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Road Works In Kadina This Week

Road closures are scheduled in Kadina this week as Stage 2 of the CBD’s Redevelopment Project continues. The project has been ongoing since 2014, following a community survey that identified the community’s interests in improving aging and disability infrastructure, pedestrian movements and safety, traffic flow, as well as shade and general amenities. The current...

Methamphetamine Uncovered After Crash At Yunta

Police uncovered a quantity of methamphetamine in a crashed vehicle at Yunta last Friday night. Patrols from Peterborough and Orroroo attended a single vehicle rollover on the Barrier Highway just south of Yunta about 7.15pm on Friday 15 February. The female driver was taken to the Peterborough Hospital for treatment, in a...

Port Augusta City Council Meetings To Be Live Streamed

Port Augusta City Council has announced that they will be now live streaming their meetings. After a hotly contested vote last Tuesday, the resulting 5-4 vote outcome saw the motioned carried. Some councillors raised concern that the move may cause less people to witness the meetings in person. One councillor suggested that the...

Road Closure In Clare

Clare and Gilbert Valleys Council will address a section of Victoria Road in Clare which has a history of flooding heavy rainfall. Part of the road will be closed to carry out fundamental stormwater pipe upgrades to futureproof the road during significant rain events. The passage of road to be affected will...

Rebates For Drought Affected Farmers

Drought affected farmers in South Australia are able to apply for Federal Government rebates, as part of a $50 million On-Farm Emergency Water Infrastructure scheme. The rebates are designed to provide long-term drought assistance to farmers and fund new water infrastructure to help improve efficiency and resilience. Farmers can apply for rebates...

Changes To Supply Of Juvenile Oysters

The South Australian Government has announced it will no longer supply juvenile oysters to growers, stating the local industry can now provide for itself. The South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) had been supplying oyster larvae, also known as Spat, since 2016 after Pacific Oyster Mortality Syndrome (POMS) was detected...

Port Power Players Visiting Whyalla Today

More than 30 Port Power AFL players will be in Whyalla today for a series of appearances and activities. The visit is part of Port’s Community Camp program and follows the announcement that Sanjeev Gupta will be personally sponsoring the Port Adelaide Football Club for the next five years. Around 37 players...

Goyder Request For SA Country Women's Association

The South Australian Country Women’s Association hopes to form a branch in the Goyder region for like-minded women of all ages who are eager to learn the skills of cooking, crafts and other exercises of their choice while sharing friendship and offering voluntary service to the community. Steph Schmidt of Robertstown...

'Save Our Mates' Roadshow Rolls In

Maitland, Port Pirie, Port Augusta & Whyalla will this week host the 'Save Our Mates' Roadshow. The Federal Government funded roadshow's mission is to improve the mental health of youth, men of all ages and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Guest speakers Jeremy Forbes, Joe Williams and Anthony Hart will...

Local Finalists For Rural Women's Award

Two locals are in line for the 2019 South Australian AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award, after being named as finalists. Michelle Verco, who is a civil engineer from Clare, has been involved in many projects to develop safe and sustainable infrastructure for local communities. Michelle wants to drive the removal of...

Nominate Volunteers To be Recognised

Port Pirie Mayor Leon Stephens is encouraging people to nominate local volunteers in the local community. The Premier’s Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Volunteer Service program is a prestigious award to acknowledge and recognise excellence and significant achievement. Port Pirie Mayor Leon Stephens says that volunteers are critical to the ongoing success...