Local News

Wudinna Australia Day Celebrations

The District Council of Wudinna will be joining the Australia Day celebrations next week as they congratulate award recipients. Winners for the 2021 Australia Day awards will be recognised at Apex Park from 8:30am and include: Citizen of the Year Peter Miller Community Event of the Year Wudinna Twilight Market and Christmas...

Technology Contributing to Domestic Violence

A new report suggests an increasing number of local women and children are being subjected to technology-facilitated abuse in domestic violence situations. While technology-based abuse is a factor in the majority of domestic violence cases, the national report found 1 in 4 cases also involve abuse being directed at or through...

Adelaide Film Festival Hits the Lincoln Cinema this Weekend

This week the Adelaide Film Festival is coming to Port Lincoln with an array of diverse films. The Festival which was postponed during COVID last year is set to hit the big screen at the Lincoln Cinema this Friday, January 22nd until Sunday, January 24th. To kick it off the series of...

Feral Deer Sightings on the Eyre Peninsula

The Eyre Peninsula Landscape Board has growing concerns feral deer populations are growing due to the lack of sightings being reported. The board relies on the public to help track deer numbers to help prevent population booms which can have major negative impacts on agriculture and biodiversity. Recent images captured by the...

Whyalla Football Clubrooms Broken Into

Two teens were arrested yesterday after an investigation into break-ins at two Whyalla Football Clubrooms. In the early hours of the morning on Friday, January 15th a football clubroom in Whyalla Sturt and another at Whyalla Norrie were broken into. At the Whyalla Sturt clubroom, entry was gained and liquor was stolen...

Calls for 2019-2020 Bushfires Photos

South Australians impacted by the 2019-2020 bushfires are being invited to submit their photos to be featured in a commemorative book. The National Bushfire Recovery Agency has partnered with publisher HarperCollins and News Corp to capture the photos and stories of those affected. Simon Kinsmore from the NBRA says the book...

JopKeeper Rules Making Bad Situation Worse for Small Businesses 

Following COVID recovery, there are calls for the Government to change Jobkeeper rules to allow struggling small businesses to replace staff. There’s been concern that the Jobkeeper flaw is creating staffing issues for struggling small businesses. The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell says while some small businesses are...

Port Lincoln Cannabis Bust

Two men have been arrested following a cannabis bust at a Port Lincoln home. On Monday morning police attended and searched the property with a drug warrant and located 13 cannabis plants growing in the rear yard along with a further 630 grams of dried cannabis inside the house. Two men, aged...

Keen Young Fishers Chance to Represent The Eyre Peninsula

Young anglers across the Eyre Peninsula are being encouraged to become a fishing ambassador for the region. Reeling in Junior Anglers is on the hunt for keen locals fishers to help promote fishing among kids and become 1 of 7 ambassadors state-wide. Fishers between the ages of 7-16 years of age keen...

Arrest Over Streaky Bay Bottle Shop Break-in

Police have arrested a man following a break-in at a Streaky Bay bottle shop earlier this month. On Friday, January 8th at around 10:40 pm police were called to Alfred Terrace after reports of a break-in. When police arrived, they found entry had been gained and several bottles of spirits had been...