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Auburn Primary School Speeds Up with New Internet

Auburn Primary School in the Mid North, is the latest joining 179,000 students and 22,000 teachers who are now benefiting from the state-wide roll out. The $80 million-dollar SWiFT internet program is currently in its first stage, as hundreds of kilometres of fibre optic cables have been laid out across the...

$10,000 Grant Up for Grabs

Port Augusta City Council are encouraging local not-for-profit organisations to apply for funding as part of Australia Post’s 2020 Community Grants Program. Organisations must submit applications that outline how their proposed project will increase the opportunity for individuals in communities, to experience meaningful connections that enhance mental wellbeing as well as...

Port Pirie Delivers More Upgrades

Port Pirie Regional Council have unveiled two new upgrades thanks to funding from the Federal Government's Drought Communities Program. The first project includes a new five bay Colorbond toilet block has been completed for the Koolunga Tennis and Bowls Club. Locals will be able to utilise the upgrade which is now...

Bird Breeding on the YP Highest in the State

The Yorke Peninsula has a new title, after figures from BirdLife Australia have commended the regions breeding of Hooded Plover fledglings after being recorded as the highest in the state. The 2020 breeding season figures suggests that an increase in numbers has occurred on the Yorke Peninsula with 20 recorded from...

Port Augusta’s Bird Lake Project Continues

Port Augusta City Council have announced that contractors have commenced soil excavation for the $3.2 million dollar Bird Lake Project, as part of Councils revitalisation plan for the city. Soil from the Cu River’s Port Augusta site is currently in the process of being moved to the perimeter of Bird Lake,...

Driver Travelling Nearly 60km over the Limit with a Child in her Car

A driver has been caught in the state’s Far North travelling close to 60 km’s over the speed limit with a child allegedly in her car. Police were conducting speed detection duties on the Stuart Highway near Marla when they detected a Ford sedan travelling south at 169 in a 110...

Labor’s Proposed SA Tourism Voucher

Labor is calling for the State Government to offer a $200 SA Tourism Voucher to encourage South Australians to holiday at home, kickstarting the local tourism industry. Shadow Minister for Tourism Zoe Bettison believes, “The $200 SA Tourism Voucher would be a great incentive for South Australians to holiday at home...

Crystal Brooks Nature Play Space Opens

Port Pirie Regional Council have announced that Crystal Brooks very own ‘Nature Play Space’ has officially opened. The instalment has been constructed at Bowman Park, with both Council and the Bowman Park Management Committee welcoming families to come and enjoy the new Play Space. It has been advised that attending parents and...

Whyalla Show a No Go

It has been announced that the 2020 Whyalla Show has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus. Tamy Pond, President of the Whyalla Show Society has said the decision did not come lightly and was made with a heavy heart but in an effort to keep the community safe. Despite many locals expressing...

Quorn Man Three Times Over the Limit

A Quorn man has provided a blood alcohol reading more than three times the legal limit after being stopped by police while driving in Leigh Creek. Patrols stopped a Ford truck on Black Oak Drive for a random breath test, when the driver, a 29-year-old man returned a positive result of...

$24 Million Dollar Commercial Fishing Reform Lures in Locals

The Marshall Liberal Government have released further information regarding the $24 million-dollar reform of the South Australian Marine Scalefish Fishery, in effort to assist current licence holders decide if they want to take part in the voluntary licence surrender program. With more than 30 commercial fishers already submitting applications, Minister for...