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Copper Coast Masters Games Kick Off

The Copper Coast Masters Games kick off today on the Yorke Peninsula. After a successful bid for the 25th Masters Games, the Copper Coast is set to play host the biggest event to date with an estimated 15-hundred local, regional, and interstate competitors across 4 days and 30 sports. The Masters Games...

Wind Turbines Are Multiplying In Port Augusta

Rolling into Port Augusta has just got a whole lot more impressive with the latest additions to the town’s huge hybrid wind and solar farm being installed on the Augusta Highway, just 8km out of town. The 500-million-dollar renewable energy project located near the former site of South Australia’s last coal-fired...

Clare To Host Australian Tourism Workshop Today

Clare Country Club are hosting a free Australian Tourism Data Warehouse workshop this morning. Representatives from the South Australian Tourism Commission will join the community to run an interactive workshop from 9.30am. If you have a listing and would like some extra help, or if you need to create a brand-new listing...

'A' Is For Auburn Sculpture Finds Funding

Auburn has plans for a bold new town welcome in the form of an Avant Garde sculpture. In a move that hopes to pay homage to late-great local art-lover, Alan Farwell, volunteers along with the Foundation for Rural Regional Renewal, have come together to create and fund a southern gateway for...

Yorke Peninsula Ends Fire Bans Early

  Despite the Flinders and Yorke Peninsula observing severe to extreme fire danger ratings earlier in the week, the fire ban season is still set to finish early this year after a cooler than average summer. The fire danger season generally runs from November through to April 30, however the Flinders and...

Clare Valley To Receive Tourism Grants

12 regional South Australian tourism businesses are set to receive some hefty grants, as they continue to enjoy record-breaking occupancy rates. The latest round of the Marshall Government’s Tourism Industry Development Fund grants includes multiple luxury accommodation builds across the Clare Valley, one of the state’s world-class wine regions. It brings the...

Port Augusta And Stirling North Dirt Bike Rules

Dirt Bike riding is an increasingly popular pass time in Port Augusta and Stirling North, however riders have been reminded there are strict rules surrounding the hobby. Port Augusta City Council is urging people to reconsider where they ride, with reserves and coastal areas strictly prohibited due to the negative impact...

Port Pirie Stolen Property Results In Car Fire

Three people, aged between 30 and 55, have been arrested after stolen property was located at a Peterborough address last week. Upon arrival at the scene Police located a stolen Holden Captiva fully engulfed in flames. The vehicle along with a motorcycle, jewellery, cash and electrical items had allegedly all been stolen...

Whyalla's Potential Hydrogen Boom

In a huge shift to Hydrogen industries and green energy for the future, SA is looking set to become a major player in world steel production and national electricity generation. Whyalla’s natural advantages, especially with the use of electricity powered by local wind and solar, have pushed the town to the...

Yorke Peninsula Acidic Soil Project

The Yorke Peninsula is kicking off a new pH soil mapping project, tackling the emerging problem of soil acidity for crops and pasture production in northern areas of the state. Funded under the Australian Government's National Landcare Program, the Department of Primary Industriesand Regions SA (PIRSA) is leading the project along...