Time to consider your vote – South Australian Council areas
An asteroid that hit Australia 545 million years ago, was “big enough to crack a continent”
Should Government decisions on Mintabie be subjected to an Independent Review/Examination? We have until the 31st of October to email the South Australian Government about why they shouldn’t shut down the Mintabie […]
Access to travel on the Stuart Highway SA will be suspended for up to 12 hours per suspension between 1 October and 21 October 2018
A stunning 68-ounce gold nugget, worth more than AU$100,000, has been uncovered in remote Western Australia by a prospector using a state-of-the-art Minelab GPZ 7000 detector.
Nominations close Tuesday 18 September, at 12 noon for the 2018 Council elections.
Nominations open today [4-9-2018] for the 2018 Council elections. Intending candidates can nominate by completing a nomination form available from any council or downloaded by following the links at ecsa.sa.gov.au and lodging […]
The Financial Assistance Grant program supports a wide range of community projects Councils can spend their grants according to local priorities More than $2.4 billion is being provided under the program this […]
By Margaret Mackay Coober Pedy Area School kid Ben Blobel is raising money to help his dream of becoming a professional soccer player come true.
This is a general announcement, even if your council does not end up going to an election. Enrolments close 5pm Friday 10 August 2018.
COOBER PEDY COUNCIL: “…ONE OF THE MOST SERIOUS EXAMPLES OF MALADMINISTRATION IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION…”
DCCP local government elections looking grim for the community in light of Ombudsman findings!
close to 5,000 workers in safety-sensitive industries are turning up to their jobs under the influence of methamphetamines, and predominately ice.
The aviation industry is amidst a global pilot shortage from which Australia is not spared.
Notice to licence holders at Mintabie: Mintabie township transition to APY Lands The Minister for Energy and Mining Dan van Holst Pellekaan has given written notice to APY confirming his intention to […]
Updated: A man has had a lucky escape after he fell down a mine shaft at Coober Pedy overnight.
LGA President Mayor Lorraine Rosenberg has resigned following a special meeting of the LGA Executive Committee on Thursday.
Coober Pedy Hospital has access to doctors on a 24/7 on-call basis to provide patient and emergency care. On Saturday morning, the on-call doctor became unwell which meant he was unable to […]
Coober Pedy District Council will undergo an (ATO) Federal Tax audit during May 2018, with tax auditors targeting 2012 as a starting point!
Scientific evidence supports the view that fracture stimulation in the Arckaringa Basin represents an unreasonable risk to the environment The Coober Pedy community has until the 4th of June to submit comments […]
South Australian Police are investigating the theft of a large quantity of opals and fossils from a home at Kangaroo Island in the states south. Thieves broke into a residence on […]
Letter to Editor RE: INVESTIGATION IN RESPONSE TO A REFERRAL FROM [ICAC] COMMISSIONER PURSUANT TO SECTION 24(2) (b) OF THE INDEPENDENT COMMISSIONER AGAINST CORRUPTION ACT 2012 (ICAC ACT)…. 2015/000390. Dear Editor, As I […]
One of Coober Pedy most well known icons the Old Timer’s Mine owned by the Gough family, was recently sold to former Coober Pedy resident and opal industry son Nicko Farantouris.
Dear Resident(s), I was in Coober Pedy for three days at the end of January to listen to concerns from a cross section of residents. As a result of that visit […]
SA-BEST candidate for Giles, Tom Antonio, says his party will be calling for a moratorium on proposed fracking in the Arckaringa Basin, east of Coober Pedy, following concerns from residents of the […]
Firstly I would like wish the community of Coober Pedy a very Happy Christmas, and at the same time register support for the entire Waterworks Department at Coober Pedy who have reluctantly tendered their resignations, […]
UPDATE: Last month the Local Government Association (LGA) self-reported to the Office for Public Integrity (OPI) allegations recently made by the District Council of Coober Pedy. (see original report below)
The State Government will contribute $887,833 towards the following upgrades at eight regional airports and aerodromes as part of its Support Regional Aviation initiative:
Unprecedented Industrial strike action has commenced in the opal mining township of Coober Pedy today by Coober Pedy District Council workers protesting against senior management attempts to reduce Enterprise Agreement conditions. The […]
Energy Developments is pleased to announce the South Australian town of Coober Pedy has been successfully powered entirely off 100% renewable energy for more than 24 hours uninterrupted for the first time […]
Coober Pedy Regional Times 07-09-2017
Tourists on holidays, too mean to use hygienic toilet facilities are camping and defecating in a conservation creek at Coober Pedy. As the filth builds up the locals have begun complaining and want the local authority to do it’s job.
Coober Pedy Regional Times 15-06-2017 PDF But where does the buck stop?
OMBUDSMAN INVESTIGATES 11 POTENTIAL ISSUES OF MISCONDUCT AND MALADMINISTRATION AT COOBER PEDY COUNCIL
OMBUDSMAN’S REPORTS Former Finance & Administration Manager The Former CEO
The Coober Pedy Renewable Hybrid Project is progressing well. During March and April 2017, the remaining major equipment (which comprises the Diesel Uninterruptible Power Supplies (DUPS), Heat Banks and Switchboards) arrived and […]
Easter Street Parade Coober Pedy
A man has died following a crash near Mimili yesterday evening.
Mintabie Opal mining town and the exploration history of shale oil at Officer Basin Petroleum exploration began in the 1960s, initially by Exoil, Conoco and Outback Oil. Seismic, aeromagnetic and gravity surveys […]
As at 14 March 2017, the Chair of the South Australian Heritage Council (the Council) formed the opinion that the properties nominated for the South Australian Heritage Register (Register) may meet one […]
The South Australian Government will support legislation before parliament which would allow for the cultivation of industrial hemp in South Australia.
Coober Pedy’s $37m Wind Solar energy project is just one of more than 20 major renewable energy projects are already under construction or will start this year, delivering an unprecedented program of […]
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.
for HEAVY RAINFALL and DAMAGING WINDS For people in parts of the North West Pastoral and North East Pastoral districts. Issued at 6:52 am Friday, 20 January 2017. Severe thunderstorms are likely to […]
…it is a disappointing reality that some people abuse the welfare system and get payments they are not entitled to.
SA Health is urging businesses in metropolitan Adelaide to decontaminate their air-conditioning cooling towers following the notification of four cases of Legionnaires’ disease.
The South Australian Government will bring together key stakeholders on January 30 to discuss the potential for the establishment of industrial hemp and medicinal cannabis industries in the state.
A new program has been launched to help vulnerable and disadvantaged South Australians with vision problems to access good quality, affordable glasses.