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Far North Local Service Area

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The State Coordinator previously made a Direction under the Emergency Management Act 2004 to limit surgery to emergency surgery only. As a result, the Emergency Management (Appropriate Surgery During COVID-19 Pandemic No 4) Direction 2020 was put in place.


Roxby Downs Police are concerned by a recent spike in drink driving detections, reminding Roxby Downs and Olympic Dam residents that SA Police have zero tolerance for dangerous, risk-taking behaviour on the region's roads.


A driver has lost his licence after being caught drink driving at Roxby Downs today.

12 May 2020 4:52pm

Roxby Downs Police have impounded a car after the driver tested positive to drugs.

12 May 2020 10:13am

A man has lost his licence after being caught drink driving last night.


The Emergency Management (Cross Border Travel No 4) COVID 19) Direction 2020 took effect at 12:01 am on Monday 11 May 2020.

Hundreds of motorists have been found using a mobile phone while driving during Operation Fatal Distraction, a state-wide traffic operation targeting inattention behind the wheel.

Five people will face court following drug seizures in the far north last week.


A man will face court after being caught carrying weapons on an electric scooter.


A 56-year-old truck driver has been issued a fine after police caught him using a mobile phone while driving.