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Rental Affordability Fuelling Youth Homelessness

Urgent investment in social housing is needed to combat the rental affordability crisis in South Australia which is fuelling youth homelessness. Everybody’s Home - a national campaign to end homelessness said the Federal Government needs to take action to make housing easier for young Australians to access. One of main reasons young...

Physiotherapy to Combat Chronic Health Conditions

A new campaign is being launched encouraging local residents living with chronic health conditions to seek physiotherapy as part of their treatment journey. The campaign will begin with a focus on women's health issues, including those who experience sexual pain, pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence. Pelvic Health Physiotherapist, Vanessa Wilmot, says...

Port Lincoln Long Lunch Returns for 2021

The countdown is on, as the Port Lincoln Lunch venues gear up to return for 2021 after its first break in 25 years. Last year due to COVID the event did not go ahead and has returned this year on Sunday May 30th with its new sponsor the Bendigo Bank and...

Catch Up With Your Mates for Mayeight

Men across the Eyre Peninsula are being encouraged to catch up with their mates ahead of Movember's annual Mayeight campaign this Saturday (8 May). It comes as a new survey reveals 1 in 5 Aussies (22%) have not arranged a catch up with a close mate in six months or more....

The Resilient Girls Bush Camp

Young girls on the Lower Eyre Peninsula are being invited to join The Resilient Girls Bush Camp that will help girls build their self-confidence and connect with other young ladies. The camp is aimed at girls between the ages of 10-12 and is a two-day and two-night camping experience just outside...

White Shirts for World Ovarian Cancer Day

Residents on the Eyre Peninsula are being asked to wear a white shirt this Saturday to help mark World Ovarian Cancer Day (Saturday, 8 May). More than 1,600 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer every year in Australia with one woman dying from the disease every eight hours. To help raise...

Port Lincoln Football League Round 3

This weekend will see the Port Lincoln Football League return to the field for round 3. At Mallee Park, Mallee Park will go head to head against Waybacks. Lincoln South with battle it out against Marble Range at Centenary Oval And Bostons will go up against Tasmans at Poole Oval.

Port Lincoln Train Park Train Engine To See it's Departure

Following a safety audit, the train engine at the Port Lincoln train park is set to be removed making way for new play equipment. In March last year a child became stuck which prompted council to conduct a safety and risk assessment of the train engine and found the park feature...

EPCF Provides Funding for New Blinds at Port Lincoln Youth Shelter

The Eyre Peninsula Community Foundation has delivered a donation of $2000 to the Port Lincoln Youth Shelter for the purchase of new blinds. Over the past 12 months, the Youth crisis shelter has undergone some upgrades that aim to provide a more comfortable and inviting space for those who have nowhere...

Streaky Bay Stars Align Project

Throughout the month of May Streaky Bay will see the Stars Align project sweep the town with an array of artists running workshops and creating sculptures. The project will see workshops run over two weekends including Ruth Gregor who will deliver limestone carving workshops and Abby Dunbar who will host two...