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Council calls for urgent State and Federal Government Response to Alinta Closure

30 July 2015
Mayor Sam Johnson is calling on the State and Federal Governments to provide an urgent response to the region in relation to today’s announcement by Alinta Energy to reduce its closure time frame by a year. The new time frame for closure of the Augusta Power Stations is now expected as early as March 2016 and no later than March 2017.
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Malka Aboriginal Art Prize Winners Announced

30 July 2015
The winners of the sixth annual Malka Aboriginal Art Prize have been announced after the successful exhibition at the Port Augusta Cultural Centre – Yarta Purtli drew to a close on Saturday 25 July.
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Marryatt Street reconstruction about to begin

28 July 2015
Marryatt Street in Port Augusta’s Central Business District will be redeveloped as part of a staged upgrade to streets in the CBD. This follows on from upgrades to Mackay Street, part of Marryatt Street and Young Street.
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Cindi Drennan returns to Spencer Gulf for SALA Exhibition

28 July 2015
Nationally recognised projection artist, Cindi Drennan, is returning to the region for a special exhibition opening this week at the Port Augusta Cultural Centre – Yarta Purtli as part of the SA Living Artists (SALA) Festival.
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Port Augusta Guide App launched

27 July 2015
Port Augusta City Council has launched its new Visitor Guide App for the City, ensuring Port Augusta maintains a strong online presence to attract visitors to the region.
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