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South Australia News. Summary of latest news from the Festival State by Norma HennessyImage: Adelaide Lord Mayor Martin Haese (Wikimedia/Bahudhara (CC BU A SA 4.0) 
Lord Mayor Martin Haese of Adelaide surprises residents with his announcement not to seek re-election; Parliament files a bill removing a statue of limitations for child abuse cases; SA Supreme Court rejects appeal of an aboriginal group to cease...
For centuries, the Japanese have been drinking green tea as an important part of their culture and everyday life.Image: Akio Onozawa at the green-tea farm (SBS)
Now, Australian farmers are harvesting the exotic crop with great success to meet Asia's rising demand.   And agricultural analysts suggest Australia could one day be a major exporter of green tea in the global market.  
The Federal Government is coming to the financial aid of Australia's strawberry industry, following a number of needle contaminations.Image: Strawberries (AAP)
Two states have now announced a financial reward to help find the culprits, and strict new  export rules have been introduced.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he is confident bullying is not an issue in his government.Image: Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Minister for Women Kelly O'Dwyer during a division in the House of Representatives at Parliament House. (AAP...
It comes after federal Liberal M-P Ann Sudmalis  used parliamentary privilege to name Gareth Ward as a bully. But just what constitutes workplace bullying under Australian law?
Australia has climbed up the ranking of the world's richest countries contributing to global development. Image: Development contribution goes beyond simply aid  (AAP)
But it's a slight achievement: in jumping four spots to 14th it remains among the bottom half of the world's 27 richest countries. The 2018 Commitment to Development Index has been released ((1400 Tue 18 Sept)) by the Center for Global Developmen...
The city government of Davao sent some 10,000 food packs on Tuesday, 18 September to victims of super typhoon Mangkhut "Ompong" in northern Luzon. 
The peak body for nurses and midwives in Australia is calling on the government to make staff-to-resident ratios law, in aged care facilities. They say the government can't afford to wait until the conclusion of the royal commission into the...
Doctors have been urged to reconsider the popular prescription of aspirin to prevent blood clots and cardiac disease after a comprehensive study cast doubt on its health benefits. The Australian-led clinical trial has found the blood-thinning...
Support services for older Australians have welcomed the announcement of a royal commission into aged care. Prime Minister Scott Morrison says it will help families be more confident about the quality of care provided to their loved ones. 
Labor says Mr Morrison is not the right man to be pushing for an inquiry after a series of Calition funding cuts to the sector.
“Focus on what remains, not on what is missing.”
Cindy Reynes, author of the book, ‘Before I Forget: A daughter’s journey in caring for a mother with Alzheimer’s,’ recently won in the Philippines' 12th Cardinal Sin Book Awards under the Family Life Category....
One, Two, Three, Smile!
A loving mum and Sydney-based professional photographer, Florlyn Sarmiento, shares about her passion in photography and what she thinks about before pressing the shutter.