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Construction Underway For $3.3 Million Dollar Flinders Fossil Site

South Australia’s newest national park, Nilpena Ediacara National Park, in the Flinders Ranges is coming closer to reality as part of the construction begins on site. $3.3 million fossil experience is home to the world's best example of Ediacaran life, when the earliest forms of complex multicellular animal life evolved. The site...

Port Pirie Playground Upgrades

The Port Pirie Regional Council are this week partnering with TLAP, to replace the soft fall at Memorial Park playground. The crew are also set to move on to Woodward Park, Tennyson and lastly Solomontown Beach playgrounds over the coming days, to upgrade the facilities across the town. The playgrounds will be...

MAX Cranes Giving A Lift To The Region

A pre-apprenticeship program funded through the State Government’s Skilling South Australia initiative, is set to assist 20 local jobseekers in the crane service industry. The 20 participants in the Rigging Pre-Apprenticeship program will learn the ropes at MAX Cranes and Equipment Hire before 14 continue on to Certificate III Mobile Crane...

Yorke Peninsula Garage Sale Trail Registrations

Registrations are now open for Yorke Peninsula Council’s Garage Sale Trail event. Powered locally by Yorke Peninsula Council, the national festival encourages residents to sell, shop and learn about the circular economy. A circular economy means items are kept in use for as long as possible, therefore delivering the highest value for...

Whyalla YMCA Receives State Award

The Whyalla Recreation Centre has been recognised as the leading YMCA managed centre in South Australia, at the YMCA South Australia awards. The centre, which is managed by the YMCA on behalf of the local council, won the Jack Massey Team of the Year award for 2020-21. The Whyalla Recreation Centre works...

The Southern Flinders' Special Connection To The Australian Cricket Team

The Southern Flinders Ranges share a unique connection to the Australian cricket team. The iconic cream woollen vests with the green V-neck have been made at Sliver Fleece manufacturers in Adelaide for 40 years with wool sourced from Flinders Merino, a group of wool producers from the Southern Flinders Ranges. The company...

NEFL Mail Medal Count

The North Eastern League’s Mail Medal count was held last night. The 2021 NEFL Medal was awarded to Matthew Longbottom from BSR on 28 votes, and second was tied between Levi Krause from RSMU and Charles Riggs from Min-Man both on 15 votes. The leading goal kicker was also announced as Justin...

Bill Before State Parliament To Increase Fines For Unnecessary Speed Limit Signs

Road crews who unnecessarily leave speed limit signs out around roadworks could be slapped with a $20,000 fine, under new laws introduced into state parliament on Wednesday. Independent MP Fraser Ellis says his Bill will seek to put an end to needless traffic disruptions which have a significant impact on crucial...

Seaweed Farming Set For State Government Funding

Following two licences granted to the Yorke Peninsula in January, the State Government has announced a $1.5 million project to further increase South Australia's commercial seaweed industry. The two-year project is set to give the sector a boost through the creation of a local seaweed industry cluster and beginning large-scale cultivation...

Man Arrested In Port Augusta Over Counterfeit Notes

Far North Police have arrested a man over two recent incidents of counterfeit notes being passed at Port Augusta. A counterfeit $50 note was used at a business on Louden Road on Friday August 20, and a second incident occurred at a business on Carlton Parade on Monday August 23. As a...