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Police Recruit Protective Security Officers

Locals interested in a career in the police force can join the front line defence to COVID-19 as South Australian police recruit more than 100 Protective Security Officers. Participant will undergo a nine week paid training course and assist in medi-hotels. Newly trained staff will undertake medi-hotel duties by staffing security desks...

Eyre Peninsula Whale Season Expected To Be A Big One

Whale Season on the Eyre Peninsula is well under way with whales making their way to the head of the Bight for breeding and birthing. Prime whale season begins in early May all the way through until October, giving locals and visitors the opportunity to see the spectacular mammals up close. So...

Lock Hay Delivered to Struggling NSW Farmers

Today 144 bales of hay from Lock will be delivered to NSW to assist farmers affected by the mouse plague. Farmers in Narromine, NSW have been devastated by a mouse epidemic that has left farmers no choice but to burn all of their hay that’s completely infested with mice. Rural Aid has...

Understanding the Impacts of Heat Stress in Sheep

A PHD student from the University of Adelaide will be conducting in depth research on the effects of heat stress in grazed sheep. Up until now, the Impact of heat stress in sheep is not well understood. Bobbie Lewis Baida will be among the first to complete intensive research and will attempt...

Locals Confused by Private Health and Tax

Local residents and families are being urged to consider private hospital cover as we approach the end of financial year. It comes as a new survey reveals more than 1 in 2 (52%) Australians are confused about private health insurance and how it relates to tax. The survey also found confusion...

A celebration of Seafood at Streaky Bay

Streaky Bay will be showing their application for local seafood in September with their all new event, A celebrations of Seafood at Streaky Bay. The event will see two full days of sensational seafood tasting experiences at venues across the town. Iconic chefs and local fisherman will host the tastings and give...

Port Lincoln Scam Warning

Port Lincoln police are warning locals not to fall victim to scams following serval reports of online scammers in the area. In the past two weeks there have been two reports of a man calling claiming to be from Telstra or NBN claiming that the victims account had been hacked and...

Push for to Make Flu Shots Free for Over 65's

The Marshall Liberal Government is exploring opportunities to further improve access to government-funded seasonal flu vaccines for older locals. An expert advisory group is being established to consider expanding the distribution f the immunisation program that will target people aged 65 year and over in South Australian pharmacies from next year. Minister...

Port Lincoln Footy Round 8 Results

On Saturday the Port Lincoln Football league round 8 seen big wins to Wayback’s, Tasman’s and Marble Range. Tasman’s hosted Boston’s at Ravendale Oval and after a tight first quarter that seen the Rooster lead by just 3 points, the Tigers could not keep up with Tasman’s who ran out comfortable...

Confidence Levels Decrease in Second Year of Pandemic

A new survey has found Australians want more support to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic with 1 in 2 of us not confident life will return to normal by this time next year. Nearly 90% agree we need to do more as a community to assist those hardest hit. Australian Red...