecution.

Federal Government commits $5 billion to Future Drought Fund ABC NEWS
Helping farmers prepare for future droughts will be the focus of a new multi-billion dollar fund that Prime Minister Scott Morrison will unveil today.

Refugee video game offers players glimpse inside detention centre ABC NEWS
A new live gaming experience allows audience members to play the controversial game Escape From Woomera, while listening to former detainees.

University students who bribed examiner for drivers licence face court ABC NEWS
A court hears two Adelaide engineering students who bribed a driving examiner to get a licence did so because one of them was "too anxious" to sit the test.

Grape expectations: The Chinese investors buying into the Barossa Valley ABC NEWS
Chinese nationals are buying Australian vineyards and wineries at unprecedented levels, with up to 10 per cent of the iconic Barossa Valley now in Chinese hands.

Agricultural scientists, global food brands target allergen-free market ABC NEWS
Major food companies and agricultural scientists are developing more food and beverages for the rising number of Australians with food allergies, tapping into a huge and growing market.

Wind speeds over land are slowing down and researchers aren't sure why ABC NEWS
It sounds like the title of a horror movie, but "the stilling" is very real. It was discovered by an Australian, and there is still an air of mystery swirling around why land wind speeds are slowing down.

Tensions high among Aboriginal communities ahead of Tony Abbott visit ABC NEWS
Tensions are high among South Australian Indigenous communities regarding the timing of an expected visit from special envoy for Indigenous Affairs Tony Abbott in the wake of a recent alleged murder in Ceduna, the ABC understands.

Self-driving cars get Australian-first demonstration in Adelaide CBD ABC NEWS
An Australian-first demonstration of self-driving vehicles has been conducted on the streets of the Adelaide CBD today, in a bid to prove the potential for the technology to make Australian streets safer.

'A thing of the dark ages': First baby born with syphilis in SA in 18 years ABC NEWS
Health services fear a lack of long-term planning and funding is hampering attempts to control a syphilis outbreak across Australia after a baby was born in SA with the potentially fatal disease last year.

Get tested early, during and after pregnancy ad campaign ABC NEWS
The ad posted online earlier this year discusses the potential risks of syphilis during pregnancy.

Don Bradman's 'holy grail' bat sold at auction ABC NEWS
A cricket bat used by Sir Donald Bradman for his own personal autograph hunting fetches a hefty price at auction, along with a bat used by South African Herschelle Gibbs to smash six sixes in an over.

Actors and singers pay respect to Quentin ABC NEWS
Russell Crowe, Jewel Kilcher and Osher Gunsberg pay their respects to Quentin Kenihan.

Quentin Kenihan farewelled in star-studded memorial service ABC NEWS
Actor, entertainer, writer and disability advocate Quentin Kenihan is remembered as resilient, caring and ambitious at a memorial service in Adelaide.

Home battery scheme to shore up power supply ahead of summer ABC NEWS
Parts of South Australia and Victoria are expecting a sweltering start to November, with the upcoming heat an early test to the power grid ahead of summer.

SA police have discovered an industrial-sized drug lab at Croydon (Supplied: SAPOL) ABC NEWS
SA police have discovered an industrial-sized drug lab at Croydon.

Meth 'super lab' worth 'hundreds of millions' uncovered in suburban Adelaide ABC NEWS
The industrial-sized clandestine laboratory, which police believe has been in operation for some time, is discovered at a property in Croydon. Three people are arrested on drugs charges and one man is still being sought by police.

Adelaide icons under threat as city residents snub pubs ABC NEWS
As the list of Adelaide pubs closing up or being sold grows, operators say an ageing population, rising costs and competition with small bars is to blame for the decline of a once vibrant pub and live music scene.

South Australian strawberry season off to a great start ABC NEWS
South Australian strawberry growers look forward to summer as the first tray of the season makes $17,500 at a charity auction.

Online advertisement seeking 'Caucasian' men to play Santa taken down ABC NEWS
An advertisement for "Caucasian mature age men" to play the role of Father Christmas in suburban shopping centres in Adelaide is removed from a job website following criticism online.

Billionaire throws down clean energy challenge to Government ABC NEWS
The British billionaire who rescued the Whyalla steelworks from administration calls on the Australian Government to do more to make it easier for big companies to access finance to make grand investments in renewable energy.

Truck driver apologises to victim for racist video ABC NEWS
The truck driver behind a racially charged social media video apologises to a Sikh immigrant and has the charges against him dropped.

The small town that was celebrating Halloween decades before the rest of us ABC NEWS
Love it or hate it, Halloween just seems to keep getting bigger each year in Australia, but there is one small rural town that has been ahead of the trend for decades.

South Australian MP Tony Pasin takes $5,700 charter flight ABC NEWS
South Australian federal Liberal MP Tony Pasin paid almost $6,000 for a flight between Mount Gambier and Renmark earlier this year, a parliamentary report has revealed.

Muslim American artist holds funeral for her alter-ego dress ABC NEWS
Cambodian-American artist Anida Yoeu Ali lays her iconic costume The Red Chador to rest after it was lost in transit through Israel.

Goodwin lives the dream with brace of FFA Cup final stunners ABC NEWS
Adelaide United hero Craig Goodwin produces a top-shelf double goal salvo to help Adelaide United beat Sydney FC in the FFA Cup final, becoming the first club to win the cup twice.

Asylum seeker families moved 'quietly' from Nauru to Adelaide ABC NEWS
Asylum seekers from Nauru are receiving treatment at a major Adelaide hospital, as children continue to be moved from community detention on the Pacific island.

Street signs torn down in remote APY Lands ABC NEWS
A project to put street signs in a remote South Australian town was years in the making, but members of the local community have torn them down weeks after being installed.

Cemetery tours popular at Halloween with dark tourism on the rise ABC NEWS
Cemeteries are growing in popularity as venues for dark tourism with small burial plots and large cemeteries alike becoming destinations for spook spectacle and historical intrigue.

Cycling group to retrace steps of WWI soldiers in Tour de Legacy ride through Europe ABC NEWS
A group of amateur cyclists from Adelaide will embark on a 1000-kilometre ride through the former Western Front to retrace the steps of World War I soldiers and raise money for the families of fallen servicemen and women.

Early season temperature records set to burn as 'heatpulse' hits ABC NEWS
Parts of NSW, Victoria and SA ? including the capital cities ? are set for scorching weather this week, with the BOM forecasting the mercury to soar high above average.

Near-deserted SA town draws crowd for outback Ashes ABC NEWS
With a population of just 10, Kingoonya is not home to enough people to field a single cricket team. But last weekend a crowd of 100 arrived to watch a side of grey nomads face off with the locals.

'Popular' music teacher who sexually abused teenage girls has identity revealed ABC NEWS
Trenton John Wickers ? a South Australian music teacher who repeatedly sexually abused teenage girls ? can be identified publicly for the first time after the Supreme Court lifted a longstanding suppression on his name.

Applications to import grain as Australian harvest forecasts fall ABC NEWS
Australia could be set to import whole grain for the first time in more than a decade, as drought drives up the price of grain.

International opal industry hit by Mintabie uncertainty ABC NEWS
Uncertainty surrounding the future of a South Australian opal mining town impacts upon the international trade of the precious gemstone.

Abbott considering police-in-schools policy for remote Indigenous communities ABC NEWS
During a tour of remote Indigenous communities in South Australia, special envoy Tony Abbott expresses tentative support for a plan to get police officers into schools to reduce truancy rates and improve engagement.

Bike SA backs trial to reconsider helmet laws for 'out of step' Australia ABC NEWS
Bicycle South Australia says it supports a rethink of mandatory helmet laws on footpaths, off-road paths or quiet suburban streets in an effort to bolster stagnant cycling participation rates.

Is a controversial UCG project a lifeline for a dying town or an environmental hazard? ABC NEWS
The small South Australian community of Leigh Creek is divided over a controversial new energy project that could either save the town or prove to be an environmental hazard, depending on who you talk to.

Music teacher jailed for eight years for sexually abusing students ABC NEWS
A South Australian high school music teacher is sentenced to a decade behind bars for sexually abusing teenage girls at three different schools during the 1990s.

Low fluoridation of Alice Springs water called to account for rise of tooth decay ABC NEWS
Alice Springs children are at double the risk of developing tooth decay in comparison to their Darwin counterparts, according to a dental expert involved in a comprehensive national survey.

Community 'shattered' over alleged murder of woman at shopping centre ABC NEWS
A candlelit vigil for an Adelaide woman allegedly murdered at a suburban shopping hears she was an "exceptionally loving mother" as the local community remains "shattered" by the incident.

Smuggled radiated tortoises now living at Adelaide Zoo ABC NEWS
A group of critically endangered tortoises from Madagascar that were smuggled into Hong Kong are now being rehomed at Australian zoos.

Parents accused of neglect of 'close to death' baby ABC NEWS
The four-month-old baby of a couple charged with criminal neglect had severe injuries including a fractured skull and was severely dehydrated, a court hears.

Lizards are smarter than you think, research finds ABC NEWS
Ecologists have discovered that native skinks and geckos have evolved in less than 150 years to detect foxes and cats as predators, even though they have not evolved alongside them.

What a pearler: Pioneer farmer looks back on 30 years of oyster growing ABC NEWS
Three decades after Kiwi Evans was first approached to try oyster farming, the little town of Smoky Bay ? where he cultivated his first spat of oysters ? is famous for its oyster industry.

Indigenous artists donate $100k to preserve iconic art centre ABC NEWS
Darlinghurst and the remote APY Lands community of Indulkana may be worlds apart, but a group of Indigenous artists stage a sell-out exhibition in Sydney to repair Iwantja Arts, an ailing remote art hub.

Telstra outage leaves hundreds of offenders unmonitored for 24 hours ABC NEWS
South Australian Premier Steve Marshall says a thorough investigation will be undertaken following a failure in the electronic monitoring devices used to track offenders.

First state signs up to national schools funding agreement ABC NEWS
South Australia becomes the first state to sign up to the new national agreement for schools funding, prompting hopes from federal Education Minister Dan Tehan other that states ? which had complained not enough money would go towards public schools under the deal ? will soon follow its lead.

Pressure building on SA Government to re-open sleep laboratory at Royal Adelaide Hospital ABC NEWS
Pressure is building on the South Australian Government to re-open a sleep laboratory at the new Royal Adelaide Hospital, with a petition receiving more than 2,000 signatures of support in the past two weeks.

Productive prison program helping inmates turn lives around ABC NEWS
There is a great sense of hope at the Cadell Training Centre low-security prison as a new program offers inmates a second chance at life through employment opportunities.

Mother accused of neglect pregnant with fourth child, court hears ABC NEWS
A Port Pirie mother charged with the criminal neglect of her four-month-old boy after he nearly died from severe injuries and dehydration is having another baby, the Supreme Court hears.

'Cheeky' newborn southern white rhino latest addition at Monarto Zoo ABC NEWS
An adorable new addition is welcomed at Monarto Zoo this week following the safe arrival of a newborn southern white rhino calf, with the birth described as a boost in the battle to save the endangered species.

Property boom far from over, say investors ABC NEWS
Headlines are dominated by steep falls in property prices along the east coast, but the property boom is alive and well in a number of cities around the country, as is optimism about strong price rises well into the future.

National charity regulator working with drought relief charities ABC NEWS
Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission seeks assurances from Rural Aid and Aussie Helpers that money and goods being donated is reaching those in need.

Scientists develop new tsunami warning system that could help prevent future deaths ABC NEWS
The new system uses cheap, simple satellite receivers and airhorns to deliver a warning system to a village for $200 instead of $10,000 ? if they can get funding for further trials.

Decorated Thai cave diver back in the water teaching others the art of rescue ABC NEWS
Just days after being named South Australian of the Year, anaesthetist Dr Richard "Harry" Harris is back in the water instructing cave divers on search and rescue.

From drizzle to downpours: A beginner's guide to rain ABC NEWS
Rain is a serious business. For starters, you need to use the correct terms ? then we can discuss why some rain is hard and other rain is soft.

'This is for you': Doctor allegedly lured pharmacist with flowers before knife attack ABC NEWS
An Adelaide doctor goes on trial accused of trying to kill a pharmacist who reported him to the health watchdog for over-prescribing painkillers to patients.

Random drug tests of parents begin but Child Protection can't reveal results ABC NEWS
Eight random drug tests of parents or carers have been conducted in the first two weeks of a new streamlined system aimed at reducing child abuse in South Australia.

English students make history by taking Year 12 exams on laptops ABC NEWS
They might have been studying English, but today they made history ? almost 2,000 Year 12 students in SA are the first in the country to complete an end-of-year exam on laptops.

Hospital desserts deliberately contaminated with 'organic' material ABC NEWS
A "solid, organic-looking product" used to contaminate jellies and custards at a major Adelaide hospital is currently being forensically tested, and police are not ruling out faeces as the substance involved.

SA proposes laws to force suspects to unlock devices or go to jail ABC NEWS
A move to force suspects in serious crimes, including child pornography, to hand over passwords or comply with fingerprint and facial scans to unlock devices will be introduced into South Australian Parliament.

'Organic' material found in Adelaide hospital desserts not poo, SA Health Minister says ABC NEWS
Minister Stephen Wade says the contamination was a "disgusting, deliberate act ? which we completely condemn," but the organic material found in a small number of custards was not faeces.

Partner jailed for fatally stabbing girlfriend in 'reprehensible' act ABC NEWS
A man who fatally stabbed his girlfriend in the thigh during a jealous alcohol-fuelled rage was trying to inflict pain or control when he committed the crime, a Supreme Court Justice says during sentencing.

Huge heroin bust in Adelaide as police continue investigations into organised crime ABC NEWS
South Australian police uncover 15 kilograms of heroin, the largest single seizure by the force, during a raid on an Adelaide property.

A walk-through of the Adelaide Zoo during 2018 ABC NEWS
A walk-through of the Adelaide Zoo during 2018 that resembles nothing of its darker past.

How Mushroom Records offered a recording contract to an Adelaide Zoo orangutan ABC NEWS
How Mushroom Records offered a recording contract to an Adelaide Zoo orangutan

Footage shows car crashing into power pole following high-speed chase ABC NEWS
Police dashcam footage of a stolen car bringing down a power pole and powerlines, causing sparks to fly over the road, is made public more than two years after the violent crime rampage.

Farmers feel the pinch as water prices skyrocket ABC NEWS
Demand is threatening to outweigh the supply of water in the Murray-Darling region, with prices set to double.

Former international journalist-turned-farmer on a mission to revive teddy bear sheep ABC NEWS
When former journalist and editor Dee Nolan left her glamourous life behind for the family farm, she was determined to bring back a breed of sheep that had all but disappeared.

Capers prove sweet success for retirees ABC NEWS
Growing capers has become a sweet success for one retired couple, as top chefs across the country line up for the edible flower buds.

ACCC pushes to fine former boss of failed dairy giant ABC NEWS
The former managing director of Murray Goulburn could face hefty financial penalties after reaching an agreement with the competition watchdog over the milk crisis of 2016.

Australia ends winless ODI run with spirited win over South Africa ABC NEWS
Australia levels the three-match series with a much-needed seven-run win over South Africa at Adelaide Oval, with Marcus Stoinis standing up for his side with the ball.

Uni friends involved in drivers licence bribe condemned by judge ABC NEWS
Two Adelaide university students who bribed a licence examiner because one was too anxious to sit a driving test receive suspended jail sentences, with a judge describing their corruption as a "cancer" in society.

Mental health patient 'shackled to hospital bed for two days' ABC NEWS
A nurse says the recent shackling of an Indigenous mental health patient to a Royal Adelaide Hospital bed is the "worst abuse" they have witnessed as a health professional.

'Like Schoolies for old people': Finding love at the Masters Games ABC NEWS
Flings and hook-ups between athletes might be common during the Olympics, but romance at sporting tournaments is not limited to young people.

The arts centre fostering the next generation of Indigenous artists ABC NEWS
Art centres are often cultural and economic hubs in remote communities. But what happens when artists retire and sales dry up?

Bells to ring in unison worldwide in unprecedented Armistice commemoration ABC NEWS
On the 100th anniversary of the WWI Armistice, churches and town halls will ring their bells in unison across the world in honour of the bellringers who died during the conflict.

Midnight parties and mock funerals: How we celebrated the first Armistice Day ABC NEWS
From wild celebrations in cities to parades in country towns, this is how Australia celebrated the end of World War I.

Vet's pet project a lesson in tackling plastic pollution ABC NEWS
A vet who has seen too much wildlife affected by plastic waste decided to be proactive about recycling and has launched her first collection of pet products.

WWI letters reveal families' grief and details of war deaths ABC NEWS
The families of soldiers killed in World War I were keen to know the facts around how their sons died, even if it meant learning graphic details we might recoil from today.

Nurse's uncensored diaries celebrate the unsung courage of women in World War I ABC NEWS
The newly discovered diaries of an Australian Army nurse describe in vivid detail the fear of young Anzacs and the camaraderie of women in World War I.

Foodbank's funding to feed hungry Australians is almost halved ABC NEWS
The Social Services Minister has indicated a short-term lifeline may be thrown to a charity that provides 67 million meals for hungry Australians each year after Government moves to split food charity funding between three agencies.

Quentin Kenihan's family upset after council election votes not counted ABC NEWS
The sister of late disability advocate Quentin Kenihan says she is angry that his votes in the Adelaide City Council election have not been counted.

Trucking spanner used to beat business owner to death, court told ABC NEWS
A trial begins into the alleged murder of Adelaide trucking company owner David Norris, with the court told his body was found "battered and bloodstained" after being hit with a two-kilogram tool.

Accused Elizabeth shopping centre killer was 'armed and ready' with stolen knife, court hears ABC NEWS
An Adelaide man who fatally stabbed a person he had never met before outside a suburban shopping centre stole the murder weapon from a supermarket in the lead-up to the attack, a Supreme Court jury is told.

Break-in causes sludge spill into creek, closing section of Adelaide beach ABC NEWS
A 200-metre section of Christies Beach in Adelaide is closed after a break-in to a nearby wastewater facility caused 300,000 litres of sludge to overflow into Christie Creek.

How emergency services are battling changing climate conditions ABC NEWS
Attributing individual events to climate change is complex, but observing the overall trend is not. As fire seasons lengthen and flooding worsens, emergency services are having to find ways to adapt.

Mental health patients 'missing out on critical services' with no psychiatrist for two months ABC NEWS
A statewide service for mental health patients with disabilities in South Australia has been without a psychiatrist for two months, amid a review into the future of the service.

Fishers seek drought support to be expanded beyond land-based farming ABC NEWS
Diminished rainfall and high temperatures are hitting the fishing industry, leading the peak body to call for drought support programs to be expanded.

Qantas to axe 'half-full' flights across northern Australia ABC NEWS
Flights from Cairns to Alice Springs and Darwin are axed as part of a reshuffle by national carrier Qantas, but travellers can now fly direct from Darwin and Adelaide to Uluru with the addition of two weekly services.

Hotel owners speak out against booking websites ABC NEWS
Accommodation booking websites might make life easier for customers, but some Australian hotel and motel owners say they are causing big problems for their businesses.

Sikh targeted in racist rant triumphs in SA council election ABC NEWS
An Indian migrant has been elected to a regional council in South Australia, and been personally congratulated on the win by a truckie who uploaded an offensive Facebook video about him during the campaign.

Bight oil spills could reach Sydney's beaches, planning document shows ABC NEWS
Leaked draft environmental plans from a Norwegian oil company reveal the worst-case scenario for an oil spill in the Great Australian Bight, stretching from Albany in Western Australia to Port Macquarie in New South Wales.

Alleged arsonist reportedly uses underpants to set fire to speed camera ABC NEWS
Police arrest a man who allegedly set fire to an Adelaide traffic camera overnight and then returned to try to burn it down again, using flaming underwear.

Adelaide homeless numbers on the rise but 'functional zero' still in sight ABC NEWS
The overall number of homeless people in Adelaide rose throughout the middle of this year despite dozens of rough sleepers moving into secure housing.

MP calls for national action against Wicked Campers ABC NEWS
A South Australian Labor MP is pushing to ban Wicked Campers which carry slogans deemed to promote "sexism, racism and violence against women".

Health authorities declare syphilis outbreak in Adelaide ABC NEWS
A "small but sustained" outbreak of syphilis has been declared by South Australian health authorities, who are warning unborn babies could die if the infectious disease transmits through the womb.

Former State Opera head pleads not guilty to child sex offences ABC NEWS
The former chief executive and artistic director of the State Opera of South Australia will stand trial accused of multiple child sex offences. His identity can be revealed for the first time.

Recycling old almond orchards could increase productivity, trial shows ABC NEWS
Almond growers across the globe could reduce their carbon footprint and boost soil health by recycling their old trees back into the ground, a research trial in the United States shows.

Honour roll mystery for outback community searching for lost memorabilia ABC NEWS
History buffs in the outback town of Copley are on a search for their lost WWII honour roll which lists the local men and women who died during the war.

New chemotherapy IT system aims to prevent underdosing ABC NEWS
The South Australian Government calls for tenders for a state-wide cancer prescribing IT system to prevent a repeat of the chemotherapy underdosing bungle.

'It's a lousy idea': AFL great slams best-of-three grand final series proposal ABC NEWS
The suggestion of playing the AFL grand final across a three-match series is met by heated opposition from legendary Geelong premiership player and Brownlow medallist Jimmy Bartel.

Sock recovered at speed camera arson scene linked to accused man, court hears ABC NEWS
A man accused of setting fire to an Adelaide speed camera twice in one night was allegedly found with a sock matching the one discovered soaked in accelerant at the scene.

Qantas, Jetstar agree to help paralysed man get to Melbourne ABC NEWS
Two Australian airlines say they will work together to fly a paralysed man to Melbourne after his mother appealed for their cooperation.

South Australian doctor jailed for trying to kill pharmacist ABC NEWS
An Adelaide doctor who attacked a pharmacist with a knife after being reported for overprescribing medication will spend at least a decade behind bars.

Seafood industry continues to call for Senate inquiry into seismic surveys ABC NEWS
A Norwegian company that plans to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight has prompted fisheries to renew calls for a probe into a practice they say could damage their businesses.

There'll be blackouts this summer if nothing is done, report warns ABC NEWS
The Australian Energy Market Operator warns Victoria and South Australia are at a heightened risk of forced blackouts this summer, as it sources costly emergency energy reserves to keep up with anticipated demand.

'Here we go again': Man in Mount Gambier flight drama also saved a pilot from a crash ABC NEWS
A passenger onboard a Regional Express flight that made an emergency landing in Mount Gambier faces case of deja vu after his involvement in another air drama in July, where he pulled a pilot from the wreckage from a light aircraft crash.

Global breakthrough as Australian research links omega-3 with premature birth prevention ABC NEWS
Increasing your intake of omega-3 fatty acids during your pregnancy could significantly decrease the chances of a premature birth, according to a review of worldwide studies carried out by researchers in Adelaide.

Man's body found near water's edge at suburban Adelaide beach ABC NEWS
Mystery surrounds the death of a man whose body was found on the sand at Glenelg North in suburban Adelaide.

Hundreds of barnacle-covered shopping trolleys removed from underwater graveyard ABC NEWS
A regional South Australian council has begun removing about 500 trolleys from waters near its wharf, amid concerns over community safety.



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