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Whyalla’s Digital Christmas Pageant Launches

Santa is coming to Whyalla this weekend, ‘live’ from the lounge room! The city’s annual Christmas Pageant was cancelled this year due to COVID restrictions but Whyalla City Council and pageant organisers Apex have teamed up to create the first ever digital version of the much-loved Christmas event. The community’s contribution to...

Grain Harvest Tipped to be Fourth Biggest on Record

An estimated 8.8 million tonne grain harvest is tipped to be the fourth biggest on record in South Australia. Strong finishing rains have contributed to the record harvest, with the State Government’s Spring Crop Performance for 2020-21 identifying the four million hectares sown as the largest since 2013-14. Minister for Primary Industries...

Flinders Seeking Funds to Repair Flood Damage

Following heavy rains across South Australia last month, the Flinders Ranges Council are seeking disaster funds from the State Government to go towards repairs to flood damaged roads between Quorn and Hawker. While the main highway was relatively unharmed by the large weather event, it was a different story for some...

Kadina Dog Park Opening on the Way

Numerous projects will be officially opening on the Copper Coast next month, including the much-anticipated Kadina Dog Park! The Kadina Dog Park opening ceremony will take place next Tuesday and aims to give the community the chance to come together on-site to see the new and improved facilities. The park, which has...

Mid North Fisherman Fined on the Yorke Peninsula

A fisherman has been fined on the Yorke Peninsula after police, Fisheries and National Parks officers identified several breaches of crayfish fishing regulations. Following an investigation, Fisheries and Police spoke to a cray fisherman at the Marion Bay Boat Ramp. An inspection of the Fisherman's vessel and equipment identified multiple breaches of...

2021 Yorke Peninsula Art Exhibition Goes Ahead

Yorke Peninsula Council have announced that the Yorke Peninsula Art Exhibition will go ahead in 2021. The popular Exhibition has won several SA Great Regional Awards for Art and has been strongly supported, by both artists and the broader community for the last decade. The Exhibition has also been admitted into SA...

Next Round of Mobile Black Spot Program Open

The latest round of the Federal Government’s Mobile Black Spots program has launched, with applications now open. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has said, “Round 5A will have a specific focus on improving mobile coverage along major transport corridors and in disaster-prone regions. He went on to say that “Improving coverage...

HomeBuilder Scheme Extended

Eligible HomeBuilder grant applicants will see the benefits of a blanket 3-month extension that has been granted this week. Applicants will now have six months to commence the construction of their new home or renovation, from the date of the contract being signed. Previously, under the scheme, applicants were required to seek...

Port Augusta’s Giving Trees A Hit

Port Augusta’s Giving Trees are the perfect way to give back this holiday season. Community members are welcome to leave toys, games and unwrapped gifts for both adults and children, with all gifts to be donated to the Salvation Army. Donations for our regions furry four-legged friends will also be accepted along...

GFG Alliance Looking to Reduce Dust Levels in Whyalla

GFG Alliance are reportedly working to reduce elevated fugitive dust levels, impacting residents in the eastern end of Whyalla. Executive Managing Directors for the SIMEC Mining and Liberty Primary Steel businesses Matt Reed and Jason Schell, have said that, "GFG is very clear on the vital importance of minimising dust, due...

New Mural Trail for the Yorke Peninsula

Funding has been secured through the Regional Tourism Bushfire Recovery Grant to support the Southern Yorke Peninsula Water Tower and Tank Mural Trail project. The project will see the SA Water owned water towers in Edithburgh, Stansbury and Yorketown painted as well as the water tank in Coobowie. Through community consultations, the...