Adelaide's Top 5 News Stories
Friday, February 2nd, 2018
The family of National Crime Authority bombing victim Geoffrey Bowen has welcomed the arrest of the prime suspect in the bombing.
Domenic Perre has faced court in Adelaide, charged with the attempted murder of lawyer Peter Wallis, and the murder of detective sergeant Bowen.
Peter Wallis, who now lives in Victoria says he is elated by the arrest but realises there is still a long way to go in the case.
Flaws in the Aviation course at TAFE SA are among the worst uncovered by the aviation watchdog.
The failings that led to TAFE suspending training have been exposed, as part of a Senate inquiry.
But Education Minister Susan Close says those issues have now been resolved, and there was never an issue about safety.
Getting Centrelink to answer the phone is getting harder.
New figures show more than 33 million calls have gone unanswered in the past year - up 500-thousand.
But the welfare agency denies it's because of staff shortages saying the number of people on the phones has remained steady.
Mad March ramps up a notch tonight when the Adelaide Festival gets underway.
There are 4 World premieres, 14 Australian premieres and 13 events exclusive to Adelaide over the 17-day calendar.
Milo has pulled the health star rating from its tins after critics blew up at the 4 1/2 star result it was promoting.
That's when you drink it with a glass of skim milk, but health advocates say the product itself is nearly half sugar and is used in different ways.
- Maria Gaban