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Copper Coast Salvos Swamped By Donations Over The Holidays

The Copper Coast Salvation Army have been swamped with donations over the holiday period, resulting in many of the contributions going straight to the dump. Copper Coast Corps Major, Karen Armstrong, says the same problem happens every year over the Christmas and New Year’s break. She urges everyone to deliver their goods...

Bundaleer Reservoir New Trails and Water Based Activity Access

Visitors will be able to explore even more of Bundaleer Reservoir with new trails opening to the public. Minister for Environment and Water, David Speirs, announced that 10 kilometres of new trails will let people access an additional 200 hectares of the reserve with new visitor amenities installed around the site. Bundaleer...

Geoff Brock Calls For Further Support For Regional Businesses

The introduction of cash grants as well as liquor licence waivers and payroll tax deferrals have designed to assist the region’s hospitality, tourism and fitness industry through Covid. However, Member for Frome, Geoff Brock, says more support is required for regional businesses to weather the storm. In a letter, the Mr Brock...

Port Pirie Regional Council Announces Australia Day Award Recipients

Port Pirie Regional Council has announced the winners of the city’s Australia Day Awards. The Australia Day Awards recognise outstanding contributions to the local community by individuals and events, both economically and socially. The 2022 Australia Day Award winners include, Citizen of the Year which went to Elizabeth (Beth) Keane, and Young...

Port Augusta To Gain Rural Aid Counsellor Following Large CBA Donation

Port Augusta is set to benefit following an announcement by Rural Aid to donate $500 thousand to expand their network of experienced counsellors based in rural towns. The donation from Commonwealth Bank (CBA) sees the appointment of 10 additional counsellors across the country, two of whom will be stationed in South...

Port Augusta Rapid Antigen Collection Point Opening Today

The new rapid antigen test collection point in Port Augusta is set to open from today (January 18). If you are a close contact, you can access a kit of two free rapid antigen tests from the collection point located at Central Oval. The drive through service will be open between the...

Goyder South Renewable Energy Project Begins at Burra

Work has started on the region’s latest renewable energy project just southwest of Burra. French company Neoen has formally given the go-ahead for 75 wind turbines to be erected, and is the first stage of Neoen’s Goyder South project, which will eventually be a $3 billion investment producing wind, solar and...

Clare Valley Successful In Bid For Next Crop Program 2022

The Clare Valley Wine and Grape Association (CVWGA) has been successful in its bid for Wine Australia’s regional-focused leadership program, Next Crop, for 2022. 20 local participants will be chosen to take part in the program, which will run in partnership with Wine Australia. CVWGA Executive Officer, Anna Baum says, as part...

Roxby Downs Man Loses Licence Following Crash

A man has lost his licence for a year after crashing into a parked car at Roxby Downs late last week. Police allege about 2am on Thursday (13 January), patrols were called to Wilaroo Street where they found two vehicles extensively damaged. The 19-year-old driver from Roxby Downs underwent a breath test...