Coober Pedy Regional Times
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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.
Police are seeking public assistance to help locate 35-year-old man Danny Ferguson. Ferguson is wanted for questioning following the suspicious death of a woman at Oodnadatta on Friday 3 July. He was […]
UPDATE: 5-7-2015 DEATH AT OODNADATTA DECLARED A MAJOR CRIME Police are searching scrubland for a man following the death of a woman at Oodnadatta on Friday. At 3.30pm on Friday […]
2014/15 Drilling Program Final Report confirms significant hydrocarbon potential of the Arckaringa Basin The Stuart Range Formation shows potential yields of up to 54 litres of oil per tonne The […]
Coober Pedy will celebrate fifty years of permanent policing this weekend, with a number of events being held in the outback opal mining hub to commemorate the anniversary. The Coober Pedy Police […]
Attorney General John Rau will introduce a Bill to Parliament today outlining new offences and penalties as well as tighter administration regarding intervention orders to better protect victims of domestic violence.
Thirty-seven additional Western Quolls (or Idnya) will be released in the Flinders Ranges National Park this evening, marking the latest milestone in an ambitious project to return the spotted marsupial to its […]
A Parliamentary Committee will be established to look at the use, sale and promotion of Personal vaporisers, including e-cigarettes.
Police searching in the Far North of South Australia have located a body believed to be that of missing man Dane Kowalski. Searchers made the discovery just after 12.30pm today. Police are […]
Federal funding reallocation may force the closure of all the Child Community Links programs in Coober Pedy. These are the only funded programs within Coober Pedy for 0 – 12 year olds […]
SA’s Local Government Association has welcomed the announcement by the Liberal Opposition, Greens, Family First and Independents, that they will disallow any change to pensioner concessions on Council rates, in the Legislative […]
29 Nov 2014 UPDATE Police and emergency services attended a fatal crash in the State’s far north. Just before 9pm, last night police a single vehicle ignited into flames after hitting a […]
For people in parts of the Flinders, North West Pastoral and North East Pastoral districts. Issued at 8:26 pm Saturday, 22 November 2014. Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging wind gusts of 90 to […]
The Local Government Association is surveying all South Australian Councils to try to identify the “double dip” impact of increases in the Emergency Services Levy on Council properties, which will in turn […]
In the first set of results SA has provisionally welcomed six new mayors: • Angela Keneally at Charles Sturt; • Stephen Patterson at Holdfast Bay; • Reg Lyon at Kingston; • Brenton […]
Northwest Pastoral – Severe Northeast Pastoral – Severe West Coast – Severe Eastern Eyre Peninsula – Severe Flinders – Extreme Mid North – Extreme Mount Lofty Ranges – Severe Yorke Peninsula – […]
Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan today announced $1.3m in State Government funding for the Coober Pedy District Council to upgrade the regional airstrip. Minister Mullighan said the upgrade will allow passenger […]