The Opal Symposium held at Coober Pedy this year, brings together opal miners from all the opal fields of Australia, major opal dealers and traders plus many from Australia’s Universities and the […]
07 Mar 2021 6:39am Two people have died following a crash on the Stuart Highway at Wirraminna in the State’s Far North. A crash involving a B-double truck and a Ford utility […]
UPDATE: Serious Crash on Stuart Highway in Far North 06 Mar 2021 5:17pm Emergency services are responding to reports of a serious crash on the Stuart Highway at Wirraminna in the State’s […]
Mallee farming town, Pinnaroo, has been crowned the 2020 Ag Town of the Year during last night’s Regional Showcase event at O’Leary Walker Wines in Clare.
29 Jan 2021 5:02pm More than 300 litres of alcohol was intercepted by police last month suspected of being illegally transported into the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands. A Far North Highway […]
Commercial and non-recreational drone operators are being warned there are serious consequences for flying drones that are not registered.
Shirley Williams aged 73 and suffering from the onset of dementia did not return home after a medical check up at Coober Pedy Hospital on Monday 28th December 2020 onward but was […]
South Australians are warned to avoid exposure to mosquitoes, following the detection of the potentially deadly Murray Valley Encephalitis Virus and Kunjin virus during routine monitoring.
Rex has offered its full support of National Cabinet’s decision to make face masks mandatory on all Australian domestic and international flights.
Families with children who attend childcare are urged to keep their children at home if they are unwell and practice good hand-hygiene after an increase in reports of viral gastroenteritis in childcare […]
Port Augusta Police are trying to reunite some items of jewellery with the owners. It will be alleged that about 12.30pm on Tuesday 27 October, police spoke to a man riding a […]
In a significant step for the region, a dedicated renal service will be available for the first time for patients in Coober Pedy and surrounding communities. A $200,000 grant from the Marshall […]
05 Dec 2020 4:09pm A man has died following a serious crash at Coober Pedy last night. About 10.20pm on Friday 4 December, police and emergency services were called to Robins Boulevard […]
Adelaide’s Cabaret queen Michaela Burger will perform her award-winning cabaret show A Migrant’s Son in Coober Pedy in March 2021. But the show can’t go on without a community choir. A Migrant’s […]
This article is aimed at providing some perspective for the local community as to why Anangu from remote communities are pouring into our town in mid winter amidst a declared pandemic.
Local teacher at Coober Pedy Area School, Matthew Key has taken on a Deputy Principal role at Mount Gambier and will leave Coober Pedy with his family in July. Matt and Kim […]
A world first – electric flying craft racing series testing programme will take place near Coober Pedy
Coober Pedy – Out of Sight – Out of Mind
Ask any local – The liquor restrictions are simply not working effectively any more – by Margaret Mackay
Coober Pedy’s MINI-GEMS is one of eight council-run child care centres to receive financial assistance from the state government.
(New COVID-19 update) The 28 day extension will commence at 1pm on 2 May 2020
Today (15 Apr 2020 11:45am) the State Coordinator made a new Direction providing an update relevant to wineries, cellar doors, breweries and distilleries.
Additional police resources will be deployed to regional areas in South Australia this long weekend to monitor travelers. With the Easter long weekend fast approaching, South Australia Police are encouraging all residents […]
Would be travelers and ad-hoc campers should think twice before driving hundreds if not thousands of kilometres to remote or regional destinations to hide out for Easter as the doors to ‘non-essential […]
Regional Express (Rex) wishes to update the 54 regional and remote communities that are serviced by Rex on its immediate plans for the suspension/reduction of services so that they could be prepared […]
By Margaret Mackay Coober Pedy is well prepared for local Covid-19 testing thanks to a few upgrades to the Medical Practice area in McDougall Road and to a small but dedication team […]
The Marshall Liberal Government has announced details of its second economic stimulus package – which includes significant payroll and land tax relief for thousands of businesses across the state as well as […]
The District Council of Coober Pedy have tabled a request for financial consideration from Rex Airlines at its Tuesday night’s council meeting 24-3-2020. The letter of request outlines the airlines concerns in […]
Regional Express (Rex) has finalised the first stage of network reductions with effect from Monday 6 April 2020.
Igniting memories of a story that millions of Australians can relate to, Michaela Burger pays tribute to her Greek migrant family and hard-working, fun-loving larrikin father, Luke, in A MIGRANT’S SON. From […]
The 2020 Opal Symposium committee are feeling very excited to be hosting the 20/20 Vision 10th National Opal Symposium at Coober Pedy on the 8 & 9 April 2020 .
COOBER PEDY: COMMUNITY CONSULTATION – LONG TERM FINANCIAL PLAN & INFRASTRUCTURE and ASSET MANAGEMENT PLAN
At its meeting on 17th December 2019, Council resolved to consult the community in relation to the draft Long Term Financial Plan (LTFP) and draft Infrastructure and Asset Management Plan (IAMP). The […]
The newest addition to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) aeromedical fleet has arrived in Australia just in time for Christmas, thanks to ongoing generous donations from the community. The $7 million […]
ELCA’s full list of recommendations for the Federal Government. Excerpt from letter sent by Greg Mullins to David Littleproud, 29 November 2019
DOZENS of mining workers have been made redundant a week before Christmas following the sudden closure of the CU-River’s Cairn Hill mine.
Two years on from what was cited as “A culture of bullying perpetrated by management” at the DCCP water works, the town has a suspended council, but not much else has changed. […]