Local News

Whyalla Police Investigate Break In

Whyalla Police are investigating a break-in at Whyalla Stuart that occurred over the weekend in Henry Street. Just before 2pm on Sunday 20th of October, a man broke into a car and home at the Henry Street address, while the home occupant was working in the backyard. Dashcam clearly captured the suspect's...

Port Pirie 2020 Citizen of the Year Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2020 Port Pirie’s Citizen of the Year and Community Event Awards. The awards recognise individuals and organisations that have made significant contribution to the community across these three categories: • Citizen of the Year Award • Young Citizen of the Year Award • Community Event of the Year...

Two Community Information Sessions in Clare Tomorrow

Clare and Gilbert Valley Council’s will hold two information sessions tomorrow regarding the Open Space and Recreation Strategy. Council is currently developing the strategy to ensure parks, gardens, ovals, trails, wetlands and reserves remain at the forefront of Council’s planning priorities in the coming years. Council are currently undertaking consultation to ensure...

Wallaroo’s Employment and Tourism Boost

Wallaroo’s newest development The Mantra Wallaroo Shores Resort is set to boost tourism and employment for locals. The 44 Million Dollar construction has commenced with Monopoly Property Group behind the development, which is set to transform 18.5 hectors of picturesque beachside into a leisurely get away for tourists. The Resort will include...

Funding Grants Available for Regional Agriculture Show Development

Regional SA has the opportunity to apply for funding under the Regional Agricultural Show Development Grants Program. The funding is available to all regional show societies, with the intention that the grant will support the maintenance and upgrade of existing infrastructure of buildings, along with the construction of new infrastructure. The objective...

Financial Assurance Provided to the EPA to Restore Port Augusta’s Power Station Site

Financial Assurance has been provided to the EPA to restore Port Augusta’s Power Station Site. The EPA Licence Transfer was made from Cu-River Mining Australia to Cu-River Port Australia earlier this month. In an on-going development, the EPA required a bank guarantee to ensure the rehabilitation works could continue to meet license...

Spencer Gulf’s Clean Sea’s Seafood Named South Australian Exporter of the Year

Clean Sea’s Seafood has been named the South Australian Exporter of the Year with one of the company’s hatcheries operating out of Whyalla. The Business SA 2019 Export Awards recognise exporting excellence, highlighting companies that are selling and promoting their products on the international marketplace. Clean Sea’s is the leading seafood exporter,...

Port Pirie Offers Free Green Waste Disposal Days

Port Pirie Council’s Free Green Waste Disposal Day will take place this Sunday. With CFS’s recent warnings of fire bans starting earlier this year, council encourage locals to make use of this service to minimise the potential risk to your property this fire season. Trimming any overhanging trees and shrubs, removing any...

Whyalla UneARTh Festival Seeking Local Artists

The Whyalla UneARTh Festival is seeking local artists to create the events newest 2020 promotional poster. Council is inviting all creatives, artists and graphic designers off all ages and experience from Whyalla to submit their ideas The festival is seeking a distinctive brand for the city that explores the ‘Get Connected’ theme. The...

Yorke Peninsula’s Teddy Bear Fence from Bad to Worse

The Yorke Peninsula’s Teddy Bear Fence has gone from bad to worse, with reports in recent weeks of attacks from vandals, the fence has now been destroyed in its entirety. Andrew ‘Cosi’ Costello started the fence, which was home to 2,000 bears stretching over a kilometre and has been fighting to...