People & Places

Apr 9, 2021
People & Places

Bone marrow transplant success: One in a million

Each day is a blessing for Middleton’s Tania Murphy, who spent most of a year away from her family to receive a life-saving bone marrow transplant from an anonymous European donor.

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Apr 1, 2021
People & Places

My Town: Karen Cains, Blinman

Ever-reliable outback postie Karen Cains says she has the most picturesque mail run in the country, and she might well be right.

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Mar 26, 2021
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Kym Burls: Cold comfort

Here’s how breathing techniques, cold therapy and a search for meaning transformed Kym Burls from a TV-bingeing couch potato into a health and wellness guru.

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Mar 19, 2021
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“There is amazing strength within the family”

Barbara Knoll’s days are surrounded by her German culture, working behind the counter at Barossa Fine Foods, which she started with her husband Franz three decades ago. But there was a time she felt she’d lost the connection to her heritage, before a powerful resurgence.

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Mar 12, 2021
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“I never lost faith in that dream”

As the AFL season kicks off for another year, we speak to Port rising star Zak Butters about his personal battles, his road to success and his burning desire to win.

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Mar 11, 2021
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“Ring Me”

More than a year on from the devastating Cudlee Creek bushfire, many fire-affected families are still waiting to rebuild their homes, and their lives.

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Mar 4, 2021
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A real sea change

Imagine living at sea where you could up-anchor any time and sail where you please. Meet these stay-aboards who are living their dream nautical life at North Haven’s 35 South Marina.

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Feb 19, 2021
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SA’s beauty pageants: The quest for success

For those who were there, Adelaide’s beach girl quests were innocent fun, held at a time when it was acceptable for women to be judged purely on their looks and deportment. Three former contestants take us back to the 1970s.

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Feb 18, 2021
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Heading for Hawker

From reviving a historic cultural tourism site to delivering much talked-about food and accommodation experiences, a group of dedicated locals are driving change and setting the new tourism agenda in Hawker – the hub of the Flinders Ranges.

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Feb 12, 2021
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“I am an incurable romantic”

To celebrate Valentine's Day we speak to Mills & Boon novelist Susanne Panagaris about life, romance and her famous guitar-playing daughter Orianthi.

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Feb 4, 2021
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Kate Box: Don’t box me in

She got her start at Unley Youth Theatre at age 13, now Kate Box is one of Australia’s most versatile and in-demand actors, drawn to roles with grit and guts.

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Jan 22, 2021
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“He played the game with great spirit”

With the cricket season in full swing we speak to former Aussie player Wayne “Flipper” Phillips about Hookesy, life, loss, team spirit and the joy of being a grandfather.

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Jan 15, 2021
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“You always come to crossroads in life”

Luthier Jim Redgate often finds himself torn between his workshop and the call of the ocean. When he’s not building guitars or kitesurfing, he might be found snowboarding, playing gigs, fixing up up his old Holden EH, beekeeping or making wine.

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Dec 18, 2020
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Christmas memory lane

To kick off the festive season, we asked some high-profile South Australians to share their childhood Christmas memories, and a few of the SALIFE team have joined in the festive fun.

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Dec 18, 2020
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“In most pursuits, talent will only get you so far”

Growing up in the country, Catherine Branson developed early on the resilience necessary for a high-flying career. The Chancellor of the University of Adelaide and inaugural chair of a new ASO project highlighting female composers says she also took it for granted that “generally speaking, if a boy can do it, a girl can do it also”.

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Dec 3, 2020
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The air up there

There's no better way to experience Central Australia than by floating above it, so join SALIFE for a sunrise ballooning adventure.

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Nov 26, 2020
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Smooth sailing

It’s been described as “a six-star hotel on water” and, for this lucky couple, luxury cruising on their $2 million motor yacht is just part of the everyday.

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