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Wide Load Traveling From Whyalla To Olympic Dam Today

Ferretti International Whyalla have announced the transportation of an oversized load which will be moved across the region today. From approximately 7am this morning a tank measuring 11 metres wide will be departing the Whyalla workshop site on Port Augusta Road and making its way through Roxby Downs before being offloaded...

Upper Spencer Gulf Airline Become First In Australia To Make Vaccines Mandatory

In an announcement last week, regional airline Rex, who service the Upper Spencer Gulf, have allegedly made Covid vaccinations mandatory for frontline staff. All customer-facing staff at Rex will need to be fully vaccinated by November 1, making them the first Australian airline to achieve this goal. Rex has been leading the...

Wallaroo To Moonta Trail Construction Set To Start Very Soon

Construction on the Wallaroo to Moonta trail is set to begin next month. The 14.4km shared-path will link the existing paths between Wallaroo and Kadina and Port Hughes and Moonta, allowing walkers, runners and riders a direct route through the Copper Coast towns. Various State and Federal grant programs have funded the...

Clare Valley Vines Might Start Using Bundaleer Reservoir Water

Following a pre-feasibility study earlier this year, the Clare Valley could be in store for one of the biggest water infrastructure projects the region has seen. The proposed pipeline from Bundaleer Reservoir (north west of Spalding) to the Clare Valley could provide grape growers and other primary industries with a quality...

Port Pirie Couple Win Million Dollar X-Lotto Draw

A Port Pirie couple is feeling on top of the world after winning $1 million in last week’s X-Lotto draw. The winning woman says she purchases her tickets on Thursday and then checks them the following Thursday, and it was a very big surprise when she checked them last week. After sharing...

SGL Grand Final Wraps Up The Regional Footy Season

This weekend in local footy, the SGL polished off the regional footy season with the Grand Final match at Central Oval on Saturday afternoon. This year’s final was an all-Port Pirie affair, Solomontown and PropRisdon fighting it out all the way down to the wire. Sollies led the whole game until three-quarter...

Dublin Saleyard SA Livestock Exchange Access Upgrade Completed

The $11 million Dublin saleyard access upgrade, which included improvements to Carslake Road and the entrance of the SA Livestock Exchange, is now complete. The expected growth in Australian meat exports means the facility will have increasing importance to the livestock industry, while creating jobs and supporting economic recovery. According to Federal...

Brinkworth Set To Buy A Community Bus

The town of Brinkworth is on its way to purchasing a community bus to help combat social isolation while providing public transport, thanks to a $87,600 grant. The Brinkworth Management Committee received the funding through the Tackling Tough Times Together grant from the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal. Following the closure...

Get The Creative Juices Flowing And Design A New Steel Sculpture For Whyalla

The Whyalla City Plaza Business Association are calling for local artists to submit a steel sculpture design reflecting on the history of the First Nations people to the evolution of the steel industry. Plaza Association President Liz Attard said the vision for the project was to expand on the existing Heritage...

Port Augusta Renewable Energy Park Completed

The roads should now be clear on the Augusta Highway, following the installation of the final wind turbine at the Port Augusta Renewable Energy Park (PAREP). The project was completed mid-last week and will be ready to connect to the grid in the upcoming months, contributing to lower electricity prices with...

Whyalla Domestic Assault Ends In Hospitalisation

A man has been arrested and a woman has been flown to the Royal Adelaide Hospital following a domestic assault in Whyalla Stuart. Police allege that about 9.20am yesterday (Thursday, September 23), emergency services were called to a house on Murphy Crescent following reports of a man assaulting his partner causing...