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Clare Valley's Bold New Wind Vane Sculpture

The Clare Valley has a brand-new addition to the entrance way. The plane on a pole is the Clare Valley Aerodrome’s new wind vane. Used for indicating wind direction, a wind vane is one of the oldest meteorological instruments. This is however a very sculputral/intricate version of the equipment, the plane and propeller not only move...

Whyalla Foreshore Revitalisation Master Plan

The Whyalla City Council is turning to the community to ask for opinions on the future development of the Whyalla Foreshore. The long-awaited Whyalla Foreshore Revitalisation will be led by Jensen Plus, who are known in the region having worked on Port Lincoln’s award-winning foreshore. Jensen Plus are hoping to receive feedback...

Gayle Woodford Murder Inquest Continues

The State Coroner has released 12 recommendations following an inquiry into the death of Gayle Woodford, the country nurse who was murdered in the APY lands in 2016 while alone on duty. The coroner suggests extending Gayle's Law, which currently says health practitioners must be accompanied by a second responder when...

Port Vincent Wastewater Upgrades

The Port Vincent Community Wastewater Management System is set to expand the current service to cover the entire township. The Port Vincent CWMS Expansion Project is hoping to become a whole township scheme, however for this to go ahead council must first consult with affected ratepayers. The council has been in touch...

Port Augusta To Hold Consultation Sessions Giving A Voice To The Vulnerable

Port Augusta is set to hold a public consultation session focused on giving indigenous people in the regions the ability to voice their issues to the federal government. It is hoped local and regional voices will be able to provide information on clear ways for Indigenous communities to get involved and...

Local Footy Leagues Continue Round One 2021

  The Whyalla Football League and Northern Areas Football Association kick off their 2021 seasons this weekend. 2020 WFL premiers, Central Whyalla will take on West Whyalla from 2.20pm tomorrow at Bennett Oval. And South Whyalla v. Weeroona Bay are scheduled for a Sunday arvo blockbuster at 2.20 on Bennett Oval. While NAFA 2020...

Lachie Jones Hoping to Back Up Big DeBUTE

Yorke Peninsula’s Lachie Jones, is hoping to make it two from two for his AFL career so far, after debuting with Port Adelaide last weekend. Having picked up a premiership with West Torrens in the SANFL last year, Jones has now made it to the big time at Alberton. The 19-year-old’s first...

Battle Of Brinkworth Inaugural Lawn Mower Races

Brinkworth is getting ready to rumble tomorrow, with the town set to host their inaugural ride on lawn mower races. Brinkworth event organisers are excited for their brand-new track to be used for the first time after it sat untouched through 2020 due to the pandemic. Tomorrow will see a full race...

Clare Autumn Garden Festival

  The Clare Autumn Garden Festival is heading our way. The man with a beard, Costa Georgiardis will be guest speaker, along with Sophie Thomson and SA Water and gardening experts across over 75 stalls, all set under the picturesque Eucalyptus trees at the Clare Show Grounds. The event also includes Cooking demonstrations...

Look Out For The Ghan's Makeover As It Heads Through Port Augusta

Next time you see the Ghan as it heads along the Spencer Gulf through Port Augusta and Port Pirie on its usual route to the NT, look out for a stunning new design on three of its carriages. The Iconic train which spans some 750 plus metres, has been transformed into...