“A tax grab will not change our binge drinking problem”. Dehooking alcohol from sport once and for all is the recommendations from the National Preventative Health Taskforce. The Rudd Government must adopt this […]
Greens MLC Mark Parnell has described the decision by Environment Minister Peter Garrett to approve the 4 Mile in-situ leaching mine as a deeply disappointing betrayal of SA’s environment that will leave […]
• Highest number of signatures gathered for a human rights issue in Australian history Activities in support to be held on Saturday, 18th July Melbourne CBD and City Square MELBOURNE – On […]
Towns and communities across Australia would save millions of dollars each year if they follow Bundanoon’s lead and ban bottled water, an analysis by Clean Up Australia has found.
Kevin Rudd was elected Prime Minister boasting about his special affinity with China, but 18 months later Australia’s relationship with China is at its lowest level in 40 years, the Leader of […]
Caltex’s plans to purchase 302 retail outlets from Mobil – 30 retail outlets in Adelaide – are being examined by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).
Statement by Michael Anderson, leader of the Euahlayi tribe and spokesman for the Gumilaroi nation of northwest NSW and southwest Queensland It is time for the federal government to inform the public […]
“Banks are charging up to 775% profit on typical bank penalty fees.”
Leader of The Nationals, Warren Truss, has invited families in regional Australia to make submissions to the Senate Inquiry that is examining the impact of the Rudd Labor Government’s short-sighted changes to […]
Today in Adelaide, the Commonwealth Parliamentary Secretary for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government Maxine McKew, SA Minister for Regional Development Paul Caica, and the Local Government Association of SA’s Felicity-ann […]
ETSA Utilities restoring power following storm damage Monday 1 July 2009 Power has been restored to half of the customers affected by outages since a severe storm hit Adelaide and other parts […]
My name is Rita Palombo, and I am searching for my mother, Vicki Helen Palombo (Kagiali). I last saw my mother 30 years ago. My father, Domenico, and my mother were married in Adelaide […]
Ngarrindjeri opened The Fresh Water Embassy today representing “all the freshwater species that cannot speak for themselves or have been gagged in the debate about the pending destruction of the River, Lakes […]
“The Rann Government has well and truly let Mobil off the hook in South Australia’s growing worst practices, as history fails to teach it’s lessons. “Cleaning up to only an ‘industrial’ standard […]
OZ Minerals has today been advised that shareholders of China Sci-Tech Holdings Limited have voted in favour of the acquisition of the Martabe project in Indonesia from OZ Minerals.
SA’s peak environmental body the Conservation Council of South Australia (CCSA), has criticised BHP-Billiton after the release of the Environmental Impact Statement for its Olympic Dam expansion. The special deals the company […]
The Editor Coober Pedy Regional Times Dear Editor It is very worrying that Senator Steve Fielding has returned from his fact-finding mission to the USA with his confidence in the opinions of […]
Mining developments in SA being fast-tracked? To the Editor. Stuart Petroleum appears to have a hidden agenda as does the South Australian Government! This meeting eventuated the following week due to an error in reporting […]
Arkaroola Sanctuary: Uranium Mining OK, but not in our backyard! See The Mining and Milling Process and IEER Factsheet | Uranium (below) Doug and Margaret Sprigg involved in the ongoing saga, in […]
CHARLIE HAS BEEN FOUND, THANK YOU. WE ARE STILL LOOKING FOR JAMES. After successfully finding Amy’s companion Sandy, 6 days after she went missing, we are now appealing to anyone who may […]
Re: Missing Sandy. SANDY HAS BEEN FOUND – THANK YOU EVERYONE Hi Everyone, Amy’s labrador, Sandy went missing from our place yesterday
Government to ‘sort of go-it-alone’ on desalination plans. Amidst growing public concerns and controversy, the SA government has reconsidered it’s location for a desalination plant intended to accommodate the not yet approved BHP […]
No recapitalisation proposal received OZ Minerals notes the recent media speculation about possible recapitalisation proposals. OZ Minerals has not received a recapitalisation proposal which it considers to be a superior alternative to […]
Are you fed up with the drought? Been a while since you caught up with your mates? To help the community escape the drought and tough economic times, the South Australian Arid […]
The Rudd Government needs to back new laws to outlaw outrageous bank penalty fees? It was revealed today that banks are charging up to 775% profit on typical bank penalty fees Leader of Family […]
by Mark Bell Another 940km trip saw the Coober Pedy Saints beat the Andamooka Roos in a keenly fought contest on Saturday 30th May.
Is it true that Telstra or other communication companies are double dipping on our not so $ilent telephone numbers? A reader who states that their family has had a silent number for over 10 […]
Dr Patrice Rey, Structural geologist from the University of Sydney is at the start of a long journey to understand opal formation. Dr Rey is currently visiting Lightning Ridge with student Baptiste […]
Clarification from Federal MP Rowan Ramsey on comments relating to a malicious “Opal Scam” story. The tall story in the Adelaide Advertiser was not evidenced with complainants from the tourist sector as […]
The National Rural Advisory Council (NRAC) have submitted indepen-dent advice to the Federal Government on whether to continue Exceptional Circum-stances assistance in 19 areas in NSW, NT, QLD, SA, and WA, which were […]
by Mark Bell Saints – Hornridge Night Game at Coober While the Saints may have been beaten, it was a great night for footy in Coober Pedy last Saturday as over 400 […]
Adelaide Now story dubbed as sensationalism and rubbish The Chairperson of Coober Pedy Retail Business and Tourism Association Inc, Mr Robert Coro has refuted the banner headline ‘Tourists duped in fake opal scam’ (Advertiser […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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? […]
“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.