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SERIOUS ROAD CRASH NEAR MARLA IN STATE’S FAR NORTH

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. At about 11am on Friday 11 July, a … Continue reading

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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 and Safe Work SA to consider the implications/changes … Continue reading

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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 all mining across Australia.  This involves the opal … Continue reading

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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 to date information before venturing on to secondary … Continue reading

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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, who managed Allandale Station.     Ron passed away earlier … Continue reading

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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 2010] pulled over a vehicle on the Stuart … Continue reading

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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 subsequently hearing it  rehearsed on regional radio, the … Continue reading

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