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Mental Health Support for Regional SA

The confirmation that country SA survivors of attempted suicide have a network of services available after a new City-based pilot program was announced this month. 'The Way Back Support Service'; a Beyondblue initiative, provides one-on-one support to survivors after they leave hospital in the city.   Country SA Primary Health Networks have...

Adelaide Festival at The Clare Library

  Writers' Week is apart of The Adelaide Festival and for the first time, organisers are giving the option to experience these events from wherever you please.  If you can’t get to the live event, watch these remarkable authors for free on the big screens and computers at the Clare Library. You can...

Dublin Saleyard Access Upgrade has Started

The Australian and South Australian governments have committed $11 millionas part of the SA Rural Roads Package to upgrade access for higher productivity vehicles such as triple road trains to the South Australian Livestock Exchange (Dublin Saleyard), located on Carslake Road, Dublin. The works have commenced and is due to be...

Quadruple Teen Trouble in Pirie

Four teenagers have been arrested after breaking into a Port Pirie sports club. Police will allege that in the early hours of Sunday 28 February, four youths gained access to a shed and gym area where they stole sporting equipment and alcohol. Following an investigation four local youths were arrested. The stolen...

Waiting for Plan to tackle Anti-Social Behaviour

Port Augusta residents are still waiting to learn what the State Government's plan is to address anti-social behaviour in the community. Port Augusta City Council met with the State Government in early February to discuss the issue, but frustrations are rising without an announcement made yet. Mayor of the Port...

Community Outreach Event in Quorn Today!

  This morning, The National Drought and Flood Agency and Rotary Community Outreach Events will be at the Quorn Town Hall between 10am – 2pm to provide support and advice on the drought and other challenges, like COVID-19. The idea of these events is to bring together all levels of government, charities,...

Fishing Fines Increase Today

From today, fishing fines will increase for the first time in 30 years.  128 individual offences now have increased their penalties for recreational and commercial fishers. Many fines have not been reviewed since the 1980’s and the industry have called for harsher penalties for rogue fishers who break the law. Previous restrictions such...

Infrastructure Priorities in The North South Australia

Infrastructure Australia has released its latest list of priority projects, highlighting the focus areas for the next year including a number of projects in the north of South Australia. Priorities listed by Infrastructure Australia include a productive water security project ranging across the north of the state, which aims to support...

SA says Goodbye to Plastic Straws.

From today, Single-use plastic straws, cutlery and stirrers will be prohibited from sale, supply or distribution in South Australia. These single-use plastic products can be replaced with reusable and compostable alternatives. There will be exemptions for plastic straws which can be found at our website. Many establishments have already made the change, trialing...

BreastScreening Unit in Port Augusta

BreastScreen SA’s mobile screening unit is on its way to Port Augusta! The mobile screening unit will be at the Central Oval Community Sporting Hub on Augusta Terrace from this Friday, 5 March until Mid May. BreastScreen SA provides free screening mammograms for women aged 50 - 74 without any symptoms. A breast...

Port Augusta Council Meeting

In Port Augusta, a Council meeting will be held tonight (Tuesday 9 February) at the Port Augusta Town Hall on Mackay Street.  The meeting will commence at 6pm. Due to social distancing requirements there are limited seats available for members of the public to attend the Chambers in person, however the Council Meeting...