LINC ENERGY AWARDS $2.6M SEISMIC CONTRACT AT ARCKARINGA BASIN

Linc Energy CEO and Managing Director Peter Bond announced this week that Terrex Seismic had been awarded a $2.6 million contract for an aggressive 2D seismic program on Linc Energy’s petroleum and coal exploration leases in South Australia’s Arckaringa Basin. Continue reading

LIGHT AIRCRAFT MAKES EMERGENCY LANDING NEAR WILLIAM CREEK IN FAR NORTH

Residents of the Williams Creek area availed themselves to search and rescue procedures yesterday afternoon, when a light plane (Jabiru) made an emergency landing approximately 48 kilometres North West of William Creek on Anna Creek Station.  Continue reading

WILLIAM CREEK & OODNADATTA HOST STRANDED TOURISTS AFTER HEAVY RAINS

Stony Creek flows across the Oodnadatta Track on Monday 23 August 2010 after torrential rains. Photo: Adam Plate

Between 80 – 100 travellers are currently stranded at William Creek event after torrential rains engulfed the far north over the past 24 hours.

Some of the stranded include visitors who travelled for the district’s annual Bronco Branding event over the weekend.

A further 30 – 40 travellers are holding up at the Pink Roadhouse in Oodnadatta where rain fell heavily in the region. Continue reading

FLOOD WATERS FROM QUEENSLAND SPILLING INTO LAKE EYRE

Pelicans flock in to greet the flood water spilling into Lake Eyre north. Aerial photo: Trevor Wright 18th March 2010

Heavy rains that fell across northern NSW and Queensland since the Christmas and New Year period is currently flowing down a number of creeks and rivers and spilling into Lake Eyre.

Lake Eyre is receiving steady flows of flood waters with follow-up rains between March and April expected to attract the migration of much more bird life to the area.

Seagulls have made their way inland and pelicans are already flocking in, anticipating their own native fishing season.

Excitement is beginning to grab the attention of holiday makers as summer cools off in the southern states of Australia.

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