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Changes to COVID restrictions from Dec 1

The powers that be are implementing some changes to COVID restrictions that will take affect tomorrow the 1st of December. This is an important milestone in their plan to have as many restrictions removed completely or relaxed for a much more ‘normal’ Christmas. Here are some key points: SA/ Victoria border restrictions that were implemented a fortnight ago will be completely liftedPatron caps on all general trade and licensed premises […]

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Fire Weather Warning for parts of SA

With extreme heat and windy conditions forecast for Tuesday, the fire danger in some of South Australia's forecasts districts has a fire weather warning issued. Fire Weather Warning bellow Fire Weather Warningfor the North West Pastoral, West Coast, Eastern Eyre Peninsula, Lower Eyre Peninsula and Yorke Peninsula forecast districts Issued at 4:08 pm CDT on Monday 9 November 2020. Weather Situation Very hot and windy with strong and gusty northerly winds […]

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Severe weather warning issued for parts of South Australia

Batten down the hatches, the Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning for parts of South Australia Warning as follows For people in Lower Eyre Peninsula, Eastern Eyre Peninsula, Yorke Peninsula and parts of West Coast and North West Pastoral districts. Issued at 4:55 pm Monday, 9 November 2020. Hot and windy across western and central SA on Tuesday. Strong to locally damaging northerly winds, averaging 50-65 km/h […]

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Truck rollover just out of Port Wakefield

A B-Double has rolled over just out of Port Wakefield on the Augusta Highway and has split oil, currently the road is closed to south bound traffic. Currently there is no reported serious injuries and it would be a good idea to avoid the area if possible.

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West End Brewery to close

Now, I'd just like to disclose firstly, that the writer of this story is not a West End drinker or even a beer drinker but this is still a sad day. It was announced by the owners of The West End Brewery that in June next year the brewery will shut its doors for good, stating that “West End has been operating well below its full production capacity for some […]

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Daylight savings starts tonight!

It’s that time of the year again! Here’s a fact about the next 24 hours... If you plan on sleeping, you will have one less hour of sleep tonight as daylight savings kicks in! Yep that’s right, for those of us who love it, daylight will kick on for an extra hour as of tomorrow for about 6 months and I’m so happy for it! For those that don’t love […]

today03/10/2020 15


Whyalla mental health organisation up for award!

INATT, from Whyalla, have been nominated as a finalist for the Men's Health Award 2020. INATT (I'm Not Afraid To Talk) is a support group for everyday males of all ages. They offer judgement free and a safe place\events to help males work through the everyday struggles they face. The tireless work of the INATT  team doesn't go unnoticed, and this finalist nomination can be seen as the fruits of […]

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While SA has been relatively free from COVID-19 the past couple months, out of control numbers in Victoria pose an enormous risk to our state. Victoria is being inundated by new cases of COVID-19 cases daily and the number of people trying to cross the border from VIC to SA incognito is a worrying trend that continues. The Australian Army is rallying up troops to protect the borders at common […]

today18/12/2017 19


SA rooftop solar owners facing more fees

The prospect of being charged a fee by power companies to supply them excess power generated by rooftop solar systems is leaving a foul taste in the mouths of those who have bitten the bullet and invested their own hard earned cash in a system designed to save them money. Currently, power companies only offer a rebate at a fraction of the price they charge their own consumers.  For example, […]

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