Fast foodbowl amendment appoval

Adelaide Plains Council CEO, James Miller, has congratulated council staff and elected members on the success of the Northern Food Bowl Development Plan Amendment (DPA) endorsed by Minister for Planning, John Rau, last Thursday. “A really good outcome, one of the fastest moving DPAs in my 12 years of local government,” Mr Miller said at […]

New volunteering philosophy

The Regional Council of Goyder has introduced a new philosophy around volunteering to community members and groups. Council acknowledges the positive impact volunteer groups from across the region have on developing capacity and sustaining local communities. To reflect this, council developed a new policy that will provide roles for volunteers within council in areas such […]

New future for Mid North Forests

Public access to the Mid North Forests area has been preserved and jobs in the region are expected to be retained, with more generated, as a result of the Mid North Forests Future Strategy. In a first for the state, Spring Gully Foods will explore the viability of Manuka honey production in the Mid North, […]

Sabu to debut new Clare art house

“It is about making art a part of people’s lives and giving them some sort of recognition of being in the community. “The idea was to do 26 portraits in 26 weeks, although it’s taken just a few weeks longer, but there will be 26 portraits hanging in The Art House for the exhibition.” Also […]

New CEO for local Council

New Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council Chief Executive Officer Dr Helen Macdonald had a fiery welcome to the district on February 5 when Clare was on high alert following a bushfire which has taken more than a week to extinguish. Dr Macdonald is the former CEO of the Naracoorte Lucindale Council, prior to which she […]

Owen to revitalise language program

OWEN Primary School is one of eight government primary schools to receive a share of $40,000 to revitalise its Indonesian language program through digital communication with schools in West Java. As part of the E-Languages Sister Schools project, the funding will support South Australian schools to explore ways of communicating with 11 Indonesian schools via […]

Excellent metal recoveries at Ketchowla near Burra

Archer Exploration Limited has reported outstanding results from recent metallurgical test work conducted on drill samples sourced at the company’s 100 per cent owned Ketchowla Cobalt Manganese Project, located near Burra. The test work was undertaken in two stages: Stage one: desliming (removal of clays) and gravity separation to make a concentrate that could then […]

Telecommunications byte regional areas

The South Australian Council of Social Service (SACOSS) has released its latest ‘Cost of Living’ update that shows South Australians in regional areas are not getting the full benefits of the digital revolution. While expenditure on telecommunications in regional areas is less than Adelaide, regional consumers are getting around 30 per cent less value for […]