I t was a pleasure to spend time with former Premier (1993-1996) the Hon. Dr. Dean Brown AO and the Hon. Sir Eric Neal AC CVO FTSE HonFAIB, the Governor of South Australia 1996-2001, celebrating and commemorating the birthday of explorer Captain Charles Sturt at his former home 'Grange' in what is now the suburb of Grange in the Charles Sturt Council.
With an inspiring speech by 'Sir Eric' which recalled the State's inspiring progressive ideals. South Australia being the first colony in Australia to grant voting rights to women in 1894, achieved 34 years before Britain granted her own female citizens the vote, and the elaboration that the colony also provided Aboriginal Australians the
The Advertiser, South Australia's premier newspaper, has published an article today with a Front Cover story in the Business Journal. Seppeltsfield estate of the Barossa Valley, South Australia, has ventured into the realm of virtual reality technology, in an Australian first for the promotion of wine tourism. The 165 year old wine estate is contrasting its heritage-rich nature with the trialling of cutting edge ‘VR’ technology, launching a virtual tour of its Barossa Valley property.The virtual reality tour provides smart phone users with the ability to immerse in sweeping panoramic “spheres” of Seppeltsfield’s wine, food and art precincts. The VR smartphone tour, with the use of special le
It was a great honour to field the first German team in the annual T12 Cricket Nations Cup in Adelaide over the weekend. Pictured here is Germany's first 11 +1, with Dana Wortley MP and Russell Wortley MLC. The T12 tournament showcases the spirit of multiculturalism in South Australia, with close to 200 players from 16 nations participating in an event driven by the Darren Lehmann Cricket Academy and event organiser Sean Holden. With various organisations sponsoring the tournament, incuding the German European Chamber of Commerce of SA Inc. of which Henning Klovekorn (President), Frank Lucks (Trustee) and Simon Thomson (Secretary) were actively participating in 'Team Germany' under the com