Crayola Crayons – New Skin Colour Tones Range
Crayola’s new skin colour toned crayons are designed to represent over 40 global skin tones across the world which will allow children to “accurately colour themselves into the world.”
The packs include descriptive colour names such as “light almond,” “deep rose” and “medium golden.” Each crayon label also lists […]
Seasonal Jobs SA
If you need a job, Seasonal Jobs SA needs you. Around 24,000 workers are needed to fill agricultural jobs like fruit picking, pruning, grape harvesting and tree planting.
South Australia’s agriculture industry needs more workers. From pickers to packers, processors and planters, there are a variety of agricultural seasonal jobs on offer in South Australia’s […]
South Australian COVID-19 restrictions brought forward to 1 June 2020
Premier Steven Marshall today announced that the Stage 2 easing of coronavirus restrictions will be brought forward to Monday 1 June 2020.
He also announced changes to Stage 2 easing of restrictions during a press conference this afternoon stating:
80 people will be allowed in venues, provided no […]
Updated Guidelines for Licensed Venues – Restaurants, Cafes, Pubs & Wineries to Reopen for Indoor & Outdoor Dining
The Premier of South Australia, Steven Marshall today announced an amendment to the further easing of COVID-19 restrictions in South Australia. As of Friday 22 May 2020, all licensed venues with seated dining will be allowed to accommodate […]
Guns N’ Roses Picture Book – ‘Sweet Child O’Mine’
Guns N’ Roses are set to release a children’s picture book based on their much-loved anthem Sweet Child O’Mine.
This is the first and only picture-book interpretation of Guns N’ Roses Sweet Child O’Mine lyrics, inspired by the adventures of Maya and Natalia Rose, two young girls who have […]
Coronavirus Restrictions Easing | Restaurants & Cafes to Reopen for Indoor Dining | Update 20 May 2020
Restaurants and Cafes to Reopen for Indoor Dining
The Premier of South Australia, Steven Marshall today announced a further easing of COVID-19 restrictions in South Australia. As of Friday 22 May 2020, restaurants and cafes will be allowed to accommodate 10 indoor diners for a meal and alcohol. The second stage easing of coronavirus restrictions is […]
Take a Virtual Tour of Stardust Castle
If you’ve ever wondered about the ‘behind the scenes’ of the National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant, you can take a virtual tour with a new video led by Brian Gilbertson, event manager and director of the pageant.
Ever wondered how the Pageant floats are built? Or where all the fun costumes […]
Photo credit: Michael Waterhouse Photography
Ghost Mushrooms in the Adelaide Hills
You don’t have to go all the way to Mount Gambier to see these amazing bioluminescent fungi.
Head to the Mark Oliphant Conservation Park trails in Heathfield in the Adelaide Hills to view the incredible Omphalotus Nidiformis, also known as ‘Ghost Mushrooms’. Photographer Michael Waterhouse found these […]
Open Spaces and Places for People Grants Announced
$65.5 million worth of funding for local community projects has been announced as part of the State Government’s Open Spaces and Places for People Grants.
In March, the State Government doubled the annual Planning and Development Fund to $50 million, when matched with 50:50 local government contribution, with a […]
COVID-19 restrictions to ease in Australia
The Australian Government has released a 3 step process to easing coronavirus restrictions across our country. However, states and territories will move at different times based on local conditions.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the easing of restrictions but the timeline will differ depending on the local situation of each state. […]
Remember My Story COVID-19 – a collection of memories for the State Library of South Australia
South Australia’s State Library is saving your stories for the future.
In early 2020 we found ourselves living in a historic crisis as the COVID-19 pandemic impacted our state and our communities.
The State Library’s collection, contributed by you, will record how […]
New Funding Announced for SA Artists During COVID-19
A total of $50,000 worth of grants that will assist South Australian artists impacted by the COVID-19 crisis is now available as a result of a new partnership between Adelaide Fringe and the James and Diana Ramsay Foundation.
Up to 30 quick response grants – ranging from $1,500 to […]
Mickster the Trickster FREE Birthday Video Messages
Mickster the Trickster is offering FREE personalised magic video birthday cards for children missing out on birthday celebrations because of social distancing.
With the isolation restrictions in place, many children’s birthday parties have sadly been cancelled. Mickster the Trickster says he started realising these kids are having their parties taken […]
Messenger Kids is a free video calling and messaging app for smartphones and tablets
Messenger Kids app has been designed for kids as a safer alternative to the current ‘Messenger’ app. The app allows kids to keep in touch with close friends and family with fun-filled features like filters and stickers.
Parents control and can set up […]
[ May 10, 2020; ]
Mother’s Day – Sunday 10 May 2020
Mother’s Day gift ideas and family-friendly activities to show Mum how much you care.
Mums work really hard, lose a lot of sleep and we think Mums everywhere are special and deserve some extra love and attention on Mother’s Day to show how much they are loved and appreciated.
This year, […]
The Australian Government has launched the COVIDSafe app to speed up the way in which they contact people exposed to coronavirus (COVID-19).
The COVIDSafe app has been designed to help slow the spread of COVID-19. If enough people in Australia download the app, the Government will have confidence to find and contain outbreaks quickly, meaning governments […]
Mini Photo Sessions with Catherine Leo Photography
At a time when many of us are spending more time at home and trying to find the positives in the changes we’re experiencing, a local photographer is offering the chance for you to have your family connections and activities captured in your front or back yard, or an […]
SA Chief Public Health Officer has announced it is safe to send children to school in Term 2
Due to current coronavirus restrictions on many activities, parents have been questioning whether it is safe to send their children to school in term 2. South Australia’s Chief Public Health Officer, Nicola Spurrier sent an open letter to […]
Add some WOW to your Birthday phone messages with a special effect
I discovered this iPhone trick when a friend sent me a birthday message a couple of years ago. I opened the message and my phone vibrated and popped with fireworks on the screen. They have been my favourite special effect to use ever since […]
South Australia’s Golden North Scoops Award For Australia’s Favourite Ice Cream Third Year In A Row | 2020
South Australia’s Golden North Ice Cream has been rated Australia’s favourite ice cream for an unprecedented third consecutive year.
The iconic South Australian-made ice cream received the top rating from an independent survey of 2,791 consumers, conducted by Canstar Blue, earning the only 5 Star rating for Overall Satisfaction as well as top marks for Taste, […]
Family History Search (Ancestry) with Libraries SA
For limited time Libraries SA One Card members can access the Ancestry.com Library Edition from home.
Ancestry.com Library Edition provides access to an extensive range of genealogical resources from the United States and United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records. It also provides limited Australian coverage.
This service is […]
The eSafety Guide – Advice and Tips from the eSafety Commissioner
With children spending more and more time online for both school and home entertainment, it is important for parents to know how they can keep their children safe. The eSafety Commissioner website has information on everything you need to know to help you learn about the […]
Australian schools to remain open during COVID-19
National Cabinet met today (16 April 2020) to discuss whether schools should remain open during the coronavirus pandemic and the current evidence supports schools remaining open.
After consultation, the National Cabinet agreed with the AHPPC (Australian Health Protection Principal Committee) advice that “on current evidence, schools can be fully open” […]
South Australians will once again be able to enjoy the iconic Hallett Cove Boardwalk with the Marshall Government committing $2.44 million to ensuring it is reopened safely to the public.
The boardwalk will be repaired, reopened and extended, with a new section of the trail sensitively designed and built from Heron Way Reserve to the Field […]
Royal Adelaide Show cancelled in 2020 due to COVID-19
The organisers behind the Royal Adelaide Show have made the decision to cancel this year’s 2020 Royal Adelaide Show due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and the current restrictions in place for public gatherings, along with the uncertainty of any timeline around lifting […]
The Quarantween Collection – books for tweens and teens picked by SA Library Staff
Teens and tweens can escape the everyday with handpicked OverDrive for Libraries titles which are free to loan with a Libraries SA One Card membership. The ‘Quarantween Collection‘ has both ebooks and audiobooks available to borrow – if the title is already […]
Adelaide Highlights Virtual Tour
Explore Adelaide from your couch with the immersive Highlights Virtual Tour.
Visit 37 locations in the city through 360° images or video. There are sweeping drone images of the picturesque Adelaide Botanic Garden, Adelaide Oval, Government House and Rymill Park / Mullawirraburka.
Watch the sun setting over the Riverbank or enjoy the bustle of […]
[ April 29, 2020 to May 31, 2020. ]
The Adelaide Fringe team have been working hard to find a way to directly support artists during the COVID-19 crisis, and are excited to announce the pilot of an online, digital Fringe experience; Adelaide FringeVIEW.
The world as we know it has changed so radically in only a few weeks. The Adelaide Fringe organiser’s hearts […]
Wootube – Maths Lesson Videos
Australian secondary school teacher, Eddie Woo regularly uploads mathematics lessons to his YouTube channel.
These are a great tool for at-home learning right now. He offers classes for year 7 – 12 on a range of topics and curriculums.
The topics on his website are aligned to the NSW Mathematics curriculum. In South […]
P.E with Joe Monday to Friday – The Body Coach
‘The Body Coach’, Joe Wicks, has become Britain’s (and the world’s) P.E. teacher every Monday to Friday.
With the recent COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing, Joe’s become a huge YouTube sensation with nearly a million people watching his videos from all around the world. He livestreams his […]
Surviving Year 12 in 2020 – Advice from Beyond Blue
The media and those around us can spread a lot of hype and pressure about year 12, but putting things into perspective can really help to avoid becoming overwhelmed.
If you have a child in their final year of school, or have friends or family that do, […]
Who in Adelaide is still open? Who is closed?
Still Here want people in the community to be able to easily find and support local shops, eateries and businesses who are keeping their doors open. Grab a coffee, order takeaway, buy that pair of shoes and help your favourite shops stay open throughout this difficult period […]
The Wiggles Release Social Distancing Video
The Wiggles are here to help during the COVID-19 pandemic. The importance of staying home and social distancing doesn’t have to be a scary conversation. You can sing and dance along at home and become a hand washing hero.
Watch the video below:
For more information and all enquiries please visit The […]
A virtual classroom platform has been launched to help teachers support South Australian students learning from home.
South Australian public school teachers will be able to use a new virtual classroom platform which has been designed to facilitate flexible learning in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The South Australian Government has launched the platform in partnership with […]
Kytons Bakery SA Selling Bulk Flour
Looking for bulk flour? Kytons has secured a pallet of Plain Flour 12.5kg ($24) and yeast from Laucke Flour Mills to sell to their customers.
Laucke is also a SA family company and they make some of the best flour around (it’s what Kytons use in their Hot Cross Buns) so […]
Hogwarts at Home – Bringing Hogwarts to You
Everyone is trying to keep safe at home at the moment and so, with J.K. Rowling and friends at Audible, Bloomsbury, OverDrive, Pottermore Publishing and Scholastic, Wizarding World are delighted to introduce Harry Potter At Home to help children, parents, carers and teachers add a touch of Harry […]
[ April 2, 2020; ]
Self-regulation for kids: at home, at school with autism
As every teacher will assert, self-regulation is the key to optimal learning; it helps kids tune in, stay focussed and be ready to learn. But what if your child isn’t wired this way? For many children, self-regulation is hard to master, but for kids on the autism […]
Free child care for families and support for early childhood & care sector during the coronavirus pandemic.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has just announced a government decision to provide around one million families with free child care during the coronavirus pandemic and financial relief and support to the early childhood education and care sector to assist […]
Find out what’s open and what’s closed in Adelaide due to coronavirus restrictions.
Many venues and facilities around Adelaide have been forced to close due to coronavirus and Australians are advised to stay home and self-isolate to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Find a list below of what’s open and closed in Adelaide.
Updated Tuesday 26 May […]
New dashboard for South Australian COVID-19 updates.
The South Australian government has set up a new website page to keep us all informed with South Australian COVID-19 updates. It will be updated every day, with all the key stats and breakdowns, to help keep us all educated and safe.
The page will have the most up to […]