Local News

The Clare Show Kicks off Tomorrow

The Clare Showgrounds will be packed this weekend with the Annual Show taking place on Saturday. Gates will open at 9am where locals can expect to see events such as a ‘Back to the Farm Exhibition’ along with an appearance from ‘The Barossa District - Pipe Band’ A Junior Miss Show Girl...

Copper Coast Cup Set to Race Through the Region

The Copper Coast Cup will speed through the region this weekend. The annual event which is comprised of the ‘Wallaroo Road Race’ and the ‘Moonta Criterium’ is made possible by the Copper Coast Council, who are instrumental in ensuring the race returns year after year. Cycling SA CEO, Lachie Ambrose stated “Each...

Science Alive is Coming to Port Augusta

‘Science Alive!’ is coming to Port Augusta this Sunday. Event Director Brian Haddy has stated that the event’s intention is to expose children to science and its many avenues, as the event could inform young locals of potential careers paths. The interactive event will conduct various workshops, exhibits and presentations where attendees...

Carrapateena Set to Produce First Saleable Concentrate

Oz Minerals Carrapateena Mine is set to produce its first saleable concentrate in the next month. With Carrapateena being the world’s fourth largest copper resource, the company is on track to produce up to 4000 tonnes of copper and up to 6000 ounces of gold. Drilling has commenced on the first production...

Port Pirie will host the Australian Skate Park League

Port Pirie will host a round of the Australian Skate Park League’s national pathway program, at the 4Shore Sk8 Park on Solomontown Beach tomorrow. The free event will see skate, scooter and BMX competitions take place at the skate park with spectators welcome to attend. Port Pirie Council are encouraging locals to...

Ian Mudge’s Grain Upgraded in Port Pirie

With the South Australian Harvest now underway Viterra's first barley upgrade for the season has boosted the price for local Telowie grower Ian Mudge's delivery. Mr Mudge delivered his first load of Spartacus barley which was classified as BAR2 and just missed the higher-grade classification, but with the introduction of barley...

Whyalla Presentation Showcases Employment Opportunity

‘Living and Working in Whyalla’, a showcase of the city’s skilled-job opportunities, liveability, services and community spirit was presented this week in the city. 42 skilled individuals from the Australian Migrant Resource Centre in Adelaide took part in the two-day event. Mayor Clare McLaughlin said, “With the GFG Alliance transformation of the...

The Yorke Peninsula Joins the ‘Garage Sale Trail’.

The Yorke Peninsula is set to join the national Garage Sale Trail event taking place across the weekend. 845 locals have already registered to be apart of the event, with 82 garage sale locations spread across Yorke Peninsula. ‘Garage Sale Trail’ began in 2010 and has grown since with over 400,000 Australian’s...

Burra Will Be Filled with Flowers This Weekend

The Burra District will host the only Combined Open Gardens and Expo event in South Australia this weekend. Dr Lucy Sutherland, Director of Adelaide Botanic Gardens, will open the ‘District Open Gardens and Spring Gardens Expo’ event, which kicks off at 10am this Saturday. Dr Sutherland will also cover topics on Therapeutic...