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The Real Lesson From South Australia's Electricity 'Crisis': We Need Better Climate Policy

Australia’s energy markets got a big shock in July this year, when wholesale electricity prices spiked in South Australia, alarming the state government and major industrial customers. Commentators rushed to find the immediate culprits. But the real issues lie elsewhere.


South Australia's State-Wide Blackout Was Weird As Hell

As you’re probably already aware, South Australia was hit by a storm last night and consequently the entire goddamn state was without power for a seriously long time.

It was super weird.


South Australia is Going Through A Massive Blackout

If you’re in South Australia, chances are you’re not reading this. Widespread blackouts across the state caused by severe storms mean that all of South Australia — anywhere not with a backup generator or an uninterruptible power supply — has gone dark.


Uber: Government's 'Red Tape' Still Gets In The Way Of South Australian Launch

The South Australian Government today announced the legalisation of ride-sharing apps in the state, paving the ways for operators like GoCatch’s GoCar and of course, UberX.

Uber has received the news less than enthusiastically, stating “We will review the detail of the Government’s proposal and decide whether or not we launch uberX in South Australia. We hope the Government will consider the removal of arbitrary red tape, including unnecessary costs or time delays, that would prevent South Australians from being able to access flexible work when they need it.”


South Australian Government Will Change Its Anti-Gaming Ads

Remember those stupid ‘Gambling Starts With Games’ ads that the South Australian government thought were a good idea to curb child gambling? Turns out the SA Government will change them to something less idiotic after the local gaming industry cracked the mega-feels.


Classification Board Upholds MA15+ Ratings After 'Wasteful' Review

Back in November, Attorney-General for South Australia, John Rau, called on the Classification Review Board to reassess how the ratings system was being applied to several high-profile video games on Australian shelves. It was criticised as a huge waste of money, but the Classification Board undertook the review anyway, and now the verdict on said games is in.


South Australia Under Pressure To Remove Stupid Gaming Billboards

Remember those South Australian anti-video gaming ads? We all know they’re stupid, and now they’ve rumbled Australia’s games industry lobby. So much so that the lobby group is now straight-up demanding that they be pulled down.


Why Is South Australia Still Demonising Video Games? [Updated]

You may have seen this ad floating around your social media channels this morning. Just take a second to read it, because if you’re an adult gamer, it will probably see you spit out your corn flakes. What you don’t know about the image is the broader campaign behind it, and the South Australian government appearing to say one thing while doing another, systematically demonising video games and those who play them.



Apple Is Finally Opening An Adelaide Store

South Australians let us all rejoice, for you are finally getting your own Apple Store.


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