Local News

Suspicious Unit Fire In Port Lincoln

A unit on Grantala road Port Lincoln has burnt down overnight following a call to emergency services. Just before 2 am Metro Fire Services, Country Fire Services and Port Lincoln Police crews attended the fire where a unit was engulfed in flames. Fire fighters took approximately 15 minutes to contain the fire...

Woman Robbed While Walking in Port Lincoln

On Friday afternoon a 40-year-old woman was robbed of her purse by a teenage girl whilst walking along a street in Port Lincoln. Just after 4.30 pm on Friday, a woman was walking along Sellen Street, when she was approached by a teenage girl who asked if she could call a taxi. ...

Lower Eyre Peninsula Bids Farewell to FTA

The District Council of the Lower Eyre Peninsula have announced and confirmed the withdrawal of Flight Training Adelaide from the Port Lincoln Airport at the end of October 2019. FTA will relocate their planes, training providers, operational staff and commence the relocation of their planes and associated equipment back to Parafield...

Locals Urged to Utilise Red Cross App

Residents on the Eyre Peninsula are urged to get prepared for the coming disaster season, amid predictions of early bushfires and more extreme weather events. It comes as a new survey shows regional Australians are leading the way on preparations with around a quarter having already organised an emergency kit. National...

Port Lincoln Football Grand Final Results

Eyre Peninsula Football finals concluded over the weekend with the Port Lincoln Football leagues. Grand finals being played at Centenary Oval. The day kicked off with the under 13s with Boston Tigers defeating Mallee Park by 38 points. In the Under 15's Waybacks proved too strong for Lincoln South running out 16-point winners. In...

Port Lincoln to Join Global Climate Strike Today

Local students and workers will rally on the Port Lincoln foreshore today as part of a Global Climate Strike. The youth-led demonstrations are being backed by more than 1,600 Australian businesses who are allowing their staff time off work to attend the rally. The 'Not Business as Usual' alliance includes companies...

Port Lincoln 2019 Football Grand Finals

To sport and in Port Lincoln football, This weekend will see the last grand finals played on the Eyre Peninsula at centenary oval. Starting with under 13’s then under 15’, under 17’s, reserves and culminating with the A grade between Tasman’s and Mallee Park. These two sides have proven themselves to be the...

EPCF Grants Now Open for Community Groups and Organisations

The Eyre Peninsula Community Foundation is now offering small grants to community groups and organisations with applications now open. The EPCF grants are targeted at local charitable organisations, community groups and proactive visionary individuals who make a real difference to the development of our communities. Small grants will range from $500 -...

Tumby Bay Crack Down on Dog Owners

Following recent events in Tumby Bay where dog owners have failed to control their dogs in public and not restrained, rules and regulations have now been changed along the front beach. Tumby Bays new rules outline that all dogs are required to be kept on a 2m lead between 7 am...

Crazy Wind Warnings For the Eyre Peninsula

Residents living on the Eyre Peninsula are being advised to take caution and hold off on any burn-offs today following the hot and windy weather conditions.  Today is expected to see areas of raised dust across the region with up to 60 Km winds and gusts of nearly 100kn hr, emergency...