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Hundreds Of Thousands Educated About Suicide Prevention Across The Region

A community-led suicide prevention trial has successfully educated up to 775 thousand residents in Whyalla, Port Augusta, Port Pirie and the Yorke Peninsula over the last 4 years, according to a new report. Results show suicide prevention training and events led by the community have strengthened services in country SA, with...

Orroroo Drought Roadshow And Road Closures

The South Australian Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hub are taking their roadshow to Orroroo tomorrow. The workshops will help to identify each regions priorities for building drought resilience. The Orroroo workshop will be hosted by Blacksmith’s Chatter from 10.30am, and is open to anyone keen to contribute ideas on strategies to...

Whyalla Hummock Hill Art Prize Submissions

The submission deadline for the Hummock Hill Art Prize is fast approaching, with just a few weeks left for regional artists to submit their entries. The prestigious prize exhibition is scheduled for October 8 and will run through until November 5. Hummock Hill Art Prize Coordinator, Terissa Shepherd, is encouraging young and...

Clare Valley's Knappstein To Recieve Government Funding To Enter US Market

Knappstein Wines in the Clare Valley, is among 16 South Australian wine producers who will be supported by State Government funding to enter and expand its United States market. Wine Australia’s US Market Entry program is a 12-month program is designed to educate wine producers about the US market, dubbed one...

Whyalla Foreshore Masterplan Now Open For Community Consultation

The new Whyalla foreshore masterplan draft, which includes an upgraded boardwalk, a discovery and information centre and a cuttlefish themed splash park, is now open for community feedback. The masterplan is the result of a long engagement and consultation period between the council and the local community. In a statement, Mayor Claire...

A Grand Final On The Calendar For This Weekend In Local Footy

This weekend in the local footy, the Northern Areas grand final will get underway at Crystal Brook Oval between the season’s top two teams, Broughton-Mundoora and Orroroo. The SGL will kick off their final’s series with South heading to Port Pirie to face Solomontown, while PropRisdon head up to Port Augusta...

Mid-North Students Free To Apply For Latest Wool, Wine And Wheat Scholarships

Mid-North students looking to further their studies are being given an opportunity for a financial boost, through the latest round of Wool, Wine & Wheat Country Education Fund scholarships. Since the scholarship was established in 2007, the fund has assisted 99 Mid-North students follow their career aspirations across a wide range...

Yorke Peninsula Water Main Works In The Pipeline

Several Yorke Peninsula towns are in the running for water main upgrade works. Almost four and half kilometres for watermains across Maitland, Warooka and Willamulka are due for an upgrade over the next 12 months, as part of SA Water’s four-year program worth $155 million dollars. The program is set to build...

Show On The Road To Port Augusta This Weekend

The Show on the Road is heading back to Port Augusta this weekend, following the unfortunate event that wasn’t able to go ahead last year. The Port Augusta Foreshore will host a weekend of family fun tomorrow and Sunday (September 11 and 12). All the showtime favourites will make an appearance, including...

Mid-North Silos Covered In Art Help The Town, According to Survey

A recent survey of towns with silo art has indicated the creative displays have a positive social impact on local communities, and come as Balaklava discuss concept designs for potential silo art. Director of the survey, Dr Green of Griffiths University, says silo art can present a ‘golden opportunity’ economically by...