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Yorke Peninsula Events Postponed

It has been announced that both the Yorke Peninsula’s Seafood on Spencer and the Yorke Peninsula Tourism Awards have been postponed due to the Coronavirus. The Yorke Peninsula Tourism Awards have postponed the program in its entirety until 2021, while Seafood on Spencer is set to be held on Good Friday...

Regional Gap in Fuel Prices Double

  The RAA have announced that the gap between wholesale fuel costs and regional pump prices have doubled according to recent figures. Wholesale fuel prices have fallen by 36 cents per litre but regional prices have only dropped close to 17 cents. RAA’s Fuel Expert Mark Borlace believes that savings should be passed...

Geoff Brock Says More Could Be Done

In response to the Australian Government’s latest $1 Billion stimulus package to help our economy, employees and businesses, Member for Frome Geoff Brock MP said there could be even more done to help. The recently announced stimulus package includes $650m for job rescue, $300m for business and jobs support and $250m...

Stolen Jewellery in Wallaroo

  Police are trying to track down the owner of several items of jewellery found in Wallaroo. At about 5.30pm on February the 29th, Kadina police located a woman in Cameron Court. When she was searched, police allegedly found the woman in possession of a number of pieces of jewellery. The 37-year-old woman...

SAPOL Investigates COVID-19 Breaches

South Australian Police are urging all individuals and businesses to comply with self-quarantine obligations enforced by the State Government. SAPOL is currently handling a large number of reports from members of the public regarding suspected breaches of self-quarantine and self-isolation orders of those suspected of not complying with current restrictions. SA Police...

Woman Faces Court in Port Pirie Amid Checkpoint Breaching

A woman has faced court in Port Pirie, after failing to stop at a designated border checkpoint and then coughing in the face of two police officers. Patrols were at a border checkpoint on the Barrier Highway, when a car sped through the checkpoint. The patrol caught up with the car...

Flinders Ranges Council Offer Support

The Flinders Ranges Council will provide immediate support to ratepayers in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Council are offering locals a moratorium on all fines and interest on outstanding rates and service charges for the next six months, with Mayor, Peter Slattery, “Committed to helping the community through this difficult period...

Driver Assaulted and Car Stolen in Port Pirie

Police are investigating after an elderly man was assaulted and his car stolen in Port Pirie over the weekend. About 6pm on Saturday, 82-year-old victim offered a lift to a man and woman. The two people entered the victim’s car and allegedly assaulted him before taking his wallet and car and...

Take a Digital Tour of Burra’s Art Gallery

Mid North locals can see the winning works of the Burra Regional Gallery’s 2020 ‘Portrait Exhibition’, from the comfort of their own home, thanks to the galleries newest online tour. The Main Room Exhibition currently exhibits work the winning ‘Traditional’ portrait of Ivan McKenzie of the Flinders Ranges which was painted...

Whyalla’s Maritime Museum’s Newest Addition

The Whyalla Maritime Museum have received a very special donation to add to its collection. After visiting Whyalla last year, Port Macquarie local Mr Barry Hacker and his wife Bronwyn were so impressed by their experience, that they decided to donate World War 2 artefacts to the museum. Mr Hacker’s father John...