Local News

Tunarama street closures

As Tunarama approaches The Port Lincoln City Council has outlined a number of temporary road closures to ensure the event is a success.       The longest closure will be Eyre Street, north of the Tasman Terrace intersection from 5pm Tuesday the the 21st, until 6am Tuesday the 28th, with Tasman Terrace from Adelaide...

Whyalla's Gig City Switch on Approaches

The first of 15 towers for Whyalla's Gig City has been installed last week.   The Fixed Wireless Network is an initiative between Council, the State Government and private company MIMP, to provide ultra-fast and affordable Gigabit internet to the city, with speeds of up to a thousand megabits per second, 10 times that currently on...

Golden Princess set for Return

Golden Princess set to arrive in Port Lincoln next Monday       The fourth and final visit for the vessel of the season will her dock with 2600 passengers and 11 hundred crew aboard. Her 6:30am arrival will also coincided with a Makers Market on the Port Lincoln foreshore to showcase the work of local artists...

Volunteers needed

The Elliston branch of SA Ambulance service is currently looking for new members. The local branch is set to see a number of existing volunteers leave the service over the coming year, and the search is on to find local's keen to give back to their community to ensure long term...

Police Seeking Assistance

Port Lincoln Police are endeavouring to identify the owners of a stolen camper trailer and medals found late last year. Just after 9am on Monday 18 November, patrols and were called to St. Andrews Terrace, following a two-car crash. A man and woman ran off from a Subaru station wagon involved...

Auto Sprint seeks community assistance

As the Teakle Auto Sprint approaches, the hunt for volunteers begins. The biennial event is set to return across the Easter Long Weekend with a packed schedule, with organisers seeking volunteers to help as officials, marshals, and track builders to help in preparation, and across the weekend. Tony Rodda said of...

Out Town Funding short list announced

A number of Eyre Peninsula and West Coast Towns are set to reap the benefits, following an announcement by the Fay Fuller Foundation.   Kimba, Ceduna and Cummins are among the 6 towns chosen to work with the foundation as part of a short list for the ‘Our Town’ mental health funding...

Book Launch given new date

The Port Lincoln Chamber of Commerce is set to present the book launch of Professor Ross Garnaut’s new book Superpower: Australia’s Low-Carbon Opportunity The launch, to be conducted at the Port Lincoln Hotel, will occur on February 4th from 5:30 to 7pm. The book talks about Australia’s opportunities within the Renewable sector,...

Road names in the headlights

The District Council of Streaky Bay is currently seeking feedback on a district wide road naming review. The proposed naming changes will be considered in accordance with the District Council’s Road and Place Naming Policy, with approximately 27 changes or adjustments being tabled for public consultation including a number where...

Seasonal challenges a Key Issue for 2020

Ongoing seasonal Challenges are set to remain a key issue for Eyre Peninsula Farmers across 2020 according to Rural Bank’s Australian Agricultural Outlook. Some Commodities such as dairy, beef, and sheep are all expected to see higher demand levels, but Australian producers may be limited due to a lack of...