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Port Wakefield Road Works Progress Update

The Port Wakefield duplication and overpass project is currently on track and on budget, according to Transport Minister Corey Wingard. The minister was on site in Port Wakefield recently after completing a tour of the state’s key infrastructure projects in the Mid-North, stopping for visits in the Clare Valley, Port Augusta,...

Domestic Violence Incident Reported On The Yorke Peninsula

A 37-year-old woman is fighting for life in the Royal Adelaide Hospital following an alleged serious domestic assault incident on the Yorke Peninsula. Police were alerted to the incident around 12.30pm on Monday (July 26) when the woman was transported by paramedics to the Wallaroo Hospital before being transferred to the...

Crystal Brook Show Committee Cancels Festivities

The Crystal Brook Show Committee has announced that this year’s event scheduled for mid-August has been cancelled. With the show set to go ahead on August 14, and restrictions only easing today the event has been labelled as a risk due to the uncertainty of ongoing restrictions. The seven-day lockdown also allegedly...

New Greenery For Whyalla's Streetscape

  The streets of Whyalla have just got a little greener, thanks to a partnership between the Whyalla City Council and SA Power Networks. A tree planting project is underway on streets such as Ekblom Street and Gowrie Avenue which involves the installation of new tree species that are suitable to plant...

Seven Day Lockdown Should Lift From Midnight

The current covid lockdown will very likely end as of 12.01am tomorrow (July 28) as originally scheduled, however several restrictions will remain in place. Premier Steven Marshall said in the press conference yesterday morning that regional and remote South Australia will not be exiting restrictions at a different pace to metropolitan...

Clare And Gilbert Valleys Event Funding Applications Open Now

The Clare and Gilbert Valleys Council are calling for eligible regional event organisers to apply for financial support to help with event delivery. The Council is providing the Events Support Program with strategic financial support for local events which will deliver economic and social benefits to the community and attract tourists...

New Images Released Regarding Stolen Property In Port Augusta

Police are investigating machinery stolen from a property in Port Augusta within the last 12 months, and have now released photos to assist with the search. A drill rig frame, a drill rig hut and an air receiver on a skid were allegedly stolen between Tuesday June 23 last year and...

Port Augusta Prisoner Denied Bail For A Third Time

A former shark fisherman from the region has been refused bail for the third time following charges against him pertaining to the assault of a hospital worker. Callen Andrew Watherston faced Magistrate Susan O’Connor via a video link from the Port Augusta Prison, where she once again refused to grant him...

Working Holiday Maker Visa Amendment To Help Regional Hospitality And Tourism

In hopeful news for the Upper Spencer Gulf, upcoming changes to the Government's Working Holiday Maker (WHM) visa program will help fill a critical shortage in the region. According to Member for Grey, Rowan Ramsey, businesses all over regional and rural SA are struggling to find staff but especially in the...

Golden North Ice Cream Needs Your Vote In The SA Consumer Awards

Voting in now open for the 2021 SA Food and Beverage Consumer Awards, and Laura based Golden North ice cream is calling for some local support. ​​The awards recognise local brands for their excellence and quality in the South Australian food and beverage industry. ​Golden North has been operating out of Laura...