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Snapper Ban Hit the Spencer Gulf Today

The Snapper fishing ban will come into effect today in the Spencer Gulf and will last until January 2023. The decision made by the South Australian Government was concluded in effort to avoid a decline in the species. With the upcoming breeding season in mind, the government believes the ban will assist...

Substance Misuse Service Reaches 20 Year Anniversary in Port Augusta

This year marks the 20th Anniversary of the Substance Misuse Service within the Port Augusta Community. In 1999 the Sobering Up Unit and the Mobile Assistance Patrol merged together in an effort to enhance the health and wellbeing of the community. The program has grown since it’s beginning with the addition of...

Port Pirie Forensics Lead to Two Arrests

Evidence obtained at crime scenes has resulted in two recent arrests in Port Pirie this week. A 35-year-old Port Pirie man was arrested over the weekend after his fingerprints were allegedly located at the scene of a break-in at a house under renovation. He was refused police bail and appeared in the...

World-Renowned Tourism Project Proposed in the Clare Valley

The Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council have shown their support for the world-renowned project ‘The Adelaide Wine Capital Cycle Project’ linking the key wine regions of South Australia. The proposed project aims to capitalise on existing trail network infrastructure, expanding that network to strategically link tourism businesses while supporting the development...

Eyre Highway Closed

The Eyre Highway closed yesterday due to a fuel tanker fire near Kimba. Emergency services responded to reports a fuel tanker that rolled and caught alight on the Eyre Highway yesterday morning, the tanker driver was not injured in the crash. The Eyre Highway remained blocked in both directions between Kimba and...

Jamestown Hay Shed Fire Update

CFS crews are still in attendance at a hay shed fire on RM Williams Way, Jamestown, in the Mid North of South Australia.CFS currently have fire trucks and bulk water carriers on scene, along with a water tanker and grader from Northern Areas Council. CFS resources will remain on site...

Woman arrested over death at Port Augusta

A woman has been arrested for murder following the death of a man at Port Augusta overnight. Just after 11.30pm on Wednesday 30 October, police and ambulance crews were called to Meally Street Port Augusta, following reports of a man with serious stab wounds. On arrival, a 35-year-old man was treated at...

Port Augusta Man Tests Positive to THC at School Pick Up

A 30-year-old man from Port Augusta tested positive for THC, during a state-wide road safety blitz targeting school zones. The man was picking up his child at the time of the drug test but was not alone in the offence, with multiple drivers caught with drugs and alcohol in their system...

CFS Are Calling the Community to Be Prepared for Bush Fires This Summer

Yesterday’s Hay Shed fire’s in Jamestown are a timely reminder that bushfire season is well and truly upon us in regional South Australia. It is speculated that the fires were caused by a spontaneous combustion due to proteins found in the hay, with 99% of spontaneous combustions caused by this. CFS Chief...

Teenagers Arrested Over Moonta Break In

Two teenagers have been arrested after a break-in at Moonta last week. Police will allege that bottles of alcohol were stolen from a hotel, after CCTV footage identified the suspects, Police arrested them on Friday morning near Kadina. A 17-year-old boy from the Northern Territory and a 15-year-old boy from Elizabeth South...

Port Pirie Regional Council is Australia’s First Community Power Network

Port Pirie Regional Council have been named Australia’s first Community Power Network. A series of information sessions will be held across Port Pirie and Crystal Brook with the intention to share the benefit of being a part of the successful Community Power Network. Bulk purchasing of Solar Panels and Battery Storage has...