Category Archives: GENERAL News

CHILDCARE AND EARLY CHILDHOOD LEARNING DRAFT REPORT RELEASED

The Productivity Commission today released its draft inquiry report on Childcare and Early Childhood Learning. “Our recommendations seek to make childcare more affordable, flexible and accessible. Furthermore they will provide a framework for a more financially sustainable childcare system for … Continue reading

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SA CHILDCARE WORKER CHARGED WITH CHILD SEX OFFENCES

Police have identified seven South Australian children as alleged victims of a 32-year-old man charged with numerous sex offences. At the time of the alleged offending the man was employed with Families SA caring for children in a Government-run residential care … Continue reading

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MISSING PERSON LETITIA WILLIAMS

Police are asking for assistance from the public to help locate Letitia Williams, who has been missing from her Hillcrest home since 6 July. Letitia is 24 years old, 155cm tall, slim build, long black hair, brown eyes, and was … Continue reading

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MAGNITUDE 5 EARTHQUAKE RECORDED NEAR MAREE

A magnitude 5.0 earthquake was recorded southwest of Maree in South Australia’s Far North at 11:58am on Wednesday morning 4 June 2014. David Love, Seismologist with the Geological Survey of South Australia within the Department for Manufacturing, Innovation, Trade, Resources … Continue reading

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INDIGENOUS PRISONERS REINTEGRATION EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM AT OLYMPIC DAM

Five Indigenous prisoners will be provided with training and employment opportunities with BHP Billiton and its contracting partners at Olympic Dam through an employment project to be funded by the Australian Government.

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JOBS AND SKILLS FOR THE FAR NORTH ACROSS THE STATE

A South Australian Government investment in the Far North is helping support skills and jobs growth in the region. Minister for Employment, Higher Education and Skills Gail Gago said that this financial year, the Government has invested more than $580,000 … Continue reading

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LGA COMMENT ON BUDGET: SA COMMUNITIES FEEL THE BACKLASH

South Australian communities will feel a $24 million backlash as a result of last night’s Federal Budget which has ripped much needed community funding from Local Government. The Local Government Association President, Mayor David O’Loughlin said that in addition to … Continue reading

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