UPDATE – WANTED MAN ARRESTED 100KM NORTH OF OODNADATTA

07 Jul 2015 11:39am

Wanted man Danny Ferguson has been arrested by police approximately 100 km north of Oodnadatta. Continue reading

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WANTED MAN DANNY FERGUSON RELATING TO DEATH AT OODNADATTA

5-July-Danny-FergusonPolice are seeking public assistance to help locate 35-year-old man Danny Ferguson.

Ferguson is wanted for questioning following the suspicious death of a woman at Oodnadatta on Friday 3 July.

He was last seen on foot at Alberga Creek on the Finke Track approximately 50km north of Oodnadatta and police believe that he may attempt to travel to Finke in the Northern Territory. Continue reading

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SUDDEN DEATH AT OODNADATTA

UPDATE:  5-7-2015     DEATH AT OODNADATTA DECLARED A MAJOR CRIME

Police are searching scrubland for a man following the death of a woman at Oodnadatta on Friday.

At 3.30pm on Friday 3 July a 34-year-old woman from Oodnadatta was taken to the Oodnadatta clinic by three people who are known to police. At the time the woman was unresponsive and died a short time later. Continue reading

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LINC ENERGY REPORT CONFIRMS SIGNIFICANT HYDROCARBON POTENTIAL AT ARCKARINGA BASIN

2014/15 Drilling Program Final Report confirms significant hydrocarbon potential of the Arckaringa Basin

 The Stuart Range Formation shows potential yields of up to 54 litres of oil per tonne
 The Boorthanna Formation shows potential yields of up to 70 litres of oil per tonne
 Potential discovery of a new hydrocarbon system within the Boorthanna Formation
 Next stage of development to reprocess existing seismic data and acquire new seismic to identify next drilling targets Continue reading

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COOBER PEDY POLICE CELEBRATE 50 YEARS

First Police Lockup at Coober Pedy

The site of the original police station and cells

Coober Pedy will celebrate fifty years of permanent policing this weekend, with a number of events being held in the outback opal mining hub to commemorate the anniversary.

The Coober Pedy Police Station and Demons Social Club will host an open day at the police station from 10am until 3pm with everyone welcome to stop by and take a look. Continue reading

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REFORMS SET TO TOUGHEN INTERVENTION ORDERS FOR DV BULLIES

Attorney General John Rau will introduce a Bill to Parliament today outlining new offences and penalties as well as tighter administration regarding intervention orders to better protect victims of domestic violence. Continue reading

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37 WESTERN QUOLL’S RELEASED IN FLINDERS RANGES TODAY

Thirty-seven additional Western Quolls (or Idnya) will be released in the Flinders Ranges National Park this evening, marking the latest milestone in an ambitious project to return the spotted marsupial to its former homelands. Continue reading

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