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Four Schools In The Region Set For School Vaccination Pop-Up Clinics This Term

A school-based immunisation program is set to be rolled out to selected schools across the state this term. Pop-up vaccination hubs will be established at more than 20 schools later this month, including Clare High School, Port Augusta Secondary School, Kadina Memorial School and Stuart High School. It is estimated that the...

Port Pirie West Water Mains To Be Replaced Over Coming Weeks

More than 480 metres of water mains in Port Pirie West are set to be replaced over the coming weeks as part of SA Water’s four-year, $155 million dollar water main management program. New PVC pipes, which are known for their flexibility and resistance to ground movement, are being installed along...

SIgnificant Step Forward In Refinancing For GFG Alliance Whyalla Operations

The future of GFG Alliance’s Whyalla operations is officially secure, with refinancing now finalised. Whyalla Steelworks owner, GFG Alliance, has taken a significant step forward on the path to recovery following the collapse of its main lender Greensill in March, according to a company statement. GFG and Credit Suisse Asset Management (CSAM)...

Projector Installation In Port Pirie CBD

Port Pirie residents may have noticed a new instalment on the main street of the CBD. The town is now one step closer to being able to deliver projections in City Park, adjacent to the Council Administration Centre in Ellen Street, with the projector tower installed late last week. The projections are...

Grant Funding Promises To Help Plans And Projects Across The Region

Clare, Balaklava, Port Augusta and Minlaton will all benefit from grant funding following the announcement of the Building Better Regions Fund successful applicants for each of the round 5 streams. Infrastructure Projects stream funding focuses on supporting regional tourism, with $125 million committed to 81 tourism-specific infrastructure upgrades, including the Clare...

Taylor Walker Visits Indigenous Community In Port Augusta

Taylor Walker is taking steps to repair his damaged relationship with the South Australian Indigenous community, with a visit to Port Augusta last Thursday as part of the Adelaide Crows Indigenous program. The former club captain was one of five Crows who accepted the trip invitation, including Wayne Milera and Port...

BHP Set To Enforce Mandatory Covid Vaccinations

Vaccinations will officially become a condition of entry at BHP’s Australian workplaces from January next year. Following a thorough review of the effectiveness of its Covid health and safety controls, the latest scientific evidence and expert health advice, BHP will introduce vaccination as a condition of entry to its Australian sites...

Hawker, Leigh Creek and Port Wakefield Covid Vaccination Pop-Ups

SA health has introduced some mobile and pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics in rural locations this week (Monday 11 October to Friday 15 October). Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network Hawker Memorial Hospital and Leigh Creek Health Service have bookings available tomorrow, October 12. And the Yorke and Northern Local Health Network will...

More Exposure Times For OTR Port Augusta

SA Health has identified new Covid exposure locations in Port Augusta and updated the risk level of one existing exposure location. The new exposure locations are associated with the truck driver reported by SA Health on Saturday who came from Victoria, new information indicates the truck driver was also here on...

Three Arrested Following Port Pirie Crime Series

Three people have been arrested following a crime series in Port Pirie over the past few months. During August and September, Port Pirie Police have been investigating a series of break-ins and thefts in the Port Pirie area. Offenders have been entering homes and stealing jewellery, power tools and other property. On...