Local News

Census Reveals Current State of the Region

The latest census data has been released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, with revealing information on Eyre Peninsula residents. With a total of 14,404 people and a median age of 41, the Port Lincoln local government area recorded 3,752 families living in the district and a median weekly rent of...

Police Target Anti-Social Behaviour in Port Lincoln

Police have been targeting anti-social behaviour in Port Lincoln as part of a three day operation. Between Friday and Sunday last week, city police with the assistance of Dog Operations Unit members and the Licence Enforcement Branch, conducted an operation in and around Port Lincoln licenced premises, aiming to detect and...

EP Towns Nominated for Ag Town of the Year Award

54 towns across the state have been nominated in the South Australian Agricultural Town of the Year award for 2022, with public voting now open. Five towns from the Eyre and Western region are up for the award, including Port Lincoln, Whyalla, Cleve, Coffin Bay and Streaky Bay. One notable omission in...

Sport Associations Collaborate to Reduce Entry Fees

To support the enjoyment of local sports in the city, the Port Lincoln Football League and Netball Association are working together to reduce entry fees for supporters. Starting this Saturday, adults and pensioners who have purchased a football or netball ticket will be eligible for a discounted entry fee of only...

Minister Meets with Ceduna Residents Over Cashless Card

Federal Minister for Social Services, Amanda Rishworth, has met with Ceduna residents, speaking to the community about the abolition of the controversial cashless debit card. Ms Rishworth said in radio interview she wanted to make sure she was consulting with communities affected by the card, speaking about the extra supports the community...

Lost WA Men Found on Far West Coast Track

After two men from WA were found stuck on a Far West Coast dirt track, police are urging outback travellers to be properly equipped for their journeys. Yalata Police travelled approximately 200 kilometres on Friday to commence a search for the men, found travelling on a remote dirt track inside the...

Locals Urged to Respect Local Saltmarsh Sites

With officers removing a significant amount of rubbish and debris from saltmarsh areas near Whyalla, the Eyre Peninsula Landscape Board are asking the community to respect the local sites. The board's Barbara Murphy said in a statement they cleaned up Cowleds Landing Sanctuary Zone, and filled a large trailer with rubbish...

New Initiatives to Support Local Taxi Industry

The State Government have announced a range of initiatives to support the taxi industry, helping Eyre Peninsula residents who rely on their services to get around. Helping to keep more vehicles on the road for people with disability, new regulations will extend the working life of all access taxi vehicles from...

New Campaign Urges People to Keep ED's for Emergencies

The State Government has launched a new campaign, urging South Aussies to keep emergency departments for emergencies. The EDs are for Emergencies campaign is looking to assist hospitals and health care workers as they face enormous pressure during winter, coupled with a new COVID strain predicted to spike in mid-July. To support...

Full Program of NAIDOC Week Events to be Held in Lincoln

A full program of events will be held during NAIDOC Week in Port Lincoln this July. The official NAIDOC march down Tasman Terrace will be coordinated by the Department for Child Protection on Monday July 4th from 10:30am, followed by the official opening of the Nautilus Arts Centre's First Nation artist...