Local News

St Joseph's Present Aladdin jr Production

Tonight students from St Joseph’s school will present a school production of Disney’s Aladdin Jr. Around 50 students from years 7-12 will perform 3 shows tonight, Friday night and Saturday night. Thursday, 15th August | 7.00pmFriday, 16th August | 7.30pmSaturday, 17th August | 7.30pm The show is set to captivate the audience into...

Progress Made for EP Road Network Upgrades

The state government has got the ball rolling for the Eyre Peninsula road upgrades with the initial Corridor Analysis almost complete.  Since the funding announcement, the State government has discussed with local councils and the EPLGA about the local road network and has provided valuable information for the stage 1 corridor...

Lower Eyre District Council Mayor Wants to Meet Her Community

The Lower Eyre District Council Mayor Jo-Anne Quigley & CEO Rod Pearson are planning to get out into their communities over the coming months for meet and greet sessions throughout the Lower Eyre District.  Mayor Quigley a new Mayor living in Cummins is acknowledging how wide the LEDC is and is...

Natural Resources Focus on EP Saltmarshes

Eyre Peninsula Natural Resources Management Board will receive almost $2,000,000 in funding over four years that will see benefits for EP Saltmarshes.  The funding will be used to better understand hydrological flows through monitoring and making improvements to some coastal infrastructures, and where necessary implementing delicate revegetation operations that will aim...

Cloud Technology Benefits Regional Businesses and Consumers

A new report shows cloud technology has delivered a total of $9.4 billion in productivity benefits to the Australian economy.  It follows recent figures from the ABS showing businesses in regional and rural Australia are among those to embrace the technology. Among those, the agriculture and fishing sector (25%), as well...

Police Seek Public Assistance to Identify Robbers

Port Lincoln Police are continuing to seek public assistance to help identify two men wanted for robbery at a Port Lincoln hotel in April.  About 12am on Wednesday 17 April, 2019 two men entered the gaming room of the Hotel Boston on King Street, Port Lincoln.  The men armed with knives, threatened a...

Royal Flying Doctors Service Fundraiser Raise Over $30,000

On Friday evening the Line and Label held the Royal flying Doctors Service fundraiser event which raised $31,000 on the night.  The event saw around 90 people attend with many getting into the fundraising spirit and dished out generous donations. The highest selling auction item saw the exclusive Peter Teakle package go...

Port Lincoln Library Celebrate Science Week with Si Fi Pi

This week is National Science week and in spirit of it, the Port Lincoln Library will be hosting a Si Fi Pi event this morning for locals to join.  The interactive inter-generational session will teach people to transform fruit and vegetables into musical instruments and demonstrate the art of science. Louise Mrdjen...

Western EP Landowners Sign Up to Harvest Kangaroos

The state government is addressing the environmental issue of the high population of kangaroos in the western Eyre Peninsula by dedicating an additional $25,000 income to drought-affected farmers through the pilot program. The three-month program run by various organisations, Livestock SA, Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA), the Department of Environment...

Drug and Drink Drivers Busted on the Eyre Peninsula

Over the weekend Eyre Western Patrols were kept busy conducting random drug and alcohol tests, detecting 9 drug drivers and 4 drink drivers.  Methamphetamine and cannabis were the leading drugs detected in people systems, with some returning positive to both substances. Out of the drivers detected, there were 5 women and 9...