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AEU Bosses Taking Industrial Action A step Further

Some students across the Eyre Peninsula may or may not be bringing home end-of-term report cards with written teacher comments about their progress and ability, attitude or areas for improvement, following the Australian Education Unions “work-to-rule” actions.  AEU bosses are urging teachers not to provide any insightful feedback to students as...

Coffin Bay Day On The Bay 2019

    Next week Sunday 29th September the Coffin Bay Day on the Bay is due to take place with locals and visitors invited to join the town in a day of delicious food and wine. This year will be the Day on the Bays 4th year running with it expected to be...

Port Lincoln Parenting Workshops

Parents of young children and teenagers are invited to attend an upcoming series of free parenting workshops in Port Lincoln. The workshops, delivered by the Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Parenting and Family Support Team, aim to help parents understand their children, support their development and manage stress. Workshop leader Carol Toole...

Streaky Bay Trash & Treasure Garage Sale Trail

Next month the District Council of Streaky Bay will be embracing recycling and reusing practices by hosting a community Trash and Treasure Trail. The council is encouraging locals to gather all of their unwanted items around the house and hold a garage sale. Locals can join the trail by registering their address...

Streaky And Tumby Schools to Receive $14,000 for Music

Tumby Bay Area School and Streaky Bay Area are set to receive fourteen thousand dollars each under round 1 of the Marshall governments Music Innovation Fund. The two schools are 2 out of 19 from across the state to be selected and received funding to make music accessible for children and...

Port Lincoln Labelled Best Foodie Secret, A Gourmet Paradise

Port Lincoln has been labelled as Australia’s best foodie secrets being recognised as a gourmet paradise by a Stuff traveller journalist. The article gloated about some of Port Lincolns best venues who produce tasteful local produce, showcasing what the region has to offer. The Beer Garden Brewery was listed as a highlight...

South Australia Governor’s Civic Awards

The first-ever Governor’s Civic Awards for Schools program is now open to all Year 5 students across the Eyre Peninsula. The competition aims to highlight the importance of civics and citizenship education in the context of South Australian history. Students can submit either audio or written response on why it’s important for...

Port Lincoln Man Four Times Over Legal Limit

Over the weekend a man was caught drink Driving in Port Lincoln four times over the legal limit.  In the early hours of Sunday Morning Police pulled over a vehicle on Dickens Street for a diver test. The driver, a 60-year-old Port Lincoln man, recorded a blood alcohol reading of 0.206. He was...

Australian Agricultural Exports at a Record High

Australian agricultural exports have increased in value for the ninth consecutive year to a record high of $50.7 billion. The latest Australian Agriculture Trade Report by Rural Bank shows the cattle industry had the largest increase in export value, up $1.9 billion to $12.3 billion in the 2018-2019 year. Other exports...

Port Lincoln Prison to Go Smoke Free this Week

This Wednesday the Port Lincoln Prison will be the next South Australian prison to go smoke-free, with all prisons across the state due to become smoke-free environments by the end of 2019. The initiative bans all prisoners, visitors and workers from any type of smoking including vaping in correctional centers. South Australia...