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Port Lincoln City Council Revise Meetings

The city council of Port Lincoln met last Tuesday for a special meeting that resolved to adopt a revised structure for Council meetings. The council will now hold meetings once a month on the third Monday of every month at 6.30pm at the City of Port Lincoln Council Chambers. Chief Executive Officer,...

Drink Driver Caught Over limit in Port Lincoln

A man has lost his licence after being caught drink driving last night in Port Lincoln. The man was stopped just after 7pm, Thursday 6 December, on Normandy Place. He submitted to a breath test and recorded an alleged reading of 0.085. The 37-year-old local man lost his licence on the spot for...

Port Lincoln Carols on the Foreshore Tonight

Tonight will see Port Lincoln’s premier Christmas event the Carols on the Foreshore presented by the Port Lincoln Ministers Association and the Port Lincoln Community Bank. The event will be held on the main stage area on the Foreshore with entertainment and live music along with dancers and various choirs performing...

Free Phone Service for Vulnerable People

The state government is urging vulnerable South Australians living in rural and remote areas to register, with what could be a lifesaving, free phone service that provides welfare check ups at regular intervals during heat waves. With the summers weather conditions climbing into the mid -high 30s this week local residents...

Applications Open for Rural Bank’s 2019 National Scholarship Program

Eyre Peninsula students looking to become Australia’s future agricultural leaders, are encouraged to apply for Rural Bank’s 2019 national Scholarship Program. Application opened this week with the 2019 program expanding with up to 25 scholarships that will see an increased investment to support drought affected communities. The $5,000 scholarship is available for...

Minister’s Recreational Fishing Advisory Council

South Australian recreational fishers have the chance to get involved in the creation of the new Minister’s Recreational Fishing Advisory Council. Nominations will open on Monday 17 December for fishers interested in being on the new council, with voting for candidates commencing on 18 February next year. Minister for Primary Industries Tim...

ADE Donationed to City in Honour of Shark Attack Survivor

The SA Ambulance Service is donating a public access Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to the City of Port Lincoln in honour of a local shark attack survivor. The unit will be handed over to the City this Saturday morning during a special function at the Port Lincoln Jetty. Shark attack survivor Chris...

Port Lincoln Gets into the Christmas Spirit

Port Lincoln is beginning to look a lot like Christmas with a pair of major, Christmas themed, events planned for the coming days. The Christmas tree festival hosted by the Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church will be held over the next few days kicking off today at 2pm until 7pm. The church invites...

$34 Million for Natural Resource Management Projects

The Federal Government has announced it will deliver $34million of projects in the electorate of Grey to enhance natural resource management. Five environmental organisations across Grey have received the funding boost under the Government’s $450 million Regional Land Partnerships program. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said that the projects will focus...

Port Lincoln National Park, Park of the Month

The Port Lincoln National Park has been featured as the state wide ‘park of the month’ once again by the Department of Environment and water.   Plans to host an array of activities are set to take place over the month including; exploring the coast, taking a self-guided drive, bushwalking, and a...