Local News

Grant Brandcasters Launch 5CC's New FM Frequency

Monday will see a new era for the Grant Broadcasters network as 765-5CC will officially launch its FM signal. The Eyre Peninsula AM-based station will switch on its FM signal as of 8:10 am on Monday morning, allowing listeners to tune into the station on both the AM and FM frequencies. 5CC...

Fizzy Pop Brings 80's VHS to Tumby Bay

Locally loved and well-known Adelaide band Fizzy Pop will be making an appearance at Tumby Bay’s major event next week. Fizzy Pop will be kicking off @ the Bay and Colour Tumby Street ART Festival with their VHS show on Friday March 5th The 9 piece band are renowned for dazzling crowds...

Calls to Fund Mental Health Services

There are calls to fund mental health services across the Eyre Peninsula to better-enable them to work with the families of young people experiencing mental ill-health. It comes as a report by Orygen reveals many families can feel excluded when a loved one needs to access a mental health service. However, Carsten...

Concerns Raised for Americanisation of Australian Health System

Local patients are being warned about the "Americanisation" of our health system with major insurers accused of sliding towards a 'managed care' model here in Australia. Concerns have been raised about profit-based insurers buying up GP clinics and partnering with overseas companies to provide healthcare data and other services. Matthew Koce...

MGA Insurance Brokers Port Lincoln Cup Race of the Region

The Eyre Peninsula will be coming alive over the March long weekend with yet another iconic event to be held next Friday, March 5th as the MGA Insurance Brokers Port Lincoln Cup takes place. The Cup is one of the biggest days on the racing calendar for the region which will...

Adelaide Fringe Comes to Tumby Bay with Sinatra and Friends

Locals will be able to get a taste of the Adelaide Fringe right here on the Eyre Peninsula next weekend at Tumby Bay’s event @ The Bay. The featuring act will see young performers Ben Waller and Lachlan Attard both 17 years of age take to the stage and performed their...

Tumby Bay Mayor Receives Nomination for 2022 State Election

Tumby Bay mayor Sam Telfer has received a nomination for the seat of Flinders in the 2022 state election. The seat currently represented by Member for Flinders Peter Treloar who is set to retire next year as he focuses on his family and farm in Edillilie. A meeting was held in Wudinna...

Government Invests in 2021 Year 6 and 7 Transition Days

The Marshal Government will be investing $75, 000 into supporting all country primary schools to help cover the costs for transition days in 2021, as Year 6 and 7 students get ready to start high school next year. The investment will help with the additional costs of transporting country students from...

Calls for Royal Commission into Horticulture Working Conditions

Unions are joining forces to call for a Royal Commission into the treatment of fruit pickers and workers in the horticulture sector. The latest in a long line of reports has found people working in the industry for as little as $3 per hour amid horrific stories of exploitation, poor sanitary...

Wudinna's Game On Eyre Peninsula Community Event

  Wudinna will be turning in up and getting competitive next week for a jam-packed weekend of Game on Eyre Peninsula. Following funding through the Connecting Drought Communities program, Wudinna is bringing together a free event that will see a variety of fun and active activities for visitors and locals to join. The...