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Mobile, Pop-up & Drive-through COVID-19 Testing Clinics | Adelaide

Mobile, Pop-up & Drive-through COVID-19 Testing Clinics can now be accessed without a GP referral or booking.
With record numbers of COVID-19 tests being performed in South Australia, new coronavirus testing clinics have been made available around metropolitan Adelaide. The clinics are free, convenient and suitable for all ages. 
If attending a mobile, pop-up or drive-through testing […]

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SA Health & COVID-19 | Where To Get Tested in Adelaide

COVID-19 Testing – how and where to get tested
South Australia has done a fantastic job of preventing the community spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). However, the South Australian Government has urged anyone displaying even mild symptoms of COVID-19 to be tested.
Symptoms may include:

fever OR chills (with no alternative illness that explains these symptoms)
sore throat
runny nose
shortness […]

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Apple Recipes for Kids | Apple Donuts

Apple Recipes for Kids: Apple Donuts
Finding healthy sweet snacks that don’t contain a tonne of sugar isn’t easy. This apple donut recipe is a fun and tasty snack alternative the kids will love.
Swapping out regular after-school snacks like 2-minute noodles or sugary cookies for something healthier doesn’t have to be difficult. Healthy alternatives […]

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Healthy Snack Ideas for Fussy Eaters

Healthy Snack Ideas for Fussy Eaters
Does your toddler like to throw more food on the floor than in their mouths? These healthy and creative snack ideas are so clever they’ll win over even the most difficult of fussy eaters!
This article is written in collaboration with Babysits – Australia’s babysitting community. If you’re looking for babysitters […]

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COVID-19 Update | New Restrictions in SA | 3 Aug 2020

COVID-19 Update | New Restrictions from 5 August 2020
Premier Steven Marshall today announced new restrictions which will start as of Wednesday 5 August. At-home gatherings will be restricted from 50 to 10 people and patrons must be seated at licensed pubs and clubs The new restrictions are being introduced in response to a further 2 […]

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COVID-19 Update | New Restrictions in SA | 29 Jul 2020

New public activity restrictions in South Australia.
As of Wednesday 29 July 2020, numbers of attendees at weddings and funerals will be capped in line with a new Emergency Management Direction. South Australian residents will also no longer be able to return to SA from Victoria.
The Emergency Management (Public Activities No 4) (COVID-19) Direction 2020 has […]

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Driveway Runover Safety Campaign | Kidsafe SA & Cops for Kids

New Kidsafe SA & Cops for Kids Driveway Safety Campaign
Kidsafe SA with the support of Cops for Kids has launched their Driveway Safety campaign in response to an increasing amount of driveway runovers in South Australian in recent years.
Kidsafe SA seeks to educate South Australian families about how they can keep their children safe from […]

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Phases of the Moon Astronomy Craft

Phases of the Moon Astronomy Craft
Kids are often fascinated by all things related to outer space and astronomy. Help teach your kids about the Moon with this cool Moon phase activity, complete with a Moon phase worksheet!
This activity involves creating a ‘moon phase slider’. You’ll be able to move the slider to expose different […]

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Young People in SA – Reflections on COVID-19 | CCYP

The impact of COVID-19 on young South Australians
In their own words, South Australian young people reflect on the impact of the coronavirus on their world and their futures.
Following the announcement of strict restrictions due to the presence of COVID-19 in South Australia, the lives of South Australians have dramatically changed. Children and young […]

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Glenthorne National Park | New Nature Play Adventure Playground Development

Glenthorne National Park – New Nature Play Adventure Playground Development
A nature-focussed adventure playground will be developed as an iconic destination within the Glenthorne National Park thanks to a partnership between the Marshall Liberal Government and the City of Marion.  
The City of Marion has agreed to contribute $2 million towards a huge adventure playground after it embraced […]

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COVID-19 Update | Restrictions to Lift on School Activities | 29 Jun 2020

Restrictions on school activities will be lifted from 29 June 2020

Restrictions on a number of important school activities will be lifted from 29 June, paving the way for Term 3 to return to normal for many South Australian students.
The following activities will be able to resume from Monday 29 June 2020:

School assemblies
Class photos
All Intrastate camps […]

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Rhicreative Baby Books, Greeting Cards & Gifts

Rhicreative Baby Books, Greeting Cards and Gifts
Rhicreative is an Adelaide based small business designing and producing a boutique range of greeting cards, gift tags, calendars, gift wrap, baby & kids stationery and art prints. All designed and made in Australia by Rhiannon Clohesy, the products are full of personality with pops of colour and beautifully […]

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COVID-19 Update 16 Jun 2020 | Borders Open NT, WA & TAS | Fitness, Dance & Yoga Classes Allowed

Borders opening to WA, NT & TAS and further lifting of restrictions
The premier Steven Marshall today announced borders with WA, NT and TAS will be open from midnight tonight and there will be changes to indoor fitness and dance classes from Friday 19 June.
Changes to borders 
Effective midnight 16 June 2020:

Travellers entering South Australia directly from […]

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New Jetty at Whyalla | Jun 2020

New Jetty at Whyalla
A new jetty at Whyalla is set to be opened soon. The council undertook extensive consultation with five jetty design options considered. This uniquely shaped jetty was overwhelmingly popular and was chosen by the community as the preferred option.
The circle was popular because it was a real point of difference.
The new jetty is […]

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COVID-19 Update | Easing of Restrictions & Interstate Travel | 12 Jun 2020

Easing of Coronavirus restrictions and interstate travel.
Premier Steven Marshall today announced a further easing of coronavirus restrictions in South Australia from 19 June.
Step 2 Plus Easing of Restrictions from 19 June 2020
Further easing of current Step 2 restrictions in South Australia come into effect from next Friday 19 June 2020. Premier Marshall described this as […]

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Hutt St Centre Emergency Winter Appeal | 2020

Hutt St Centre Emergency Winter Appeal
For hundreds of South Australians sleeping rough, the chilling nights during Winter are unbearable.
Add the threat of COVID-19 and they are terrified.
With no place to call home, and their health already compromised, there’s no way to isolate or protect themselves.
On top of all that, now people who are sleeping rough […]

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Adelaide Aquatic Centre COVID-19 Restriction Roadmap | Jun 2020

Adelaide Aquatic Centre COVID-19 Restriction Roadmap
The City of Adelaide has released a roadmap for the steps ahead for the Adelaide Aquatic Centre.  
They are eagerly waiting to reopen so they can be there for the community’s health, fitness, and swimming journey. However, given the current restrictions, they are unfortunately not yet able to reopen.
SA State Government’s Easing […]

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AFL Showdown with Spectators | Black Lives Matter Protest not Permitted | COVID-19 update 9 June 2020

AFL Showdown to go ahead with spectators. Black Lives Protest not permitted
Premier Steven Marshall and SA Police Commissioner Grant Stevens announced today that the AFL showdown this weekend will allow some spectators to attend.
This will be the first large event to allow an audience since restrictions came into place. A total of 2,000 people will […]

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Preparing for the Ignite Program and Scholarship Exams

Preparing for the Ignite Program and Scholarship Exams
Even students who are naturally talented or gifted can benefit from specialised tuition when preparing to sit an ACER scholarship exam, or seeking entry to an IGNITE program at an Adelaide secondary school.
Entry to these programs is extremely competitive, and so students need to be highly motivated to […]

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Witton Bluff Base Trail to be built between Port Noarlunga & Christies Beach

The Witton Bluff Base Trail to be built between Port Noarlunga and Christies Beach
The long-awaited, shared-use path linking the foreshores of Port Noarlunga and Christies Beach will go ahead after the state government agreed to match City of Onkaparinga funding.
The stimulus package will create jobs in the south and finally connect the coastal hotspots via […]

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Crayola “Colors of the World” Crayon Range

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 […]

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Seasonal Jobs SA | Find Work | 2020

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 […]

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Stage 2 COVID-19 Restrictions Brought Forward to 1 Jun 2020 | Update 25 May 2020

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 […]

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All Licensed Venues to Reopen for Indoor Dining | South Australia | Update 22 May 2020

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 […]

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Sweet Child O’Mine | Guns N’ Roses Children’s Book

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 […]

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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 […]

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Virtual Tour of Stardust Castle | National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant

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 […]

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Ghost Mushrooms in the Adelaide Hills | Mark Oliphant Conservation Park | May 2020

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 […]

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Open Spaces & Places for People Grants announced in SA | May 2020

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 […]

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SA Coronavirus Restrictions to Ease from 11 May 2020

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. […]

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Remember My Story COVID-19 | State Library of South Australia | Add Your Photos

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 […]

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New Funding Support Announced for SA Artists During COVID-19 | May 2020

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 […]

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Mickster the Trickster FREE Birthday Video Messages | May 2020

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 […]

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Messenger Kids | Video Calling & Messaging App

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 […]

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Mother’s Day | Gift Ideas | Sunday 10 May 2020

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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, […]

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COVIDSafe app | Australian Government app | Download from 26 Apr 2020

COVIDSafe app
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 […]

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Mini Photo Sessions with Catherine Leo Photography

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 […]

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SA declares it is safe to send children to school in term 2 | South Australia | Update 22 Apr 2020

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 […]

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How to Send Messages with Special Effects

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 […]

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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, […]

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