Local News

Cat and Dog Management Laws

The South Australian Government of Cat and Dog management are reminding Eyre Peninsula residents to consider all aspects of pet responsibility before welcoming a furry addition to the family over Christmas. Since the new laws that took place in July this year, people need to ensure they are up to date....

Kimba Mayor Hits Back At Advertiser Local Government Story

Kimba Mayor Dean Johnson has shot down a report in today’s Advertiser that claims some 100 councilors around the state won their positions at the recent local government elections with fewer than 100 votes. The article, penned by Advertiser journalist Caleb Bond, was run in today's paper with the headline “Lucky...

Launching Site Approved for Whalers Way

South Australia’s entry in the space race is about to be thrust into the stratosphere with news yesterday a satellite launching site has been approved near Whalers Way. Approval has been granted for new space company Southern Launch to develop key infrastructure that will allow it to launch nanosatellites from the...

Rainbow Warrior Ship Sails in Boston Bay This Weekend

The Green Peace Rainbow Warrior ship is making its way through the waters of the Great Australian Bight in protest of oil drilling. The Making oil history tour is set to touch base in Port Lincoln this Sunday December 9th holding a flotilla in Boston Bay. The Rainbow Warrior set sail on...

SES Urge EP Residents to Be Prepared For Hot Weather

With the 2018-19 summer now underway the state emergency services is encouraging Eyre Peninsula residents to start planning how they are going to be prepared for the expect hot weather over the coming season. SES Chief Officer Chris Beattie stated now is a good time to begin preparations as people need...

Port Lincoln City re-imaging Co-Design Workshop's

Port Lincoln residents will have the opportunity to have their say into the future designs of the foreshore, CBD and Marina. A Precinct Community Co-Design Workshop will be held this Thursday December 6th and Friday December 7th.   The workshops will be a way of gathering ideas to help create a master...

PIRSA 'Tackling Tough Times Together' Sessions

A series of information sessions are planned across the Eyre Peninsula for members of the local farming community who are doing it tough this season. The sessions, titled “Tackling Tough Times Together”, are being facilitated by PIRSA and will outline the assistance that is being made available to those whose farm...

Crime Stoppers SA 'Dob in A Drug Dealer Campaign'

Crime Stoppers SA are launching their dob in a Drug dealer campaign and are asking West Coast residents to report to police of any known drug dealing activity in their local community. The aim of the campaign is to help SA Police disrupt the chain of manufacturing and supply of illicit...

Grain Harvest Falls to Estimated 4.9 million tonnes

South Australia’s 2018–19 grain harvest has fallen to an estimated 4.9 million tonnes with harvest now underway around the state. The estimate comes via PIRSA’s latest crop and pasture report which was released last week. The 4.9 million tonne estimate is well below the long-term South Australian average of 7.9 million tonnes. Despite...

Bedford 'Years of Service Awards'

Bedford held its ‘Years of Service Awards’ yesterday on the Port Lincoln foreshore. It’s the first time Bedford has held its awards ceremony on the International Day of People with Disability. The Awards Day celebrated the life-changing achievements of five members of the Bedford community on the Eyre Peninsula. The award winners...