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Whyalla High School Students Show Off CuttleCam

The world of Giant Cuttlefish off Stony Point has been broadcast into living rooms worldwide with the help of year 9 Whyalla High School students and a live camera feed called ‘CuttleCam’. AusOcean employed Whyalla High School as part of its citizen science program, Network Blue. The students constructed the rig, assembled its...

YP Charter Boat Operators To Benefit From Funding

In a good news story for the charter boat industry, the State Government has announced their commitment to a second round of funding for SA charter boat operators. Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development David Basham recognised the recent challenges the charter boat fishing industry faced and was excited to...

The Whole Of SA Wakes Up In Lockdown

South Australia has woken up to the first day of a seven-day lockdown after more Covid cases were announced linked to the Modbury Hospital outbreak. A fourth and fifth case were announced yesterday morning, one of whom was in quarantine while the other was out in the community when they returned...

Whyalla Chef Creates SA's Best Pub Burger

A Whyalla chef has been crowned with creating South Australia's Best Pub Burger following a battle of flavour held in Rundle Mall. The Head Chef of the Eyre Hotel, Patrick Spriggs, battled it out against 11 other challengers in front of a panel of expert judges and hundreds of Adelaide shoppers. His...

Happy 100th Birthday To Kadina's Ascot Theatre

Kadina’s Ascot Theatre (formerly Ideal Theatre) will today celebrate 100 years of lights, camera and action. The Ideal Cinema located in Graves Street, Kadina, was declared open on July 20, 1921 by late town Mayor, Mr Leslie Shepley. Builder Russell Hawke used locally acquired limestone to construct the grand theatre, which cost...

Joy Baluch Bridge Hits Next Construction Milestone

A Joy Baluch Bridge duplication project has hit a significant milestone over the weekend, with the first of its 132 beams being installed. The beams will form the base support that the bridge deck will be built on. The duplication of the bridge will improve road safety and freight efficiency, while also...

Stroke Patient Turned Away From Balaklava Hospital Receives Apology

Roger Kirchner, the CEO of the Yorke and Northern Local Health Network (YNLHN) has issued an apology after a potential stroke victim was locked out of a mid-north hospital. 65-year-old Maureen Rogers was out on day-leave as an inpatient at the Balaklava Hospital in January after having a serious stroke last...

Clare Valley Model Trains Break Ticket Sales Record

The Clare Valley Model Trains mini rail has recently clocked up a record number of rides for the financial year. Over the last 12 months the mini trains carried a total of 10,651 passengers. The lucky rider who purchased the 10,000th ticket to ride, or the golden ticket, will mean free rides...

Local Footy Returns With Big Results

This weekend in local footy, In the SGL, South Augusta sent Port back to Port Pirie on Saturday with a new loss on the board, and on Sunday West ran away with a win against Centrals. In the Yorke Peninsula Bute defeated Central Yorke in Maitland, and Moonta beat Paskeville handily...

Water Main Works For Port Hughes

More than 400 metres of water mains will soon be replaced in Port Hughes. The works which will span a large section of Dowling Drive, are part of SA Water’s four-year plan worth 155 million dollars. The restoration will make the move from fibro-cement pipes to PVC which are known for their...

Nominations For Agricultural Town Of The Year Awards Open Now

Nominations are now open for the next Agricultural Town of the Year award, and Mid-North and Spencer Gulf towns are encouraged to apply. The Agricultural Town of the Year award recognises SA towns that are excelling in agriculture, celebrating the primary industries, including field crops, horticulture, meat and livestock, dairy, grape...