Coober Pedy and surrounding areas can expect several days of heavy rain over Christmas.
From the 16-12-2016 to 30-12-2016 the nbn will switch on in areas including Moonta, Two Wells, Jamestown, Balaklava, Peterborough, Kadina and Wallaroo as well as parts of Edwardstown, Gawler and Gepps Cross […]
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 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 […]
There are only seven days left to lodge your own tax return this year and the ATO is reminding people to get their returns in by 31 October. “Don’t wait until your […]
A South Australian business has been the victim of a sophisticated scam series which led to it losing nearly $1.5m, police revealed today while issuing a warning to other companies. Detective Inspector […]
The Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters has today announced its inquiry into the conduct of the 2016 federal election.
Earlier this evening the Commissioner of Police Grant Stevens formally declared the current situation in South Australia to be an Identified Major Incident under the Section 22 of the Emergency Management Act […]
Strong to gale force west to south-westerly winds, averaging 50-65 km/h with gusts around 90-100 km/h, are expected to develop behind the front during Wednesday. These winds may cause damage to trees […]
A man from the State’s Far North will appear in court on Monday charged with child sex offences.
Following food safety checks by the Department of Primary Industries and Regions South Australia (PIRSA), a number of mettwursts and pepperoni from Linke’s Central Meats have been recalled and SA Health is […]
Everything that you need to know but were too afraid to ask On March 19, 2015, Governor Hieu Van Le issued Letters Patent to command Rear Admiral Kevin Scarce to ‘investigate’ the […]
The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for damaging wind and heavy rainfall for people in the West Coast, North West Pastoral and parts of the Eastern Eyre Peninsula […]
Four regional areas will host South Australian Government Country Cabinet meetings in 2016 including the first Cabinet meeting in the APY Lands in more than 20 years. Premier Jay Weatherill today announced […]
Two new Ministers have today been sworn in to State Cabinet at a ceremony at Government House. Leesa Vlahos has been appointed as Minister for Disabilities as well as Minister for Mental […]
Changes to road rules setting a minimum distance for overtaking cyclists and allowing all age cycling on footpaths will take effect tomorrow. The Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan said the changes […]
Statement – Alinta Energy Minister Kyam Maher Minister for Manufacturing and Innovation “Alinta Energy has today informed its workers that it will close the Leigh Creek coal mine on November 17, and […]
More than 60 percent of South Australians want to have more say in planning their own communities according to a McGregor Tan survey commissioned by the Local Government Association. And almost 60% […]
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 […]
Attorney General John Rau will introduce a Bill to Parliament today outlining new offences and penalties as well as tighter administration regarding intervention orders to better protect victims of domestic violence.
A Parliamentary Committee will be established to look at the use, sale and promotion of Personal vaporisers, including e-cigarettes.
SA’s Local Government Association has welcomed the announcement by the Liberal Opposition, Greens, Family First and Independents, that they will disallow any change to pensioner concessions on Council rates, in the Legislative […]
The Local Government Association is surveying all South Australian Councils to try to identify the “double dip” impact of increases in the Emergency Services Levy on Council properties, which will in turn […]
The Productivity Commission today released its draft inquiry report on Childcare and Early Childhood Learning. “Our recommendations seek to make childcare more affordable, flexible and accessible. Furthermore they will provide a framework […]
Police have identified seven South Australian children as alleged victims of a 32-year-old man charged with numerous sex offences. At the time of the alleged offending the man was employed with Families SA […]
Police are asking for assistance from the public to help locate Letitia Williams, who has been missing from her Hillcrest home since 6 July. Letitia is 24 years old, 155cm tall, slim […]
A magnitude 5.0 earthquake was recorded southwest of Maree in South Australia’s Far North at 11:58am on Wednesday morning 4 June 2014. David Love, Seismologist with the Geological Survey of South Australia […]
Five Indigenous prisoners will be provided with training and employment opportunities with BHP Billiton and its contracting partners at Olympic Dam through an employment project to be funded by the Australian Government.
A South Australian Government investment in the Far North is helping support skills and jobs growth in the region. Minister for Employment, Higher Education and Skills Gail Gago said that this financial […]
South Australian communities will feel a $24 million backlash as a result of last night’s Federal Budget which has ripped much needed community funding from Local Government. The Local Government Association President, […]
The small town of Ernabella (Pukatja) in South Australia has recorded the largest earthquake in the nation for two consecutive years, experiencing a 5.7 magnitude event in both 2012 and 2013. Geoscience […]
A 4.7 magnitude earthquake occurred near Yunta in the state’s mid-north at 7.24 last night and was felt widely across the State. The epicentre was approximately 27 kilometres south of Yunta and […]
Almost nine in ten ‘Not for Profit’ organisations (87%) have no guarantee of key funding for services beyond June 2014. The survey shows that Australia’s Not for Profit sector is in crisis […]
Update: Sunday, 30 March 2014 11:33am Police have identified the body of a man who is believed to have drowned in Coopers Creek at Innamincka in the early hours of Saturday morning.
The CFS was called to a house fire in the APY Lands just after 6am this morning following a triple zero call that was made alerting SA Police, who then advised the […]
The Australian Government is supporting social and economic projects that benefit remote Indigenous communities by taking advantage of a vast food source in the Outback. The camel supply chain project will aid […]
Questions to Major Political Parties State Election 10 Key Questions on Behalf of South Australian Communities(137 kb) Labor Party responses to LGA’s 10 questions(531 kb) Liberal Party responses to LGA’s 10 questions(712 kb) […]
South Australia Police have issued a warning about an illicit drug referred to as ‘wizard’ following the recent hospitalisation of a man who took a single dose of the potentially fatal substance. […]
In October 2013, a Panorama business owner was approached by a woman who claimed to be from a media group selling business advertising in a local publication. The business owner later decided […]
Police are investigating a suspicious fire which happened overnight at Indulkana in the State’s far north. Just before 10.30pm, police received reports the school was on fire. One classroom has been completely […]
Your committee, and the Action Group formed at the recent general meeting, has put a number of actions in place leading up to the State Election
The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Education and Employment has adopted an inquiry into the operation of TAFEs. The inquiry will allow the committee to continue the work of a previous […]
South Australians who have not yet enrolled to vote in the State election on March 15 have until 12 noon tomorrow (Friday, February 21) to do so. South Australia’s Electoral Commissioner, Ms […]
There have been some important amendments to the Firearms Act 1977 and Firearms Regulations 2008, that you may need to be aware of if you own a firearm. Earlier this month provisions […]
Biosecurity SA says recent heavy, widespread rain has had producers looking to start summer weed spraying straight away. Manager of Rural Chemical Operations in PIRSA’s Biosecurity SA, Michael McManus, said that with […]