Local News

NBN Creating More Connectivity For Regional and Rural Areas

South Australia’s head of NBN Tim Saul recently visited Port Lincoln to discuss the progress and impact NBN has had on the region with eighteen to twenty thousand now connected to NBN on the EP.  With NBN technology becoming more advanced it has been able to create more connectivity throughout regional...

Round 13 in Port Lincoln Football

To sport and in Port Lincoln Football, Round 13 will kick off this Saturday with teams set to play in wet weather conditions. At Pool Oval Boston will go head to head against Mallee Park who have won their last two games. Top of the ladder Tasman’s will play on their home grounds...

Miss Finesse Finance Greek Night

One of the first major fundraising events for Tunarama is set for the end of August with Miss Finesse Finance Lauren Hazel hosting a Greek night.  Locals are invited to support the Tunarama entrant in a night of authentic Greek food and an ethnic atmosphere. The evening will be held at the...

Sever Weather Warning for Eyre Peninsula

A severe weather warning has been issued across the Eyre Peninsula with cold temperatures, showers and fresh to strong winds sweeping the region.  The Bureau of Meteorology and State Emergency Services are advising the community to be prepared, if not already, for the stormy weather conditions that have been predicted for...

Fred's Van Calling on Local Community to Solve Homelessness on EP

Fred’s Van Port Lincoln are calling on the local community to help find a long term solution to homelessness on the Eyre Peninsula.  Fred’s van dish out approximately 50 meals each Sunday to the homeless or low-income locals who struggle to put food on their table and those number are rising. Cath...

Port Lincoln Prisoners Display Their Art in Exhibition

Port Lincoln Prisoners have been working hard on art pieces that are being displayed publicly as a part of the Art by Prisoners Exhibition.  The initiative, part of SALA, gives prisoners from all institutions within South Australia the opportunity to create art and submit it to be awarded by professional artists...

Elder Financial Abuse, a Heart Breaking Reality

A new campaign is underway to increase awareness about elder financial abuse and seek changes that would better-protect residents across the Eyre Peninsula.  It comes as new research shows almost 6 in 10 Australians are worried that someone they know will fall victim to the insidious form of abuse. The campaign...

Local Man's Dog Targeted in Yard Break-in

Earlier this week a Port Lincoln man’s yard was broken into with intruders going to the effort of cutting the iron sheet fence to break entry. The incident happened during the day while the occupant was at work and it was alleged the owner’s dog was the target of the theft,...

Last Chance For Regional Growth Fund Applicants

It’s the last chance for Eyre Peninsula communities to apply for the Marshall Government’s latest round of the Regional Growth Fund with applications closing on Friday.  The one hundred and fifty million dollars aims to unlock new economic opportunities to build and strengthen communities across regional South Australia. Minister for Primary Industries...

WCYCSS Homelessness Week Community BBQ

On Thursday West Coast Youth and Community Support Services will be hosting a BBQ in light of National Homelessness week.  Locals who have experienced homelessness or have done it tough will be speaking and sharing their stories and journeys. The Eyre Peninsula sees between 300-500 homeless people each year with many seeing different...