Coober Pedy’s $37m Wind Solar energy project is just one of more than 20 major renewable energy projects are already under construction or will start this year, delivering an unprecedented program of […]
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Rotor blades being lifted to the top of a tower by crane. Teams worked during the night at Coober Pedy due to the day temperatures and other weather conditions Coober Pedy Renewable […]
The State Government has stepped in for the second time, and will now cover all costs to ensure the Coober Pedy Swimming Pool remains open.
Probationary Constable Rachel Bagshaw and Probationary Constable Grant Archer graduate today from the Police Academy, as members of a course of 16 new police officers. Probationary Constable Bagshaw, a former ambulance officer […]
for HEAVY RAINFALL and DAMAGING WINDS For people in parts of the North West Pastoral and North East Pastoral districts. Issued at 6:52 am Friday, 20 January 2017. Severe thunderstorms are likely to […]
Police have identified the body of a man found at West Beach yesterday as a 67-year-old from Coober Pedy.
…it is a disappointing reality that some people abuse the welfare system and get payments they are not entitled to.
Voting for the Whyalla and Central Outback round of Fund My Idea closes on Friday 20 January at 5pm. Whyalla, Coober Pedy and Roxby Downs residents are encouraged to have their say […]
SA Health is urging businesses in metropolitan Adelaide to decontaminate their air-conditioning cooling towers following the notification of four cases of Legionnaires’ disease.
The South Australian Government will bring together key stakeholders on January 30 to discuss the potential for the establishment of industrial hemp and medicinal cannabis industries in the state.
The new power project at Coober Pedy has today seen the first mast of two Senvion MM92 turbines from the company’s two-megawatt (MW) portfolio standing verticle against the western horizon.
A new program has been launched to help vulnerable and disadvantaged South Australians with vision problems to access good quality, affordable glasses.
Adelaide is the only mainland capital city where first home buyers can get into the housing market with a deposit under $100,000. A new national report from Bankwest finds South Australia is […]
Coober Pedy and surrounding areas can expect several days of heavy rain over Christmas.
Member for Giles, Eddie Hughes, has secured a boost in funding for road maintenance for mining roads in Coober Pedy and surrounds. The $25,000 boost is a reinstatement of funding that was […]
From the 16-12-2016 to 30-12-2016 the nbn will switch on in areas including Moonta, Two Wells, Jamestown, Balaklava, Peterborough, Kadina and Wallaroo as well as parts of Edwardstown, Gawler and Gepps Cross […]
TOTAL FIRE BANS have been declared for Monday, 19 December 2016 in the following Fire Ban Districts: Northwest Pastoral – Very High Northeast Pastoral – High Flinders – Very High
With temperatures set to soar into the high thirties next week, the Swimming Pool at Coober Pedy will open to the public at 1pm on SATURDAY 10th DECEMBER, 2016.
Anxious residents in the opal mining town of Coober Pedy today welcomed the news that the local pool may reopen to the general public, possibly later next week with assistance from the state […]
With the arrival of summer and with the commencement of SA Water VACSWIM just one month away for most regional and metropolitan locations, organisers are urging families to sign up before online […]
$200,000 REWARD ON OFFER Police believe 30-year-old Italian tourist Anna Rosa Liva met with foul play in South Australia’s outback opal mining town Coober Pedy on 28 November 1991. The experienced traveller, […]
New regulations prescribed for council informal gatherings and conflicts of interest The State Government has moved to clarify reforms made to the Local Government Act in March this year concerning councils’ informal […]
There are only seven days left to lodge your own tax return this year and the ATO is reminding people to get their returns in by 31 October. “Don’t wait until your […]
A South Australian business has been the victim of a sophisticated scam series which led to it losing nearly $1.5m, police revealed today while issuing a warning to other companies. Detective Inspector […]
A man has died following a single motorcycle crash in the State’s Far North yesterday. Just after 7pm on Saturday 15 October, police and emergency services responded to the crash which occurred […]
Two part-time positions located at Coober Pedy. Applicants are welcome to apply for more than one part-time position within the same location to make a FTE 0.8 role
UPDATE: Police have attended a serious road crash about 90kms south of Coober Pedy in the State’s Far North. Just after 4.30pm on Saturday afternoon police were alerted to a single car roll-over […]
The Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters has today announced its inquiry into the conduct of the 2016 federal election.
Earlier this evening the Commissioner of Police Grant Stevens formally declared the current situation in South Australia to be an Identified Major Incident under the Section 22 of the Emergency Management Act […]
Strong to gale force west to south-westerly winds, averaging 50-65 km/h with gusts around 90-100 km/h, are expected to develop behind the front during Wednesday. These winds may cause damage to trees […]
A man from the State’s Far North will appear in court on Monday charged with child sex offences.
Following food safety checks by the Department of Primary Industries and Regions South Australia (PIRSA), a number of mettwursts and pepperoni from Linke’s Central Meats have been recalled and SA Health is […]
Penalties of up to $180 a day for failure to complete and return a Census form. (The Census and Statistics Act 1905) With less than two weeks left to complete Census forms […]
Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has signed a contract with EDL to supply wind energy to Coober Pedy’s hybrid micro-grid.
Everything that you need to know but were too afraid to ask On March 19, 2015, Governor Hieu Van Le issued Letters Patent to command Rear Admiral Kevin Scarce to ‘investigate’ the […]
Volunteer CFS Crew and Far North Police attended a suspicious fire at Coober Pedy on Saturday night. Photo: Amanda Strout
Police have arrested a man and a woman and located three children safe and well after a stolen car was dumped and set on fire on the Strzelecki track in the State’s […]
The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for damaging wind and heavy rainfall for people in the West Coast, North West Pastoral and parts of the Eastern Eyre Peninsula […]
Four regional areas will host South Australian Government Country Cabinet meetings in 2016 including the first Cabinet meeting in the APY Lands in more than 20 years. Premier Jay Weatherill today announced […]
Two new Ministers have today been sworn in to State Cabinet at a ceremony at Government House. Leesa Vlahos has been appointed as Minister for Disabilities as well as Minister for Mental […]
Changes to road rules setting a minimum distance for overtaking cyclists and allowing all age cycling on footpaths will take effect tomorrow. The Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan said the changes […]
OPINION NIGEL CARNEY Student of Law and SA Researcher Flinders Ranges SA The Leigh Creek and surrounding communities are relying on corporate decency, common sense and long awaited action by the government […]
Statement – Alinta Energy Minister Kyam Maher Minister for Manufacturing and Innovation “Alinta Energy has today informed its workers that it will close the Leigh Creek coal mine on November 17, and […]
More than 60 percent of South Australians want to have more say in planning their own communities according to a McGregor Tan survey commissioned by the Local Government Association. And almost 60% […]
07 Jul 2015 11:39am Wanted man Danny Ferguson has been arrested by police approximately 100 km north of Oodnadatta.