• Tathra Wharf Tragedy: 10 years on, grief remains raw - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Tathra Wharf Tragedy: 10 years on, grief remains raw
    Whyalla News
    Sunday will mark 10 years since the tragic drowning deaths of Shane O'Neill and his two young sons at Tathra Wharf. A decade will have passed but for those family members and friends left behind the grief and pain remains.and more »
  • Mother's heartbreak becomes inspiration to help at-risk youth - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Mother's heartbreak becomes inspiration to help at-risk youth
    Whyalla News
    “There were no signs, there were no symptoms. There had been no big argument or anything untoward that had happened.” Those are the words from heartbroken mother Danielle Edwards, whose son Terry Scott, took his own life almost three years ago.and more »
  • New additions to museum - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    New additions to museum
    Whyalla News
    Two additions have been made to the Mount Laura Homestead Engine Room Display – a Ford Anglia and a 1948 Excelsior Autobyke. Both vehicles were restored by the father and son team of Ken and Arthur Bemrose.
  • Introduction to new councillors - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Introduction to new councillors
    Whyalla News
    With the provisional results out for the Whyalla City Councial Area Councillor Election, the Whyalla News recently took the time to ask each elected member a simple question: “What do you bring to the Whyalla City Council” ...
  • Advertisement

  • Mayor, councillors to be sworn in - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Mayor, councillors to be sworn in
    Whyalla News
    The public is invited to a swearing-in ceremony for the City of Whyalla's newly-elected mayor and councillors next week. The ceremony has been scheduled to follow the Electoral Commission SA (ECSA) official declaration of the 2018 Council election ...
  • Medal man strikes out - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Medal man strikes out
    Whyalla News
    Local tenpin bowler John Matley has returned from the Gold Coast with another collection of bronze, silver and gold medals won at the Pan Pacific Masters Games. It's become a common practice for the 77-year-old, who has been competing in the Masters ...
  • Brayden chasing his dream - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Brayden chasing his dream
    Whyalla News
    Despite not having regular access to a world class track, 13-year-old Brayden Stewart has achieved some fantastic results in his Go Kart this year. He recently finished third in the Victorian 6 round Golden Power Series where he had to race on six ...
  • Whyalla in photos - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Whyalla in photos
    Whyalla News
    A calendar which captures Whyalla's beauty is being sold by Variety SA Car 86 to raise important funding to support those with disabilities. The photos included in the calendar were submitted by local photographers who took snaps of Whyalla's best ...
  • Advertisement

  • Teenage girls arrested - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Teenage girls arrested
    Whyalla News
    Two teenage girls have been arrested after allegedly breaking in to a store in Whyalla Stuart. About 2am on Sunday, November 11, police were called to McRitchie Crescent after reports that a supermarket had been broken into, with cigarettes stolen from ...
  • Lend a hand for safety - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Lend a hand for safety
    Whyalla News
    GFG Alliance is inviting local residents to help improve safety at its operations and throughout the community. A number of GFG's Liberty Primary Steel employees and contractors have designed posters focusing on the vital importance of hand safety as ...
  • McHappy Day on the way - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    McHappy Day on the way
    Whyalla News
    SUPPORT: McHappy Day, a charity event that supports Ronald McDonald House, is coming to Whyalla on Saturday. McHappy Day will be coming to Whyalla on Saturday, November 17 and Ronald McDonald House Charities is calling on locals to help ...
  • Fires cause significant damage - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Fires cause significant damage
    Whyalla News
    Police and fire crews responded to two major house fires in Whyalla overnight – with damage bills in the hundreds of thousands. A total of 13 MFS firefighters in four appliances attended a house fire on Jenkins Avenue at around 2:10am on Thursday, ...
  • Advertisement

  • Whyalla Domain | House of the Week: Enjoy being close to these sandy shores - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Whyalla Domain | House of the Week: Enjoy being close to these sandy shores
    Whyalla News
    2 BED | 1 BATH | 1 CAR. Address: Lot 120 Eight Mile Creek Road, Cowleds Landing; Price: $180,000; Agent: Peter Calliss and Trudy Nolan, Peter Calliss Real Estate, 0419 817 489 or 0409 454 403; Inspect: By appointment. Cowleds Landing is located on ...
  • The dolphin whisperer of Whyalla - ABC News

    ABC News
    The dolphin whisperer of Whyalla
    ABC News
    Tyron Burk has Asperger's and is passionate about a pod of wild dolphins that have been visiting the Whyalla marina almost daily for decades. ABC West Coast SA: Jodie Hamilton. Source: ABC News | Duration: 1min 32sec. Topics: animals, marine-biology, ...
  • Whyalla's dolphin whisperer builds bond with unique pod - ABC News

    ABC News
    Whyalla's dolphin whisperer builds bond with unique pod
    ABC News
    Tyron Burk has Asperger's and is passionate about a pod of wild dolphins that has been visiting the Whyalla marina in South Australia almost daily for decades. Known locally as a dolphin whisperer, he and generations of locals maintain an unlikely ...
  • Provisional results for election - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Provisional results for election
    Whyalla News
    The provisional results for the Whyalla City Council Area Councillor have been released, with two councillors retaining their seats and seven new candidates elected. Those provisionally elected, in order of votes, are listed below: Joanne Marshall ...
  • Roos run to great triumph - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Roos run to great triumph
    Whyalla News
    Roopena 5/296 (G. Fiebig 156*, D. Dunbar 23; J. Davis 2/30) defeated South Whyalla 10/58 (N. Van Eckeren 5/19). Winning the toss and electing to bat, Roopena batsmen would be looking to capitalise on the absence of Pat McArthur and Blake ...
  • Headspace host a march for pride - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Headspace host a march for pride
    Whyalla News
    PRIDE: Headspace Whyalla Community Engagement Officer Courtney Beer (left) with members of the Gender and Sexuality Pride group. Headspace Whyalla's local Gender and Sexuality Pride group (GASP) is inviting all members of the public to march in ...
  • Local teen shining at sea - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Local teen shining at sea
    Whyalla News
    Ethan Powell might not have had much experience at sea, but he certainly made a big difference for the crew of the STS Young Endeavour during their 11-day trip in New South Wales. In recognition of Ethan being the best crewman on board the ship, he was ...
  • Top night of racing at Whyalla Kart Club - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Top night of racing at Whyalla Kart Club
    Whyalla News
    A great day of racing was enjoyed at the Whyalla Kart Club, there was some good racing in all the classes. The Cadet 9's, with Jett Zerk, Lucinda Jones and Jarvis Jones put on a good show for all the spectators with some close competition and rubbing ...
  • Man hands himself in after stabbing at Whyalla Stuart - The Advertiser

    The Advertiser
    Man hands himself in after stabbing at Whyalla Stuart
    The Advertiser
    Police and paramedics were called to O'Dea St just before 7.30am on Sunday. The victim was taken to the Whyalla Hospital before being flown to Royal Adelaide Hospital, where he remained in a stable condition. A 34-year-old man of no fixed address ...
    Man arrested after stabbingWhyalla Newsall 8 news articles »
  • Squash Open a success | PHOTOS - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Squash Open a success | PHOTOS
    Whyalla News
    Squash talents from around Australia came to the steel city to play on upgraded squash courts at the Whyalla Squash Open on Saturday. The Whyalla Squash courts were upgraded last year by the club committee through a partnership with Work for the Dole.
  • Whyalla marks 100 years | PHOTOS - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Whyalla marks 100 years | PHOTOS
    Whyalla News
    An emotion-charged service was held by the Whyalla RSL Sub-Branch on Sunday for Remembrance Day, marking 100 years since the guns fell silent in the First World War. Hundreds of veterans, children and parents attended the service along with a special ...
  • Clare set to become Mayor - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Clare set to become Mayor
    Whyalla News
    Current Deputy Mayor Clare McLaughlin has been provisionally elected as Whyalla Mayor following a tightly-contested election. Ms McLaughlin defeated her main challenger Tom Antonio by a slim margin of 82 votes after preferences were allocated on ...
  • Cold won't numb WWI remembrance service - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Cold won't numb WWI remembrance service
    Whyalla News
    The memory of thousands of Australian soldiers who fought and died in World War One won't be dampened by the weather 100 years on. Two thousand Australians are expected to brave rain and bitter cold to mark the centenary of the First World War ...and more »
  • Bourke St rallies compete, mourners gather - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Bourke St rallies compete, mourners gather
    Whyalla News
    An anti-Islam rally and counter rally have traded barbs in central Melbourne before dispersing from opposite sides of Bourke Street where a deadly terror attack took place. On one side members of the Australian Liberty Alliance addressed a small crowd ...
    Melbourne stabbing attack was 'terrorism incident', police say, as Islamic State claims itNEWS.com.au
    'Trolley hero' praised for running at knife-wielding attacker in Bourke
  • Sydney spring racing ends on girls day out - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Sydney spring racing ends on girls day out
    Whyalla News
    A little touch of magic has come to Rosehill as the spring racing carnival draws to a close in Sydney. Magician and DJ, Apollo Jackson, who has predicted Melbourne Cup winners two years running, entertained the 12,000 strong-crowd at Saturday's race ...and more »
  • Separated twins condition 'stable' - Whyalla News

    Separated twins condition 'stable'
    Whyalla News
    Bhutanese twins Nima and Dawa's are both in a stable condition after they were separated in a delicate six-hour procedure in Melbourne. A spokesperson from the Royal Childrens' Hospital gave the update at 4pm on Saturday, saying they were recovering ...and more »
  • Politicians unite against extremists - Whyalla News

    Politicians unite against extremists
    Whyalla News
    Both sides of politics have moved to condemn Islamic extremism following the deadly Bourke Street terror attack. As more details emerged about the incident, Prime Minister Scott Morrison came out swinging against the small minority who sought to divide ...and more »
  • Thai-Burma railway prisoner of war Gordon Jamieson honours fallen mates - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Thai-Burma railway prisoner of war Gordon Jamieson honours fallen mates
    Whyalla News
    A PRISONER of war from the Gold Coast – and one of Queensland's last surviving Thai-Burma railway workers – will honour his fallen army mates at a special Remembrance Day service. Queenslander Gordon Jamieson, 97, served in the Australian Army ...
    Remembering days of disease and death labouring on the Thai-Burma RailwaySydney Morning Heraldall 5 news articles »
  • Stuart High remembers | PHOTOS - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Stuart High remembers | PHOTOS
    Whyalla News
    A special Remembrance Day-themed assembly was held at Stuart High School on Friday with a small contingent of soldiers from the Royal Military College-Duntroon attending. Two local Navy Cadets actively participated in the assembly as well – Able ...
  • Historic tribute to Jessie - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Historic tribute to Jessie
    Whyalla News
    The Whyalla Family History Group will be creating its own memorable date this month with a big day of events and a special opening. The group will be holding a history expo, an official opening of its research centre and a 30th anniversary dinner on ...
  • Hospital secures new equipment - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Hospital secures new equipment
    Whyalla News
    The Whyalla Hospital will be able to purchase new medical equipment through a Hospital Research Foundation grant worth more than $40,000. A stress test unit that is used on patients with chest pain to rule out heart disease and a continuous glucose ...
  • Quilt display a success - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Quilt display a success
    Whyalla News
    The Quilters Guild of Whyalla Inc recently donated $2000 to Heartbeat Whyalla, enabling them to purchase a defibrillator for the Whyalla Hospital. Guild President Janet Clayton presented the cheque at a recent Heartbeat meeting. It's the second time ...
  • Mine on their mind - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Mine on their mind
    Whyalla News
    Employment will be sourced from Whyalla if construction of a mine at the Siviour Graphite Project – the fifth-largest deposit of graphite in the world – goes ahead. The 50 million tonne deposit, which is located 150km southwest of the steel city, could ...
  • Unsafe access blocked - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Unsafe access blocked
    Whyalla News
    Whyalla City Council work crews have completed the placement of rocks along Nicolson Avenue to block unsafe access to an area of Council land. The area is located between the MADEC/Centrelink and Department of Child Protection buildings. The rocks ...
  • Whyalla Domain | House of the Week: Modern home with all of the essentials at 34 Hanley Street - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Whyalla Domain | House of the Week: Modern home with all of the essentials at 34 Hanley Street
    Whyalla News
    4 BED | 2 BATH | 1 CAR. Address: 34 Hanley Street, Whyalla Norrie; Price: $220,000; Agent: Graham Taylor, Elders Real Estate Whyalla, 0407 461 773; Inspect: Saturday, November 10 from 10.30-10.50am. As you enter this home you will notice stylish dark ...and more »
  • Inclusive program nominated - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Inclusive program nominated
    Whyalla News
    A local program aimed at improving the quality of life for elderly people living with dementia and their carers has been nominated for the Premier's Health Award – Our Community at the SA Health Awards. Motivated by her mother's diagnosis of Alzheimers ...
  • Chole's chop raises funds | PHOTOS - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Chole's chop raises funds | PHOTOS
    Whyalla News
    In a unique exercise that showcased the power of family support, Chloe Coles and her father Steve Coles shaved their hair to raise funding for Whyalla Pink Spirits. The duo were inspired by Sharon Powell, Chloe's mother-in-law, who was diagnosed with ...
  • Central in superb form with the bat - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Central in superb form with the bat
    Whyalla News
    Central Whyalla 2/275 (S. Collison 122*, B. Smith 106*) defeated South Whyalla 10/96 (J. Davis 46*; J. Croft 6/16). Sunday afternoon saw the dynamic duo remind everyone that old dogs may not be able to learn new tricks, but they certainly don't forget ...
  • Golf club's tribute to John - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Golf club's tribute to John
    Whyalla News
    John Channon Lewis (6.9.30-13.10.2018). John was born in Alberton South Australia to parents Reg and Florence Lewis on September 6 1930. John's early days of schooling involved several as his father, a bank manager was transferred to various centres ...
  • Service a great tribute to Lewis - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Service a great tribute to Lewis
    Whyalla News
    Birthday celebrants for November are Johanna Gogan the 17th, sister Gelske Rogers 18th and ex members Judy Matchett 19th, Julie Smith 28th, Sue Woskowiak 8th and a special birthday being her 90th will be Dorothy Rilstone. May you all have a happy ...
  • A cup to remember | PHOTOS - Whyalla News

    A cup to remember | PHOTOS
    Whyalla News
    People all around Whyalla put on their best Fascinators to get into the Melbourne Cup spirit on Tuesday. Cross Counter would go on to win the cup, with Marmelo in second and Prince of Arran third. Check out our best photos from different venues around ...and more »
  • Driver four times over - Whyalla News

    Driver four times over
    Whyalla News
    A Whyalla Stuart man will face court after he was he detected drink driving with a blood alcohol level of 0.226 or more than four times over the legal limit yesterday. Just before 5.30pm on Monday 5 November, Whyalla police stopped a man driving a Kia ...
  • Eyre's VET recognition - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Eyre's VET recognition
    Whyalla News
    Edward John Eyre High School have been recognised through the Australia Training Award for their popular VET Program. The school has been named one of three finalists in the School to VET Pathways category, which focuses on innovative models for ...
  • Guiding tourism in 2030 - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Guiding tourism in 2030
    Whyalla News
    Local business owners and hoteliers were presented with the opportunity to give their input into the South Australia Tourism Plan to 2030 at an in-region workshop last week. The workshop was hosted by the South Australian Tourism Commission and ...
  • Ripples' community award - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Ripples' community award
    Whyalla News
    The Whyalla Ripples Support Group has continued to receive recognition for their dedication to supporting those struggling with addiction in regional communities. The drug addiction support team were named the winners of the Flinders University Rural ...
  • Stromfront, D'faces make finals - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Stromfront, D'faces make finals
    Whyalla News
    The finalists for the prestigious Ruby Awards have been announced, with two of Whyalla's dedicated arts groups among those selected. Whyalla's premiere performing arts company D'faces of Youth Arts have made it to the finals of two categories for their ...
  • Station in motion - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Station in motion
    Whyalla News
    Veolia are in the development approval for their new state-of-the-art waste transfer system in Whyalla's industrial estate, with new employment opportunities set to be created in the steel city. General Manager of South Australia and Northern Territory ...
  • Melbourne rampage accused fit for trial - Whyalla News

    Whyalla News
    Melbourne rampage accused fit for trial
    Whyalla News
    A man accused of mowing down pedestrians in Melbourne's Bourke Street has been found fit to stand trial. James "Dimitrious" Gargasoulas, 27, is charged with murdering six pedestrians and injuring dozens more in January 2017.and more »