Local News

Rural Minds Workshop.

The Rural Minds Mental Health Workshop lands in Kadina today, specifically designed for rural and remote communities to raise awareness and reduce mental ill-health stigma along with evaluate and translate the outcomes. These challenges can have a serious impact on the mental health of men and women who live in rural...

Woman & Teenager Charged With Assault in Kadina

Police will allege that on Tuesday June 18 two people approached a teenage girl in a Kadina café and assaulted her, causing injuries to her face. A 33-year-old woman and a 16-year-old girl from Yorke Peninsula have been charged with aggravated assault causing harm. It is believed the three involved know each other. Both females were granted...

Five Teenagers Arrested Following Police Chase

Five teenagers have been arrested after a stolen car sped through the main streets of Port Augusta then crashed on the Joy Baluch Bridge. Police were first notified just after 9:30am Wednesday June 19, that a white Toyota Camry was reportedly speeding on the Augusta Highway heading from Crystal Brook towards Port...

Nearly A Million Dollars For Local Oval Upgrades

The Bennett and Memorial Oval's in Whyalla are set to receive an overhaul as the State Government hands out $900,000 to improve local sport.  The funding is part of the Government's commitment to inject $10 million into grassroots sport across South Australia, and was the result of a grant application.  A stage 1...

Special Council Meeting Today

Port Augusta City Council will be holding a special council meeting this evening to consider the community needs for the 2019/2020 financial year.  Residents have had the chance to voice their opinions on where the money needs to go and three submissions were made which will be discussed tonight.  Issues raised include the Port...

Volunteers needed for Microplastics monitoring

Natural Resources Eyre Peninsula (NREP) are looking to combat microplastics in Whyalla. As part of a nation-wide battle against the rising issue they are asking for a minimum of 15 people to volunteer as participates in an Australian Microplastics Assessment Program (AUSMAP) Microplastics monitoring day. As part of the...

Port Pirie Upgrades Bus Stops

Port Pirie Council will be improving accessibility and congestion at local bus stops by linemarking and installing bus zone signs. Select bus zones will change from 24 hours parking to restricted times only. Vehicles will no longer be allowed to park in the designated zones between 6:30am to 6pm weekdays and 9am...

Auburn Local Recognised In List Of Global Influencers In Security And Fire

Auburn local, Jo Stewart-Rattray has been named 17th in the world on a list of Global Influencers in security and fire 2019. Jo, an internet security specialist who works with clients world-wide, was also a part of the official Australian Government delegation to the United Nations 62nd session of the Commission...

World Continence Week Sparks National Conversation

It’s ‘World Continence Week’ & sufferers of incontinence across the Spencer Gulf, Mid North, Yorke Peninsula & Flinders are being encouraged to seek help, off the back of a new report. It shows more than 1 in 3 Australian adults are affected by the condition, with the vast majority (62%) failing...

Drought Communities Program.

A large number of the 28 projects funded by the federal government’s $1million Drought Communities Program for Barunga West Council are complete and the remaining projects are on track to be finished by the June 30 deadline. Council CEO, Andrew Cole said, “Solar panels have been installed on the roof of...