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Army exercises escalate around Whyalla

Cadets from the Royal Military College - Duntroon will be active throughout the day and into the night around Whyalla this week

The army exercises in Whyalla will ramp up this week with even more activity throughout the day and night.

The cadets from the Royal Military College - Duntroon (RMC-D) will be active in the following locations:

 

Monday, November 13.

Between the hours of 06:00am – 11:59am expect to see people with weapons and hear some blank firing in or around the below areas: Vehicle Check Point established near Laught St and Lee St; Weeroona Bay Football Club;    Bennett Oval; Velodrome; Scout hall on Rozee St; SES building on Keith St; The Reservist Depot near the Museum;   Rifle Club

Between the hours of 12:00pm – 06:00pm expect to see people with weapons and hear some blank firing in or around the below areas: Loring St and Thomas St; Civic Park; Anderson Raceway; Near Jessup Park and the Police Station there will be a crowd control scenario; Golf Club Carpark; HMAS Whyalla at the Maritime Museum; Dunstone St there will be a Vehicle Check Point         

Between the hours of 06:00pm – 11:59pm expect to see people with weapons and hear some blank firing in or around the below areas: Bevan St / Geddes Reserve on the corner of Lee St and Winton St; Wilkinson St and Wallace St; Tank Reserve/Norrie St; RSL; Miriam Park on the corner of Wood Terrace and Sharp St

 

Tuesday, Novembe 13

Between the hours of 06:00am – 11:59am expect to see people with weapons and hear some blank firing in or around the below areas: Vehicle Check Point will be established McDouall Stuart Ave; Bennett Oval; Anderson Raceway and Racecourse Rd; Sea Rescue building near the Marina; There will be a Vehicle Check Point near McBryde Terrace and Arthur Glennie Ave; A Vehicle Check Point will be established near Newton St, Kirwan St and Dunstone St

Between the hours of 12:00pm – 06:00pm expect to see people with weapons and hear some blank firing in or around the below areas: There will be a Vehicle Check Point near Flinders Ave and Hall St; There will be a Vehicle Check Point near Lee St and Winton St; At Roopena Football Club there will be a crowd control scenario; Rifle Club; There will be a Vehicle Check Point in the Mullaquana area; Wilson Park; Tanderra Village; Kart Club

Between the hours of 06:00pm – 11:59pm expect to see people with weapons and hear some blank firing in or around the below areas: Geddes Reserve on the corner of Lee St and Winton St; Fisk St School; UNI SA carpark; 89 Nicolson Avenue; Communications tower near the corner of Elliot St and Essington Lewis Ave; The Whyalla Golf Club; Steel City Raceway

 

General Points

There will be an Open Day at Jubilee Park on Wed, 22 Nov 18 commencing at 3pm and concluding at 6pm. More details will be released over the coming days.

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