Local News

Razor Fish at local beaches

With an influx of people due to attend the Tamarama festival in Port Lincoln, Locals and visitors are encouraged to exercise caution around Lower Eyre Peninsula beaches, due to a high number of Razor Fish in the area. Port Lincoln City Council have conducted an extensive signing effort to ensure that...

Corporate Marquees released

With the upcoming Marsh Community Series AFL pre-season match between Port Adelaide and the Western Bulldogs, The City of Whyalla is offering businesses a chance to have their own corporate marquee at the game on March 7. A limited amount of viewing marquees with refreshments, food and entry tickets are being...

Golden Princess Arrives this Monday

The Golden Princess will be arriving this public holiday Monday with 2600 passengers and 1100 crew on board. Parking restrictions will be in place in the town jetty car park for the day and drivers are asked to take care when travelling through the CBD. The Nautilus Arts Centre will hold their...

Australia Day Council encourges reflection

The National Australia Day Council has encouraged all Australian’s to reflect, respect and celebrate on this years Australia Day in Port Lincoln and across the Eyre Peninsula. In the Lead up to the day, the council has released a new campaign, titled ‘The Story Of Australia’ Karlie Brand, CEO of the...

Free Eyre Public Environmental report released

FREE Eyre Limited has released its public environmental report for the new port proposed for Port Spencer. With the closure of rail on the Eyre Peninsula last year, the new facility could aid in the diversion of close to 20 thousand truck movements from going through Port Lincoln. The site is proposed...

EP Farmers warned of Mice

Grain Growers on the Eyre Peninsula are being advised to exercise vigilance ahead of their 2020 crop sowing programs, to minimise the potential for damage by mice.   This follows significant head loss in November of last year when severe winds struck, leading to losses of up to 2.5 tonnes per hectare....

Locals encouraged to 'Keep On Camping'

The Caravan Industry Association of Australia have launched their ‘Keep On Camping’ initiative, encouraging Eyre Peninsula residents to consider visiting a bushfire affected area on their next caravan or camping trip as 30 percent of all trips in regional Australia involves camping or caravanning. The Association has launched the new Keep...

Smith Family launch their Back To School appeal

The Smith Family have launched their Back To School appeal to help more than 9,000 children in need, following the release of a new survey that highlights the struggle many Eyre Peninsula families are facing. The Survey of more than 1000 Australians found that more than half (55%) of Australian’s report...

Time running out for submissions on Puckridge Park

The window of opportunity for local residents to make submissions to the draft Puckridge Park concept plan. The draft concept plan has been put together as a collaborative plan between the Port Lincoln City Council and the Rotary Club of Port Lincoln with the community feedback period set to close Thursday...

Emu attempts to take flight

Whyalla Airport welcomed assistance provided by the Wildlife Rescue Whyalla and Surrounding Areas group after a pair of avian incidents occurred at the airport over the weekend. The First incident involved a Goose’s appearance near the baggage area close to the carpark. Whilst the Goose flew away without intervention by the...