Local News

EP Residents Urged to Be Patient As We Enter Day One of Lockdown

  Today Eyre Peninsula residents join the state in waking up to day one of lockdown with only five reasons to be leaving home. Locals under the stay at home order will now only be able to leave their home to undertake essential work, shopping for essential goods and services, medical reasons,...

Cleve Residents Urged to Report Feral Deer and Goat Sightings

Cleve residents are being urged to report any sightings of feral goats and deer in the Cleve hills. National Parks and wild life services are calling on locals to keep their eyes peeled for these species in the Yelduknie Conservation Park as the animals are causing intensive damage to the sites...

Lincoln Cinema Receives $35,000 in Grant Funding

The Lincoln Cinema has been award $35,000 in grant money to keep the beloved movie venue above water. The funding comes under the federal governments SCREEN fund (supporting Cinemas Retention Endurance and Enhancement of Neighbourhoods) which aims to help and support the recovery of cinemas in what has been a challenging...

Short Term Accommodation for DV Victims and Rough Sleepers During Lockdown

Domestic violence victims and rough sleepers are set to have access to short-term motel accommodation for the duration of the states seven-day lockdown. Minister for Human Services Michelle Lensink says while they are urging people to stay home over the next seven days, those experiencing domestic violence or abuse at home...

Eyre Peninsula House Fire

CFS crews have been called to a house fire in Mangalo. At around 5pm yesterday afternoon three fire trucks and 15 fire fighters from the Cleve, Mangalo and Kimba CFS brigades responded to a call of a house engulfed in flames. Unfortunately, fire crews were unable to save the property due to...

New Rec Fish Strategy

A new recreational fishing strategy has been developed by the Minister’s Recreational Fishing Advisory Council (MRFAC) which outlines key pillars for the future of the sector. Key action items for recreational fishers include investigating the rollout of electronic diaries, explore new funding opportunities, improve research and monitoring and increasing education.  Minister for...

Call for EP Artists to Design 2022 Adelaide Fringe Poster

Eyre Peninsula Artists are encouraged to enter the 2022 Adelaide Fringe Poster Competition which celebrates the diverse and inclusive nature of the Adelaide Fringe. The winning entry will receive $3000 in prize money, exposure for the southern hemisphere’s largest art festival for 2022 and the opportunity to present their own exhibition...

Local Road Tips the Latest Hype

The SA Tourism Commission (SATC) has revealed that road trip travel is at an all time high. The data shows 65 per cent of travel consumers are looking to replace their international trips with a one-to-four-week domestic holiday, The tourism commission has re-launched its road trip campaign, with the new maps online...

Sporting Fans Warned of Scams

With sports fans set to be glued to their screens over the coming weeks, Eyre Peninsula residents are being warned about a potential increase in scams. It comes as nearly 1 in 2 brands in Australia report an increase in counterfeit websites (43%) and fake emails (47%) over the past year....

Pharmacy vaccinations begin locally

Beginning today, National Pharmacy in Port Lincoln will be offering the AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine to locals to help alleviate pressure on vaccination hubs, and enable more people to get the jab sooner.   Vaccine appointments are available to those over 60, and people of any age receiving their second dose of the...