PREVENT TRAGEDY THIS SUMMER – SIGN UP FOR VACSWIM NOW

With the arrival of summer and with the commencement of SA Water VACSWIM just one month away for most regional and metropolitan locations, organisers are urging families to sign up before online registrations close on December 19 to avoid missing out.

In the Far North of South Australia the three VACSWIM locations are

Coober Pedy Swimming Pool

Enrolments for this location opened on Thursday, 1 September 2016 and close on Monday, 19 December 2016.  Parents may register their children without payment at Coober Pedy, until it is know if the program will be going ahead or not. Continue reading

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PUBLIC MEETING TO DISMISS COUNCIL

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ANNA ROSA LIVA DISAPPEARANCE STILL UNDER INVESTIGATION

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Anna Rosa Liva last seen at Coober Pedy in 1991


Police believe 30-year-old Italian tourist Anna Rosa Liva met with foul play in South Australia’s outback opal mining town Coober Pedy on 28 November 1991.

The experienced traveller, who arrived in town on a bus the night before, was last seen near the council offices at the corner of Hutchinson and St Nicholas streets near the centre of the bustling township. From there she simply vanished and has never been seen again. Continue reading

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GREATER TRANSPARENCY REQUIRED BY COUNCILS

New regulations prescribed for council informal gatherings and conflicts of interest

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Regional Minister Geoff Brock and local state member Eddie Hughes on tour at Coober Pedy with local council members in 2015

The State Government has moved to clarify reforms made to the Local Government Act in March this year concerning councils’ informal gatherings and conflicts of interest.

Local Government Minister Geoff Brock says councils are being advised that the new regulations will come into effect on November 24 this year. Continue reading

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COOBER PEDY CRICKET TOURNAMENT 2016

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ONLY SEVEN DAYS TO LODGE YOUR OWN TAX RETURN

atoThere are only seven days left to lodge your own tax return this year and the ATO is reminding people to get their returns in by 31 October.

“Don’t wait until your horse passes the post at the Melbourne Cup because you’ll be too late,” said Assistant Commissioner Graham Whyte. “Another reason not to horse around is that most people get a refund. My best advice is to do it now.”

Here are his four best tips for last minute lodgers: Continue reading

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FUNERAL OF LATE ERIC MALLIOTIS

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