YAMI LESTER OAM – 24 August 1941 to 21 July 2017 R.I.P.

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Yami Lester OAM – 24 August 1941 to 21 July 2017  R.I.P.

It is with great sadness that the family of Yami Lester announce the passing of Yami Lester (Poppa Yami), Yankunytjatjara leader and Elder, Land Rights and anti-nuclear campaigner on 21 July 2017, age 75. Continue reading

IMPORTANT INTERNET NOTICE: INTERIM SATELLITE SERVICE WILL SHUTDOWN ON TUESDAY 28 Feb 2017

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Homes and businesses still on the Interim Satellite Service (ISS) need to act right now.

nbn will be closing down the ISS on 28 February 2017. Residents and businesses will need to switch existing ISS internet services to an alternative nbn™ network. Continue reading

COMMUNITY GROUPS & COUNCILS SHOULD APPLY FOR ‘BUILDING BETTER REGIONS’ FUNDING NOW

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Federal Minister for Regional Australia in 2012 Mr. Simon Crean (centre) personally delivered the Water for Growth funding announcement to Mayor Steve Baines (left) Phil Van Poorten Water Manager (right) and the staff at Works Department at Coober Pedy. The funding announcement was a huge morale booster for the town.

Infrastructure Projects Stream closes 28 February 2017
Community Investments Stream remains open until 31 March 2017

COMMUNITY GROUPS and Local Councils across the regions are being reminded that applications for Infrastructure Projects under the Building Better Regions Fund close on the 28th February 2017. Continue reading