Arid Recovery began a ‘first of its kind’ project recently with the launch of the South Australian Rangelands Alliance.
The Western Australian Varity Bash rolled into Roxby Downs late Friday afternoon and left early Saturday morning, but that was all it took for the town to leave an impression on the bashers.
A diverse range of nominations have been received for the 2014 Roxby Downs Business Awards.
Nominations have now closed and tickets are now available for the popular award gala night on Friday September 19 with BHP Billiton Asset President Darryl Cuzzubbo to give the keynote address.
Oz Minerals has released a Prefeasibility Study into the proposed Carrapateena Mine 100 kilometres South East of Olympic Dam.
The Roxby Downs community is showing its generosity once again with a large portion of locals getting behind Team Zep.
Team Zep aims to raise money for the Zeptner family, with John currently undergoing treatment in Adelaide for cancer.
The fine weather saw an increase in the spectator turn out for the preliminary finals on Friday night.
Two players took out this year’s Mail Medal in a tight medal count with Olympic Dam’s Tim Walsh and Coober Pedy’s Matthew Lynch tying for the league’s top honour.
Roxby Downs will host the well-known Ananguku Arts and Culture Aboriginal Corporation at an upcoming exhibition at the local art gallery.
There was a sense of excitement in the air as the final series were about to start, and the football was going to be broadcast live on air for the first time ever by RoxFM.
Donations and sponsorship is now being sought for a special golf day planned in memory of the late Scott McKay.
Local Nicole Briley has won the National Raine & Horne Most Outstanding Property Manager for 2014 at an awards night last Tuesday.
Local Kate Tilley, for the second year running, was named Coober Pedy and Outback South Australia regional winner in the 2014 Excellence in Family Day Care awards.
Olympic Dam has again made international headlines after it was ear marked by BHP Billiton’s CEO as one of its top six major global projects, with an expected lifespan of 200 years.
This year’s Roxby Community Postie Bash raised more than $40,000 despite participant numbers being down from previous years.
Successful applications for the recently increased Regional Development Funding (RDF) will be notified in coming months.
Local car repairer David Critchlow has been hard at work over the past few weeks fixing cars that have come to grief with kangaroos.
The schools and library were full of colour and activities last week as locals celebrated Book Week.
This year’s Book Week theme was ‘Connect to Reading’, with all children taking part in activities and learning about recent Children’s Book Council of Australia’s (CBCA) award winning books.
The Roxby Downs Golf Club is the latest target in a sequence of thefts made to sports clubs over the last couple of months – with a break in to the premises on Thursday, August 14.
Hourglass Jewellers joined the online market last Monday when they released a website allowing people to shop online.
Years of planning and construction have come to fruition with the official opening of the Desert Trade Training Centre (DESTTC) planned for Thursday, September 11.
The Community Garden and Environment Forum have come together to produce the joint initiative Outback Smart.