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.
Police have identified the body of a man found at West Beach yesterday as a 67-year-old from Coober Pedy.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Volunteer CFS Crew and Far North Police attended a suspicious fire at Coober Pedy on Saturday night. Photo: Amanda Strout
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
South Australians should move their clocks forward one hour from 2am to 3am on Sunday, 5 October 2014. The start of this daylight saving period keeps South Australia aligned with time changes […]
Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is pleased with the announcement by Rex Airlines this morning they have relisted tickets for sale after November 13 and confirmation that services to […]
An 18-year-old woman was arrested following a serious assault at Coober Pedy overnight. Police were called to a Coober Pedy address at about 3am on Saturday 20 September and found a young […]
Coober Pedy police are seeking information from the public after two men robbed a service station at Coober Pedy overnight. Just after midnight, two men armed with a machete and a mental […]
Candidates in the upcoming Council Elections should not put up early election posters to avoid running contrary to elections legislation. Local Government Association CEO, Wendy Campana said under Local Government (Elections) Act […]
Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is pleased CASA seems to be giving the green light to REX continuing services into Coober Pedy until the strip can be widened. After […]
Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has responded angrily to a decision by CASA which threatens to kill off the Rex service to Coober Pedy. “I am very angry that a Federal […]
Rex Airlines are formally advising all stakeholders that unless CASA alters its position or unless the runway is sealed in time, services to Coober Pedy will cease from 13 November 2014. We […]
Sunday, 3 August 2014 8:52am Update: Police have located a man’s body after he went missing in Coober Pedy yesterday. Sadly before 10pm, last night the man was located deceased. The Coober […]
Coober Pedy Police have arrested a man and a teenage girl after they were allegedly located in a stolen car and committed several offences in metropolitan Adelaide. Just after 2pm on Wednesday […]
Coober Pedy in the Far North of South Australia, hosting a population of around 3,000 people, derives it’s electricity from a 3.9 MW diesel power station, and a 0.15MW wind turbine. Power […]
The State Government will commit $275,000 for a drought assistance package for pastoralists in the State’s Far North. Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) has provided a grant to Livestock SA, which […]
Changes in regulations by CASA have put air services to Coober Pedy in jeopardy and the indecision has been causing angst among tourist operators and locals. “The time for clarification is well […]
IMX Resources (ASX: IXR, TSX: IXR, IXR.WT) advises that owing to the recent decline in the iron ore price, the board of directors of Termite Resources NL (“Termite”), the entity which owns […]
Frackers Altona Energy have announced that it’s Arckaringa project near Coober Pedy has had an extension granted until 19th May 2015 to its Water Affecting Activity Permit (WAAP), which defines water management procedures for […]
Country North SA Medicare Local (CNSAML) has moved to reassure the Coober Pedy community that it is open for business and continuing to provide services, despite pre-Budget speculation about the possible closure […]
UPDATE: Wednesday 16 April 2014 FIVE CHARGED OVER THEFT OF OPAL AT COOBER PEDY Three men and two boys have been arrested following the recent theft of a large quantity of precious […]
A man has been issued with a barring order after attempting to bring in alcohol to an Aboriginal community. At about 5pm yesterday, patrols stopped a Ford sedan about five kilometres south […]