Local News

Dash Cam Footage Of Murray Bridge Crime Spree Wanted

Murray Mallee police are calling on anyone who may have dash cam footage of a crime spree in Murray Bridge last weekend that left three patrol cars damaged, to come forward. On Sunday July 23rd a police car was side swiped on Adelaide Road by a Holden sedan that failed to...

Tougher Laws Crack Down On Rogue Freeway Descent Truckies

New laws will go before the SA parliament to crack down on rogue truckies who ignore safety measures on the South Eastern Freeway down track. Those who speed or don’t use low gears on the steep descent will face an automatic 6 month loss of license and a fine of $1000...

Young Mayo Calls For Help To Clean Up The Bay

The Young Mayo Group has launched an operation to clean up an area of beach popular with tourists on the south coast. The group will host ‘Clean Up The Bay’ day next month and is encouraging all young people from the area to head to Horseshoe Bay on Sunday August 20...

Elderly Goolwa Man Lost Everything In House Fire

An elderly man has lost everything after his home went up in flames at Goolwa South yesterday. 81 year old Marty Mideste was woken by a neighbor who saw the flames spreading from his shed to the house around 6am opn Wednesday, the pensioner saying he tried to turn the garden...

Murray Darling Basin A State Issue Not Commonwealth

The Federal Water Minister has put the onus back on the states to deal with the alleged misappropriation of water in the Murray Darling Basin. Barnaby Joyce has said the Commonwealth will not intervene after it was revealed by the ABC’s 4 Corners program that meters had been tampered with, advice...

Hills Business Accused Of Ripping Off Customers

Adelaide Hills business Balco Transportables is under investigation by the SA Consumer Watchdog, after receiving complaints that they were taking deposits to have transportable buildings delivered, but customers have received nothing.   A total of 11 complaints have been registered to the SA Consumer and Business Services, saying they are owed up...

5252 Loving Online Delivery

Nairne, Dawesly, Kanmantoo and Brukunga are leading the nation in parcel delivery. The postcode 5252 tops the Australian average for online ordering, receiving 17.9 parcels per household per year for goods such as fashion and homewares, compared to the national average of just 4.4. The same postcode also tops the list for...

Rush In Town For Storm Boy Remake

Expect to see Aussie actor Geoffrey Rush around the region in the next few days, with the official start to filming of the new Storm Boy movie about to get underway. The Oscar winner, who will play the grown up version of Mike, the boy who found and raised orphaned pelicans...

Goolwa Fire Destroys Home And Shed

A lucky escape for a Goolwa local this morning, after fire broke out in their home. Crews were called to the Colman Street address just after 6am to find the home well alight, turning their attention to stopping it from spreading to neighbouring properties. 35 firefighters fought the blaze and remain on...