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Australian Bushfires: How You Can Help

Recent bushfires have left Australia reeling as firefighters have battled blazes across the nation. Here’s how to help those affected by the devastation. Red Cross The Red Cross Australia are taking donations for their ‘Disaster Relief and Recovery’ fund here. The Red Cross have already supported thousands of Austalia's in evacuation centres and...

Spencer Gulf Cities Association Prepares for the Year Ahead

The Spencer Gulf Cities Association have reflected on the past year’s achievements, whilst preparing for the year ahead. “The alliance between Port Pirie, Port Augusta and Whyalla has been going for over 20 years and remains as relevant today as it ever has”, stated Mayor Stephens. “As three industrial cities, we...

Flinders’ Ranges Council New CEO

Eric Brown will commence his role as CEO for The Flinders’ Ranges Council today. Mr Brown was appointed CEO after a rigorous recruitment process undertaken by elected members. Mr Brown comes with glowing references having profoundly impressed the Members in his presentation. With extensive senior management experience, in positions such as General Manager,...

Registrations are Open for Grains Research Events in Balaklava

Registrations are now open for locals to attend the Grains Research and Development Corporation - Grains Research Update event to be held in Balaklava next month. The Update Event is for agronomists, consultants, researchers and growers to see and discuss the latest in research. Attendees are able network with their peers at...

Port Pirie Regional Council Offer Free Hard Waste Disposal Day

Port Pirie Regional Council are offering locals a ‘Free Hard Waste Disposal Day’ this Sunday at both the Port Pirie and Crystal Brook Waste Transfer Station. From 10am to 2pm the Port Pirie Waste Transfer Station and then from 2.30pm to 5.30pm at the Crystal Brook Waste Transfer Station, locals will...

Yorke Peninsula Council Seeks Qualified Individual for Audit Committee

The Yorke Peninsula Council are seeking Expressions of Interest from suitably qualified individuals for the appointment of an independent member to Council’s Audit Committee. The Audit Committee, which meet 4 times across the year, is a source of independent advice to the Council and the CEO on finance, governance, risk and...

Plans Set to Secure the Number of Regional Doctor’s

The Marshall Liberal Government have released a plan to secure the future of the State’s rural medical workforce to ensure regional South Australians receive the health care they deserve. Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade has said that, “As part of the plan, a rural generalist medical pathway will be...

Port Augusta Council’s Changes to Waste Management

Port Augusta locals are set to change the way they dispose of waste, in a new organic composting system that City Council have introduced. Port Augusta Council are encouraging residents to use the FOGO (Food and Garden Organics) kitchen caddy system at home, using a small basket with a lid, and...

New Year’s Celebrations on the Spencer Gulf

People all over the world are getting ready to welcome in the new year, here in the Spencer Gulf celebrations are happening on the Yorke Peninsula and in Port Pirie. Below is a list of festivities: YORKE PENINSULA Wallaroo’s ‘New Year’s Eve Celebration’ will take place at the Wallaroo Foreshore, (near the Wallaroo...

Whyalla’s Norton Park Redevelopment Underway

Redevelopment work has begun on Norton Park. The design was chosen after an extensive public consultation undertaken by the City of Whyalla. The park, which is known locally as McRitchie Park, will receive up to $400,000 in upgrades over the course of the redevelopment process. Project Manager Sam Bourne believes, “This park...

Applications Now Open to be a Part of Port Augusta’s Green Power Festival

Applications are now open for locals to be part of Port Augusta’s four day ‘Green Power Festival’. Business Port Augusta are hosting the inaugural 2020 event, which is set to be South Australia’s first renewable energy festival and have announced, “We are looking for exhibitors, stallholders and food vendors.” As well as,...