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by Vee
Wed Feb 22, 2017 11:14 am
Forum: Metropolitan Development
Topic: [REJ] 79 Port Road, Thebarton | 37m x 2 & 31m| 10 & 2 x 8 Levels
Replies: 76
Views: 22357

[REJ] Re: 79 Port Road, Thebarton | 37m x 2 & 31m| 10 & 2 x 8 Leve

The writing has been on the wall for all Port Road businesses since the tramline extension. Absolute prime location with uninterrupted views of the parklands / city, in an area that will continue to gain more popularity in years to come. With the site being four times the size of 79 Port Road (ES W...
by Vee
Tue Feb 21, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: The Pub
Topic: Another widespread power outage in SA
Replies: 208
Views: 30664

Re: Another widespread power outage in SA

Software glitch to blame for blackout of extra 60,000 SA homes in heatwave The South Australian network operator says a software problem led to load shedding of 300MW instead of the 100MW requested by national market. SA Power Networks has said it knew a software glitch caused an additional 60,000 ...
by Vee
Thu Feb 16, 2017 9:45 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Buses
Replies: 705
Views: 123076

Re: News & Discussion: Buses

Bikes on buses? Melbourne has a much bigger, more complex public transport system. The State govt is considering changes when the PT buses contracts come up for renewal. Melbourne's bus system set for overhaul as Government opens up contracts One possible change is providing bike racks on buses. (Tr...
by Vee
Thu Feb 16, 2017 9:16 am
Forum: The Pub
Topic: Another widespread power outage in SA
Replies: 208
Views: 30664

Re: Another widespread power outage in SA

As the fallout continues from the recent blackout, load shedding, blame game in SA .... AEMO makes admissions and apologies come out from Power Networks. Below is an excerpt from a comprehensive article by Editor, Giles Parkinson in Renew Economy. SA blackouts, dud forecasts, lousy software and fail...
by Vee
Thu Feb 16, 2017 9:03 am
Forum: The Pub
Topic: Very sad to see Vic Square a ghost town for Adelaide Fringe
Replies: 29
Views: 9556

Re: Very sad to see Vic Square a ghost town for Adelaide Fri

The minimalist use of Victoria Square during the Adelaide Fringe is a real shame and a likely game changer. Momentum will now shift towards the Riverbank precinct with the RCC at Pinky Flat, Adelaide Oval becoming a major player with its Live at 5 Fringe offerings with multiple stages and the floati...
by Vee
Tue Feb 14, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: Visions & Suggestions
Topic: AEDs - distribution, public access, awareness
Replies: 12
Views: 5087

Re: AEDs - distribution, public access, awareness

Defibrillators wil be installed in Rundle Mall, Victoria Square ... Emergency defibrillators are being installed in Adelaide's CBD as part of a $25,000 trial to save lives in the case of cardiac arrest. People are being urged to use the machines, even if they are untrained , with the Heart Foundatio...
by Vee
Tue Feb 14, 2017 9:20 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Airport & Airlines
Replies: 2568
Views: 535372

Re: News & Discussion: Adelaide Airport & Airlines

The new pet hotel at Adelaide Airport, currently under construction on the western / Tapley's end of the airport, has an opening date of 28 August, 2017. The personalized pet stay hotel, run by Guide Dogs SA/NT, will be named Beau's, after the first guide dog to be trained in Australia in 1951. http...
by Vee
Tue Feb 14, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [COM] New Royal Adelaide Hospital | $2.1b
Replies: 1164
Views: 272604

[COM] Re: New Royal Adelaide Hospital | $2.1b

As an opening date nears... The SA Opposition says .... .... new RAH may struggle with flu season demand Continuing negativity. Liberals whinging about the nRAH, including the single room approach, which I believe is much better for disease control and patient well being. The integration of new tech...
by Vee
Mon Feb 13, 2017 9:40 am
Forum: The Pub
Topic: Another widespread power outage in SA
Replies: 208
Views: 30664

Re: Another widespread power outage in SA

Enough! 18 groups tell Government: No room for partisan politics in energy - when reliability, affordability and sustainability of Australia's energy Market at stake. A coalition of business, energy, investor, climate and welfare groups has issued a sharply worded wake-up call on the energy debate, ...
by Vee
Mon Feb 13, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: The Pub
Topic: Another widespread power outage in SA
Replies: 208
Views: 30664

Re: Another widespread power outage in SA

Debate is hotting up.... PM and Ministers were told renewables not to blame for SA blackouts. A FOI trail reveals .... SMH: http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/pm-and-ministers-were-told-wind-not-to-blame-for-sa-blackout-20170212-guaxf0 And The role of AEMO (and composition of its ...
by Vee
Mon Feb 13, 2017 8:58 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Buses
Replies: 705
Views: 123076

Re: News & Discussion: Buses

Great potential for innovation, manufacturing and SA jobs. 1. Low emission buses (manufactured in SA) and 2. autopods/autonomous vehicle manufacture (R&D) Low carbon emission buses (diesel and electric) Australian designed low emission buses, manufactured in Adelaide's northern suburbs - with inters...
by Vee
Tue Feb 07, 2017 9:52 am
Forum: Visions & Suggestions
Topic: AEDs - distribution, public access, awareness
Replies: 12
Views: 5087

AEDs - distribution, public access, awareness

Defibrillators (AEDs) - distribution, public access (incl 24/7), location, awareness. Worth more than a thought! I read recently about a person's life being saved, after going into cardiac arrest while out running. Quick thinking good samaritans came to the person's aid, including one who grabbed a ...
by Vee
Tue Feb 07, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: The Pub
Topic: Another widespread power outage in SA
Replies: 208
Views: 30664

Re: Another widespread power outage in SA

AEMO report on changes to wind farm settings in wake of state blackouts The Australian Energy Market Operator says it is confident that adjustments made to wind farm software means there is no risk of the South Australia blackout being repeated in the future. AEMO chairman Tony Marxsen told more tha...
by Vee
Tue Jan 31, 2017 7:59 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Public Transport Service & Policy
Replies: 1855
Views: 276485

Re: News & Discussion: Public Transport

New Setback Bus Lanes on Anzac Highway... ... aim to improve travel time and reliability for bus services, while maintaining access to all lanes as motorists approach an intersection. This new type of bus lane starts and stops either side of a signalised intersection, allowing buses to pass extended...
by Vee
Sun Jan 29, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: Visions & Suggestions
Topic: SA Liberals propose new road, airport, rail bypass
Replies: 54
Views: 18327

Re: Adelaide Hills Freight Bypass

ABC News highlights the response from the SA Freight Council (which had not been consulted) as "ill judged" and their position of support to upgrade existing infrastructure. Looks like a rocky start to this Monarto hub, rail bypass and road corridor from Port Adelaide and 24 hour airport proposal? S...