Local News

The Region's Bad Weekend on The Roads

The Stuart Highway is now open with speed restrictions in place following Saturday's fatal crash. A crash involving a truck and a Ford utility occurred on the highway between Pimba and Glendambo about 12.15pm on Saturday 6 March, with both vehicles then catching fire. Sadly, the driver of the Ford ute, a...

Missing Girl's Boyfriend Charged with Murder

Major Crime Detectives have located the body of a woman in a shallow grave in the Flinders Ranges north of Hawker as part of an investigation into the suspected death of a 21-year-old woman. On Saturday 6 March, a 21-year-old woman was reported missing at the Hindley Street Police Station. She was...

Whyalla Council Calling for Tenders for Civic Building

  The Whyalla City Council has called for tenders for Building Repair Works on the Civic Building. The Civic Building has an important place in Whyalla, where councils meet and decisions are made. Businesses are required to register with the website (for free) before documentation can be downloaded. Tender submissions can only be uploaded...

Mining Inquiry

Last week Independent Member for Frome, Geoff Brock successfully established a select committee into mining exploration on farm land, despite opposition from the Government. The committee will mostly consist of MPs representing regional electorates including Giles' Eddie Hughes, and Frome's Geoff Brock and Narungga's Fraser Ellis. The select committee will investigate land...

Flinders Ranges Opportunity to work on TV Series

The Flinders Ranges Council have asked the community for assistance in the upcoming television series being filmed in the region. The filming has commenced and will be ongoing until mid-August. The television series is said to star Jamie Dornan and Hugo Weaving. The production company is looking for the following: Casual Labourers General all-rounders. Do...

Official Launch of The Consumer and Community Engagement Framework

The Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network has invited the community to attend the official launch of the 2020-2023 Consumer and Community Engagement Framework. The Network's objective is to deliver a safe, reliable and consumer focussed health service, meeting changing needs and strengthening health outcomes for all. The event will be...

Training to fill gaps in the job market

  Mid-north residents looking to reskill to find work will have the opportunity to train for work in the agriculture or hospitality sectors this month.Both agriculture and hospitality have been hit hard over the course of the pandemic, with hopes making training more available will help fill gaps in the job...

Port Augusta Council Meeting

In Port Augusta, a Council meeting will be held tonight (Tuesday 9 February) at the Port Augusta Town Hall on Mackay Street.  The meeting will commence at 6pm. Due to social distancing requirements there are limited seats available for members of the public to attend the Chambers in person, however the Council Meeting...

Get Involved In Clean Up Australia Day!

This Sunday is  Clean Up Australia Day. Clean Up Australia Day is now the nation's largest community-based environmental event   For over 30 years, this event helps Australians take practical environmental action to step up to support solutions which move us towards a circular economy – where everything is a resource, and there is no...

MOONTA SHOW N' SHINE THIS WEEKEND

This Sunday is the Moonta and District Progress Association's 7th annual Show N' Shine.  The event has had more than 100 entries this year, ensuring there will be plenty of classic and more modern vehicles on show, including muscles, hot rods, motorcycles and vans.  The event will have plenty of entertainment, enjoy...