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wednesday 6th March 2018

The State Government will spend $2 million dollars on reviving a decommissioned ward at Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre at Northfield in order to help our hospitals cope with patient demand this winter.

More than two dozen extra beds will become available under the plan.

It'll also see 30 nurses and 7 allied health staff employed for 4 months.

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A 32-year-old Para Hills West man has died after the car he was travelling in rolled on the Stuart Highway in the state's far north yesterday.

The male driver was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after the crash north of Pimba.

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Bikies will be prevented from visiting South Australian prisons under legislation before State Parliament.

It's part of the Marshall Government's crackdown on drugs in jails.

The legislation also provides for Prison Officers to be tested for drugs and alcohol.

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Tensions remain high within the City of Onkaparinga.

Councillors have passed a motion of 'no confidence' in Mayor Lorraine Rosenberg.

9 out of 14 councillors at last night's special meeting agreed they'd lost faith in her leadership.

But she's refusing to stand down.

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The wraps have been taken off one of the suggested designs for a contemporary cultural space planned for the old Royal Adelaide Hospital site on North Terrace.

It includes a performance lab and suspended rooftop garden.

A jury's decided it's the best from an international competition.

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We've got the dates for next year's Tasting Australia.

It'll return from April 5-to-14.

This year's Festival attracted around 8 thousand visitors from interstate and overseas.

- Monique Crichton

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