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Drugs Found in Port Broughton

A man has been arrested and two other people fined after police uncovered drugs at Port Broughton on Friday. Police allegedly found methamphetamines, cannabis and other drug paraphernalia in a parked car on John Lewis Drive. A 48-year-old man from Wallaroo was charged with drug trafficking to appear in court at a...

NAIDOC Week

Yesterday marked the start of NAIDOC Week around the country and Port Augusta have a number of events lined up. Tonight, is the Malka Aboriginal Art Awards celebrating 10 years of Malka which means mark or painting.  There’s also an art exhibition starting on the 11th of July and running for five days. In...

Key Health Decisions Now Made Locally

The Country Health SA Local Health Network is being replaced by six new regional health boards to make key decisions local. Those boards include the Flinders and Upper North, Eyre and Far North, Barossa Hills Fleurieu, Riverland Mallee Coorong, Limestone Coast and Yorke and Northern Local Health Networks. CEO of the Flinders...

Skate Park Upgrade

The youth of Burra will have their way with the skate park after receiving a grant of over $200,000 to revamp the place. The state government handed out the money through the planning and development fund and will be the first upgrade since it was built in 2014. The Goyder Youth Advisory...