Monthly Archives: June 2009
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 Lewis have reached agreement on arrangements for the … Continue reading
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 of South Australia on Monday morning.
The excitement level is building in the iconic outback town of Coober Pedy as it gears up for this year’s Gem Trade Show. The annual Coober Pedy Gem Trade Show will be held over two days, beginning on Friday 24th … Continue reading
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 in 1963. My brothers, sisters and I were … Continue reading
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 and Coorong: all the mussels, yabbies, fish, turtles, … Continue reading
“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 is the lowest level of clean-up, and it … Continue reading
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 wants are unreasonable, unwarranted and will come at … Continue reading
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 the Heartland Institute about climate change. It is … Continue reading
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 from Gts/Bkn’s Southern Cross Broadcasting Services in Port … Continue reading
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 trying to prevent Marathon Resources mining uranium on … Continue reading
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 have seen Haley’s long term buddies Charlie and … Continue reading
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 Olympic Dam expansion. The government had been looking … Continue reading