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Road Closure on the Yorke Peninsula

A temporary road closure has come into effect in Kadina. The Copper Coast Council are reminding locals that a section of David Street, between Brittain Road and George Street, is currently closed for resealing and kerbing works. The road will be closed for the remainder of the month, and is expected to...

Whyalla’s $8 Million Dollar Steel Factory

Whyalla’s new $8 Million Dollar steel processing centre will lead to employment opportunities.   Up to 160 jobs will be on offer over a two-year period following the construction of the ‘state of the art’ facility. Premier Stephen Marshall has said, “The new facility will allow steel being processed in Whyalla to...

Insect Trapping Technology Tested on the Yorke Peninsula

  Insect trapping technology is being tested on the Yorke Peninsula and could be a game changer for farmers. Dr Michael Nash, Agricultural Consultant with the Northern & Yorke Landscape Board, is currently trialling DTN Smart Traps, which have on-board cameras to detect, count and report on pests, as a tool for...

Man Jumps Fences to Avoid Police in the Mid North

A man has been arrested in the Mid North following a break in. Police viewed CCTV of the incident where a man allegedly broke into a home. Police then identified the suspect and attended his home at Port Pirie. When police arrived, the suspect ran jumping over numerous fences before being apprehended...

Port Augusta Locals Kept Updated on Duplication Project

Port Augusta locals can now keep up to date with the Joy Baluch Duplication Project thanks to an app. PW2PA Alliance have launched their Community App which is now live, along with a website allowing locals free 24/7 access to the latest news and information on the project. The Community App is...

Whyalla’s Loop Jetty Opens Today

Premier Stephen Marshall will be making an appearance in Whyalla today for the official opening of the city’s Loop Jetty. The new $7.8 million dollar jetty will be opened by Mr Marshall and Whyalla Mayor Clare McLaughlin, with locals able to take a stroll around the jetty’s iconic loop from this...

12 Month Fishing Ban for Pirie

A 12-month fishing closure is in effect from today in waters directly adjacent to the Port Pirie township. The closure is based on advice from SA Health & the EPA, and is in response to new information from a recent University of South Australia report produced in partnership with Flinders Ports...

Clare Valley’s Festival of the Lamb Launches

The Clare Valley’s annual ‘Festival of the Lamb’ program will launch tomorrow in honour of the new season lamb. The festival will run over 7 days and celebrates not only lamb but also the first buds of local vines as well as a range of activities, meals and tours for attendees. The...

Drug Traffickers Arrested in Port Augusta

A routine traffic stop in Port Augusta has led to the arrest of two men. Police stopped a Mitsubishi 4WD travelling north on the Augusta Highway and had cause to search the vehicle. Police allegedly uncovered a large amount of cannabis, packaged in seven bags wrapped in duct tape, approximately 3.7kgs. The two...

$20M Package Supports Regional Tourism

$20 million dollars has been allocated to support tourism in our region. Premier Steven Marshall recently announced the ‘Tourism Industry Development Fund’, which has been designed to support and stimulate private sector investment in new and improved regional accommodation, and the development of quality tourism product and experiences.   It is believed...

Whyalla’s Pet Desexing Program Expanded

Whyalla pet owners can save money on desexing and microchipping. Previously, the program offered the subsidised desexing of cats to help minimise the stray cat population in Whyalla. But this year, Council has extended the program to include dogs and is also offering discounted microchipping. The program has been designed to help residents...