First 10km of NAIS under way

The first 10 kilometres of the Northern Adelaide Irrigation Scheme’s (NAIS) 29 kilometre transfer pipeline will be installed underground this month, supporting 150 manufacturing and constructions jobs in Adelaide’s northern and southern suburbs. Once complete, the NAIS will provide for an additional 12GL of water to help develop up to 300ha of new export focussed […]

WRC sets speed limit stance

“Travellers to and from the Eyre Peninsula, Upper Spencer Gulf, Flinders Ranges and Outback might therefore be enticed to drive via Wakefield towns to get a sandwich and fuel instead,” he said. Roads in question would be stringently assessed for safety by experts and also include specific local community input. “That was sorely lacking from […]

First 10km of NAIS under way

The first 10 kilometres of the Northern Adelaide Irrigation Scheme’s (NAIS) 29 kilometre transfer pipeline will be installed underground this month, supporting 150 manufacturing and constructions jobs in Adelaide’s northern and southern suburbs. Once complete, the NAIS will provide for an additional 12GL of water to help develop up to 300ha of new export focussed […]

More asbestos found in APC

Asbestos containing material (ACM) has been found at a further four sites within the Adelaide Plains Council area following the discovery of about 450 tonnes of ACM dumped at the Two Wells Transfer Station in October last year. APC staff found hazardous material at Stony Point Reserve, Mallala Resource Recovery Centre, and two sites at […]

Community planting days coming up

The Adelaide Plains Council recognises the importance of the coastal area and management required of the environmental assets along our coastline. In partnership with the Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resource Management Board, Adelaide Plains Council (APC) will host two family friendly community planting days in May 2018. APC invites you to join it […]

Ramsey’s Grey electorate to meet Northern Expressway

ADELAIDE Plains and Mid North areas will be shifting into the Federal Electorate of Grey following redistribution of South Australia’s electoral divisions released by the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) last week. The seat will stretch from Two Wells and the Northern Expressway to the Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland and New South Wales borders. Other […]

Two Wells set for second BP servo

TWO multi-million dollar service station development applications have been lodged with plans to build the sites within five kilometres of each other at Two Wells. Incredibly, both will carry the BP logo, although with different owners. A brand new site has been proposed on the Augusta Highway at the intersection of Middle Beach Road, with […]

BUDGET BLUES

Concerned councillors curtail release of Adelaide Plains business plan Adelaide Plains Council will not release its 2018/2019 draft Budget for public consultation this week, as councillors voted against its current form at Monday night’s general council meeting. The vote came despite the recommendation of the Audit Committee to endorse the budget. After four workshops to […]

Northern Wakefield areas to join huge rural electorate

RURAL districts including Mallala, Balaklava, Riverton, Kapunda and Clare areas could become part of the federal Grey electorate when draft boundary realignments are announced on Friday. The redistribution is driven by population quotas, with both Barker and Grey electorates requiring an increase in voters. Given their respective static population growth, Wakefield is the nearest candidate […]