Local News

Special Guest Confirmed For Sports Person of the Year Awards

The nomination deadline and the awards presentation dinner for the Lower Eyre Peninsula Sports Person of the Year awards has been brought forward.  Nominations for the awards will now close on Friday December 15th with the awards dinner to be held on January 5th next year.  The reason for moving the deadline...

Miller Named New Commissioner For Aboriginal Engagement

An Aboriginal leader from Port Lincoln has been appointed for a three-year term as South Australia’s Commissioner for Aboriginal Engagement.  Harry Miller Sr has been appointed to the role and brings decades of experience in Aboriginal policy and leadership to the role, which advocates on behalf of all Aboriginal people and...

PIRSA Launches New Marine Mapping System

Ocean currents in state waters can now be forecast in real-time and high resolution, with the development of a revolutionary new mapping system.  The eSA-Marine website will provide marine stakeholders with forecasts of sea level, water temperature, ocean currents and wind direction and speed.  The project was funded by the Australian Government’s...

Local Police Warn Locals To Look Out For Conman

Port Lincoln Police are warning locals to be on the lookout for conman who is believed to be ripping off local businesses and residents.  Police have been advised this person is taking payment for work he has no intention of carrying out as well as buying expensive tools and products on...

Port Lincoln Cricket Weekend Fixtures

Round three of senior matches will be played this weekend in Port Lincoln Cricket with the Colts competition also set to kick off.  In the senior competitions the round will again be split over Saturday and Sunday with B grade matches on Saturday and A grade matches on Sunday.  Waybacks will take...

Port Lincoln Residents Urged To Vote For Fund My Neighbourhood Projects

The City of Port Lincoln is asking community members to vote for their favourite local projects submitted by locals in Round One of the State Government’s Fund My Neighbourhood Program.  City of Port Lincoln Mayor Bruce Green said that those that do not have access to the internet, the Port Lincoln...

Preparations Continue For Cleve Color Run

The annual Color Run is coming to Cleve in November with more than 500 people expected to join in the fun. While there will not be any road closures on the day, police are urging motorists to be aware of the event while travelling through the area, pay attention to the...

West Coast Community Constable Wins Regional Award

The work of a West Coast Police Community Constable has been acknowledged at an awards program focused on celebrating the achievements of Aboriginal women.  Community Constable Jenny Scott was recognised at The Gladys Elphick Awards last Friday.  The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, Kyam Maher presented Community Constable Scott with the...

More Funding For Regional Capability Community Fund

Individuals and community groups will be able to apply for an additional almost $1 million in grant funding to boost their ability to respond to bushfires and other natural disasters.  The State Government has announced that it will be extending the popular Regional Capability Community Fund (RCCF) for an extra two...

SA Grain Crop Estimate Increased

Good news for the states farmers with South Australia’s 2017–18 estimated grain harvest has been revised upwards to 6.7 million tonnes.  The revised estimate comes from an earlier prediction of 6.4 million tonnes, with an estimated farm gate value of $1.7 billion.  The latest Crop and Pasture Report, produced by PIRSA, reveals...