Visiting professionals Nic Kernahan, Warren Hobbs and Dave Slovinec raised $250 for the Royal Flying Doctors Service last week, at a wrap up event for their visiting seminars ‘Protect your ASSets’.
The Woomera Airstrip will be the first area of many to be upgraded in the Australian Defence Force’s major seven to 10 year improvement of the Woomera township and Test Range.
Although local volunteer and early childhood educator Christine Doran will be moving on from Roxby Downs in the New Year, she still hopes to be able to value add to her place of work – the now award winning Roxby Downs’ Kindergarten.
According to Woomera local Lindsay Campbell, the Woomera Health Services will close next year – with the planned closure date to be Wednesday, April 30.
St Barb’s youngest authors are developing writing tools to help them become twenty-first century citizens by producing their stories as e-books this term.
Well-known local and host of RoxFM radio show Cruisin’ the Tunes Harry Harrison hung up his headphones last week.
Well known and much loved local of eight years Barry Mitchell was celebrated for his contribution to Olympic Dam and Roxby Downs on Saturday.
Originally designed to cater for 1000 students, the current 29 Woomera Area School students now have plenty of room to run around.
Money will be thrown into the Woomera region in the coming decade, with extensive accommodation, town facilities, an airstrip and Woomera Test Range upgrades planned, it was revealed last week.
After months of fundraising and 220 kilometres of riding, local man Derek Alves and his team have done it. They rode to conquer cancer.
The Roxby Downs Kindergarten will become a Centre of Excellence after exceeding all seven levels of assessment in the National Quality Standard assessments.
“Strategically, it’s worth its weight in gold,” said Woomera local and tour guide of the Woomera Test Range Lindsay Campbell last week. “It’s not that it’s secret, it’s the way it’s conducted.”
The 200 person town of Woomera is set to get a major boost from the Australian Defence Force (ADF) over the next decade, with hopes it will bring town facilities up to scratch to match upgrades at the Woomera Test Range.
Approximately 50 local volunteers attended the International Volunteers Day celebrations in the Roxby Art Gallery on Thursday night.