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Local Footy on this Weekend

Round 7 of the Whyalla Football League gets underway tonight with South Whyalla going up against Roopena. On Saturday Weeroona Bay take on North Whyalla and Central and West Whyalla fight it out on Sunday. In the Spencer Gulf League, Solomontown play Port tonight, and across the weekend West Augusta verse...

Families Helped Through Drought

Families from 30 farm businesses have been upskilled on finance and business to help them better prepare, manage and recover from drought in a new program run by Rural Business Support (RBS). Farm Business Strategic Review Drought Management workshops were recently run in the Mid North and Eyre Peninsula, targeting mixed...

Youth Hub Opened in Whyalla

The new Youth Central Hub in Westland Shopping Centre has officially been opened. Youth Central is a co-operative approach from Council, police, community groups and residents to tackle issues faced by youths and give them an opportunity to seek important services. Mayor Clare McLaughlin says the massive positive of this hub was...

Have your say at a Regional Development Forum

The State Government has opened consultation on the formation of a state-wide Regional Development Strategy, reinforcing their commitment to regional SA. Minister for Regional Development Tim Whetstone says the strategy will deliver a plan for future investment, support and priorities to shape the future of the state’s regions over the long...

Changes to Stray Dog Management

The Clare and Gilbert Valleys Council is making changes to stray dog management in the area. Council staff will no longer attend any call outs to locate, impound and release dogs after hours unless the dog is exhibiting signs of aggression towards people. Staff will also be unable to attend the dog...

Australian Government Mobile Service Centre Making Tracks

The Australian Government Mobile Service Centre is touring the region in the coming weeks. Locals can find out about Australian Government Payments and services for rural families, older Australians, students, job seekers, people with disability, carers, farmers and self-employed. The centre will stop in Clare, Jamestown, Peterborough, Orroroo, Wirrabara, Booleroo and Kimba. Staff...

Subsidised Cat Desexing For Whyalla Residents

The City of Whyalla is working with the National Desexing Network to provide a subsidised desexing program that will help prevent thousands of unwanted kittens. Council has allocated $20,000 towards this program to help alleviate the problem of undesexed cats breeding and contributing to the stray cat population in Whyalla. The program...

Clare Chosen for Regional Tourism Forum

The inaugural 2019 Regional Tourism Forum is taking place this June in Clare.  The event will bring together a brilliant line up of presenters from across Australia, focusing on building resilience in regional tourism businesses and recognising opportunities for growth. Regional tourism operators, wineries, people looking to explore agri-tourism and tourism focused...

Southern Flinders Ranges Photo Competition

Entries are now open for the Port Pirie Council’s inaugural Southern Flinders Ranges Photo Competition. It’s open to amateur and professional photographers and will also be the foundation of the Southern Flinders Ranges Photo Festival. The Festival has been inspired by the natural, cultural, historic and scenic values of the Flinders Ranges. This follows...

Rally of the Heartland Returns

The AGL Rally of the Heartland will return in 2019 to Burra featuring exciting, challenging and very technical stages that provide unparalleled competition, and are unique in Australia. The 450-kilometre competitive event based in the Hallett, Burra and Mount Bryan area, is set to be a bit different to what has...

Safety Hubs to Open in Regional SA

The State Government is continuing its commitment to improve the safety of women and their children, delivering new safety hubs in regional SA. Phase one will see two hubs open in the states East and South East, with plans to open another 7 locations. Phase two will see centres opened in Port...