Local News

Local Kimba Woman Wins the X Lotto

A local Kimba woman has won the lotto dream after she held one of six division one wins nationally taking home  $666,666.67. The woman scored division one in Monday and Wednesdays X Lotto draw. When a SA Lotteries official confirmed the life-changing news the stunned winner confessed the news had come completely...

Port Lincoln's Cruise Ship Season To Begin Next Week

The 2019/20 cruise ship season is set to begin with the first ship to arrive in Port Lincoln next Wednesday.  The Golden Princess is returning to the region carrying up to 2600 passengers and 1100 crew members. The ship will dock on Wednesday at approximately 6:30 am and will see visitors explore...

Local Kangaroo Sanctuary On the Rise

Patch Kangaroo Sanctuary run by local woman Kym Haywood is on the rise with over 20 kangaroos rescued and in her care. The private sanctuary has been running for 3 years which started off with just 2 rescue joeys and is now home to 22 kangaroos. Kym is currently Mum to 15...

Locals Encouraged to Vote in Business Excellence Awards

Public Voting is Open now for the Port Lincoln Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Business Excellence Awards. The awards celebrate the people and passion that deliver excellence in business, customer service and community. Locals can now cast their votes that will give the judging panel an insight into the community’s favorite nominees. There are...

Police Search for Crazy BMW Driver

Police are seeking public assistance following the search of a BMW driver who was driving erratically in Ceduna on Saturday night. At about 1.30 am, a police patrol noticed a black BMW speeding on Smith Street Ceduna without their headlights on. 40 minutes later the same BMW was spotted again twice driving...

2019/20 Official Fire danger Season Dates Announced

The 2019/20 Fire danger Season dates have been announced for the state's districts with some due to begin slightly earlier this year. The Lower Eyre Peninsula, Eastern Eyre Peninsula and West coast’s official Fire Danger Season will begin as of November 1st as perusal however other parts of the state will...

Clean Seas Seafood Take Out South Australian Exporter of the Year

Port Lincoln aquaculture business Clean Seas Seafood has been named the South Australian Exporter of the Year at the Business SA 2019 Export Awards. The awards were held on Friday evening at the Adelaide Convention Centre with Clean Seas also taking out the Adelaide Airport Agribusiness, Food and Beverages Award. The Awards...

Kimba Recognised Nationally for Grey Nomads Tourist Destination

Two Kimba organisations have been named as finalists in the national 2019 Grey Nomad Awards, helping create the town’s reputation as a bucket list destination for mature age tourists. The Kimba Recreation Reserve has been shortlisted in the ‘Best Grey Nomad Council Free-stay Campsite’ category while the Kimba Community Development Group’s...

Port Lincoln Strawberry Fair

Next week, locals are invited to join the Port Lincoln Anglican Parish Church for their annual Strawberry Fair. The day will see face painting, children’s activities, strawberries and ice cream, homemade baked goods and a variety of hot foods. Live music will also fill the day for entertainment with the opportunity for...

Wave to a Truckie EP Campaign to Create Positivity on Our Roads

Following the closure of the Eyre Peninsula railway lines and increase of trucks on EP roads, local woman Diana Mislov is looking to create positivity on our roads through the “Wave to a Truckie EP” campaign. The campaign originally started up in NSW by Sally Tipping in Dubbo was something that...