Local News

Is Your seafood Local or Imported?

There are calls to ensure Eyre Peninsula residents are better-informed about the origin of their seafood. It comes after a new study reveals nearly half of all Australians (41%) don’t know whether their seafood is local or imported. Jo-Anne Ruscoe from the Australian Barramundi Farmers Association says they're particularly concerned about...

Port Lincoln E-Fraud and Cyber Crime Prevention Sessions

Port Lincoln Bendigo Bank will be hosting two E-Fraud and Cyber Crime Prevention sessions that will help locals and local businesses avoid being scammed.  The aim of the sessions is to raise awareness of the different types of scams there are out there, how you can be scammed and what you...

2019 Anzac Day Commemorations

Tomorrow local communities across the Eyre Peninsula will commemorate Anzac Day remembering those who fought for us and we will also think about those who are still fighting for our freedom and rights.  On April 25th 1916, ANZAC Day was commemorated for the first time. It's held in remembrance of the...

Port Lincoln Eyre Street Stormwater Pump Station Project

The Port Lincoln City Council would like to inform locals of the upcoming construction on the Eyre Street Stormwater Pump Station Project.  Construction will begin on Monday 29th April with several traffic restrictions in place that may cause disruption to those in the area over the duration of the project. Traffic control...

Karin Page Embraces SALT and Port Lincoln

Singer Song Writer Karin Page has taken the SALT Festival by storm, featuring in three special events including supporting act for the Gemein Sisters, writers in the Round and her mediation and mindfulness workshop. Last night she performed at the Nautilus Theatre with the Germein sisters, putting on a fantastic heart...

Father and Daughter Taken By Wave on Easter

Over the weekend a father and his five-year-old daughter were swept off the rocks by a wave at Cape Carnot near whaler’s way.  An alarm was raised at 1.30pm Easter Sunday after the two were swept away, emergency services rushed to the area and searched the area by land, air and...

Germein Sisters Take Over Nautilus Stage for SALT Festival

SALT Festival will be bringing the Germein Sisters to the stage at the Nautulis art Centre tonight with supporting act Karin Page.  The three sisters from the Adelaide Hills specialise in acoustic pop rock music that has taken them all over the world. Tonight show will expect to see new songs from...

SALT Festival Night With the Museum

Another major SALT Festival event includes a night with the museum that will delve into the biology of some of South Australia’s most adored marine mammals.  The session will be MC’d by Dr. Shelly Paull Marine Parks Regional Coordinator from Natural Recourses South Australia and will feature four inspirational marine life...

Car Stolen Over Easter Weekend

Over the weekend police investigated a break in where a car was stolen. Just after midnight on Sunday 21 April, a house on Oxford Terrace was broken into while the occupants were asleep and a white 2009 VE Holden Commodore was stolen. The car has South Australian registration of S104AUG. Anyone who may...

Herd Immunity Will Benefit Everyone Against Influenza

GPs are reminding Eyre Peninsula about the importance of staying up-to-date with our vaccinations and the benefits of 'herd immunity'.  The more people vaccinated against diseases, including influenza, the greater protection for individuals and those around them. It comes as figures show the flu contributes to an average of 3,000 deaths...