Local News

Whyalla's Real Estate Rise

According to real estate figures, Whyalla has been recorded as the city with the third highest growth in median sale price in South Australia. Whyalla City Council have stated that, “Quoted figures from realestate.com.au data showed 238 homes were sold in Whyalla in 2019 with a 27.5 per cent increase in...

Police Urge Locals to Reconsider Travel Plans

Police are urging people intending to travel to Kangaroo Island to reconsider their plans in light of the bushfires. Extensive road closures are in place to allow emergency service crews to move across the fire ground and to ensure safety of the public. A significant threat remains across the fire ground and...

Australian Bushfires: How You Can Help

Recent bushfires have left Australia reeling as firefighters have battled blazes across the nation. Here’s how to help those affected by the devastation. Red Cross The Red Cross Australia are taking donations for their ‘Disaster Relief and Recovery’ fund here. The Red Cross have already supported thousands of Austalia's in evacuation centres and...

Spencer Gulf Cities Association Prepares for the Year Ahead

The Spencer Gulf Cities Association have reflected on the past year’s achievements, whilst preparing for the year ahead. “The alliance between Port Pirie, Port Augusta and Whyalla has been going for over 20 years and remains as relevant today as it ever has”, stated Mayor Stephens. “As three industrial cities, we...

Flinders’ Ranges Council New CEO

Eric Brown will commence his role as CEO for The Flinders’ Ranges Council today. Mr Brown was appointed CEO after a rigorous recruitment process undertaken by elected members. Mr Brown comes with glowing references having profoundly impressed the Members in his presentation. With extensive senior management experience, in positions such as General Manager,...

Registrations are Open for Grains Research Events in Balaklava

Registrations are now open for locals to attend the Grains Research and Development Corporation - Grains Research Update event to be held in Balaklava next month. The Update Event is for agronomists, consultants, researchers and growers to see and discuss the latest in research. Attendees are able network with their peers at...

Yorke Peninsula Council Seeks Qualified Individual for Audit Committee

The Yorke Peninsula Council are seeking Expressions of Interest from suitably qualified individuals for the appointment of an independent member to Council’s Audit Committee. The Audit Committee, which meet 4 times across the year, is a source of independent advice to the Council and the CEO on finance, governance, risk and...

Port Pirie Regional Council Offer Free Hard Waste Disposal Day

Port Pirie Regional Council are offering locals a ‘Free Hard Waste Disposal Day’ this Sunday at both the Port Pirie and Crystal Brook Waste Transfer Station. From 10am to 2pm the Port Pirie Waste Transfer Station and then from 2.30pm to 5.30pm at the Crystal Brook Waste Transfer Station, locals will...

Plans Set to Secure the Number of Regional Doctor’s

The Marshall Liberal Government have released a plan to secure the future of the State’s rural medical workforce to ensure regional South Australians receive the health care they deserve. Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade has said that, “As part of the plan, a rural generalist medical pathway will be...

Port Augusta Council’s Changes to Waste Management

Port Augusta locals are set to change the way they dispose of waste, in a new organic composting system that City Council have introduced. Port Augusta Council are encouraging residents to use the FOGO (Food and Garden Organics) kitchen caddy system at home, using a small basket with a lid, and...