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It’s Every Body’s Business!
Written by Tim Barritt. Funded by a caring Barossa Sponsor.
*Emergency 000. *Any Doctor. *Lifeline 13 11 14.
A Broken Heart Can Kill U!
Whether from old age, health issue e.g. Cancer/Heart, accident,
mis-adventure, we are ALL *vulnerable to losing our Loved ones!
From our ‘first Loves’ as teens, to those who’ve been
together-forever, and everyone in between, falling into - and
sadly *OUT of Love - is just another part of the reality of our
emotional landscapes. N.B. This includes loss of our *children
due to Family Law issues like access and custody!
Changing Life Circumstances
Losing *things we Love and value, like our homes, jobs, good
reputations, farms, businesses etc. Also other *things - like
our youth, good health, and our future dreams, long/short
term, hopes and aspirations.
When we *STOP LOVING OURSELVES*
Usually ‘labelled’ as Depression/Mental Health issue. But
can be triggered by Sex Assault, Dom. Violence, Bullying or
Trauma e.g. as experienced by Police, CFS, Ambo’s, Military.
If U find *URself saying...
I’m no good, I’m worthless, no one loves me or ever will, the
world would be better off without me, I can’t stand this pain,
I want to die etc...
Reach 4 UR Phone. NOT a rope, gun or piece of hose!
*But don’t U let it!*
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Drink driver in Nuriootpa
A 30 year old woman from
Willaston has been reported
after crashing her vehicle at
Nuriootpa on December 31.
Just before midnight the
woman’s vehicle collided with
a tree on Old Kapunda Road.
She submitted to a breath
test and returned a reading
of 0.159. She was issued
with a twelve month loss of
licence and was reported for
The woman will be
summonsed to appear in court
at a later date.
Nuriootpa Police have reported four
people for a range driving offences since
On January 4 a 34 year old man from
Andrews Farm was reported for driving
whilst disqualified and exceeding the
speed limit, after his vehicle was detected
traveling at 110km/h in a 90km/h zone.
His vehicle was impounded.
On January 5 a 37 year old woman from
Gawler East was reported for PCA, with
a reading of 0.147%, and breaching her
provisional licence conditions. She was
issued with an instant loss of licence and
had her vehicle impounded.
On January 6 a 37 year old male from
Tanunda was reported for driving under
the influence, speeding and PCA, with a
reading of 0.154%, after his vehicle was
detected travelling at 106km/h in a 90km/h
zone on Gomersal Road. He was issued
with an instant loss of licence and had
his vehicle impounded.
On January 8 Nuriootpa Police reported
a 39 year old female from Gawler for
driving a motor vehicle with a prescribed
drug in her oral fluid.
Arrests and reports
On December 29 a 43 year old man of no
fixed address was arrested on a warrant.
ANGASTON - On December 23 a 69
year old Angaston female was reported
for drink driving (0.157).
KAPUNDA - A 32 year old Kapunda
male was reported on December 26 for
possession of unlicensed firearms.
NURIOOTPA - On December 24 a 75
year old Nuriootpa male was reported for
drink driving (0.126).
NURIOOTPA - On January 5, Police
arrested a 41 year old man from Nuriootpa
for breaching his bail conditions and
breaching an intervention order. A 32 year
old woman from Cowirra was arrested on
a warrant and a 41 year old woman from
Nuriootpa for shop theft.
NURIOOTPA - On January 6 a 34
year old Nuriootpa man was arrested for
aggravated assault and property damage.
NURIOOTPA - On December 20 a 40
year old man from Nuriootpa was arrested
for aggravated assault.
NURIOOTPA - An iPad was stolen
from a vehicle parked on Tanunda Road
between December 30 and 31.
NURIOOTPA - On January 5 a shed on
Sturt Highway was entered. It is unknown
whether any items were stolen.
NURIOOTPA - Between January 1 and
2 a cactus plant in a pot was stolen from
a residence on Park Avenue.
WILLIAMSTOWN - On December 22
a 32 year old Williamstown man was
reported for breach of bail.
Breaks and thefts
GREENOCK - Between December 30
and January 1 a 5.5 metre trailer with
cage bearing the SA registration S541TDU
was stolen from the yard of a residence on
KAPUNDA - Between December 27 and
28 a residential property was entered on
Clare Road and various items were stolen
including a Sony Playstation, Powerlite
BMX bicycle, a scooter and a Palsonic
MOUNT PLEASANT - Between
December 29 and 30 a brick was thrown
through a front window of a business on
NURIOOTPA - Entry was gained to a
number of sheds at a property on Research
Road on December 29. It is unknown
whether any items were taken.
NURIOOTPA - Between January 1 and
2 glassware and chemicals were stolen
from a business premises on Research
NURIOOTPA - Between December
27 and 29 a bicycle was stolen from the
front yard of a residence on Drinkwater
NURIOOTPA - Motor components
were stolen from a vehicle being kept at
a Nuriootpa school sometime between
December 18 and 19.
NURIOOTPA - On December 19 a
helmet was stolen from a scooter parked
at a public car park on Murray Street.
Vigilant members of the public contacted
Police immediately and investigations are
TANUNDA - Between December 21
and 22 a business on Research Road was
broken into and a bar light was stolen from
front of prime mover which was parked
in the yard.
TANUNDA - Between December 21 and
22 a property on Settlers Grove was broken
into and food and drinks were stolen from
Four driving offences in a week
Police will be mainly targeting the Barossa
region and surrounding areas on Wednesday.
On January 11 speed cameras will be located
on Murray Street, Tanunda; Penrice Road,
Nuriootpa; Warren Road, Mount Crawford;
Stockwell Road, Angaston; Queen Street,
Williamstown; Kalimna Road, Nuriootpa and
Moculta Road, Angaston
Jan Andretzke kindly sent this photo in, thinking
it may be of interest to readers. She says, the state
of Truro/Moculta Road is disgusting.
“A local seems to be taking things into their own
hands with warning public about huge holes in
“Maybe the plant indicates too much dirt for a
“Not sure but this is the second time it’s appeared
and they seem to be paying more attention to the
road than Mid Murray Council.
“Hopefully they fix this road and seal the rest
of Truro Rd before it causes another accident,” she
Locals have planted flowers inside holes
along Truro/Moculta Road.
On February 2, Gawler History
Team’s guest speaker will be long time
Gawler resident Senior Sergeant First
Class Martin Kennedy speaking about
“The history of Policing in Gawler.”
Martin has 42 years with SAPOL
and served in Gawler for six years
in the 80’s as a young Constable and
again for another six years in the 90’s
as a Patrol Sergeant.
He has a passion for police history
throughout the State and is a 20 year
member of the SA Police Historical
Martin will be speaking about the
history of the South Australian Police
Force in Gawler and surrounding
districts, the various Police Stations
and Courthouses built in Cowan
Street, the (often slow) growth in
Police numbers in the town plus a few
interesting stories from the archives
and his personal experiences.
In addition to the above, Martinís
address will encompass: Different
duties of Foot Constables and Mounted
Constables (the troopers); the state of
police housing 100 years ago; the push
for a Police Station at Gawler South
110 years ago, and bushfires, floods,
fatal collisions and murders.
The address will be in Zion
Lutheran Hall [rear of 22 Cowan
Street Gawler] at 7.15pm on February
2. The public are invited to attend.
Those wishing to hear Martin are
asked to secure their seat by emailing
Brian on email@example.com or
ringing 0412 015 990.
Gawler History Team
Martin Kennedy wearing a police sergeant’s uniform.
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