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2021 Yorke Peninsula Art Exhibition Goes Ahead

Yorke Peninsula Council have announced that the Yorke Peninsula Art Exhibition will go ahead in 2021. The popular Exhibition has won several SA Great Regional Awards for Art and has been strongly supported, by both artists and the broader community for the last decade. The Exhibition has also been admitted into SA...

Next Round of Mobile Black Spot Program Open

The latest round of the Federal Government’s Mobile Black Spots program has launched, with applications now open. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has said, “Round 5A will have a specific focus on improving mobile coverage along major transport corridors and in disaster-prone regions. He went on to say that “Improving coverage...

HomeBuilder Scheme Extended

Eligible HomeBuilder grant applicants will see the benefits of a blanket 3-month extension that has been granted this week. Applicants will now have six months to commence the construction of their new home or renovation, from the date of the contract being signed. Previously, under the scheme, applicants were required to seek...

Port Augusta’s Giving Trees A Hit

Port Augusta’s Giving Trees are the perfect way to give back this holiday season. Community members are welcome to leave toys, games and unwrapped gifts for both adults and children, with all gifts to be donated to the Salvation Army. Donations for our regions furry four-legged friends will also be accepted along...

GFG Alliance Looking to Reduce Dust Levels in Whyalla

GFG Alliance are reportedly working to reduce elevated fugitive dust levels, impacting residents in the eastern end of Whyalla. Executive Managing Directors for the SIMEC Mining and Liberty Primary Steel businesses Matt Reed and Jason Schell, have said that, "GFG is very clear on the vital importance of minimising dust, due...

New Mural Trail for the Yorke Peninsula

Funding has been secured through the Regional Tourism Bushfire Recovery Grant to support the Southern Yorke Peninsula Water Tower and Tank Mural Trail project. The project will see the SA Water owned water towers in Edithburgh, Stansbury and Yorketown painted as well as the water tank in Coobowie. Through community consultations, the...

Port Augusta Features on New Monopoly Board

Port Augusta will now feature on a brand-new Monopoly Board, ‘The Australian Community Relief MONOPOLY’. Port Augusta is 1 of 22 local communities from around the nation that will be featured on the custom board, joining both Coober Pedy and Mount Gambier in representing our state. The new board aims to unite...

Clare Mayor Wayne Thomas Praises the Valley

The Clare and Gilbert Valleys Mayor Wayne Thomas has praised council for their hard work in achieving a range of positive outcomes for the region, despite the impacts of the Coronavirus Pandemic. Council’s Annual Report has provided an overview of achievements and outcomes, highlighting the amount of work that has been...

Whyalla’s Iconic Jetty Wins an Award

Whyalla City Council Mayor Clare McLaughlin has announced that the city’s iconic Loop Jetty has recently won a prestigious award, as it appears Whyalla locals are not the only ones who love the unique design. The Jetty has been awarded under the Best Project Over $5 Million Dollars category, at the...

Airdale Primary School’s Recycling Shed

Little locals from Airdale Primary School are doing their bit for the environment with a brand new project. After working with the Port Pirie Waste Transfer Station and KESAB, Students from the Airdale School have opened their very own Recycling Shed on campus. Four students shared their ‘Recycling Tips from the Shed’...

Clare’s SES Unit Are Looking for Volunteers

Next week the Clare SES Unit will host an information session for those wishing to volunteer. Successful Volunteer’s will gain skills to take on a variety of roles such as Road Crash Rescue, Search and Rescue, Storm Salvage and Large Animal Rescue. A comprehensive training program will provided for all registered volunteers,...