• Learning about dementia - Whyalla News

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    Learning about dementia
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    CARE: Whyalla Aged Care Community team members Jacky Stamoulis, Kerri Traeger and Donna Sheasby with Dementia Advisor Morna Coats from Dementia Australia (in grey). Despite dementia being the second leading cause of death for Australians, ...
  • Firearms, cannabis seized | Whyalla News - Whyalla News

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    Firearms, cannabis seized | Whyalla News
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    Two firearms and around a kilogram of cannabis have been seized by police from a Whyalla Norrie home, with a 45-year-old local man to face court after being ...and more »
  • Firearms, cannabis seized - Whyalla News

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    Firearms, cannabis seized
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    Two firearms and around a kilogram of cannabis have been seized by police from a Whyalla Norrie home, with a 45-year-old local man to face court after being charged with a number of offences. Police searched the home on Wednesday, uncovering firearms ...
  • Push for artificial reef - Whyalla News

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    Push for artificial reef
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    MARINE: Member for Giles Eddie Hughes has called on Environment Minister David Speirs to invest in an artifical reef near Whyalla's new jetty. Member for Giles Eddie Hughes has called for Environment Minister David Speirs to invest in an artificial ...
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  • Christmas in July at church - Whyalla News

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    Christmas in July at church
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    Looking for an event to liven up your July? The Whyalla Adventist Church will be hosting an afternoon of music with a Christmas in July theme, featuring a variety of unique acts. The performers include the Port Augusta Ukulele Players, soloist Wilfred ...
  • The Pulse, SA's breaking news blog: Man charged after drugs and weapons were found at a Whyalla property - Geelong Advertiser (blog)

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    The Pulse, SA's breaking news blog: Man charged after drugs and weapons were found at a Whyalla property
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    Police searched a home at Whyalla Norrie on Wednesday morning and found two unregistered firearms, ammunition and a homemade slingshot. More than a kilogram of cannabis and drug making equipment was also found. A 45-year-old was charged with ...
  • Dog owner pleads guilty - Whyalla News

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    Dog owner pleads guilty
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    COURT: The owner of a dog involved in an attack on a child in Whyalla last year has been prosecuted by council. The owner of a dog which attacked a child in Whyalla last year has pleaded guilty to two charges laid by the Whyalla City Council in the ...
  • Thailand cave rescue a special achievement - Whyalla News

    Thailand cave rescue a special achievement
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    Such a good score for South Australia and the Adelaide Doctor Richard “Harry” Harris. In South Australia we have the talent and just get on and do the job without any fuss. Even we are told by other states we are behind the times, old and slow. This ...
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  • Photography skills shown in gallery - Whyalla News

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    Photography skills shown in gallery
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    COLOURS: Maggie Roberts' photo The Good Times, which finished second in the Whyalla Photography Group's June competition. My Friend by Jeffrey Venning, The image won second place in the domestic animals section. The ladies from the Kimba ...
  • Council commits to cultural funds | Whyalla News - Whyalla News

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    Council commits to cultural funds | Whyalla News
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    Whyalla City Council to commit $5000 to NAIDOC Week 2019 in their next Budget Review.and more »
  • Council commits to cultural funds - Whyalla News

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    Council commits to cultural funds
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    COMMITMENT: Tamy Pond (front, left) thanked the Whyalla City Council for committing to invest $5000 in NAIDOC Week 2019. The Whyalla City Council will commit a minimum of $5000 to support NAIDOC Week next year after their last-minute donation of ...and more »
  • More visitors in Whyalla - Whyalla News

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    More visitors in Whyalla
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    As Cuttlefest 2018 wraps up, the Whyalla Visitor Centre has recorded 1000 more people coming into the town than this time last year. Centre Manager Teresa Coles says more and more people are booking rooms at the Point Lowly Cottages as the Giant ...
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  • Magpies win tight contest in upset - Whyalla News

    Magpies win tight contest in upset
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    North Whyalla have proven to be West Whyalla's “kryptonite” this season once again, defeating the Dragons by five points in a round 12 thriller. The 6.5 (41) to 5.6 (36) win puts the Magpies at two wins and a draw over West this season. J. Trezise, T ...
  • Mayor's hearing adjourned - Whyalla News

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    Mayor's hearing adjourned
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    The pre-trial conference for Whyalla Mayor Lyn Breuer's assault case has been adjourned until October 16 to allow the prosecution to gather evidence from Army servicemen and women. Ms Breuer appeared briefly in the Whyalla Magistrates Court on ...
  • Guild ready for exhibit | Whyalla News - Whyalla News

    Guild ready for exhibit | Whyalla News
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    The Quilters Guild of Whyalla will host a quilt exhibition as part of their 30-year celebration in the Whyalla Town Primary School Gym. The exhibition will be held ...and more »
  • Young star gains a bounce in step - Whyalla News

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    Young star gains a bounce in step
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    Finlay Watson's journey to becoming the best under 17 squash player in the state started with improving his backhand. “My backhand game was very weak so we focused on improving that,” he said. “It was a bit of a struggle at the start, but eventually it ...
  • Tigers and Magpies clash in Round 13 - Whyalla News

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    Tigers and Magpies clash in Round 13
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    West Whyalla will look to bounce back from a stunning loss to North Whyalla when they take on Roopena on Saturday at Bennett Oval. The Dragons have a tendency to take the sword to the Roos this season, beating them by 73 points in Round 3 after losing ...
  • Farr is on par with top scores - Whyalla News

    Farr is on par with top scores
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    Lady golfers have had very cold mornings, but beautiful weather as the day goes on. Lady golfers have had very cold morning but beautiful weather as the day goes on ... Maree Farr is on a run at the moment having some spectacular games. She won with 20 ...
  • Council commit to NAIDOC - Whyalla News

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    Council commit to NAIDOC
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    The Whyalla City Council will commit a minimum of $5000 to support NAIDOC Week next year after their last-minute donation of the same amount helped ensure this year's series of events went ahead. Councillor Clare McLaughlin raised a motion that council ...and more »
  • Assault case adjourned - Whyalla News

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    Assault case adjourned
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    The pre-trial conference for Whyalla Mayor Lyn Breuer's assault case has been adjourned until October to give the prosecution more time to gather evidence from Army servicemen and women. Mayor Breuer appeared briefly in the Whyalla Magistrates Court ...
  • Targeting unsafe driving - Whyalla News

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    Targeting unsafe driving
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    At a crucial time on South Australian roads, after a spate of regional fatalities, the Motor Accident Commission (MAC) will launch its newest regional road safety campaign targeting country drivers. In the first half of 2018, 29 of the 38 lives lost on ...
  • Ottoway enters administration - Whyalla News

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    Ottoway enters administration
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    Local suppliers have been left in the lurch after Ottoway Engineering entered into administration last week, with many businesses still owed money by the beleaguered company. Mayor Lyn Breuer said the news had a major impact on a number of businesses, ...
  • Forum focused on skills - Whyalla News

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    Forum focused on skills
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    SKILLS: Industry Minister David Pisoni hopes to address a skills shortage in the Upper Spencer Gulf through an industry forum in Whyalla. A shortage of skilled labour in the Upper Spencer Gulf has spurned the state government to hold an industry forum ...
  • Cuttlefish in danger - Whyalla News

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    Cuttlefish in danger
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    VISIT: It is believed these long-nosed fur seals have killed hundreds of cuttlefish along the pellet plant wall at the steelworks. Photo: Emma Monceaux. Close-up of the fur seals thermoregulating. Credit: Emma Monceaux. Tweet. Facebook. of. Long-nosed ...
  • Whyalla-based Ottoway Engineering goes into administration - The Advertiser

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    Whyalla-based Ottoway Engineering goes into administration
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    WHYALLA businesses are shocked and angry at the news local firm Ottoway Engineering has gone into administration. Mayor Lyn Breuer said there were a “significant” number of suppliers to Ottoway who have been left in the lurch. The Advertiser revealed ...
  • Cuttles in danger - Whyalla News

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    Cuttles in danger
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    An influx of long-nosed fur seals could pose a threat to the cuttlefish population in the waters around Whyalla and Point Lowly and the economic boost the aggregation provides for local businesses. At least a dozen of fur seals have eaten hundreds of ...
  • New crane purchased - Whyalla News

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    New crane purchased
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    Another step towards turning the Whyalla Port into a world-scale, multi-user facility has been taken with the purchase of a LHM 550 crane by Qube – the nominated stevedore by SIMEC Mining. This will be the ninth mobile harbour crane Qube have ordered ...
  • Minister's tourism talk in the steel city - Whyalla News

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    Minister's tourism talk in the steel city
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    MEETING: Tourism Minister David Ridgway (right) with Whyalla Tourism Focus Group member and Alexander Hotel Manager Craig Swingler and his daughter Amy. Tourism Minister David Ridgway has left Whyalla excited about the future of the steel city after ...
  • Minister makes tourism trip - Whyalla News

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    Minister makes tourism trip
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    Tourism Minister David Ridgway has left Whyalla excited about the future of the steel city after making a visit to hear the ideas and concerns of local tourism representatives. Mr Ridgway was at the Alexander Hotel on Wednesday as part of a series of ...
  • Flying over Whyalla - Whyalla News

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    Flying over Whyalla
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    Would you be interested in a scenic tourism flight of Whyalla? Well Becker Helicopters might be able to help you out, as that is just one of the services they plan to offer as they set up base in the steel city. Captain Aaron Hillier brought a Bell 206 ...
  • House of the Week: Peter Calliss Real Estate - 50 Gowrie Avenue, Whyalla Playford | Perfectly poised with so much to ... - Whyalla News

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    House of the Week: Peter Calliss Real Estate - 50 Gowrie Avenue, Whyalla Playford | Perfectly poised with so much to ...
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    Perfectly positioned on the high side of Gowrie Avenue, sits this charming home offering family living with plenty of space. One of the many standout features of this beautifully renovated three-bedroom home is the open-plan dining, lounge and new ...
  • High praise for Whyalla - Whyalla News

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    High praise for Whyalla
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    Whyalla has been singled out for its small business initiatives, community endeavours and resilience as the city continues on its upward economic path. The high praise came from Small Business Commissioner John Chapman who was a special guest at the ...and more »
  • Networks meet for suicide prevention - Whyalla News

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    Networks meet for suicide prevention
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    Suicide prevention networks from around the region recently came together in Whyalla for a forum focused on the mental health support available for men in rural communities. Members from local groups such as the Whyalla Suicide Prevention Network, ...and more »
  • Dedicated Tigers raise key funding - Whyalla News

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    Dedicated Tigers raise key funding
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    FUNDS: Volunteers at Weeroona Bay Football Club raised a total of $14,990 for the People's Choice Credit Union Community Lottery. If there's one thing that Whyalla's local groups are good at – it's fundraising. The Weeroona Bay Football Club along with ...
  • Date set for crime forum in Whyalla - Whyalla News

    Date set for crime forum in Whyalla
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    Up to 40 community agencies will be invited to the forum on August 2 to discuss safety issues in Whyalla. Representatives from groups such as the police, Council, elected members, youth workers, community groups, hospital, ambulance and emergency ...
  • Local wildlife display - Whyalla News

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    Local wildlife display
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    FROM FRONT. Those included snakes, birds, goats, sheep, horses and even a crocodile. The park features a walk-through avairy, petting zoo and snake room. Owner Scott Grant, his wife Jasmine and a number of volunteers have been working to restore the ...
  • Squawk! It's alive - Whyalla News

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    Squawk! It's alive
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    OPEN: Eyre Reptile and Wildlife Park owners Jasmine Grant (left) and Scott Grant (right) with their children Zoe, Isaac, Ebony and Zaine. Tweet. Facebook. of. Whyalla Reptile and Wildlife Park Opening. The birds are squawking, the snakes are slithering ...
  • Minister seeks trainee value - Whyalla News

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    Minister seeks trainee value
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    Industry Minister David Pisoni recently made his first trip to Whyalla as part of the new Liberal state government, meeting with Ottoway Engineering, Bis, Whyalla Aged Care and Career Employment Group. The visit was part of a push by the state ...and more »
  • Local group attends Whyalla network - Eyre Peninsula Tribune

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    Local group attends Whyalla network
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    NETWORK: Ange Harris, Erin Roberts, Lynne O'Sullivan and Jess Quinn at the regional networking event. Members from the Cleve and Districts Mental Health and Wellbeing Group had the opportunity to network with other suicide prevention networks from ...
  • Take a shrub home - Whyalla News

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    Take a shrub home
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    National Tree Day is coming to your garden this year. To help celebrate the national day of tree planting this month, the Whyalla City Council is encouraging residents to grab a free native shrub to plant in their own garden. Council is offering one ...
  • Pygmy sperm whale dies after becoming beached near Whyalla - The Advertiser

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    Pygmy sperm whale dies after becoming beached near Whyalla
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    The whale was discovered beached at Point Lowly on Saturday. It was eventually euthanased after volunteers and the Australian Marine Wildlife Organisation attended the scene, and it could not be returned to the water. Organisation president Aaron ...and more »
  • House of the Week: Elders Real Estate Whyalla - 6 Roberts Terrace, Whyalla | Live in style on the water's edge - Whyalla News

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    House of the Week: Elders Real Estate Whyalla - 6 Roberts Terrace, Whyalla | Live in style on the water's edge
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    With a location to die for, these townhouses are only 120 metres from Whyalla' beautiful foreshore. Entry is on the ground floor and opens into a tiled hallway. The lower level has two bedrooms with built-in robes and there is a second bathroom with a ...
  • Whyalla narrowly avoided a wipe-out. Now residents of South Australia's steel city are bracing for a boom, because ... - The Advertiser

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    Whyalla narrowly avoided a wipe-out. Now residents of South Australia's steel city are bracing for a boom, because ...
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    IT'S not the best known economic indicator, but the fact that the hairdressers of Whyalla are seeing an uptick in business gives you an indication of how sentiment in the once-beleaguered steel city is faring. Just more than two years ago, in April ...
  • Army rolling into town - Whyalla News

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    Army rolling into town
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    The army is coming back to Whyalla. The Royal Military College – Duntroon (RMC-D) will be back in town from October 29 to December 1 as the final component of field training for its trainees prior to graduating as lieutenants in the Australian Army.
  • Big march for culture | PHOTOS - Whyalla News

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    Big march for culture | PHOTOS
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    Hundreds of students from schools around Whyalla joined in this year's National Aboriginal and Islander Day Of Celebrations Week (NAIDOC) March to mark the beginning of a week of cultural events. NAIDOC Committee President Jeff Croft was thrilled to ...and more »
  • James waiting in wings for Blues' Cordner - Whyalla News

    James waiting in wings for Blues' Cordner
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    Ryan James has refused to kick stones despite the prospect of having to wait at least another year to realise his NSW State of Origin dream. The Gold Coast front-rower has for the last few days been a part of the Blues' game three camp as 18th man and ...and more »
  • It's Groundhog Day: climate science and charities under attack - Whyalla News

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    It's Groundhog Day: climate science and charities under attack
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    I'm often asked if it gets tiring standing up to the naysayers. And while there are days when I contemplate with tired resignation facing yet another attack on climate science or democracy, the truth is, it's a privilege to do so. I'll never forget the ...and more »
  • Best players set for rural competition - Whyalla News

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    Best players set for rural competition
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    This weekend, July 7 and 8, the best of the state's rural footballers will arrive in the Riverland for the 2018 SA Country Football Championships with all matches being played at Renmark Oval. For the first time, after an exhibition game last year at ...and more »
  • Community grants handed out | PHOTOS - Whyalla News

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    Community grants handed out | PHOTOS
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    There was inspiration and acknowledgement as the Whyalla City Council handed out the latest round of community grants this week. Hosted by Whyalla Mayor Lyn Breuer, 11 groups were given cheques at a special presentation on Wednesday evening in ...
  • Tourism visit to Whyalla - Whyalla News

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    Tourism visit to Whyalla
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    Tourism Minister David Ridgway will be visiting Whyalla on July 11 to meet with tourism representatives, as part of a series of regional events organised by the South Australian Tourism Industry Council (SATIC). Minister Ridgway and SATIC recently ...