Local News

New Study Reveals Bowel Cancer is Increasing in Young Aussie

Eyre Peninsula residents under the age of fifty are urged to be vigilant with bowel cancer as two new studies reveal a significant increase in cases.  Around 1 in 10 bowel cancers are now diagnosed in people under the age of fifty, with it also being the deadliest cancer in Australians...

Port Lincoln Football Fixtures 15/06/19

In Port Lincoln football, This weekend will see local football continue with round 7 set to be played this Saturday. At Centenary Oval Lincoln South will go head to head against Mallee Park. Bostons take on Waybacks at Poole Oval And Top of the Ladder Tasman’s will battle it out with second on the...

Eyre Peninsula Drivers Well Behaved Over Longer Weekend

Over the long weekend, SA police conducted their usual safety operation with the Eyre Peninsula bringing in some progressive results that saw zero drink drivers out of 502 tests.  Local police tested 21 drivers for drugs, which only saw three positive readings that are still yet to undergo forensic testing. Police believe...

Rainfall Provides Kick Start For SA Farmers Ahead of Dry Season

According to the latest Crop and Pasture report a vast majority of South Australian farmers have started sowing their crops for the 2019–20 season, with many on the Easter Eyre Peninsula finished sowing. The Reports Seeding Intentions shows many farmers started seeding in April with dry subsoil following harsh summer and autumn months...

Speed Limit Changed in Elliston

A petition to change speed limits on the outskirts of Elliston has been successful, with speed limits set to decrease on the Flinders Highway.  The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure has advised that the speed limit will be changed to 60 kilometers per hour from the Anxious Bay road turnoff...

Women's Stepping into Leadership Program

PIRSA and Woman Learning Together are this year continuing their successful program Stepping into Leadership for Eyre Peninsula women to join.  The program aims to enable women in agriculture and agribusiness across South Australia to participate in professional development -building personal leadership skills. Inspirational female figures will lead the program that will...

Hypnotist Cherry Farrow Heads To Wudinna

This weekend the Wudinna community is set to see another special guest visit the town with a comedy hypnosis act on the cards for locals to attend.  Hypnotist Cherry Farrow will be performing her show titled Marvel at the power of the human mind, see the show or be the show. Cherry...

Unhappy Locals Escalate FTA Vandalism

The Commercial Pilot Training at the Port Lincoln Airport has local residents up in arms about the noise disruption with another case of vandalism in retaliation to the development.   On Monday night some unknown locals took it upon themselves to send a message to the pilot training, writing "NO FTA" in...

RDWEP Power Outage Survey Outcome

Following a survey conducted by Regional development Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula on the recent blackouts, it's been revealed that over half of those surveyed would be interested in the Eyre Peninsula Community Solar Scheme.  The survey had up to 240 participants who reported on their disruptions during the blackout. Some of the key...

State Government Urges Locals To Save on Energy Discounts

The Liberal Government is urging Eyre Peninsula residents to take advantage of the current energy discount offer which could result in savings of up to $585 off annual energy bills.  The cost of living expenses and energy bills are one of the biggest concerns for South Australian households and with the...