2016 FEDERAL ELECTION UNDER SCRUTINY

The Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters has today announced its inquiry into the conduct of the 2016 federal election.

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POLICE COMMISSIONER DECLARES AN IDENTIFIED MAJOR INCIDENT

Earlier this evening the Commissioner of Police Grant Stevens formally declared the current situation in South Australia to be an Identified Major Incident under the Section 22 of the Emergency Management Act 2004. This is a process to support state emergency management services and support agencies in a co-ordinated and efficient manner as they respond to current events.  Continue reading

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SEVERE WEATHER WARNING FOR DAMAGING WINDS

Strong to gale force west to south-westerly winds, averaging 50-65 km/h with gusts around 90-100 km/h, are expected to develop behind the front during Wednesday. These winds may cause damage to trees and property.

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TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST  For people in the West Coast and parts of the Lower Eyre Peninsula, Eastern Eyre Peninsula and North West Pastoral districts.

Issued at 7:00 am Wednesday, 28 September 2016.

A vigorous cold front will move across SA during Wednesday, followed by an intense low pressure system on Thursday. Showers and potentially severe thunderstorms are expected to develop ahead of and with the front. Continue reading

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FAR NORTH MAN CHARGED WITH CHILD SEX OFFENCES

A man from the State’s Far North will appear in court on Monday charged with child sex offences. Continue reading

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HEALTH WARNING: RECALL OF METTWURST AND PEPPERONI

Following food safety checks by the Department of Primary Industries and Regions
South Australia (PIRSA), a number of mettwursts and pepperoni from Linke’s Central
Meats have been recalled and SA Health is advising people not to consume them. Continue reading

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ENERGY DEVELOPMENTS LIMITED (EDL) COMMUNITY BRIEFING

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AVOID A FINE – TWO WEEKS TO HAND IN CENSUS FORMS

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The Coober Pedy Census Team

Penalties of up to $180 a day for failure to complete and return a Census form.
(The Census and Statistics Act 1905)

With less than two weeks left to complete Census forms (23 September 2016) more than seven million household forms have now been received, or 80 percent of Australian households.

Census Area Supervisor for Coober Pedy Caroline Molnar said, “Yes, there are fines but no, we didn’t focus on that, only on the message that we are here to make sure no-one gets a fine by checking each dwelling multiple times and by providing assistance.” Continue reading

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