Latest South Australia Stories

2012-03-12 07:00:00

Wireless Access points are a risk due to poor or no security, with the end result being that many home users and small businesses may be at risk from loss of bandwidth, data, and identity theft. Adelaide, South Australia (PRWEB) March 12, 2012 "We know who is accessing our wireless router. Do you know who is accessing your wireless system?", said Rob Harmer, General Manager, PCProfile of Adelaide South Australia. "Wireless Access points are a known risk due to no security, or poor...

Children Still Don't Get Enough Sleep
2012-02-14 05:56:41

A new study reveals that children are sleep deprived, and they have been for over 100 years. The researchers compiled the data from studies going back to the 19th century and discovered experts have been concerned about the lack of sleep that children receive. Lisa Anne Matricciani of the University of South Australia in Adelaide and her colleagues wrote, “There is a common belief that children are not getting enough sleep and that children´s total sleep time has been...

2011-08-04 11:25:00

CALGARY, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - (TSX-V: ROZ) - Rodinia Oil Corp. ("Rodinia") is pleased to announce that it is preparing to run the second intermediate casing string prior to drilling ahead into prospective formations at "Mulyawara 1", in the Officer Basin of South Australia. Rodinia began drilling Mulyawara 1 on the morning of Thursday June 9, 2011 (Australian Central Standard Time) and reached the first intermediate casing point of 1,525 meters on August 1, 2011. The casing shoe is...

2011-03-30 00:00:00

ADELAIDE, South Australia, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A near fatal episode is about to strike the new Bound for South Australia blog - the on-line program re-enacting the first nine voyages from England to establish the Province of South Australia. This innovative project is attracting worldwide coverage, with thousands of followers from around the globe tracking the vessels and their voyages. Although only in its fifth week, the project has already uncovered some little known and...

Latest South Australia Reference Libraries

Pellandine Steam Cat, National Motor Museum at Birdwood, South Australia
2014-02-01 07:49:27

Pellandini Cars Ltd was a South Australian kit car manufacturer founded in 1970 by Peter Pellandine. It was located at Cherry Gardens, South Australia. Other projects included the development of a steam powered car. He closed the company in 1978. In 1979, Pellandine moved to Thetford, Norfolk, England where he started Pelland Engineering, which also manufactured kit cars. Pellandine’s design was sold to Ryder Cars in 1980. The company was then sold to Graham Autos, but very few cars...

2008-05-05 23:53:31

The Striped-faced Dunnart (Sminthopsis macroura), is an Australian marsupial. This animal is found throughout central Australia from the Pilbarra to central Northern Territory, western and central Queensland, south to north-east South Australia to north and west New South Wales. It inhabits sandy soils with dune hummock grasslands, tussock grasslands and scrublands. This dunnart has an average body length of 7 inches. Its weight varies between five and eight-tenths of an ounces. It has a...

2007-10-24 13:46:19

The White-chinned Petrel (Procellaria aequinoctialis), is a large seabird in the family Procellariidae. It ranges around the Southern Ocean as far north as South Australia, Peru and Namibia, and breeds colonially on scattered islands; South Georgia, Prince Edward Islands, Crozet Islands, Kerguelen Islands, Auckland Island, Campbell Island and Antipodes Islands. The diet of the White-chinned Petrel is composed mainly of krill, followed by fish. White-chinned Petrels feed by surface...

2006-12-12 13:21:48

The Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) is a thickset arboreal marsupial herbivore native to Australia, and the only surviving representative of the family Phascolarctidae. The Koala is found all along the eastern coast of Australia from near Adelaide to the southern part of Cape York Peninsula. The Koalas of South Australia were largely exterminated during the early part of the 20th century, but the state has since been repopulated with Victorian stock. The Koala is not found in Tasmania or...

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Word of the Day
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
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