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Latest economic development news for South Australia's Far North.

SA Government $650million Rescue Package

March 26, 2020 | Comments Off on SA Government $650million Rescue Package
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The South Australian Government has announced a $650million rescue package aimed at saving South Australian jobs and supporting key industries and local businesses to survive throughout an unprecedented economic…

Australia Government Stimulus Package

March 17, 2020 | Comments Off on Australia Government Stimulus Package
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison has recently confirmed that the Australian Government plans to spend $11 billion before June 30 this year to stimulate the economy with the remainder to…

Conservation heavyweights lock in protection for fossil site

January 15, 2020 | Comments Off on Conservation heavyweights lock in protection for fossil site
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A $1 billion nature fund has been used to buy a vast track of outback South Australia containing the oldest animal fossils on Earth.

Media Release – Call for RDA Board Nominations

July 17, 2019 | Comments Off on Media Release – Call for RDA Board Nominations
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Regional Development Australia Far North (RDA Far North) is calling for passionate and visionary individuals who want to drive economic development in the far north region of South Australia.…

Media Release – Unincorporated SA Eligible for Drought Communities Programme Funding

May 30, 2019 | Comments Off on Media Release – Unincorporated SA Eligible for Drought Communities Programme Funding
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Media Release – The Flinders Ranges Council Awarded Hard Earned Drought FundingMedia Release – Call for RDA Board Nominations

500 Miles of Music to lift spirits rural communities doing it tough

May 9, 2019 | Comments Off on 500 Miles of Music to lift spirits rural communities doing it tough
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Organisers of a travelling country music festival across the Flinders Ranges and Outback are hoping the event will lift the spirits of locals struggling with the impacts of drought.

Sailing in the desert as rivers rise

March 26, 2019 | Comments Off on Sailing in the desert as rivers rise
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For the enthusiastic boaties, a lake with no water is a little like a pub with no beer, but members of the Lake Eyre Yacht Club are accustomed to the dry spells.

Media Release – The Flinders Ranges Council Awarded Hard Earned Drought Funding

March 25, 2019 | Comments Off on Media Release – The Flinders Ranges Council Awarded Hard Earned Drought Funding
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Media Release – Communication Blackspots to be fixed in the Far North RegionMedia Release – Call for RDA Board Nominations

Media Release – Communication Blackspots to be fixed in the Far North Region

March 22, 2019 | Comments Off on Media Release – Communication Blackspots to be fixed in the Far North Region
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Media Release – BBRF Round 3 – Funding Support Vital for Services and InfrastructureMedia Release – Call for RDA Board…

Media Release – BBRF Round 3 – Funding Support Vital for Services and Infrastructure

March 13, 2019 | Comments Off on Media Release – BBRF Round 3 – Funding Support Vital for Services and Infrastructure
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Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack has announced the successful projects that have received funding under the Round 3 of the Commonwealth…

Outback wool stories to be spun through AWN design comp

February 25, 2019 | Comments Off on Outback wool stories to be spun through AWN design comp
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The provenance of South Australia wool will be celebrated through a public design competition launched by the Australian Wool Network (AWN).

Andamooka locals: we need a pool to escape the sweltering heat

January 23, 2019 | Comments Off on Andamooka locals: we need a pool to escape the sweltering heat
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About 600km north of Adelaide in the South Australian outback, locals in the remote town of Andamooka have spent the past year fundraising for a new public pool.