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Beef Industry Halve Its Carbon Footprint

A new report card on the nation's beef industry shows it's continuing to improve its care of the environment, animals and its people.  The latest update from the Australian Beef Sustainability Framework shows the industry has more than halved its carbon footprint and is on track to be carbon neutral by...

Port Lincoln Football Results 15/06/19

  To Sport and in Port Lincoln Football, Over the weekend the Port Lincoln football league played round 7 for the season.  Mallee Park and Lincoln South Battled it out with Mallee Park 19 goals 12, 129 thrashing Lincoln South 4 goals, 8, 32. It was a tight game for Bostons and Way backs...

Ceduna Man Faces Court After Attempted Sexual Assault

A Ceduna man will face court following the alleged kidnapping and attempted sexual assault of a young girl known to him in March this year.  Police will allege on Sunday 31 March, the man offered the girl known to him a ride home in his car, but allegedly took her to...

Rodeo by the Sea Champion Quest

West Coast residents are encouraged to get involved in the Streaky Bay Rodeo by the Sea Champion Quest with event organisers looking for an array of individuals to get involved.  The Champions will be ambassadors that will promote the event, create awareness through promotional tasks and raise money for the chosen...

Ceduna Organisations Awarded SA Healthy Towns Grant

T he Ceduna Aboriginal Corporation and Youth Hub has been one of five community projects to be awarded grants of up to $50,000 as a part of the SA Healthy Towns Challenge.  The projects aim to improve the health and wellbeing of people living in rural and regional areas across South Australia...

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...