Category Archives: GENERAL News

SUSPICIOUS FIRE AT COOBER PEDY

Volunteer CFS Crew and Far North Police attended a suspicious fire at Coober Pedy on Saturday night.  Photo: Amanda Strout

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MAN AND WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER SEARCH IN STATE’S FAR NORTH

Police have arrested a man and a woman and located three children safe and well after a stolen car was dumped and set on fire on the Strzelecki track in the State’s Far North. Late yesterday afternoon, a police patrol … Continue reading

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SEVERE STORM WARNING FOR PARTS OF REGIONAL SOUTH AUSTRALIA

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for damaging wind and heavy rainfall for people in the West Coast, North West Pastoral and parts of the Eastern Eyre Peninsula and North East Pastoral districts.

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COUNTRY CABINET TO MEET ON THE APY LANDS

Four regional areas will host South Australian Government Country Cabinet meetings in 2016 including the first Cabinet meeting in the APY Lands in more than 20 years. Premier Jay Weatherill today announced details of the first three meetings to be … Continue reading

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NEW CABINET MINISTERS SWORN IN

Two new Ministers have today been sworn in to State Cabinet at a ceremony at Government House. Leesa Vlahos has been appointed as Minister for Disabilities as well as Minister for Mental Health and Substance Abuse while Peter Malinauskas has … Continue reading

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NEW CYCLING LAWS TAKE EFFECT SUNDAY 25 OCTOBER 2015

Changes to road rules setting a minimum distance for overtaking cyclists and allowing all age cycling on footpaths will take effect tomorrow. The Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan said the changes encouraged all road users to better share the … Continue reading

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LEIGH CREEK COAL MINE & PORT AUGUSTA POWER STATION CLOSURE DATES CONFIRMED

Statement – Alinta Energy Minister Kyam Maher Minister for Manufacturing and Innovation “Alinta Energy has today informed its workers that it will close the Leigh Creek coal mine on November 17, and the Port Augusta power stations around March 31 … Continue reading

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