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YAMI LESTER OAM – 24 August 1941 to 21 July 2017 R.I.P.

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Yami Lester OAM – 24 August 1941 to 21 July 2017  R.I.P.

It is with great sadness that the family of Yami Lester announce the passing of Yami Lester (Poppa Yami), Yankunytjatjara leader and Elder, Land Rights and anti-nuclear campaigner on 21 July 2017, age 75. Continue reading

TOURISTS CAMPING & DEFECATING IN OUR PRECIOUS CREEKS!

Coober Pedy Regional Times 13-07-2017

Map CONSERVATION AREAS COOBER PEDY

Holiday makers travelling north with tents, trailers, Kombi vans, and other forms of recreational vehicles and equipment, have targeted two of Coober Pedy’s Conservation areas for ‘freebie camping sites’, thus turning their noses up at regulatory unpowered sites in Caravan Parks. Continue reading

EDL HYBRID PROJECT UPDATE, & POWER OUTAGES REPORT

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Part of the solar array at the Coober Pedy Renewable Hybrid Project

The Coober Pedy Renewable Hybrid Project is progressing well. During March and April 2017, the remaining major equipment (which comprises the Diesel Uninterruptible Power Supplies (DUPS), Heat Banks and Switchboards) arrived and was installed on site, and connected to electrical and mechanical services. Continue reading