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Last Day For Whyalla Locals To Have Their Say

Tomorrow is the last day for Whyalla locals to have their say on the proposed 2020/21 Annual Business Plan & Budget. Mayor Clare McLaughlin is encouraging residents to provide feedback on the proposed activities and funding arrangements outlined in the draft document. Ms McLaughlin has stated that, “Council have made no decision...

Clare Valley Locals Have Their Say on Local Tourism

The SA Tourism Commission and Clare Valley Tourism are inviting locals to have their say on the SA Regional Visitor Strategy. The Visitor Strategy, which is developed ‘by the regions for the regions’, aims to identifies the priorities for growing tourism in regional South Australia according to input from local tourism...

Man Caught 8 Times Over the Limit in Port Augusta

A drink driver was caught almost eight times over the legal limit in Port Augusta. Port Augusta police stopped a Mitsubishi sedan on the Eyre Highway after calls from members of the public. Police then breath tested the driver, who allegedly returned a positive reading of 0.394! Five passengers were also seated...

Clare Valley Businesses Set to Sharpen Up Their Skills

Clare Valley tourism businesses are set to get savvy online, with the news of a free workshop landing in the Valley next month. On Wednesday the 16th of September, organisers from Tourism eSchool will be in Burra, offering a workshop covering marketing strategies, online reputation and product experience. Locals will have the...

Cannabis Found in Redhill

A man will appear in court after a hydroponic cannabis crop was found at a property in Redhill. Police will allege that patrols were at the property due to an unrelated matter when they detected a strong smell of cannabis. A warrant was used to search the property and police allegedly uncovered...

Cinema Augusta Set to Re-Open

Port Augusta locals will be lining up to catch the latest flick as soon as next week, following the news of Cinema Augusta’s re-opening. The cinema was previously closed due to not only COVID-19 restrictions but also the postponement of a number of 2020 of film releases. From Thursday the 27th of...

Next Steps for Marine Scalefish Fishery Reform

Commercial fishers of the Spencer Gulf may have a lot to consider, following the State Governments potential changes to fishery. Stage 2 Information Packs have been released regarding the proposed allocation formula of individual transferable quota (ITQ) for what has been identified as the four priority species – King George Whiting,...

Story Time Resumes on The Copper Coast

The Kadina Library will be telling tales of ‘Once Upon a Time’ tomorrow for a limited few. The Library have announced the return of their Rhythm & Rhyme Time and Storytime children's sessions from this week onwards. The first session will commence tomorrow at 10:30, and then again on Friday at the...

Port Augusta Locals Can Have Their Say

Port Augusta City Council are seeking feedback from the community in relation to the city’s recently reviewed Disability Access and Inclusion Plan (DAIP). Council’s Director for Corporate and Community Services Ms Anne O’Reilly believes, “People living with disability should be able to access and participate in all aspects of our society,...

Goyder Ratepayers Rejoice

Residents and businesses in the Goyder region who have experienced financial hardship as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic will breathe a sigh of ‘relief’ with the latest announcement from Council. Goyder Regional Council have adopted a budget that will provide relief to households in the region through a 0 percent...

FOGO Could Arrive on the Coast

Thee Copper Council are jumping on board the popular recycling initiative, FOGO. In an effort to increase recycling and decrease landfill, council are looking for the community’s input on the introduction of a Food Organics Garden Organics system. Many locals have already expressed their excitement for the proposed initiative online, with one...