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Port Pirie Online Art Gallery

The Port Pirie Regional Art Gallery is hosting an online exhibition of the gallery’s first ‘Art Challenge’. In conjunction with the Art Gallery of South Australia’s ‘Start At Home Activities Program’, the Gallery has issued its first challenge, which asks artists to create a narrative portrait. All artworks will be showcased in...

Harder Closures for South Australia

  Labor is calling for South Australia to follow the lead of other states and implement tougher restrictions to protect the state from the spread of the Coronavirus. Following the recent closures by other states, a hard border closure would block entry into South Australia, except for a limited number of exemptions...

Whyalla Break In’s

  Police are investigating a number of business break-ins that have occurred in Whyalla recently. On Friday April 3rd police responded to an alarm activation at a business in Whyalla Norrie. Suspects broke in to a store and stole three generators. Another business premises at Whyalla Playford was the subject of a break-in...

Clements Gap Sustainable Communities Fund Opens

New funding is on offer for not-for-profit community groups operating in Clements Gap, Crystal Brook, Red Hill, Port Broughton, Mundoora and Wandearah. The 2020 Clements Gap Sustainable Communities Fund will remain open for applications until April 30th, with grants of up to $10,000 available for eligible groups and organisations. To be eligible...

Copper Coast Libraries Offer Click and Collect

Copper Coast Libraries are offering ‘click and collect’ options for locals in an effort to service the community during the Coronavirus pandemic. Locals can contact the library via phone or email with any requests. Staff will select items from the library shelves, checking them out for an extended loan period and...

Free Tourism Resilience Webinar on Today

Local tourism businesses can take part in a free webinar today, thanks to the South Australian Tourism Commission. The Resilience and Rebound Program is a 60-minute online webinar, that has been created to help locals cope with challenging circumstances due to the Coronavirus. The session is set to feature a panel with...

Spencer Gulf Cities Ask Locals to Stay Home

The Mayors of the Spencer Gulf Cities support Premier Steven Marshall’s plea for all South Australians to protect their health, and the health of others, by staying at home this Easter. Chairman of the Spencer Gulf Cities Association, Port Pirie Mayor Leon Stephens has said, “We need to keep reinforcing the...

Cannabis Found in Mid North

Two people have been reported and one has received an expiation notice for cultivating cannabis in the Mid North. After receiving information from the public, Police from Peterborough and Yunta searched addresses in Terowie and located and seized a number of cannabis plants. Two cannabis plants were located at an address in...

Whyalla’s Coronavirus Initiative

A special website initiative has been created by Whyalla Council to provide greater communication to residents in regards to the coronavirus crisis. Mayor Clare McLaughlin said the initial information would “just be the start” with further inclusions set to be made. The site will offer links to appropriate Federal Department of Health...

Copper Coast Council Defer Rates

The Copper Coast Council are deferring council rates for 6 months to assist those Ratepayers who are experiencing financial hardship as a direct result of the Coronavirus. Businesses and Ratepayers can apply for a deferral of Council rates for a 6-month period with no fines or interest applied during that period. The...