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Port Pirie Council and KESAB Recycling School Artwork Competition

Port Pirie Regional Council and KESAB have joined forces for a School Art Competition which will see the winner’s artwork driving around the town, displayed on the side of one of the local kerbside collection vehicles. The competition is open for students aged 4-18 and entries will be judged in three...

Hospital In Need Of Doctors and Renovations

Member for Frome Geoff Brock, has called on the State Government to expedite essential repairs and upgrades to the 1970’s Port Pirie Hospital building; particularly the accident and emergency department, the X-Ray department and the kitchen areas. Mr Brock stressed there was no danger to the public or staff who used...

Northern And Yorke Landholders Fox Bait Distribution Days

Landholders in the Northern and Yorke region are encouraged to register for the upcoming fox bait distribution days across the region. Foxes are a significant pest and have a large impact on agriculture and the environment through predation and spread of weeds and diseases. These distribution days aim to maximise the...

Another Fatal Weekend On Our Roads

Police are investigating a fatal crash near Port Augusta over the weekend. Emergency services were called to Shack Road, Commissariat Point after reports of a single vehicle rollover about 4.15pm on Saturday (July 31). Police and paramedics tried to revive the injured driver, but unfortunately the 33-year-old local man died at the...

Six Of Our Regional Airports To Receive Upgrade Funding

Six airports in our region are set to benefit from funding under Round Two of the Australian Government’s Regional Airports Program. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Barnaby Joyce hopes the program will allow important safety and access upgrades for regional airports who provide an essential...

Port Wakefield Night Works

A new round of night works has just got underway in Port Wakefield, to relocate traffic barriers and undertake line marking. The works will move along two locations; on the Port Wakefield Highway heading northbound, between Liberty 24Seven service station and the Wakefield River, and southbound along the newly constructed road...

Heavy Rainfall Good News For Farmers

Insistent rains across the region over the weekend combined with record-high downpours reported over the past two months have brought confidence to Mid-North farmers. Some farms near Mallala have reported record falls of 150mm throughout June and July, compared to 50mm in the same time period last year. Dam water is building...

Clare Valley Water Trends Forum

Grape growers, graziers and landholders are encouraged to attend a forum in the Clare Valley to reflect on the Clare Valley Water Allocation Plan, determined in 2019. The "Working Together for Water Sustainability" forum, hosted by Northern & Yorke Landscape Board, will be held September 8, and offer an opportunity to...