The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning for people in the Adelaide Metropolitan, Mount Lofty Ranges, West Coast, Lower Eyre Peninsula, Eastern Eyre Peninsula, Yorke Peninsula, Mid North, Riverland, […]
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The process to elect a new state government in South Australia will formally get underway this Saturday (February 15) when the Governor issues the writs for the State election on March 15.
Altona Energy Plc (“Altona”) (AIM: ANR), the AIM listed energy company, today announces the following update in respect of the Arckaringa Project in South Australia. Altona has signed a memorandum of understanding […]
In a major initiative million-dollar rewards are being offered by the South Australian government in relation to 13 cases involving the murder or disappearance (and presumed murder) of children. Major Crime detectives […]
Update – Fatal shark attack on Yorke Peninsula. Sunday, 9 February 2014 6:38am Police and Emergency Services crews will resume the search this morning for a 28-year-old man from Adelaide, who went […]
Police believe alcohol fuelled violence has halved since new licensing conditions were imposed in Coober Pedy last September. The conditions, imposed by the Liquor Licensing Commissioner as necessary for public order and […]
In a ground breaking decision, the Federal Court in Sydney today ordered Mr Damien Matcham, the former CEO of the Katungul Aboriginal Corporation Community and Medical Services (Katungul) to pay over $1.2 […]
SA Health has been notified of a case of measles in a Western Australian resident who has been travelling through regional South Australia whilst infectious. Professor Paddy Phillips, SA Health’s Chief Medical […]
TOTAL FIRE BANS have been declared for Tuesday, 4 February 2014 in the following Fire Ban Districts: Northwest Pastoral – Severe Northeast Pastoral – Severe Flinders – Severe Mount Lofty Ranges – […]
The BOM has issued a Severe Weather Warning for people in the Adelaide Metropolitan, Mount Lofty Ranges, Yorke Peninsula, Kangaroo Island, Flinders, Mid North and parts of the North East Pastoral districts. […]
The South Australian Council of Social Service reveals that new cost of living data shows a clear need for increases in state government concessions for low income households. The latest SACOSS Cost […]
The South Australia Police Branch responsible for investigating the state’s most heinous crimes is to be expanded. Major Crime Investigation Branch (MCIB), which is responsible for tracking down murderers and putting them […]
The most recent graduates of the Police Academy’s community constable program are Nellie Hirschausen and Swayne Ackland, who now take up their positions at Port Lincoln. Community Constable Swayne Ackland’s graduation comes after […]
Country Health SA hospitals will once again be open to the public for people to stay cool during South Australia’s ongoing very hot weather. Helen Chalmers, Chief Operating Officer of Country Health […]
A man was arrested yesterday after counterfeit notes were passed at several places across Adelaide in the past week. The 49-year-old man from Auldana was arrested and charged with utter forged currency […]
With the extreme weather conditions forecast, the CEO of the State Emergency Service, Chris Beattie, has issued a warning and is urging people to take appropriate precautions to ensure their wellbeing
Coober Pedy has had the spotlight shone on them after the recent TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2014, under the B&B and Inns category. The Coober Pedy Underground B&B has won the 2014 TripAdvisor […]
Senior Community Constable Dean Walker was last year named the South Australian Local Hero in the prestigious Australian of the Year Awards – with the national winners to be announced this coming […]
**How we can donate ** The South Australian Government has launched an Emergency Relief Fund for people wanting to donate money to help those affected by the bushfires. Minister for Communities and […]
More than 50 additional people in the Far North will receive tailored employment assistance for jobs in priority areas through an expansion of the Skills for Jobs in Regions program. Skills Minister […]
If elected to Government in March, State Liberal Leader Steven Marshall has committed to working with the Federal Government to ensure a permanent renal dialysis unit, with the capacity for four renal […]
Whyalla will be the first country community in South Australia to have a specialist, country-based inpatient mental health facility when the Whyalla Integrated Mental Health Inpatient Unit (IMHIU) opens later this year.
Country North South Australia Medicare Local chair and GP, Dr Alison Edwards, said children interacted very closely with each other in schools, kindergartens and child care centres and it was vital that […]
Scientific evidence says the level of carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere presently is higher than at any time in the past 800,000 years. In 1880, the first year included in the GISS analysis, the […]
Premier Jay Weatherill has released the State Government’s response to the closure of Holden’s Elizabeth plant and the challenges facing the community as a result of Holden’s decision. Our Jobs Plan – […]
In line with recent announcements regarding the Simpson Desert parks closure over summer, three Public Access Routes (PARs) located in the State’s outback are also closed over the hottest months of the […]
Port Lincoln police are advising the community to be aware that a white pointer shark has been seen in the marina. This afternoon police were notified of the sighting, which took place […]
An emergency relief centre has been established at the Lions Football Club, Mary Elie St, Port Pirie to assist anyone who chooses to leave their home as a result of the Bangor […]
In January 2014, an intense heat wave and strong winds fueled an outbreak of hundreds of bushfires in South Australia. NASA’s Aqua satellite acquired this image of grass and shrub fires raging in Yumbarra Conservation Park on […]
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced it would partner with natural gas and electricity provider, Alinta, and the South Australian Government to undertake a $2.3 million full feasibility study into […]
HEAT WAVE UPDATE: On 16 January 2014, there were a total of 65 heat-related presentations to metropolitan Adelaide hospitals. In SA country hospitals there were a further 25 admissions for heat-related conditions.
All South Australian waste holders must register their unwanted chemicals before 28 March for the 2014 ChemClear program being planned for an April/May collection. So far more than 16,000L/kg of obsolete product […]
With temperatures predicted to rise above 40 °C continuing, the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, Senator the Hon. Michael Ronaldson, today reminded Australia’s veteran community to take steps to ensure the heat doesn’t impact […]
With more scorching days forecast this week, South Australians are being reminded to take care of pets and native animals as well as the people around them. Department of Environment, Water and […]
As temperatures are forecast to soar in South Australia over the coming days, SafeWork SA reminds workplaces to ensure they have measures in place to cope with the heat.
Four sport and community clubs across the Yorke Peninsula will share in $256,925 funding to build a new pool, a skate park and install important irrigation and watering systems, as part of […]
In a letter to the editor of the Coober Pedy Regional Times on 29 August 2013, Liberal Candidate for Giles, Bernadette Abrahams drew attention to the dilapidated welcome sign just out of […]
A local couple have come forward to claim their first division prize of more than $1.4 million from Saturday’s $30 Million X Lotto Megadraw! The winning woman was absolutely astounded when she […]
A reward of up to $200,000 is now on offer for information that leads to the location or conviction of those responsible for the disappearance and suspected murder of Port Lincoln woman […]
After months of planning the SA Water Vacswim 2014 program has commenced. This annual water safety program provides lessons in swimming pools, lakes and beaches at over 130 locations throughout the state. […]
Three individual winning entries each worth $1,428,571.43 were purchased in Coober Pedy, Port Lincoln and West Beach in South Australia. There were also two winning syndicates of 20-members each in Berri and […]
Total Fire Bans have been declared in EIGHT fire ban districts across the State. Interactive Weather Map of heat affected areas of South Australia for 1 January 2014 Temperature forecast for the region for […]
Over the past two months there has been a significant increase in the amount of reported fuel thefts in the Mid North region. The thefts have mainly occurred from large agricultural vehicles, […]
Speed cameras detected 158 motorists speeding in the Adelaide Hills last weekend as part of Operation Safe Hills, equating to over 12% of the 1227 vehicles that went through the speed cameras deployed […]
UPDATE: Monday, 30 December 2013 5:33pm Missing woman Julie Richards has been located safe and well by an Adelaide patrol a short time ago. Police thank everyone for their assistance in this matter.
Two 10-year-old boys were arrested at Port Lincoln after allegedly breaking into cars. The offences occurred at the Port Lincoln Foreshore area on Sunday 29 December and about 4.45pm.
Police are investigating the disappearance of 2442 sheep from a rural property on the Eyre Peninsula.
Police have arrested a 42-year-old Ceduna man for theft and assault.
Police are searching for the owners of two cannabis crops at Coffin Bay and Wanilla. On Sunday 29 December, following a report from a member of the public, police located 25 small […]
Sunday, 29 December 2013 5:19pm Police have reported two women for drink driving in the States mid-north this morning.