Port Augusta is a small city in South Australia. It is a seaport and railway junction city mainly located on the east coast of the Spencer Gulf immediately south of the gulf's head and about 322 kilometres (200mi) north of the state capital. The suburb of Port Augusta West is located on the west side of the gulf on the Eyre Peninsula. Other major industries include electricity generation.
The city consists of an urban area extending along the Augusta and Eyre Highways from the coastal plain on the west side of the Flinders Ranges in the east across Spencer Gulf to Eyre Peninsula in the west. The urban area consists of the following suburbs laid out from east to west - Port Augusta and Davenport on the eastern side of Spencer Gulf and Port Augusta West on the Eyre Peninsula.
It is a natural harbour which was founded on 24 May 1852 by Alexander Elder and John Grainger who selected the location for the port. Mr. Grainger was a member of Government from Adelaide. The port was named after Augusta Sophia, Lady Young, the wife of the Governor of South Australia, Sir Henry Edward Fox Young.
Magistrates have argued that Salvini kidnapped the migrants, not allowing them to disembark the Gregoretti but rather keeping them at sea in fierce heat off of the port of Augusta... A decision on whether or not to proceed with the trial will be taken by a judge on May 14 ... A final decision on whether to proceed with that case rests with a senior judge.
Tarikjot Singh (pictured), 21, was charged with murdering nursing student Jasmeen Kaur, 21, in March ... Singh was then remanded in custody after a brief appearance in PortAugustaMagistrates Court on March 9 where his name and image was ordered to be suppressed for 30 days. The order was lifted on Thursday ... RELATED ARTICLES ... .
ROME. Italian authorities have detained a German migrant rescue ship that docked in the Sicilian port of Augusta with 385 migrants rescued off Libya on March 3. The Sea-Watch 3 was placed in administrative detention after a coast guard inspection found a number of irregularities onboard, the German NGO denounced ... “This is absurd ... The alternative ... ....
More than 40 people were rescued after the boat's engine caught fire off the coast of Libya, while 60 are missing and presumed dead ... "Relief on board the OceanViking after several days of bad weather. The Italian authorities have allocated the port of Augusta, in Sicily, for the disembarkation of 116 rescued people," the charity wrote on Twitter.
The Sea-Watch 3 vessel, run by the Sea-Watch organisation, is being held by the Italian coastguard in the Sicilian port of Augusta, where it docked on March 3 with 363 migrants on March 3 picked up in the Mediterranean... "Since last night #SeaWatch3 is under administrative detention in Augusta.
That man, a 20-year-old from suburban Adelaide, was subsequently charged with her murder ... He was remanded in custody after a brief appearance in PortAugustaMagistrates Court on Tuesday where his identity was suppressed ... RELATED ARTICLES. Previous 1 Next ... Share this article. .
The crack down on the civil fleet by Italian authorities has intensified on several fronts over the course of the past two weeks ... "Saving lives is never a crime ... Following days of difficult coordination with Italian and Maltese authorities, the ship was finally assigned Augusta in Sicily as safe port where all survivors disembarked on 3 March ... .