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Whyalla’s Temporary Museum Opens Today

As part of Whyalla City Council’s 50th anniversary celebrations, a Temporary Museum will be popping up at Westland Shopping Centre. The Temporary Museum will feature objects of significance, including personal memorabilia, photos, films and trinkets, with council inviting residents to contribute items that will be redisplayed as art works and cultural...

Fatal Crash on the Yorke Peninsula

A man has died after a crash at Balgowan on the Yorke Peninsula over ther weekend. Just after 5pm on Saturday, police and emergency services were called to Balgowan Road, after reports that a car had crashed and rolled. The driver and sole occupant, an 87-year-old Balgowan man sadly died at the...

Sam Johnson Mount Remarkable’s Newest CEO

Former Port Augusta Mayor Sam Johnson has become the new chief executive of Mount Remarkable District Council. “After a thorough selection process, of which we were impressed to see such an array of applicants, we are pleased to appoint Sam Johnson to the position.” said Mayor Philip Heaslip. With 12 years of...

Weekend Sport Results

It was another packed-out weekend for locals across the region, with the Northern Areas, Spencer Gulf and Whyalla Football Leagues hosting clashes along with the Whyalla Netball Leagues 3rd round. At Central Oval West Augusta defeated South Augusta 52 to 16, for the Spencer Gulf League At Bennett Oval, Roopena defeated Weeroona...

GM Survey Results Land for Eyre Peninsula

Following the passing of the legislation which lifted the moratorium on the production of Genetically Modified crops in South Australia, individual council areas were given the opportunity to continue a GM ban within their district. As the agricultural sector is similar across the whole Eyre Peninsula, the EPLGA developed and released...

Financial Assistance for Goyder Locals

Local residents in Goyder could soon receive further rate relief thanks to Council. Residents and businesses that may be experiencing financial hardship as a result of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, are able to submit an application for assistance. Council are offering both payment arrangements based on individual budget...

Port Pirie is Ready for Summer

Despite the chilly temperatures Port Pirie has experienced in the recent weeks, this hasn’t stopped Council from completing more upgrades ready for the regions summer season. As part of the Federal Government's Drought Communities Program, a new double plate BBQ and shelter have been installed at the Crystal Brook Swimming Pool...

New Video Showcases the Copper Coast

The Copper Coast has been showcased in a new video that was developed by Regional Development Australia Yorke and Mid North in partnership with Sky High Film and Photo. The video takes the viewer on a journey, highlighting all that the Yorke-Mid North region has to offer, from the picturesque landscapes...

Whyalla’s Sports Advisory Group Formed

Whyalla City Council have announced that all positions on the inaugural Whyalla Sports Advisory Group have been filled, with representatives from Council, local sporting groups and independent community members. It is expected that the group will assist in determining the future management direction of Bennett Oval, Memorial Oval and Jubilee Park,...

Clearing up the Communication Between Sectors

The Marshall Government have funded a new service, assisting the communication between both the agricultural and resources sectors after both were recognised as important economic contributors to the state. The new resources information service has been specifically designed to assist landowners, farmers and community members across regional South Australia in their...

Port Augusta Zoned as a Distribution Priority Area

Port Augusta has recently been recognised by the government as a Distribution Priority Area with a shortage of medical practitioners based on the needs of the community. Following concerns raised through the Port Augusta, Roxby Downs & Woomera Health Advisory Council in 2016, a GP Workforce Shortage Work Group was initiated...