Local News

Council Election Voting Begins from Today

The South Australian Electoral Commission will be posting out voting materials for the 2018 Council Elections from today. Members of the public who are already on the State (House of Assembly) electoral roll or have completed an enrolment to join Council’s supplementary roll earlier this year will receive a voting pack...

New Electricity Transmission Line to Be Built on the EP

Plans to build a two hundred and forty million dollar transmission line on the Eyre Peninsula are set to be approved by energy regulators. Transmission company ElectraNet have recommended the line to run from Cultana to Port Lincoln and will go forth at the end of 2021. ElectraNet chief executive Steve Masters...

Port Spencer Deep Sea Wharf for EP

SA grower-owned agribusiness Free Eyre has been invited to submit a Full Business Case to construct Port Spencer Deep Sea Wharf on Eyre Peninsula.   The business case would be assessed under the next round of Federal Government’s $272.2 million Regional Growth Fund. The proposal to construct a 620 metre modular jetty/wharf  capable...

GPSA Prepare Grain Growers for Coming Harvest Season

Grain Producers SA is calling on grain growers across the state to ask themselves how well they know the Grain Harvesting Code of Practice ahead of the 2018-19 harvest. The Grain Harvesting Code of Practice is a voluntary code which outlines the conditions under which grain harvesting and handling should occur...

Fire Ban For Today Due To Strong Winds

  SA Country Fire Service (CFS) is urging people to cease burning off, as winds today are forecast to reach 50 km/hr. It is also important all burn-offs conducted earlier this week are fully extinguished before the wind picks up. State Duty Commander, Brett Loughlin said although CFS is pleased to see people...

Kimba Health and Wellness Weekend

Tonight will see the first events on the program held for the Kimba Health and Wellness weekend. Tonight the event launch will take place at 7.30pm at the Kimba Institute - with guest speakers Cherry Farrow, inspirational speaker and comedian Ben Darsow.   Saturday will see street stalls from 11am along with...

Port Lincoln Relay For Life This Weekend

Participants in this year’s Port Lincoln Relay for Life will gather at Poole Oval tomorrow afternoon for the commencement of this year’s event. Teams have been registered this year from across the region all raising money for the Cancer Council in the lead up to the event. The Port Lincoln edition of...

One Walk Raising Money For Type 1 Diabetes

This Sunday will see the Port Lincoln One Walk take place along the foreshore. The Walk will commence from the Foreshore Playground at 10.30am sharp. The track will include a coastal loop on the Parnkalla Walking Trail of 4-6kms, before returning to the start point. One Walk aims to raise much needed funds...

Ceduna Boys Arrested forTrespassing

In police news two boys have been charged with unlawfully being on premises after being disturbed at a storage yard on Goode Road in Ceduna earlier this week. About 1.20pm on Tuesday a member of staff located the youths and gave chase as they ran away into the nearby golf course. One...

Local Tour For Wudinna District

This Sunday the local business and tourism organisation in Wudinna is hosting a tour of prominent locations around the region. The tour is for locals and tourists alike and will take in a number of different locations including Minnipa, Tcharkuldu Hill, Pildappa Rock and the Gawler Ranges. Craig Midgley from the Wudinna...