Local News

Man Arrested in Kadina

A man has been arrested following an investigation into a dangerous driving incident in Kadina last week. Police will allege that about 4pm yesterday a man riding a Harley Davidson motorcycle was detected travelling at more than 170km/h in a 110km/h zone. When patrols attempted to stop the man, he sped off...

Applications Open for the Back to Basic’s Grants Program

Applications are now open for the for the Northern and Yorke Natural Resources Management Board’s (NRM) ‘Back to Basics’ Grants Program.  The ‘Back to Basics’ Grants program was established to provide funding to projects that deliver positive environmental outcomes in Pest Management and Sustainable Agriculture practices. Land managers and community groups situated...

Stolen Vehicle in Wallaroo

  Police are appealing for information after a vintage Ford Galaxie was stolen from Wallaroo over the weekend. Sometime between 12pm on Saturday the 4th and Monday the 6th at 1pm, a shed on Cornish Terrace was broken in to and a black 1972 Ford Galaxie sedan, SA registration AA302F, stolen. Anyone with...

Jewellery Found in Whyalla

Police are investigating after an amount of jewellery was found in Whyalla Norrie yesterday. Police were called to Jenkins Avenue after a number of silver bangles, bracelets, necklaces and Pandora charms were located. Some of the jewellery is distinctive. Police are wishing to locate the owner of the jewellery as police suspect the jewellery...

Street Upgrades in Port Pirie

Port Pirie CBD will be receiving a street lighting upgrade, starting next week in Alexander Street. These works will be conducted Monday to Friday between 7.00am and 4.30pm. Between Gertrude Street and Florence Street, Alexander Street’s electrical in-ground infrastructure will be replaced, along with replacements to the existing roadside lighting post...

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,...