People & Places

Jun 2, 2020
People & Places

Operation Flinders: Into the wild

Join SALIFE for a hike through the remote wilderness and meet the volunteers behind world-leading outback intervention program Operation Flinders.

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May 31, 2020
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Damon Herriman: Lucky star

From child actor to insurance clerk to Hollywood hot property – Adelaide’s Damon Herriman has taken the long road to success, full of detours, dead-ends and finally dreams come true.

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May 31, 2020
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“It has been far better to be locked down with artworks than without”

Diana Jaquillard is a recognisable character around Adelaide, with her signature short, blunt fringe and stylish, eccentric glasses. One of the greatest loves in Diana’s life is art, and the retired graphic designer is always championing new talent as a board member for the Helpmann Academy Foundation. Here’s her story.

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May 29, 2020
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Making their case

South Australian women in the higher tiers of the legal profession still face gender inequality, however some are raising the bar for others to follow.

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May 24, 2020
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“I loved and craved the interaction with the audience”

Alex Ward is a barrister who’s held leadership roles in the law nationally and internationally. But the 56-year-old is also a funny bloke who could have carved out a career in comedy, just like his mate Shaun Micallef. Here’s his story.

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May 8, 2020
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“I think I was born to be a mum”

Lucia Staykov is the proud mother of six children – including twins and triplets. The 46-year-old will spend this Mother’s Day with her big brood, starting off with breakfast in bed. The professional children's photographer says being organised is key to handling the busy juggle.

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May 7, 2020
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Meet Adelaide’s Mad Men

In the May issue of SALIFE, out now, we take a look back at Adelaide’s advertising industry, circa the 1960s-’80s, when flared trousers, long lunches and catchy jingles ruled.

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Apr 26, 2020
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“I love working through a crisis”

Meet Hitaf Rasheed - responsible for many of the state's biggest events as the leader of Events South Australia. She is passionate about her family, the Port Adelaide Football Club, where she worked with for almost a decade, and promoting South Australia. And there's a lot more to her story.

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Apr 23, 2020
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Guess who’s coming to dinner: Cate Taylor

It’s lucky Cate Taylor loves to cook: she’s a mother of nine and her Port Pirie home is a constant hub for family and friends to gather for fantastic food and wine.

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Apr 19, 2020
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“I live not only for myself but also for them”

Zita Adut Deng Ngor, 40, was five years old when she fled South Sudan with her family and arrived in South Australia in 1985. She went on to study law and is now CEO of the Women’s Legal Service and a respected community leader. She was also nominated as Australian of the Year in 2016. Her story is one of resilience, determination and unshakable faith in the need to make a difference.

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Apr 16, 2020
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Mental wellbeing: It’s a state of mind

Mental wellbeing means feeling satisfied with where your life is heading, coping with the daily ups and downs and being able to bounce back. Here’s how.

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Apr 9, 2020
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Ali Clarke: “I’m just not that confident”

She’s married to AFLW coach Matthew Clarke, has three beautiful children and has built a successful radio career over the past 20 years. So, why does Ali Clarke feel like an imposter?

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Apr 5, 2020
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Nostalgia. It’s a many-layered thing

Adelaide Hills author Pip Williams and her friends happily wrapped their arms around each other for this photo just a few weeks ago. They had hugged hello and they hugged goodbye when they parted. They had no inkling it would be the last time for a long while.

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Apr 5, 2020
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Angela De Palma says it’s all “water off a duck’s back”

Angela De Palma is well-known in South Australia’s theatre and culinary worlds, starting out as a chef before working in the arts. The grandmother loves Pokemon Go and her motorbike, and plans to end up with a full bodysuit of tattoos one day.

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Mar 29, 2020
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Ryan Fitzgerald: Locked down again but loving life

Ryan Fitzgerald, 43, rose to fame through footy, then reality television, before carving out a respected media career. Here, “Fitzy” talks about his injury-plagued time in the AFL, Big Brother, becoming a dad and his recent brush with COVID-19.

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Mar 20, 2020
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“Whoever you are, you are living on in me”

Cassy Bonnes, 53, knows heartbreaking loss – and resilience. This dirt-bike riding mum of two explains how she has found a way to be happy and comfortable in her own skin.

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Mar 13, 2020
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“I felt instinctively that there was something the doctors were missing”

Amanda O’Connor, 37, is a carer for her son Tyler who was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) just before his third birthday. Here she talks about her dream of becoming a mum, how the doctors once misread Tyler’s condition and her focus to live the best life for her family.

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Mar 13, 2020
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Get the latest word at your local library

Today’s libraries are about so much more than just the books, in the latest in our One Small Step guides to better living in South Australia, we take a look at what makes just a few of our local libraries special.

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Mar 11, 2020
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Cittaslow Goolwa: Life in the slow lane

From the Spanish steps in Rome to the South Australian river port town of Goolwa, people are learning to appreciate living at a more relaxed pace.

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Mar 10, 2020
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Shaun Micallef: Seriously funny

Comedian and TV funny man Shaun Micallef reflects on his path to success and ponders how to avoid turning into a sad, old clown in the future.

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Mar 8, 2020
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Your ultimate guide to luxury camping in SA

In the latest in our One Small Step guides to better living in South Australia, find out how you can see our state in a way you can’t through the windows of a hotel room – without leaving behind any of the luxury.

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