Local News

Two Arrested in Port Lincoln Over Possession of Explosive Materials

Two people have been arrested after a crash at Port Lincoln yesterday, which led to the discovery of explosive material in the boot of a stolen car. Patrols and emergency services were called to St. Andrews Terrace, after reports of a two-car crash where a man and woman ran off from...

Fire Ban Day Today Ahead of Catastrophic Weather Conditions

Today has been declared a total fire ban day ahead of tomorrow’s catastrophic weather conditions that is predicted to reach over 40 degrees and strong winds across the EP. The pre-emptive fire ban is one the first for the CFS calling no fire activity 24 hours before a day of catastrophic...

EP Tourism Education Opportunity for Locals

The Port Lincoln City Council, in conjunction with the tourism industry and other organisations have teamed up to promote 20 tourism traineeships to businesses in Port Lincoln and the Eyre Peninsula. The program content has been specifically designed to meet the needs of tourism businesses on the Eyre Peninsula, with an...

Boost for SA Native Vegetation Heritage Agreements

Conservation on private land will soon see a $3 million boost from the Marshall Liberal government in South Australia for holders of native vegetation Heritage Agreements. Improving native vegetation on private land protects and enhances biodiversity, improves landscape sustainability through enhanced water and soil condition as well as offering additional tourism...

Agri-products too Risky for Insurers

Crop farmers dealing with the worst drought in history could be taking on 100% of their production risk if they suffer through another summer of extreme weather. The warning comes off the back of a sharp rise in storms and bushfires in recent years, with many insurers retreating from agricultural products...

Golden Princess Visits Port Lincoln this Week

The Golden Princess will be returning THIS Thursday 21 November as the second cruise ship of the season with 2600 passengers and 1100 crew members. Thirteen cruise ships are expected to visit Port Lincoln this season which will see more than 33 thousand tourists visit the region. Parking restrictions will be in...

Local Nurses Commended for Campaign on Nurse and Midwifery Safety

Last week the public face of more than 21,000 nurses and midwives visited Port Lincoln to commend the campaigning efforts of local nursing and midwifery staff, following an attack on a nurse at the Lincoln hospital earlier this year. Associate Professor Elizabeth Dabars AM says nurses and midwives across the state...

Teen Takes Home Hefty Fine For Speeding

A Port Lincoln teen has copped a hefty fine of $2700 after being caught speeding at 147km/h and other driving offenses. A Port Lincoln teen has been issued a hefty fine after he was caught speeding at Cowell this yesterday. About 11.20 am on Sunday 17 November, a member of the public...

Man Caught Four Times Over Legal Limit

A Ceduna man will face court after he was caught with a blood alcohol reading of more than four times over the legal limit. As part of a statewide police 'Operation High Impact' focusing on road safety and detecting drink and drug drivers, a Ceduna patrol stopped a man driving on...

Pathologist Shortage in Regional Areas

Concerns have been raised about the number of pathologists in regional and rural as a new study projects a severe shortfall in the profession over the next decade. In order to meet service demand by 2030, the study recommends nearly double the number of new trainees and fellowships across the country...