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Regional NAB Banks Cut Their Opening Hours by Half

It has been announced that NAB have cut their opening hours by half, with regional branches in Jamestown and Roxby Downs both affected. Both branches will now operate across half-day openings with NAB saying they believe the changes will ‘Create a more consistent banking experience for customers.’ Citing that on average a...

Upgrades Continue Across the Mid North

Port Pirie Regional Council has seen more upgrades across the region as part of the Federal Government's Drought Communities Programme. The Crystal Brook Community Men's Shed has recently been completed and handed over to the Men's Shed members who are working on the internal fit out. Over in Redhill, extensions have been...

Port Augusta's Joy Baluch Duplication Project Information Session

Port Augusta locals may have noticed the commencement of works on the city’s Joy Baluch Duplication Project. This afternoon locals will be given the opportunity to ask their burning questions, in an information session that is set to take place at the Institute Theatre. Contractors from the PW2PA Alliance project team will...

Whispers of Whyalla’s $100m New Resort

There have been whispers in the local Whyalla community about a potentially large tourist development for the Steel City. There have been reports in the Whyalla News that a $100 million, nine-storey resort will be making its way to the Whyalla Foreshore, complete with what has been described as Australia's largest...

Yorke Peninsula’s Beach Access Ramp Turns Heads

The Yorke Peninsula’s new Access Ramp on Johnson Cove Beach is turning heads with its eye-catching design, that also produces incredible views. Council worked in close partnership with Friends of Port Hughes Inc have coming together to create a ramp that offers a safer access point to the popular beach. With Council...

Carrapateena Exceeds Expectations

Oz Minerals' Carrapateena mine, has continued to exceed expectations this quarter with increases to both copper and gold production. According to Oz Minerals’ Quarterly Report, the Carrapateena mine, which is located 160 kilometres north of Port Augusta, produced over 7,000 tonnes of copper and close to 15,000 ounces of gold. Managing Director...

Clare and Gilbert Valley Featured in New Video

The Clare and Gilbert Valley has been featured in Regional Development Australia Yorke and Mid North’s latest ‘Love Where You Live’ scheme. Local company ‘Blue Goanna Digital’ are behind the production of the video and have loved working on a project ‘in their own backyard’. The video which has received a lot...

Principal Appointed for Whyalla’s New Super School

It has been announced that Tricia Richman will lead the new Whyalla secondary school, confirming her role as Principal. Education Minister John Gardner said “The appointment follows a nationwide search, but it was a combination of educational experience and proven leadership that made Ms Richman an outstanding candidate.” Ms Richman is the...

P-Plater Arrested in Port Pirie

A teenage driver was arrested after failing to comply with a breath test at Port Pirie. Patrols stopped a vehicle in Ellen Street, for a mobile driver test, where the driver. A 19-year-old Port Pirie man, recorded a positive test and was taken back to the local station for breath analysis and...

Port Augusta’s New Planning System

Port Augusta City Council have announced that they are transitioning into a new State Planning System. The new system will be online through the DPTI planning portal and has hence affected the way that Port Augusta City Council Staff will operate into the future. Appointments will now be essential if you would...

Port Pirie Students Score Big

It has been a year like no other for St Marks College Class of 2020, with COVID challenges aside, the Port Pirie students have excelled with their latest results. Over half of the 2020 class achieved a grade in the A band for their research projects, with a lucky 7 students...