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Around the grounds this weekend for the local footy.In round 9 of the SGL, West's no win streak continued with a loss to Centrals 55 to 33.Sollies defeated PropRisdon by almost 5 goals.And Port got the job done against South, 96 to 81.Over in the North Eastern League, round 8...

Quorn Quandong Festival Plans Coming Together

Some intrigue and questions currently surround the inaugural Quandong Festival in Quorn this year. The questions stem from the fact that it won't yet be quandong season when the festival is set to go ahead on August 6. The festival will bring a celebration of native food in the heart of the...

Port Pirie Regional Council Adopts 2022-2023 Draft Budget

Residents could be looking to pay over $60 more in rates on average under Port Pirie Regional Council's latest draft budget. The draft budget was adopted at the council meeting last Wednesday, June 22, and will now be opened to the public for comment. Under the proposal, the increase for 2022-23 for...

The Crystal Brook Show Returns With Some Big Names Appearing

Mark Saturday, August 13 down in your calendars, because the Crystal Brook Show is set to return for the first time since before Covid. Organisers have announced this year’s show will be bigger and better than ever, and it comes after the 2020 and 2021 shows were both cancelled due to...

New Port Facility Could Be Operational In Myponie Point By 2024

A deep-water port facility exporting magnetite concentrate could be operational at Myponie Point by late 2024, following a new agreement with Hawsons Iron. Hawsons Iron, have signed a two-year land option agreement to purchase three adjoining parcels of land at Myponie Point which is just 10km north of Wallaroo for $14...

More Hospital Security Measures Needed Following Staggering Assault Tally Last Year

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation says they will continue to advocate for improved safety in SA regional hospitals, following soaring numbers of violence and abuse reports. In regional areas, incidents jumped from 863 in 2017 to almost 1500 last year. Several of those violent incidents occurred at the Port Augusta and...

FRRR Funding To Assist Projects On The Yorke And Eyre Peninsula

EP and YP residents will soon benefit from new local-led projects, funded through a new Foundation for Rural Regional Renewal grants round. Over $775-thousand will go towards sixty-seven projects across regional Australia, through the new round of the foundation's Strengthening Rural Communities program. $10,000 will be given to the Port Vincent Progress...

Moonta And Burra Edging Closer To World Heritage Listing

Work towards the World Heritage Listing goal for Moonta and Burra is continuing.  World heritage consultant Barry Gamble updated the Copper Coast Council on the bid, during a visit to the area last Wednesday, June 15. Mr Gamble said during his visit, "Moonta and Burra are on top of the list because...

EDs Are For Emergencies Campaign Launched Across SA

A new campaign urging South Aussies to keep emergency departments for emergencies has been launched by the State Government. The EDs are for Emergencies campaign is hoped to assist hospitals and health care workers as they face enormous winter pressure, coupled with a new covid strain which modelling has predicted is...

All The Local Footy Games This Weekend

This weekend in the local footy, round nine will get underway for the Whyalla League and Spencer Gulf League. Roopena will play Central at Memorial Oval, and South will be looking for their first win when they face North at Bennett Oval tomorrow afternoon. Sunday's match up this week will see West...

Millennials On The Move To Port Augusta

Young people are the driving force behind regional population growth according to a new study, with more Millennials and Gen-Xers moving out of capital cities. The insights from the March quarter Regional Movers Index report, showed young people accounted for the largest proportion of movers to the highest growth regional areas. The...