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A look around the rural city of Port Augusta, north of Adelaide heading to the outback in South Australia. : Please subscribe for more great outback videos : © OZOUTBACK All rights reserved 2016. Any reproduction or republication of all or part of this video/audio is prohibited. EDM Detection Mode by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1500026 Artist: http://incompetech.com/
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Port Augusta (post code: 5700) (32°29′S, 137°46′E) is the fifth most populous city in South Australia after Adelaide, Mount Gambier, Whyalla and Murray Bridge. It is a seaport located on the east coast of the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia and is located at the head of the Spencer Gulf, 322 km north of the state capital. It is natural harbour which was settled on 24 May 1852 by Alexander Elder and John Grainger. The port was named after Augusta Sophia, Lady Young, the wife of the Governor of South Australia, Sir Henry Edward Fox Young. According to the 2006 Census the population of the Port Augusta census area was 13,257 people, making it the second largest urban area after Whyalla on the Eyre Peninsula. In 1878, the town became the southern terminus of a proposed North South tr...
There's only one way across town in Port Augusta and for an hour today Shut Down Australia did just that forcing the closure of the bridge. 500 to 600 people, from all walks of lives and ethnicities, joined together to send a message around Australia and via social media to the world simply stating the forced closure of remote communities all across Australia will not be tolerated. As a big believer in solidarity and the strength of standing as one it was amazing to see all of the men painted up joining together surrounded by the letters of Sovereignty. The minutes silence on the bridge also made a huge impact remembering elders passed.
Police have tested drivers along a Drug Transit Route north of Port Augusta over the past three days. Nearly one thousand drivers were tested at the driver testing station on the Stuart Highway, Ranges View, about 70 kilometres north of Port Augusta since Wednesday. Vehicles were also inspected at the testing station, with 23 cars defected, one for significant brake failure and another for power-steering. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. Twenty-six expiation notices were given for a range of offences. Three people have been reported, a 31-year-old man from Victoria for possession of prescription drugs without a prescription. A 29-year-old man from Clearview and a 65 year-old from Quorn were reported for breaching their driving hours. All three men will be summonsed to appear...
Port Augusta is often overlooked and seen only as a refuelling point – NOT ANYMORE! We stopped off there and had our eyes opened to how amazing it is. We showcase the Majestic Oasis Apartments right on the foreshore. The Mayor takes us out crabbing, Mark Ricciuto pops his head in and we also visit the award winning Wadlata Outback Centre.