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Our State - South Australia

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Our State - South Australia

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‘Our State’ is a half-hour, weekly radio segment airing 1:30pm ACST each Monday on Adelaide's FiveAA.The program focuses on uncovering and sharing important subjects: the interesting, the significant, the future, the unknown and the things that are happening, right now, in South Australia. Each week, a wide range of guests discuss achievements, initiatives and events which highlight South Australia’s priorities.

Latest Episodes

02/12/2019 - 121 - Holly's Story

Hear Holly Scott’s harrowing story on this episode of Our State. The Enough is Enough road safety campaign seeks to underline the devastation road trauma has on peoples’ lives. Join Lifetime Support Agency Acting CE Trudy Minett, The Advertiser’s Josephine Lim and SAPOL’s Sue O’Conner as they discuss this very important issue.

23 MIN2019 DEC 1
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02/12/2019 - 121 - Holly's Story

25/11/2019 - 120 - Trade, Tourism and Investment in South Australia

Hear the Department for Trade, Tourism and Investment’s new Chief Executive Leonie Muldoon pinpoint her department’s areas of focus as it aims to contribute to growing the state’s economy.Leonie has extensive trade and investment expertise across multiple international markets, and brings a wealth of knowledge and insight to the role, as you’ll hear in this week’s Our State podcast.

23 MIN2019 NOV 24
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25/11/2019 - 120 - Trade, Tourism and Investment in South Australia

18/11/2019 - 119 - South Australia's Events Calendar

South Australia has a fantastic events calendar with world-class sporting, arts, cultural and food and wine events, both in Adelaide and South Australia.Due to the better weather a lot of those events are clustered in the spring / summer period, which not only means that South Australians get out and about more, it also provides a more compelling reason for tourists to visit South Australia in that time.Executive Director, Events South Australia, Hitaf Rasheed joins Leith Forrest to discuss the impact events have on South Australia's economy, and how they are an important part of our Growth State agenda, on this week's 'Our State'.

25 MIN2019 NOV 17
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18/11/2019 - 119 - South Australia's Events Calendar

11/11/2019 - 118 - Seasonal Public Health

Asthma, lead paint and the summer heat can all have an impact on our health. It’s important to be aware of the dangers and triggers and how best to manage them as the weather gets warmer.On this episode of ‘Our State’, Executive Director of Health Protection and Licensing Services at SA Health Dr Chris Lease, talks about how to stay healthy over summer.

24 MIN2019 NOV 11
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11/11/2019 - 118 - Seasonal Public Health

4/11/2019 - 117 - Celebrating our state’s cultural diversity at the 2019 Multicultural Festival

Did you know that South Australians come from about 200 countries and are affiliated with more than 100 religions?The Multicultural Festival provides an opportunity to celebrate our state’s cultural diversity with a day of food, music, dance, arts and crafts! This year this free community event will feature over 75 community groups that will share their culture and traditions.On this episode of ‘Our State’, Director Multicultural Affairs Justine Kennedy, Chairperson of the Divine Orchestra Music Ministry Jaison Midzi, State Leader Gursikh Federation of SA Parmjit Singh and Kalinka Russian Ensemble’s Marsha Makarushkina talk about the importance of building connections between cultures.The 2019 Multicultural Festival will be held on 10 November 2019 from 11am – 5pm in Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga.Find out more and stay up to date with festival news at:www.multicultural.sa.gov.au/festival or www.facebook.com/multiculturalsa.

26 MIN2019 NOV 4
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4/11/2019 - 117 - Celebrating our state’s cultural diversity at the 2019 Multicultural Festival

28/10/2019 - 116 - The State Library of South Australia: the trusted custodian of our state’s stories

The State Library of South Australia’s main role is to collect and preserve the heritage of our state. This includes books and other written documents published in South Australia as well as photographic materials and artefacts that are part of archival collections. The oldest item in the collection is from 2500BC!Exhibitions also play an important role in connecting the community to the state’s rich history and the library is mounting a major exhibition from November 2019 to April 2020 called Heroes of the skies. It commemorates the centenary of the epic 1919 England to Australia Air Race by two South Australian brothers, the Smiths.On this episode of ‘Our State’, Librarians Mark Gilbert and Carolyn Spooner talk about the exhibition that will feature objects drawn from the library’s archival and published collections as well as rarely seen items from other cultural institutions.Find out more about this exciting exhibition at https://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/events/heroes-of-skies.

29 MIN2019 OCT 28
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28/10/2019 - 116 - The State Library of South Australia: the trusted custodian of our state’s stories

21/10/2019 - 115 - The State Theatre Company South Australia’s 2020 season

The State Theatre Company South Australia’s 2020 season will be full of amazing theatrical experiences!The 2020 season is the first from the company’s new artistic director Mitchell Butel, a Helpmann award winner who has spent the past three decades working across Australia as a performer and director.Joining Mitchell for a chat on this week’s episode of ‘Our State’ is Clara Solly-Slade who is the recipient of The Helpmann Academy’s inaugural Emerging Director Fellowship.To find out more about the 2020 season, go to https://statetheatrecompany.com.au/subscriptions/

22 MIN2019 OCT 21
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21/10/2019 - 115 - The State Theatre Company South Australia’s 2020 season

14/10/2019 - 114 - South Australia’s exciting arts and culture sector

The State Government’s recently released Arts and Culture Plan South Australia 2019-2024 includes six goals to promote the role of arts and culture in the lives of South Australians.The Arts Plan sets out the Vision: To Dream. To Explore. To Create. Leading to new pathways and horizons with arts and culture as central to the success of South Australia and the Mission: To guide the growth of and investment in the State’s leadership in the arts and cultural sector.Two organisations which contribute to the arts and culture sector in South Australia are the OzAsia Festival and Carclew.The 13th annual OzAsia Festival begins this week and will feature 850 artists from more than 20 countries in an engaging line-up of boundary-pushing works across everything from music, theatre and dance to film, literature and visual art. Carclew - which won the 2018 Ruby Award for Best Work, Event or Project for Young People - is the largest youth arts organisation in South Australia. It brings the very best of multi-art programming to children, teenagers and emerging artists across the state, especially those with the least access.Hear more about the plan from the Director of Arts South Australia Jennifer Layther who joins OzAsia Festival Artistic Director Joseph Mitchell and Carclew Chief Executive Tricia Walton for a discussion on SA’s exciting arts and culture sector.

27 MIN2019 OCT 14
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14/10/2019 - 114 - South Australia’s exciting arts and culture sector

30/09/2019 - 113 - Space Week 2019

South Australia’s inaugural Space Week - held from 27 September to 3 October 2019 - brings together a diverse range of people in the space sector, including industry leaders, researchers, scientists, teachers and students across a series of events.The 8th Space Forum, held on Monday 30 September, is the centrepiece of Space Week and, for the first time, was held jointly with 19th Australia Space Research Conference.The forum featured a full day of presentations and expert panels, with a focus on stimulating ideas, sharing information about emerging technologies and discussing industry trends. It included the largest exhibition area, featuring 35 companies, organisations and education institutions. Students had the chance to learn about current and future careers within the space industry during Space Passport sessions. At the forum Premier Steven Marshall announced that a leading US-based satellite company, Tyvak, will establish a satellite manufacturing facility in South Australia.Hear South Australian Space Industry Centre Chief Executive, Richard Price, Tyvak Chief Operating Officer, Marco Villa and Fleet Space Technologies Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer Flavia Tata Nardini explain more about Space Week and why space is so important to South Australia.

19 MIN2019 SEP 29
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30/09/2019 - 113 - Space Week 2019

23/09/2019 - 112 - Schools Cyber Security Challenges

The cyber security sector is growing at a rapid rate and the need for a skilled workforce ready to take on these jobs is ever increasing, with an already astonishing global skill shortage – by 2026, Australia will need an additional 18,000 cyber security workers to meet demand.In South Australia, there is a need for cyber-trained workers for major defence projects, as well as the economy more broadly.Hear SA AustCyber Node Acting Manager Paula Oliver and Heathfield High Principal Roy Page explain an exciting new program designed to help address this demand: the Schools Cyber Security Challenges. The challenges have been developed by the Australian Computing Academy at the University of Sydney, in partnership with AustCyber, ANZ, British Telecom, Commonwealth Bank, National Australia Bank, and Westpac.

22 MIN2019 SEP 23
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23/09/2019 - 112 - Schools Cyber Security Challenges

Latest Episodes

02/12/2019 - 121 - Holly's Story

Hear Holly Scott’s harrowing story on this episode of Our State. The Enough is Enough road safety campaign seeks to underline the devastation road trauma has on peoples’ lives. Join Lifetime Support Agency Acting CE Trudy Minett, The Advertiser’s Josephine Lim and SAPOL’s Sue O’Conner as they discuss this very important issue.

23 MIN2019 DEC 1
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02/12/2019 - 121 - Holly's Story

25/11/2019 - 120 - Trade, Tourism and Investment in South Australia

Hear the Department for Trade, Tourism and Investment’s new Chief Executive Leonie Muldoon pinpoint her department’s areas of focus as it aims to contribute to growing the state’s economy.Leonie has extensive trade and investment expertise across multiple international markets, and brings a wealth of knowledge and insight to the role, as you’ll hear in this week’s Our State podcast.

23 MIN2019 NOV 24
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25/11/2019 - 120 - Trade, Tourism and Investment in South Australia

18/11/2019 - 119 - South Australia's Events Calendar

South Australia has a fantastic events calendar with world-class sporting, arts, cultural and food and wine events, both in Adelaide and South Australia.Due to the better weather a lot of those events are clustered in the spring / summer period, which not only means that South Australians get out and about more, it also provides a more compelling reason for tourists to visit South Australia in that time.Executive Director, Events South Australia, Hitaf Rasheed joins Leith Forrest to discuss the impact events have on South Australia's economy, and how they are an important part of our Growth State agenda, on this week's 'Our State'.

25 MIN2019 NOV 17
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18/11/2019 - 119 - South Australia's Events Calendar

11/11/2019 - 118 - Seasonal Public Health

Asthma, lead paint and the summer heat can all have an impact on our health. It’s important to be aware of the dangers and triggers and how best to manage them as the weather gets warmer.On this episode of ‘Our State’, Executive Director of Health Protection and Licensing Services at SA Health Dr Chris Lease, talks about how to stay healthy over summer.

24 MIN2019 NOV 11
Comments
11/11/2019 - 118 - Seasonal Public Health

4/11/2019 - 117 - Celebrating our state’s cultural diversity at the 2019 Multicultural Festival

Did you know that South Australians come from about 200 countries and are affiliated with more than 100 religions?The Multicultural Festival provides an opportunity to celebrate our state’s cultural diversity with a day of food, music, dance, arts and crafts! This year this free community event will feature over 75 community groups that will share their culture and traditions.On this episode of ‘Our State’, Director Multicultural Affairs Justine Kennedy, Chairperson of the Divine Orchestra Music Ministry Jaison Midzi, State Leader Gursikh Federation of SA Parmjit Singh and Kalinka Russian Ensemble’s Marsha Makarushkina talk about the importance of building connections between cultures.The 2019 Multicultural Festival will be held on 10 November 2019 from 11am – 5pm in Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga.Find out more and stay up to date with festival news at:www.multicultural.sa.gov.au/festival or www.facebook.com/multiculturalsa.

26 MIN2019 NOV 4
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4/11/2019 - 117 - Celebrating our state’s cultural diversity at the 2019 Multicultural Festival

28/10/2019 - 116 - The State Library of South Australia: the trusted custodian of our state’s stories

The State Library of South Australia’s main role is to collect and preserve the heritage of our state. This includes books and other written documents published in South Australia as well as photographic materials and artefacts that are part of archival collections. The oldest item in the collection is from 2500BC!Exhibitions also play an important role in connecting the community to the state’s rich history and the library is mounting a major exhibition from November 2019 to April 2020 called Heroes of the skies. It commemorates the centenary of the epic 1919 England to Australia Air Race by two South Australian brothers, the Smiths.On this episode of ‘Our State’, Librarians Mark Gilbert and Carolyn Spooner talk about the exhibition that will feature objects drawn from the library’s archival and published collections as well as rarely seen items from other cultural institutions.Find out more about this exciting exhibition at https://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/events/heroes-of-skies.

29 MIN2019 OCT 28
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28/10/2019 - 116 - The State Library of South Australia: the trusted custodian of our state’s stories

21/10/2019 - 115 - The State Theatre Company South Australia’s 2020 season

The State Theatre Company South Australia’s 2020 season will be full of amazing theatrical experiences!The 2020 season is the first from the company’s new artistic director Mitchell Butel, a Helpmann award winner who has spent the past three decades working across Australia as a performer and director.Joining Mitchell for a chat on this week’s episode of ‘Our State’ is Clara Solly-Slade who is the recipient of The Helpmann Academy’s inaugural Emerging Director Fellowship.To find out more about the 2020 season, go to https://statetheatrecompany.com.au/subscriptions/

22 MIN2019 OCT 21
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21/10/2019 - 115 - The State Theatre Company South Australia’s 2020 season

14/10/2019 - 114 - South Australia’s exciting arts and culture sector

The State Government’s recently released Arts and Culture Plan South Australia 2019-2024 includes six goals to promote the role of arts and culture in the lives of South Australians.The Arts Plan sets out the Vision: To Dream. To Explore. To Create. Leading to new pathways and horizons with arts and culture as central to the success of South Australia and the Mission: To guide the growth of and investment in the State’s leadership in the arts and cultural sector.Two organisations which contribute to the arts and culture sector in South Australia are the OzAsia Festival and Carclew.The 13th annual OzAsia Festival begins this week and will feature 850 artists from more than 20 countries in an engaging line-up of boundary-pushing works across everything from music, theatre and dance to film, literature and visual art. Carclew - which won the 2018 Ruby Award for Best Work, Event or Project for Young People - is the largest youth arts organisation in South Australia. It brings the very best of multi-art programming to children, teenagers and emerging artists across the state, especially those with the least access.Hear more about the plan from the Director of Arts South Australia Jennifer Layther who joins OzAsia Festival Artistic Director Joseph Mitchell and Carclew Chief Executive Tricia Walton for a discussion on SA’s exciting arts and culture sector.

27 MIN2019 OCT 14
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14/10/2019 - 114 - South Australia’s exciting arts and culture sector

30/09/2019 - 113 - Space Week 2019

South Australia’s inaugural Space Week - held from 27 September to 3 October 2019 - brings together a diverse range of people in the space sector, including industry leaders, researchers, scientists, teachers and students across a series of events.The 8th Space Forum, held on Monday 30 September, is the centrepiece of Space Week and, for the first time, was held jointly with 19th Australia Space Research Conference.The forum featured a full day of presentations and expert panels, with a focus on stimulating ideas, sharing information about emerging technologies and discussing industry trends. It included the largest exhibition area, featuring 35 companies, organisations and education institutions. Students had the chance to learn about current and future careers within the space industry during Space Passport sessions. At the forum Premier Steven Marshall announced that a leading US-based satellite company, Tyvak, will establish a satellite manufacturing facility in South Australia.Hear South Australian Space Industry Centre Chief Executive, Richard Price, Tyvak Chief Operating Officer, Marco Villa and Fleet Space Technologies Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer Flavia Tata Nardini explain more about Space Week and why space is so important to South Australia.

19 MIN2019 SEP 29
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30/09/2019 - 113 - Space Week 2019

23/09/2019 - 112 - Schools Cyber Security Challenges

The cyber security sector is growing at a rapid rate and the need for a skilled workforce ready to take on these jobs is ever increasing, with an already astonishing global skill shortage – by 2026, Australia will need an additional 18,000 cyber security workers to meet demand.In South Australia, there is a need for cyber-trained workers for major defence projects, as well as the economy more broadly.Hear SA AustCyber Node Acting Manager Paula Oliver and Heathfield High Principal Roy Page explain an exciting new program designed to help address this demand: the Schools Cyber Security Challenges. The challenges have been developed by the Australian Computing Academy at the University of Sydney, in partnership with AustCyber, ANZ, British Telecom, Commonwealth Bank, National Australia Bank, and Westpac.

22 MIN2019 SEP 23
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23/09/2019 - 112 - Schools Cyber Security Challenges

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