Saturday, 19 July 2014 7:02am Second passenger dies following Far North crash A second passenger has died from injuries sustained in a single vehicle rollover in the State’s Far North last week. […]
PROPOSED CHANGES TO FEDERAL MINING OHS&W REGULATIONS DEFERRED
Proposed changes to federal mining occupational health safety and welfare (OHS&W) regulations to be implemented on the first of January 2012 have been deferred for twelve months, while lawmakers, Safe Work Australia […]
ONE SET OF REGULATIONS FOR ALL AUSTRALIAN MINING?
Draft model Codes of Practice open for public comment until 9 SEPT Safe Work Australia in partnership with the Commonwealth and states are recommending alteration of work health and safety laws for […]
OUTBACK ROADS TEMPORARY CLOSURES, RESTRICTIONS & WARNING REPORTS
Due to heavy rain in some areas of the outback, Transport SA has issued road condition reports for the mid – far north of the state. Travellers are advised to seek up […]
MARLA-BORE HORSE TAKES HOME 120th CUP AT OODNADATTA
16 year old Marla/Mintabie schoolgirl, Daisian Taylor wins place at Bart Cummins and Gaye Waterhouse Equestrian School after local race The Oodnadatta-Oz Minerals Cup this year was named in honour of past President Ron Napier, […]
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 […]
TRUE COLOURS OF “OPAL SCAM”
Dear Editor, Are recession preditors turning on their communities? Upon reading the typical Advertiser (Adelaide Now) style headline, “Tourists duped in fake opal scam“, alarm bells began to ring. Reading further and […]
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.