Local News

EPCF Support Whyalla Organiations

Directors of the Eyre Peninsula Community Foundation (The Foundation) are making a special trip to Whyalla to award recent Whyalla grant recipients. Recipients include the Whyalla Men’s Shed, Whyalla Road Safety Committee and Blue Light SA Whyalla In partnership with the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal, the Foundation also facilitates a...

SA Blue Print to Stimulate Economic Growth

A South Australian-first blueprint to drive economic growth in the state’s regions and create jobs across a range of industries has been released by the Government of South Australia. Premier Steven Marshall, who released the blueprint and launched the Our Regions Matter website, said South Australia’s regions are the economic powerhouse that drives...

200 Trees Planted Around Whyalla

A Whyalla running club have planted more than 200 trees around the Windy Loo nd Point Lowly campgrounds. With the support of the Eyre Peninsula Landscape Board the Whyalla Harriers running club alongside locals and tourists got their hand dirty and planted trees. The trees which were grown by a Whyalla Trees...

Rental Affordability Fuelling Youth Homelessness

Urgent investment in social housing is needed to combat the rental affordability crisis in South Australia which is fuelling youth homelessness. Everybody’s Home - a national campaign to end homelessness said the Federal Government needs to take action to make housing easier for young Australians to access. One of main reasons young...

Physiotherapy to Combat Chronic Health Conditions

A new campaign is being launched encouraging local residents living with chronic health conditions to seek physiotherapy as part of their treatment journey. The campaign will begin with a focus on women's health issues, including those who experience sexual pain, pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence. Pelvic Health Physiotherapist, Vanessa Wilmot, says...

Port Lincoln Long Lunch Returns for 2021

The countdown is on, as the Port Lincoln Lunch venues gear up to return for 2021 after its first break in 25 years. Last year due to COVID the event did not go ahead and has returned this year on Sunday May 30th with its new sponsor the Bendigo Bank and...

Catch Up With Your Mates for Mayeight

Men across the Eyre Peninsula are being encouraged to catch up with their mates ahead of Movember's annual Mayeight campaign this Saturday (8 May). It comes as a new survey reveals 1 in 5 Aussies (22%) have not arranged a catch up with a close mate in six months or more....

The Resilient Girls Bush Camp

Young girls on the Lower Eyre Peninsula are being invited to join The Resilient Girls Bush Camp that will help girls build their self-confidence and connect with other young ladies. The camp is aimed at girls between the ages of 10-12 and is a two-day and two-night camping experience just outside...

White Shirts for World Ovarian Cancer Day

Residents on the Eyre Peninsula are being asked to wear a white shirt this Saturday to help mark World Ovarian Cancer Day (Saturday, 8 May). More than 1,600 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer every year in Australia with one woman dying from the disease every eight hours. To help raise...

Port Lincoln Football League Round 3

This weekend will see the Port Lincoln Football League return to the field for round 3. At Mallee Park, Mallee Park will go head to head against Waybacks. Lincoln South with battle it out against Marble Range at Centenary Oval And Bostons will go up against Tasmans at Poole Oval.