By Margaret Mackay, Coober Pedy Regional Times Wistfully looking back upon a century of pioneering and her Coober Pedy hosts, the Governor General, Ms Quentin Bryce says farewell to the Opal Capital, with […]
Community groups in South Australia’s arid lands can apply for grants of up to $10,000 from State funding to carry out local landcare and watercare projects.
By: Mark Bell Coober Pedy is about to experience it’s first ever night football match. Hornridge has agreed to be the first team from Roxby Downs to play under lights on Saturday […]
There are 23,000 Tax Officers employed around Australia and many are expected to join the National Day of Action. ATO management has revealed plans to shed close to 3,000 Tax Office jobs […]
Posted in the New Zealand Herald 12:23 pm Tuesday May 05, 2009 Mine tailings litter the Olympic Opal Field on the outskirts of the South Australian mining town Coober Pedy.
“Householders will pay twice whilst polluters get free permits” Like the majority of Australia’s environment and climate groups, the Conservation Council of South Australia (CCSA) is bitterly disappointed with the Federal Government’s […]
See 2010 test plans here: HYPERSONIC SCRAMJET TESTS FOR OUTBACK SOUTH AUSTRALIA Posted on March 8, 2010 by Coober Pedy Regional Times (2009) Two HIFiRE launches are scheduled to be conducted in the […]
Job seekers will today begin receiving letters outlining changes to the Australian Government’s employment services. Centrelink this week began sending letters to job seekers informing them that from July 1, the current […]
An opening ceremony, paying tribute to early residents, and to launch the new “Information Bay” will be held on May 10 The old ghost town Farina will come back to life in […]
Regional Mayors react with anger to “grapevine” decision to axe four regional courts in South Australia Coober Pedy, Ceduna, Kadina and Naracoorte have been targetted as likely candidates to lose their vital […]
Following a competitive sale process over recent months, OZ Minerals today announces the sale of its Martabe gold and silver project in North Sumatra, Indonesia, to China Sci-Tech Holdings Limited (“CST”) for […]
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 […]
OZ Minerals has been advised that the Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Australia has today announced that he has approved the proposed acquisition by China Minmetals Non-Ferrous Metals Co. Ltd. (“Minmetals”) of […]
1000 people have died and more than 1300 people have been wounded. The Sri Lankan Army spokesperson arrogantly calls this genocidal attack on the Tamil civilians as ‘the world’s biggest hostage rescue.”
Four major South Australian regional towns are to have court services slashed as part of the Rann Government cuts to services in the lead up to the May 2009 budget. Information given […]
Dear Editor, Outback Airlines is Alice Springs leading air charter company with a fleet of six aircraft. We operate half-day and full-day sightseeing tours to West MacDonnells and Uluru landing at iconic […]
Is Tibby Quall tackling a system, set up to fail for the Bloodline Owners of their own Land? Is it economic progress before people, at the expense of a successful ancient civilisation? On Tuesday, the Darwin […]
Questions Without Answers The celebration of an historic Native Title sign off ended in grief for the Coulthard family in the ancient Flinders Ranges, historically the home of the Adnyamathanha people. At […]
by Mark Bell Pre-season training is nearly over for the Coober Pedy Saints as they ventured down to Roxby Downs for a Lightning Carnival on Sunday 5th April.
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.
The Government has determined that Minmetals’ proposal for OZ Minerals cannot be approved if it includes Prominent Hill
New Project for Flinders University – focusing on how Aborigines and Torres Straight Islanders adapt to foreign society, including the effects on their general wellbeing. What motivates racism? Effects of racism? Possible solutions? […]
South Australian Police are investigating the drowning of a woman aged 29 whose body was discovered in the swimming pool at Coober Pedy Area School today at approximately 1.40 pm.
“Democrat MLC David Winderlich, Senator Xenophon, Senator Hanson-Young and river campaigner Diane Bell have joined forces to save the Lower Lakes
OZ Minerals’ Prominent Hill operation in South Australia has today delivered its first copper-gold concentrates following successful commissioning to date. First revenue from Prominent Hill will begin to accrue at the end […]
To the Editor, Please support the victims of the Victorian bush fires in a real and practical way – even if you are like me and can’t offer monetary aid.
Yesterday the NSW Land and Environment Court handed down a decision in favour of Wiradjuri Traditional Owner, Neville Chappy Williams, with an injunction restraining the NSW Minister of Planning
by Jack Caldwell Australia’s mining industry is riddled with con artists who run phantom online recruitment services, according to one industry insider. Jody Elliott is a former human resources manager for BHP […]
The sudden deaths of 60 people last week in South Australia and Victoria have been attributed to the heat wave conditions which swept across both states. Those deaths were an absolute tragedy […]
Residents of the bush in both SA and NT are mourning the loss this week of one of their own, Brett Schmidt.
A prison van rolled over 10 kilometres north of Glendambo on the Stuart Highway today whilst transporting a prisoner to Port Augusta after a court appearance at Coober Pedy in the state’s […]
Report for the Quarter Ended 31 December 2008 -HIGHLIGHTS Corporate > Market value of listed investments is $12.5m, which with cash in hand of $10.8m cash equates to 13.4 cents per share […]
Far North Police are seeking the assistance of the public in attempting to locate a man who has been missing since early in January.
by: Charles Miranda
CLIMATE CHANGE FORCES REVIEW OF AUSTRALIA’S GAB WATER USEAGE [Ancient water = PLUTONIC (Does not recharge at lower depth) ] “The ancient underground water basin the size of Libya holds the key […]