Local News

Lincoln Man Arrested for Indecent Filming

Port Lincoln police have arrested a 38-year old man after an incident of indecent filming on Monday afternoon. Police allege the man filmed young girls at the Kmart on Edinburgh Street at about 3pm. The local man was charged with engaging in indecent filming, failing to comply with a paedophile restraining order...

Upgrades Underway at Local National Parks

Both Lincoln and Coffin Bay National Park will soon receive over a million dollars worth of upgrades, with the first works underway at the popular Fisherman’s Point Campground. The work is part of a 1.5 million dollar upgrade package to both parks through the State Government’s Parks 2025 initiative, aiming to...

Colour Tumby Receives Government Funding Boost

The Colour Tumby Street Art project will be able to deliver an expanded program in 2022, with a boost from the Federal Government. The event, which has been running annually since 2018, will receive $36,000 through round 13 of the Festivals Australia program. In a statement, Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said...

Surf Shop Raises Money for Beach Conservation

A Port Lincoln surf shop is raising money for conservation at a local beach through t-shirts. In partnership with the Lake Wangary School, Lincoln Surf has pledged to donate a percentage of the profits from specially designed t-shirts towards the protection, re-vegetation and conservation efforts of Greenly Beach by Lower Eyre...

Dedicated Phone Line Set Up for COVID Test Bookings

As more residents attempt to book a COVID test, Eyre and Far North Local Health Network have set up a dedicated phone number, 1300 334 222, to book appointments, with the line extended to 7 days a week.  The line is open between 8am and 4pm, 7 days a week.  Currently, there are 30...

Port Lincoln Council Events Change Due to COVID

In light of the current COVID situation, a number of temporary changes have been made to council events, services and facilities in Port Lincoln. The Port Lincoln Art Prize, set to be held this Friday, will now be held virtually. The Nautilus Arts Centre is open Monday to Friday 10am to 3pm...

Residents Urged to Be Aware of Fire Danger Levels

The CFS is reminding local residents to keep aware of the fire danger levels as temperatures rise across the region. Very hot, sunny and humid conditions have been forecasted in a number of areas today, with Cleve reaching 36 degrees today, Kimba hitting 38 and Wudinna 34.  Communications Officer with the CFS,...

Sport Facility Upgrades Funded in New Grant Round

Several Eyre Peninsula sporting clubs will share in $20-million dollars of State Government funding to upgrade their facilities. 82 applicants across SA were successful in the latest rounds of the Regional and Districts Facilities, the Grassroots Facilities and the Community Recreation and Sports Facilities Programs. The Cummins Rambler Football Club was successful...

Locals Urged to Apply for Election Positions

Eyre Peninsula residents are being called to apply for a position, working at the 2022 state election. With applications now open, the South Australian Electoral Commission are looking for roughly 7,000 SA residents to fill several vacancies, including polling officials, administrative officers, early voting officers and clerical assistants. Prior experience working at...

Wudinna Locals Reassured Medical Services To Continue

After the town’s only GP farewelled his position at the end of last month, the Eyre and Far North Local Health Network are reassuring Wudinna residents local medical services will continue.  Doctor Scott Lewis announced his resignation from the Wudinna Medical Practice in early November, citing a lack of support from...