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‘Burn Off’ Season Has Commenced for Yorke Peninsula Residents

Yorke Peninsula Council have announced that ‘Burn-Off’ season has commenced this week. As an agribusiness region, the Yorke Peninsula has burn-offs each year. Residents and land owners are only permitted to facilitate burning activities from Monday through to Friday, 9 am till 9 pm excluding fire ban days and public holidays...

Water Infrastructure Rebate Changes Benefit Locals

Member for Frome Geoff Brock has raised concerns in regards to drought assistance eligibility for the On-farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Scheme. In January Mr Brock was contacted by a Mid North primary producer, who highlighted that fact that rebates under the scheme only allowed for a single funding application for the...

Port Augusta’s Central Oval Turf Update

Port Augusta City Council have announced that the Central Oval Turf Upgrade is on track with the recent completion of the turf laying and irrigation system which is currently being tested.   Since the installation of the newly laid turf there has been an increase in bird activity in the area,...

Applications Close Tomorrow for Activate Business Mid North

Tomorrow is the last day for locals to apply for the Mid North’s ‘Activate Business’ program. The free program was created in an effort to assist participants in the activation of their business over a 3-month period.   Intensive one-on-one coaching will allow participants the opportunity to develop their new business, whilst...

Gilbert Valley Senior Citizen’s Home Seeking Volunteers

Gilbert Valley Senior Citizen's Home is looking for enthusiastic volunteers from the local community to join the team. Volunteers will assist residents and staff during planned activities, whilst offering quality one on one time with residents on a regular basis. The non-for-profit organisation facilitates both indoor and outdoor activities and entertainment across...

Last Day to Register for Yorke Peninsula’s Surf Comp

Tomorrow is the last day for Yorke Peninsula surfers to register to compete in the regions ‘Surf Jam’ competition. The event will take place this Saturday and Sunday in Berry Bay, with food, music and presentations set to be held at the Corny Point Caravan Park. This is ‘Surf Jams’ seventh year...

Whyalla Drivers Caught Out

Four people have been caught drink and drug driving during a recent five-day blitz by Whyalla Highway patrols.   Last Tuesday police stopped a 53-year-old Whyalla Stuart man who returned a positive result for methamphetamine. On Friday a 47-year-old woman from Whyalla Norrie returned a positive result for methamphetamine. Just after 5pm on...

Port Augusta's Strategic Directions Plan

The Port Augusta City Council are seeking the opinion of locals on Council’s 2019-2029 Strategic Directions Plan. The plan is anticipated to guide the future aspirations of the city, whilst presenting a vision for the future of both Council and the Community. Locals are invited to have their say on the new...

New Exhibition for Port Pirie’s Art Gallery

Port Pirie Regional Art Galley’s newest exhibition ‘Manggan - Gather, Gathers, Gathering’ showcases the diverse landscapes of far North Queensland, highlighting countless generations of knowledge through works by indigenous artists, is now open. The exhibiton displays various mediums such as Traditional and Contemporary Basket Weaving, Ceramic Fire Spirits and Film and...

Copper Coast Project Surveyor Works Commence

The Barunga West Council have announced that the ‘Copper Coast Project’ surveyance works will be conducted from today. Exploration and mining company IGO will be collecting roadside gravity geophysical data for a survey, whilst exploring the potential of Copper and Cobalt deposits on a stretch of road between Port Augusta and...

Port Pire Man Crashes Car

A man has been arrested after crashing his car into a fence at Risdon Park. Police were called to Milne Street after reports a Holden sedan had crashed into an iron fence. The driver, a 27-year-old local man, was breath tested and allegedly returned a positive result of 0.157. He was arrested for...