At Coober Pedy this week after 14mm of rain, multiple complaints began coming in from residents visiting the Community Health Service with a slippery, muddy puddle forming in a low spot right […]
PROPOSAL TO UPGRADE A TELSTRA MOBILE PHONE BASE STATION WITH 5G AT: ERNABELLA COMMUNITY, PUKATJA
WOOMERA PROHIBITED AREA – TWO AREAS OF THE GREEN ZONE WILL BE CLOSED BETWEEN 16 OCTOBER TO 5 NOVEMBER 2022
Exclusion period notification This notice provides notification that the Green Zone will be closed between 16 October to 5 November 2022 to allow Defence to undertake testing activities. For safety and security […]
31st OCTOBER DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS TO SAVE MINTABIE
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 […]
MINTABIE LEASE TO BE TERMINATED 30 JUNE 2019 – ‘TRANSITION TO APY CONTROL’
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 […]
DEATH NOTICE: Milan Rako – Opal in the rough!
Milan RAKO Born 15th April, 1945 Province of Imotski Croatia Arrived in Australia October, 1967 Passed away suddenly on 29th January, 2018 in Mintabie. A man of many colours, like the opals […]
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, […]
SERIOUS CRASH ON UMUWA TO FREGON ROAD IN FAR NORTH
A young female child has tragically died at the scene of a serious accident when a car rolled over on the Umuwa to Fregon Road in the State’s Far North at 7.35pm on Friday night. […]
MEDIA TAKE THE BAIT ON MISLEADING DRUG RAID RELEASE
A marijuana bud and a business shop takings were “seized” in the latest raid at Mintabie on Officer Oil Basin in the Far North of South Australia. On Monday 11 April, 2011 […]
MARALINGA: THE BLACK MIST INCIDENT
Supressed from the public The Black Mist and its Aftermath -Oral Histories by Lallie Lennon A Submission to the Government of South Australia, the Commonwealth Government of Australia and the International Atomic […]
EIGHT ARRESTED – ALLEGEDLY TRAFFICKING DRUGS BETWEEN ADELAIDE & MINTABIE
Eight people were arrested after police moved in on a drug ring allegedly selling cannabis to Aboriginal communities in the far north of South Australia. Coober Pedy Police [on Friday 5 March […]
WILL APY-MINTABIE BILL BE REPEALED IF FOUND TO HAVE NIL EFFECT?
Dear Editor, A Crushing Blow to Civil Rights in Australia UPDATE: On 3/12/2009 Hansard records research performed by Ms. Chapman had revealed NIL statistical evidence existed to justify this new legislation. In my and other’s […]
MINTABIE: IMPENDING LEGISLATION TO STOP OPAL MINERS HAVING A DRINK IN THEIR HOMES
CIVIL LIBERTIES: PRECEDENT SOUGHT BY STATE GOVERNMENT To the Editor, Impending SA State Legislation will see entry to Mintabie (an existing community settled prior to land grants), by ordinary Australians drastically restricted, […]
MINTABIE – OUTBACK HEALTH SERVICES: RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The residents of Mintabie are becoming increasingly concerned about the lack of health care available to them. Early in the year Clinic services in the town were withdrawn with no community consultation. […]
MINTABIE AREA SCHOOL – RUNAWAY SUCCESS
On Friday, August 7, 2009, 10 students and staff from Mintabie Area School held a Golden Circle School Fun Run and Jump Rope for Heart Jump Off. Through participation in the combined […]
ANANGU PITJANTJATJARA (APY) LANDS COMMUNITY STORE GOVERNANCE
Public hearings and meetings –Wednesday 29 April 2009 On its third day of hearings in Central Australia, the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs will visit […]
HEALTH CLINIC SERVICES REMOVED FROM REMOTE TOWN MINTABIE WITHOUT CONSULTATION
To: The Editor Coober Pedy Regional Times I would like to protest against the removal of clinic services from Mintabie, without any consultation or stated valid reasons.