Category Archives: COPLEY/FLINDERS News & Events
Dear Editor, As a teacher of Chinese and a long-time advocate, through the Australia-China Friendship Society, of the promotion of friendship and understanding between the peoples of China and Australia, I feel compelled to add my voice to the defence … Continue reading
Five Adnyamathanha people in the Nepabunna community in far north SA recently completed Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management with the Greening Australia SA’s Youth Programs team. Two of the students joined the program a third of the way … Continue reading
“The inaugural meeting of the Australian Geoparks Network was held in Warrnambool on 9 -10 July 2010. Kanawinka Global Geopark, currently Australia’s only Geopark, hosted the meeting. Delegates from five states and a representative from the Hong Kong Urban Geopark … Continue reading
Welting thunderstorms served a double dose of torrential rains on towns in the far north east of the state including Roxby Downs, Andamooka, the Flinders Ranges and far north east pastoral, severely damaging roads and flooding properties in the region. … Continue reading
Government Proposes to allow Mining in Heritage Listed Wilderness Sanctuary Dear Editor We are greatly concerned that the SA government is proposing to allow the mining company Marathon Resources to mine the Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary in the Northern Flinders Ranges.
The CFA in South Australia is advising the public that TOTAL FIRE BANS have been declared for Wednesday, 18 November 2009 in the following Fire Ban Districts:
The Directors of Marathon Resources Limited hereby advise that, on behalf of its wholly owned subsidiary Bonanza Gold Pty Ltd, Marathon Resources Limited has accepted the offer from the Government of South Australia to grant an Exploration Licence over the … Continue reading
Independent Weekly HENDRIK GOUT 17/10/2009 4:00:00 AM The owner and director of the largest shareholder in the company which the state government allows to explore the Arkaroola wilderness for uranium, Marathon Resources, is awaiting trial on charges of having bribed … Continue reading
Is this the coal train that didn’t run? by: Nellie Malseed – Coober Pedy Regional Times (South Australia) “As a result of Operation Climate Camp SA 2009 emissions protest at Port Augusta, Flinders Power agreed that the longest coal train … Continue reading
Update: Sean and Jeannie Lynch and their five and six-year-old sons Alex and Oscar reported missing in the Flinders Ranges area have been found safe and well at Arkaroola in the South Australian Flinders Ranges.
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 a toxic legacy for generations.
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
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 May as volunteers work to restore the crumbling … Continue reading
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 approximately 5.50 pm on 1 April 2009 a … Continue reading
Geoscientists identify seismic activity in Southern Australia including the Flinders Ranges Australia is not as geologically stable as many think. Despite popular belief, Australia is a geologically active continent with moving fault-lines, regular seismic activity, and a long history of … Continue reading