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Wallaroo Swimming Enclosure Update

The Wallaroo Swimming Enclosure which has previously been closed to the public is currently being inspected, with improvements set to be made in the coming weeks. Within the enclosure, a set of steps near the lookout node and a 25-metre section of floating pontoons can be expected. Last week, divers inspected pontoon...

Social Media Essentials for Business Workshop in Whyalla

Tomorrow in Whyalla a Social Media Essentials for business Social Media Essentials for Business Workshop in Whyallass workshop will take place for locals. The workshop will focus on how Social Media platforms Facebook and Instagram can assist business in communicating effectively with their ideal audience. This workshop will cover the following topics: –...

Port Augusta Man Arrested in Adelaide

Two men have been arrested over a stolen car at Hilton. Police were alerted to a petrol drive off at a service station on Sir Donald Bradman Drive involving a stolen white Toyota Hilux. Police patrols searched the area and spotted the stolen Hilux in the rear car park of a nearby...

Yorke Peninsula’s Teddy Bear Fence Slashed

The Yorke Peninsula’s iconic Teddy Bear fence has been hacked apart by vandals. Andrew ‘Cosi’ Costello started the fence which is now home to 2,000 bears stretching over a kilometre from Paskeville to Kulpara. In a Facebook post, Costello accused "childish" vandals of targeting the fence in the wake of the controversy,...

Port Pirie Colour Burst This Sunday

Port Pirie will be ‘bursting’ with colour this Sunday thanks to the 2k charity fun run ‘Community Colour Burst 2.0’. As a part of Kid-Tober the St Mark’s College Parents and Friends Community have launched the event which is set to take over the town. Participants are encouraged to wear white with...

INATT Men’s Mental Health Workshop on This Weekend

This weekend Whyalla Men’s Mental Health Group INATT will be hosting a free workshop with special guests, Jeremy Forbes-Halt and former Port Adelaide player Daniel Motlop. ‘INATT’, I’m Not Afraid To Talk; is a local run organisation working towards dropping the ‘man up’ stigma and creating conversation. The event is at the...

Annual Burra Show This Weekend

The annual Burra show will commence this Saturday with gates opening at 10am. The show offers an array of stalls, displays and attractions and will be officially opened by Andrew ‘Cosi’ Costello at 1pm. Showbags, rides, stalls and sideshows will be open throughout the day, along with a Ute Muster and Horses...

Whyalla High School Concept Design Released

The $100 million-dollar design for the new Whyalla secondary school was revealed yesterday. Plans show three existing government schools in the area combining to create a ‘super school’. The sustainable design will mirror Whyalla's unique environment and complement the city's natural landscape Key features of the design include a double court gymnasium, with...

Grant Success for ‘The Copper Trail’

Wakefield Regional Council has created a 55km new trail that will link-up two of regional SA’s best trails - ‘Walk the Yorke and The Riesling Trail.’ “The Copper Trail’ has been given the go-ahead after receiving a grant of approximately $40,000. Thanks to the Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing and Council...

Port Augusta STEM Centre Claims Design Award

Port Augusta’s state of the art STEM Centre has been recognised at the Learning Environment SA and NT Awards. The STEM Centre has been commended for its innovation on a national scale, as the top New Individual Facility (Under $8 million Category), beating five other new constructions. The centre is equipped with...

Nominations for SA Environment Awards Close Today

Nominations for the 2019 SA Environment Awards close today. The awards provide an opportunity to acknowledge South Australians who devote their time, expertise and passion to our natural environment. There are 4 award categories; the ‘Jill Hudson Award for Environmental Protection’, the ‘Young Achiever Award’, the ‘Unsung Hero Award’, and the ‘Lifetime...