Category Archives: Adelaide development

The Demise of the White Cedars.

The new Adelaide Oval has been a fine development for the City of Churches but there has been  an environmental down-side that many will regret. It was the unceremonious removal of 27 slow-growing White Cedar Trees of considerable botanic interest … Continue reading

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Transforming Health Care in South Australia

  The “Snelling” Health Care Shake-up for South Australia “Jack” Snelling may only be 42 but as South Australia’s Minister for Health and Ageing. Minister for Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Minister for the Arts, and Minister for Health Industries, … Continue reading

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Surveillance equipment to be used to raise millions in revenue from parking fines, for the Adelaide City Council.

To fine motorists for exceeding arbitrary speed limits can be justified on the reasoning that speed kills, and needs to be stamped out for the roads to be safer. However many motorists can’t help thinking that fines are slanted to raise … Continue reading

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Light Looses His Vision

The Adelaide Oval was arguably the most beautiful cricket ground in the world, set in beautiful park-lands north of the Central Business District, and the Torrens River, and surrounded by four of Adelaide’s leading scenic attractions. Colonel Light’s Vision St Peter’s … Continue reading

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Adelaide’s Green Halo

http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/opinion/rex-jory-preservation-of-adelaides-parklands-is-vital/story-e6freabc-1226640592143 http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:South_terrace_adelaide.jpg#globalusage

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Is Colonel Light’s Vision for Adelaide Outmoded?

http://www.adelaidecitycouncil.com/council/history/   Colonel Light Ceremony 2013 Each year the Adelaide City Council celebrates Colonel Light’s birthday in April, with 2013 marking the 154th anniversary. Colonel William Light was South Australia’s first Surveyor-General and founder of the City of Adelaide. He … Continue reading

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The new Royal Adelaide Hospital we had to have! Time to have a check-up on what is planned!

http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/south-australia/state-government-has-no-budget-to-demolish-royal-adelaide-hospital/story-e6frea83-1226594980271 A political, not a medical agenda It is hard to escape the conclusion that the New Royal Adelaide Hospital now under construction is more a big-noting political statement than a necessary expansion of the State’s medical program. The promotional … Continue reading

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Promotional video for the new Royal Adelaide Hospital

The new RAH

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Chris’s concerns for South Australia

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/opinion/columnists/the-festival-state-stagnates-its-hand-ever-out-for-federal-largesse/story-fn8qlm5e-1226562090153 Chris Kenny, The Australian, January 26, 2013 South Australians don’t like to have their state berated, even by one of their own, but Chris Kenny does make some valid points. South Australia receives more than its fair share of … Continue reading

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The Losing Alternative Vision for the Royal Adelaide Hospital

  Prior to the 2010 election the SA Liberal party put an alternative plan for re-development of the Royal Adelaide Hospital on its present site next to the Medical School, University of Adelaide, IMVS, and the Hanson Research Institute. The University … Continue reading

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