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Port Augusta’s Newest COVID-19 Testing Station

A COVID-19 testing facility for interstate truck and train drivers has opened in Port Augusta. The new facility is located at the Puma Port Augusta Truckstop, Lot 8, on National Highway 1 and is open from 8.00 am to 11.00 pm, seven days a week, with no referrals or bookings required. Craig...

Farmers2Founders Ideas Program Applications Open

The Clare and Gilbert Valleys Council are encouraging farmers in the Mid North to apply for the third round of the ‘Farmers2Founders Ideas program’. The Ideas Program has been designed to help businesses learn new ways of working, in an effort to accelerate growth, while creating a sustainable business model. During the...

Sanjeev Gupta Sells ZEN Energy

British billionaire and Whyalla steelworks owner Sanjeev Gupta, has sold ZEN Energy, in an effort to cut costs. It is believed Mr Gupta will now focus his renewable energy interests on Whyalla steelworks projects, as "The separation will allow both businesses (SIMEC Energy and ZEN Energy) to independently execute their strategies,...

Wallaroo Ready to Welcome Aurora V Ferry

After being caught up in the COVID-19 crisis, Spencer Gulf Searoad have confirmed that their car and passenger ferry “Aurora V” is on her way to Wallaroo. The company confirmed that the ferry has cleared the drydock in Colombia after being caught up for months, travelling through the Panama Canal and...

Port Pirie Prepares for Fire Season

Following the success of Port Pirie Regional Council’s most recent ‘Free Hard Waste Day’, council are now offering residents the opportunity to dispose of green waste, with yet another free service. With fire danger season fast approaching, Council are encouraging residents to best prepare their homes and property with two free...

Port Wakefield Locals Have Their Say on Overpass and Duplication Project

There is good news for locals who wish to gain a better understanding of the regions up and coming the Port Wakefield Overpass and Highway Duplication Project. A Community Information Session will be held by the Port Wakefield to Port Augusta Alliance project team tomorrow. From 3pm the team will be in...

Moonta Man Arrested Over Robbery

A man has been arrested following a terrifying incident that occurred at Parkside, where a woman was pulled from her car by a man wielding a hammer. Just after 4.30pm on Monday, a woman was sitting in her Mazda sedan in Olive Street, when a man approached her driver's side window...

Geoffrey Adams on Trial for Alleged Maitland Murder

Geoffrey Adams is currently on trial at Adelaide’s Supreme Court for the alleged murder of his wife Colleen Adams. The case is in relation to an incident that occurred at the pair’s family home in Maitland on the Yorke Peninsula in 1973. The 72-year-old has pleaded guilty to manslaughter but not guilty...

Whyalla City Council Seeks Community Input

Whyalla City Council has commenced public consultation on their proposed 2020/21 Annual Business Plan & Budget. Council is seeking feedback on the proposed activities and funding arrangements, which have been heavily focussed on assisting the community in recovering from COVID-19. Council rates will reportedly be remitted for those impacted hardest and will...

Port Pirie’s Newest Memorial

With Vietnam Veterans Day around the corner, Port Pirie Regional Council and the RSL Port Pirie Sub Branch have partnered up to develop and enhance the South East Asian War Memorial. Four bollards have been installed along Memorial Drive commemorating the theatres of war in South East Asia, with each bollard...

Snook Nature Walk Upgraded

Port Broughton’s ‘Snook Road Nature Walk’ is known for its abundance of native birds including the stunning Great Egret, White-bellied Sea Eagle, Rainbow Bee-eater. The walk has recently been enhanced, making it the perfect spot for nature lovers and bird watchers. In an effort to attract more tourists, the walking trail...