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Port Pirie Man Arrested

A Port Pirie man has been arrested and charged following two recent local house break-ins. Between Thursday January 9th and Sunday January 12th, two homes were broken into, with electrical and household items stolen, along with cash and medication. Investigations on both matters by Port Pirie Police led them to search a...

Yorke Peninsula’s Child Safe Officer Course

The Yorke Peninsula will host a ‘Child Safe Officer Course’ in Kadina tomorrow. The event will kick off at the Copper Coast Sport and Leisure Centre at 6pm and offer a complimentary course for coaches, administrators, officials, players, parents and spectators. The course covers; responsibilities under child protection laws, how the laws...

Port Augusta Community Raises Close to $12,000 for SA Bushfires

Port Augusta’s ‘Cinema Augusta’ have hosted a community fundraiser which raised close to $12,000 for the South Australian Bushfire Appeal. A sold-out screening of the film ‘Playing with Fire’ took place last week, with 100% of the proceeds going directly to those affected by both the Cudlee Creek and Kangaroo Island...

Extended Drought Support Program Announced

The State Government has opened an extended Drought Support Program to assist primary producers with farm business related costs, which includes a South Australian Council Rebate Scheme. The rebate is open to primary producers facing hardship due to drought in the region. Eligible South Australian primary producers that have been approved for...

Whyalla Council’s First Community Group Meeting Yesterday

Yesterday marked the first Community Group meeting with Whyalla Council. Council members met with three groups to discuss issues, ideas, initiatives and endeavours that could benefit the city. The Whyalla tourism focus group, Whyalla Art Group and the Whyalla Golf Group were all present. The City of Whyalla initiated the meetings in an...

Speeding Drink Driver in Paskeville

On the weekend, Yorke Mid North Highway Patrols stopped a 26-year-old Wallaroo man on the Copper Coast Highway, after police received a call from a member of the public. The driver was detected travelling 133km in 100km zone and allegedly returned a blood alcohol reading of 0.239. The man was issued with...

Want to Catch a Snapper?

Snapper fishing is currently banned in the Spencer Gulf in an effort to secure the long-term future of the species, strengthening numbers for the benefit of all South Australians. Despite the ban, recreational fishers hoping to catch a Snapper this season can enter into the ballot for a ‘Snapper Tag’. Without...

Port Pirie Works Depot Closure

The Port Pirie council have advised locals that the Works Depot will experience a temporary closure today from 8am. The depot on Broadstock Road, will see a planned SA Power Networks power outage due to routine maintenance and may affect surrounding areas on Broadstock road. The Works Depot power is expected to...

Two Arrested in Port Augusta

Port Augusta police have arrested two men for numerous offences. Just after midnight on Saturday, patrols approached an empty car which had the number plates covered, 300 metres from the local decommissioned power station. Two men returned to the car carrying a large amount of copper wire. The patrol detained the two...

Whyalla’s AFL Match Tickets

Tickets for Whyalla’s AFL match scheduled for March 7th will go on sale this month. The newly redeveloped Bennett Oval is set to host the match between the GFG-sponsored Port Adelaide and the Western Bulldogs. The $2.8m Stage 1 redevelopment project is currently underway and will see facilities upgraded and the oval...

2019 the Driest and Warmest Year on Record

The Bureau of Meteorology has released its Annual Climate Statement; revealing that 2019 was both the warmest and driest year on record for Australia. South Australia broke records with the mean temperature in 2019 at 1.52 Celsius above average. January was the warmest month Australia has ever recorded, whilst Port Augusta experienced...