Reflecting on the Past

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SEVEN YEARS AGO
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Mine signing

An agreement signed between the Aboriginal Far West Native Title Group and mineral sands miner Iluka Resources was described by both parties as historic and significant. The agreement is permission from traditional owners for Iluka to proceed with mineral sands mining at its Jacinth Ambrosia deposit about 200 kilometres north-west of Ceduna. In return Iluka would establish a charitable trust, funds from which would be used to improve living standards, education and employment opportunities for members of native title group.

– December 20, 2007

15 YEARS AGO

Oysters get go ahead

Smoky Bay’s oyster industry had been given vital approval for the development of an aquaculture park, thanks to the assistance of local Aborigines, the Wirangu people. The park, to be used by Smoky Bay oyster growers to build shed facilities for handling oysters, would be located to the east of the town oval. It had been in the planning stage for more than three years and would mean the sight of oyster racks at residential properties in the holiday town, would gradually be phased out.

– December 16, 1999

40 YEARS AGO

New man for post office

Mr Bob Whetstone of Minlaton was appointed to be the postmaster at Streaky Bay. Mr Ken Kruger, who had been postmaster at Streaky Bay for more than six years, had received notice of his transfer to Angaston. During Mr Kruger’s term big changes had been made with the building of a new postmaster’s residence and shortly afterwards a completely new post office exchange and technical complex. Staffing had increased by double in the exchange with seven telephonists employed and a new position of monitor created.

– December 18, 1974

58 YEARS AGO

Poochera fire service opened

People from throughout the district attended the opening ceremony of the new emergency fire station at Poochera. The president Mr M. J. Anderson thanked the district council for its assistance and general support of the Poochera E.F.S project and the people of Poochera and district and neighbouring areas for their generous response to the appeals by the committee for financial help. Mr Anderson especially thanked the secretary Mr Trevor Eley for his energetic and efficient work in organising the local emergency fire service.

– December 19, 1956

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