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.
Ammy-Clara Singleton, 28, was arrested on December 23 last year in PortAugusta, South Australia, and charged with communicating with a child under 17 to 'engage in, or submit to, sexual activity' ... However, in Port Augusta Magistrate's Court on Wednesday, prosecutors said the complainant did not wish to proceed with the matter.
Final offers for the stake are likely to be submitted towards the end of September ... The Bungala 1 and 2 parks near PortAugusta in South Australia, totalling 275.2 MW, have been generating electricity since 2018 and 2020, respectively, with Enel being their majority owner with 51% stakes.
By Augusta Saraiva and Ngai Yeung ...Truckers servicing some of the US’s busiest ports are staging protests Wednesday as state-level labor rules that change their employment status begin to go into effect, creating another choke point in stressed US supply chains ... The Port of Long Beach didn’t respond to a request for comment.
Warning... The response to the murder acquittal was as disparate as the distance between them ... His trial was sent to PortAugusta and he was acquitted ... In 2014, 22-year-old Indigenous woman Ms Dhu died in police custody in the northwestern town of Port Hedland after being arrested and jailed for unpaid fines totalling 3,622 Australian dollars ($2,600) ... .