Local News

Police Investigating Port Augusta Assault

Port Augusta Police are investigating a serious assault which occurred over the weekend. At around 9.45pm, Sunday 8 May, patrols were called to Carlton Parade in relation to a disturbance. On arrival, police located a man lying in the street with a serious head injury. Witnesses reported the victim had allegedly been hit...

All Local Footy League Fixtures

Another weekend of local footy is upon us, with round four getting underway for the Spencer Gulf League. (All matches 2.25pm) South are set to go head to head with Port tomorrow afternoon at Central Oval, both teams looking to add their second ‘W’ to the board. West will host Centrals at...

ATV Stolen In Wallaroo

Police are investigating a break-in and theft that occurred in Wallaroo. Sometime between Monday 9 May and Wednesday 11 May, thieves broke into the Yorke Peninsula Dirt Kart Club and stole food and alcohol, along with a red 2005 Kawasaki Mule, registration number S383AFN. Anyone with information about this break-in or the...

First Two Modular Pods Being Installed On Whyalla Foreshore

The first two modular pods are currently being installed on the Whyalla foreshore, to house the temporary location for the new foreshore café operator and pop up visitor information centre. The pods which originally serviced the Adelaide 500, will be located in the foreshore precinct, helping modernise the area while pre-empting...

Various Racing Events In Port Augusta And Whyalla This Weekend

Port Augusta Racing Club's Tradies Race Day gallops into action this morning (May 13) from 11am to 5pm. Highlights of the Day include, Live Thoroughbred Racing, Pastoral Hotel Saloon for an icy cold drink, Bookmakers, Tote & Televised Racing and Best country hospitality. Gates open at 11am, and tickets are available via...

Joy Baluch Bridge Grand Opening Event Tomorrow

Residents are invited to attend the grand opening celebration for the new Joy Baluch Bridge tomorrow. Between 10am and 2pm on Saturday the community are free to walk across the bridge before it opens to traffic. The event will incorporate an official opening ceremony, food vendors, discussions with PW2PA Alliance project team...

Arrest In Port Pirie

Police have arrested a woman following two break-ins in Risdon Park. Police will allege the woman broke into a house on Golding Street sometime between 7.30am and 1.30pm, Monday 9 May and stole various items. Police will further allege the same woman broke into the rear room of a house on...

Port Pirie School 'Sleeps Out' For St.Vinnies

Tonight (Thursday 12 May) Year 11 students from StMarks College in Port Pirie, along with a group of College staff will be participating in the Vinnies School Sleepout and experiencing just a taste of what those facing homelessness and the disadvantaged do each and every day. So far, the group have...

Fake Money Found In Whyalla

Police are investigating the use of a counterfeit $100 note in Whyalla on Saturday. About 3.30pm on Saturday 7 May, the note was used to buy items at a shop. After the person who handed over the note had left the store, the note was inspected further and found to be fake. Enquiries...

Rowan Ramsey Responds

Federal Member for Grey, Rowan Ramsey, has responded to a recent article reporting on his use of parliamentary allowances while travelling. The report focuses on a property Mr Ramsey owns in Adelaide, and will occasionally stay at while travelling between Canberra and his home in Kimba, for which he claims the...