Crows Challenge 2016

Crows Challenge AFL Premierships are hard to win. It’s been 18 years since Diesel Dog and his hound pack celebrated the Crows last premiership. So Diesel decided to devise the winning formula. It starts here in Port Augusta! Note to PAFC members: Port Adelaide will be disappointed that this winning way is NOT available to them. Sorry, but my mind…

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Movie Review: Last Ride

Ideal Location Port Augusta – the Jewel of the North – is renowned for the beautiful Flinders Ranges, the Cultana Ranges, the rugged scrub land. It is also the ideal location to produce a Movie! One of those Movies produced right here in Port Augusta was the “Last Ride” . The Story starts with.. The movie is about a 10 year old…

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Leukemia Foundation Aussie Muscle Car Run!

Not often you get $5 Million Dollars of cars in your driveway, but Wednesday last week we did. The Leukemia Foundation Muscle Car Fundraising event spent two days in Port Augusta and we were elated that they chose to stay at the Acacia Ridge Motor Inn, not only for the secure facilities that we have, but for the A1 customer…

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Delivery Day for Diesel Dog!

No I am not pregnant I am a male. But today mum and dad loaded up some more pillows and made the final drop off to some of the Local Charities here in Port Augusta. Mum is pictured here with Sandra from the Salvation Army and Dad is with Gloria from Saint Vincent de Paul. Thanks ladies for your help…

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“Port Augusta’s Top Dog – Diesel – was digging up his favourite bone and found this alleged relic.


Diesel’s Melbourne Cup

The Sports Page Headline reads: “Diesel Dog draws Top Barrier at Flemington for 2015 – Melbourne Cup ” I can see myself in the starting barriers now! I need all the positivity I can get so … can you do me a favour please? Visit my facebook page and click on the  “Starting Gates picture” Send me a personal note…

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Port Augusta Model Engineers Society

Port Augusta Model Engineers Society So you are heading to Port Augusta to have a trip on the Pichi Richi Railway and you may have misjudged the Time Table. Well lucky for you, another fantastic Tourist event you many have over looked is the opportunity to enjoy something in our very own back yard, being the Port Augusta Model Engineers…

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Bridgestone World Solar Challenge!

The first Darwin to Adelaide Solar Car Challenge was in 1987,  This year will mark the 14th run which comprises of 47 teams from 25 Countries taking on the 3,000km trip from Darwin to Adelaide. This Solar Car Challenge is the largest in the World and travels through the Crossroads of Australia, good old Port Augusta! So if you see…

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sundrop Farms

Port Augusta’s Green Tomato Farm

WHAT MAKES PORT AUGUSTA’S GREEN TOMATO SO DEVINE? Port Augusta is fast becoming the envy of the tomato growing world! Other regional centres will have much work ahead of them, if they want to “ketchup” to Port Augusta’s Eco-framers – Sundrop Farms. Sundrop Farms investment in Port Augusta supported by Government funding and initiatives are welcomed. They have created a…

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Blinman Mine

6 Facts about Blinman that will impress your friends

One of the must “DO” things when you are heading North (after your nights stay in Port Augusta ) is to check out the Heritage Blinman Mine in Blinman, as it’s more than just a mine! Where the heck is Blinman? Located 452 kms from Adelaide you’ll need a rest at the Acacia Ridge Motor Inn before you head off…

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