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Port Germein Dump has been Dumped

The Port Germein Dump has been temporarily closed due to reaching its capacity for waste storage. The closure took effect from Tuesday 19 January. The appropriate regulations have been reviewed and the council has now taken action to avoid any potential risks in terms of health and safety.   The community operated dump,...

Port Augusta drunk driver unable to stand.

A 33-year-old woman will face court after police stopped her driving yesterday in Port Augusta. Just before 5pm on Monday 18January, police bicycle patrol was policing the local CBD, when they stopped a black Ford sedan driving erratically west on Tassie Street. Upon speaking to the female driver it was obvious...

Celebrate Australia Day on the Copper Coast.

On 26 January 2021, Copper Coast Council invites members of the community to come together to reflect, respect and celebrate Australia Day —because we are all part of the story. Official Australia Day celebrations in the Copper Coast will be hosted at the Wallaroo Town Hall from 7.30am to 3pm. Australia Day...

Calling Blood Donors in Port Pirie.

The Australian Red Cross will be in Port Pirie for a blood donation drive from 18-21st of January. The Red Cross mobile blood donation van will be set up at Port Pirie Aquatic & Leisure Centre. Appointment is recommended to avoid long waits. The process is a small part of your day...

Clare’s NAIDOC week take 2!

Clare’s NAIDOC event is back on! It was postponed in 2020 due to COVID-19. The event will go ahead on Saturday, 30 January 2021 and will take place under the gum trees at the Clare Showgrounds. The event will kick off at 4pm and continue through to 9pm with hopes of beating...

Whyalla Triathlon is back! 

‘New year, new me!’ sound familiar? Well, the Whyalla Triathlon is a fabulous opportunity to get your backside into gear and work towards those new year resolutions! The annual Whyalla Triathlon is being held on Sunday 28 February 2021. It will take place on the foreshore. A triathlon is an endurance...

Port Augusta West police stand-off.

34-year-old from Kilburn has been arrested following an alleged assault overnight in Port Augusta West. Just before 2:30am on Wednesday 13 January, Police received reports of a man assaulting a woman on Holtham Court and patrols were sent to the address. Police had to block the streets as the man refused to...

Port Augusta Forgo Waste for FOGO Caddy!

  In 2020, Port Augusta City Council introduced a new organic composting system which changed the way local households disposed of items into their green bins. Unfortunately, not all households in Port Augusta and Stirling North received their FOGO (Food and Garden Organic’s) Kitchen caddy. Great news! Commencing January 18 2021 those who...

Joy Baluch AM Bridge Duplication Begins!

Works have begun for the Joy Baluch AM Bridge Duplication. The Joy Baluch Bridge crosses the Spencer Gulf between Port Augusta and Port Augusta West. The bridge carries Highway 1 and is a major player on both the east-west and north-south road routes in Australia. The reconfiguration of the existing...

YP Art Exhibition calling all artists!

Yorke Peninsula will host the YP Art Exhibition over Easter long weekend. This will be the 11th YP Exhibition to take place since 1999. The aim of the exhibition is to attract visitors and showcase the Yorke Peninsula as the beautiful holiday destination it is. There will be 3 categories...

Lucky Logan has been located!

13-year-old Logan Good has been found alive and well after being lost overnight in the Mount Remarkable National Park. Logan was hiking with his family when he wandered off not far from the Alligator Gorge car park. His mother alerted the authorities at 6:30pm on Wednesday the 6th of January...