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Port Pirie Art Gallery’s New Exhibitions Open Tomorrow

The Port Pirie Regional Art Gallery will launch two exhibitions; the ‘Poetic Peripheries’ and ‘Have you met my sister’ tomorrow. The exhibitions are funded by the Finnish Academy, University of Lapland and Port Pirie Regional Gallery. The 'Poetic Peripheries' exhibition includes artists Taina Kontio, Satu Miettinen, Mari Mäkiranta and Melanie Saranto. This...

Port Augusta’s UniHub Offer’s Study Options

Regional South Australian Year 12 students who have recently received their ATAR results, are set to benefit from the opening of the Port Augusta Unihub campus in 2020, which follows the opening of the Port Pirie campus earlier this year. Uni Hub Spencer Gulf provides a convenient study option for regional...

Heatwave Breaks Records in South Australia with Tomorrow’s Temperatures Set to Soar

Sky News have announced, an unprecedented pre-Christmas heatwave has broken December temperature records in South Australia, deeming 2019 to be Australia’s hottest and driest year on record. Sky News Weather Chief Meteorologist, Tom Saunders said: “The hot weather will combine with low humidity to cause fire dangers which will reach levels...

Serious Crash in the Mid North

  Police are investigating a serious crash at Wilmington last night. Just after 11.37pm last night emergency services were called to Stony Creek Road, just east of Wilmington after a Toyota Rav 4 travelling west and a Ford Laser travelling east collided head on. The driver of the Ford, a 17-year-old boy, and...

Yorke Peninsula’s 'The Bond Store' Grand Opening Today

The Yorke Peninsula’s newest attraction, ‘The Bond Store’ Wallaroo is holding it’s Grand Opening today! The new Microbrewery, Distillery and Restaurant; was originally built in 1865 and stored barrels of wine, whisky and rum, amongst other goods. The building has since come ‘full circle’ and returned to its original roots, with...

Last Day to Apply for ‘Building Better Region’s Funding’

Today is the last day to apply for ‘Building Better Regions Fund’ under the Community Investments Stream, which aims to support projects that benefit drought-affected areas. The $841.6 million Building Better Regions Fund is set to create jobs whilst driving economic growth and building stronger regional communities into the future. Grants between...

Whyalla Norrie Break In

Police are investigating a break in at Whyalla Norrie that occured this week. An industrial premises on Oborn Street was broken in to and power tools and a small amount of cash was stolen. The power tools were two brand new BOSCH ProCore 18V cordless drill kits, consisting of: a hammer drill...

Last Day to Apply for Clare Valley Mural Today

Today is the last day for Artists in the Mid North to express their interest in creating the new mural on the former Commonwealth Bank building on the intersection of Burton Street and Main North Road. The collaborative project between a local developer and the Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council and...

The Mobile Blood Bank in Port Augusta

The Mobile Blood Bank has arrived in Port Augusta and will be in town until the end of the week. The Mobile Service will be at the Central Oval from 11:30 today, giving locals the opportunity to donate blood for free. One in three Australians will require it at some point in...

Wallaroo’s Visit From ‘Vasco Da Gama’ Cruise Ship Cancelled

Wallaroo’s visit from the ‘Vasco Da Gama’ Cruise Ship has been cancelled due to extreme weather conditions and tides. The Copper Coast Council have announced that “The Cruise & Maritime Voyages Australia Cruise Ship which was due to arrive in Wallaroo tomorrow, has had its itinerary changed, resulting in the Wallaroo...

Port Augusta Council’s Tips to Keep Your Pets Cool

As temperatures heat up across regional South Australia this week, it is important to remember to take precautionary steps to beat the heat, this includes looking after our furry friends! Port Augusta Council have issued the following tips to keep your pets cool: Constant access to clean cool water; ice in their...