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Fatal Car Crash in Far North

An 18-year-old man has died on the scene of a fatal crash on the Stuart Highway last night. Patrols were called to Kootaberra, after reports that a car had left the road and crashed. The driver from Roxby Downs was the sole occupant of the vehicle. Major Crash officers attended the scene, which...

Whyalla’s Bennett Oval Irrigation Has Been Installed

Stage 1 of Whyalla’s $2.8million dollar Bennett Oval redevelopment continues with the irrigation installations completed. Approximately 2500m of PVC piping has been installed below the turf surface with 135 sprinkler heads spaced 15 metres apart to create an even watering coverage of the Bennett Oval surface. South Australian company Greene Eden Water...

The Flinders’ Ranges Council Announce New CEO

Eric Brown has been appointed acting CEO for The Flinders’ Ranges Council, after a rigorous recruitment process undertaken by elected members this week. Mr Brown comes with glowing references having profoundly impressed the Members in his presentation. With extensive senior management experience, in positions such as General Manager, Director and Chief Financial...

Port Pire’s Mienwen Wade Recognised for 45 years of Service

Port Pirie local Mienwen Wade has been recognised for 45 years of service volunteering for Meals on Wheels. Wade was among 7 other recipients who received a major award for 45 years of service or more, at a luncheon that took place in Modbury last Friday. The annual event recognises volunteers eligable...

Regional South Australian’s Could be Heading to LA

Regional South Australian’s can now apply for a Los Angeles based Internship with entertainment company Animal Logic. The Creative Digital studios, ‘Animal Logic’s’ have worked on films like ‘Peter Rabbit’, ‘The LEGO Movie’ and ‘The Legend of the Guardians.’ The Internship is supported by Screenworks who have partnered with Animal Logic and...

Price Fire Update

At 1:31 pm yesterday CFS crews were alerted to a fire in Price on the Yorke Peninsula. The fire is currently under control with CFS monitoring the area this morning. 6 tankers, a bulk water carrier, 2 command vehicles and 45 personnel were sent to the scene of the fire which burnt...

Beaufort Fire Update

CFS Crews were called to a grass fire in Beaufort at 3:00 yesterday. Roads were blocked off due to the incident with traffic redirected from the Augusta Highway. The fire is under control with CFS crews monitored the area this morning. 67 crews, 14 appliances, 3 water carriers and 2 fixed wing aerial...

Appila Fire Update

CFS Crews were called to a fire at 3:04 yesterday in Appila in the Mid North. The fire is currently under control with CFS monitoring the area. 95 personal, 2 tankers and 2 command vehicles were on the scene, until the fire was contained at approximately 10pm last night. The fire burnt approximately...

Clare’s Business Car Parks Won’t See an Increase in Price

Clare and Gilbert Valley Council have recently stated, there will be no change to the amount developers must contribute to council to cover car parking within their site. Mayor Wayne Thomas stated that, “Usually the required number of car parks for business premises can be provided on site, but if this...

Whyalla Seeks Input on Arts and Cultural Strategic Plan

The City of Whyalla are seeking locals input on establishing a plan to confirm the support of, and engagement in, the city’s arts and culture. Council Arts and Culture Facilitator Deb Hughes said “Arts and Cultural Strategic Plan is expected to uncover what is important in the community as well as...

Hornsdale Power Reserve Expands by 50%

South Australia's big battery Hornsdale Power Reserve is being expanded by 50 per cent in an effort to help the state transition to more renewable power sources. The expansion project will increase the battery from 100 megawatts to 150 megawatts, providing financial relief for consumers, while significantly reducing power bills. The project...