Local News

Tourism Vouchers to Be Dished Out Next Month

As of next month, locals will be offered up to $100 in travel vouchers to use for accommodation locally and across the state. The vouchers, part of a $4 million dollar tourism stimulus package, aims to further boost the visitor economy and local jobs. Vouchers of up to $100 will be available...

Port Lincoln Woman Hits the Jackpot

A Port Lincoln woman has hit the jackpot after winning $100,000. The woman yesterday discovered she had won the guaranteed 1st prize in the last Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot. Initially, she was very overwhelmed and thought she was going to faint when she received the news. The Lotto asked the local woman what...

Port Lincoln 2020 Business Excellence Awards Cancelled

It’s been confirmed the Port Lincoln Business Excellence Awards have been canceled for 2020. The awards, planned for late October, will no longer go ahead in wake of COVID restrictions and concerns around Victoria’s second wave. The Port Lincoln Chamber of Commerce and Tourism committee held off on the decision with hopes...

Farmers Urged to Look After their Skin

A new report has revealed the unseen burden of non-melanoma skin cancer and the increased risk for farmers and people living in rural and remote areas.  Up to 1,700 Australians are estimated to die from advanced non-melanoma skin cancers each year and those living with the disease face social isolation and...

Local Motor Racing Enthusiast Tastes Success at Tailem Bend

Local Motor Racing enthusiast Hagen Zerk tasted success on Saturday at the South Australian round of the V8 Supercars held at Tailem Bend. Zerk who is one of the main driving forces behind the Port Lincoln Auto sprint event was competing in the Combined Sedans support race in his Ford Falcon...

Tasman's Make it Through to 2020 Grand Final

Tasman’s won their way through to the 2020 Port Lincoln Football League Grand Final at Centenary Oval this Saturday September 26th. Marble Range held a slight lead at quarter time going in 8 points up with Tasman’s narrowing the margin to 2 points by half time. A dominant 3 rd quarter seen...

Spring Prescribed Burns

Locals can expect to see the State Government’s spring prescribed burns roll out over the coming weeks. The burn season aims to reduce the risk of bushfires with a total of 92 burns planned across the state throughout spring this year and autumn next year. The burns in coordination with National Parks...

Men Reluctant to Seek Mental Health Support

A new report is shining a spotlight on the issue of mental health and suicide amongst Australian men, including those in regional and rural areas. Despite making up more than three-quarters of all deaths by suicide, a quarter of Australian men say they wouldn't seek help from anyone for mental health...

Drunk Rider Charged in Ceduna

A Ceduna man has been arrested over the weekend after being caught drink riding on an unroadworthy bike. On Saturday night 19 September, police received information from the public regarding a man riding a motorcycle with no helmet and shining a torch with one hand. Police stopped the rider and discovered the...

Preliminary Final Week for Port Lincoln Football League

This Saturday its Preliminary Final week for the Port Lincoln Football League. Unlike last week, the Under 13s through to the A grade final will be played at Centenary Oval. In the A grade, an injury-hit Tasman’s will play Marble Range with 2020 Mail Medalist Kory Beard expected to have a major...