The Art Gallery of South Australia was the first in Australia to begin collecting photographs as fine art. The current exhibition Public Image, Private Lives is from one perspective a reflection on the Gallery’s longstanding commitment to collecting and showcasing photography.
A new AFL, junior cricket and soccer base surrounding North Adelaide’s Aquatic Centre, among a scatter of seven large new sport and recreation hubs – that’s the new government vision for Adelaide’s park lands. The Weatherill team is quietly assuming development control from Town Hall, pursuing a multi-million dollar park lands ‘sports focused’ growth agenda. But will South Australians cop such major policy change about land they want kept public open space? Only if they don’t scrutinise the prospectus.