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Whetstone and Treloar Test Negative for Corona

Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development Tim Whetstone was amongst the members who attended the Grain Growers meeting in Cummins has tested negative for Coronavirus. Minister whetstone has been in self-isolation following his close contact with Senator Rex Patrick who tested positive earlier this week. Peter Treloar who was also at...

Three Covid-19 testing Clinics Open Up on EP

Three drive-through Covid-19 testing clinics have opened up on the Eyre Peninsula including Port Lincoln, Ceduna and Whyalla. SA Health have also instigated home-based testing for people living outside of those communities and remotely. Eyre and Far North Local Health Network Chief Executive Officer, Verity Paterson says they’re only testing people with...

Earth Hour to Live Stream Tomorrow Night to Bring People Together

Local households are being encouraged to switch off their lights at 8:30 pm this Saturday for (28 March) and join a global movement calling for stronger action on climate change. Landmarks across the country will also turn the lights out for Earth Hour which is now one of the largest and...

Cleve Joins the Bear Hunt

Inspired by the book “We’re going on a Bear Hunt” Aussies from across the country have begun placing Teddy Bears in the window of their homes for those walking with children to spot, and the EP has joined the hunt. The trend intended to inject some positivity back in to the...

Locals Working From Home Warned About Cyber Criminals

Due to current world events, an increasing proportion of the local workforce are utilising working from home opportunities. SAPOL are warning residents cybercriminals are opportunistic and will look at ways to exploit this situation. Community members are being urged to be mindful of what information they are sharing online about their work...

NBN Roll out New Measures to Support Regional Communities

NBN will be rolling out new measures to support increasing capacity and data demand for NBN satellite services in regional and remote Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic. Customers on standard NBN Sky Muster services will have their data download limits increased significantly effective from 31 March. While customers on NBN Sky Muster...

LittleProud Reinforces Food Production and Supply Chain are Essential Services

Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has spoken out and says Australia’s food production and supply chain will not be affected by coronavirus shutdowns. In a written statement the minister stressed Agriculture jobs and food supply is an essential and feeding the nation is an essential service. Minister Littleproud said “Maintaining food production, access...

Community Centres Close Their Doors to Stop the Spread

More businesses are rapidly closing their doors to the community in efforts to stop the spread of COVID -19 within the community. The Federal Governments advice to shut down any non-essential services has prompt community organisations to close including the Port Lincoln Library, visitor Information centre and the Elliston Community and...

Community Centers Close Their Doors to Stop the Spread

More businesses are rapidly closing their doors to the community in efforts to stop the spread of COVID -19 within the community. rtThe Federal Governments advice to shut down any non-essential services has prompt community organisations to close including the Port Lincoln Library, visitor Information centre and the Elliston Community and...

Local Students Can Now Access Learning Criteria Online

Students in South Australian schools will now have access to modern online learning resources to support their education at home. Education Minister John Gardner said the centralised Our Learning SA website will support students, teachers and families, by complementing their classroom education – through access to curated curriculum resources across all learning areas...