Local News

EP Businesses Make Finalist list For 2019 SA Tourism Awards

The finalists have been announced for the 2019 South Australian Tourism Awards with 5 businesses from the Eyre Peninsula in the Mix. Finalists from the Eyre Peninsula include Adventure Bay Charters, Calypso Star Charters, Doi’s Ocean Front Apartments, Maralinga Tours and Perlubie Sea Eco Villas. Last year Calypso star took home a...

Fishers Reminded To Watch their Bag Limits

Locals and recreational fishers are being reminded to be aware of the daily bag limit of Blue Swimmer Crabs following a man caught with 158 blue swimmers last week. The man was caught fishing in Adelaide waters and was tipped off by a member of the public to Fishwatch. The incident has...

EP Woman in Business to Host Progressive Dinner For Mental Health

Eyre Peninsula Women In Business network are hosting a Progressive Dinner to support and raise awareness for Mental Health Month. The organisation will be raising money for Mentally Fit EP with the dinner to be spread across three Tasman Terrace venues. Locals are invited to join the progressive dinner that will start...

Locals Encouraged to Nominate Local Businesses for Business Excellence Awards

Port Lincoln Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Business Excellence Awards nomination are still open with more than 40 business nominations already registered. Locals have less than 1 week to nominate their favorite business or community organisation that they think is award-worthy. Sharni-Marie Barney Chamber Vice-Chair and Marketing/PR representative said “We want the...

World Egg Day 2019

Today is World Egg Day with residents on the Eyre Peninsula helping to increase consumption in Australia to more than 6 billion eggs each year. The findings come off the back of research confirming the nutritional benefits of eggs and latest advice from the Heart Foundation lifting the daily limit on...

Port Lincoln Community Walk Against Crime and Violence

This Saturday Port Lincoln community members of all races and groups will be gathering to walk against Violence to combat crime and violence within the township. Recently, crime and violence has been on the rise amongst youths in the Port Lincoln community; creating fear for many locals following violent attacks, theft,...

2020 Port Lincoln Art Prize Entries Open

Entries are now open for the annual Port Lincoln Art Prize that is set to be held early next year. The prestigious competition is open to all Australian residents and gives locals the opportunity to have their efforts publicly acknowledged with the chance to win cash prizes. The Port Lincoln Bendigo Bank branch...

State Government Encourages Care For Mental Health

South Australians are being reminded to treat their mental health with as much importance as their physical wellbeing in light of this week’s Mental Health week 2019. Minister for Health and Wellbeing, Stephen Wade, said one-in-five South Australians experience mental illness in any one year and Mental Health Week provides an...

Regional Joint Replacement Patients See Benefits

Newly-released figures suggest patients in regional areas who've undergone joint replacement surgery have benefited from improved outcomes over the past two decades. The data from the National Joint Replacement Registry shows almost 1.5 million joint replacement procedures have been conducted in Australia since records began in 1999. It also reveals the...

SA Water Works to Take Over Port Lincoln's Centre Over Coming Months

More than 700 meters of water main in the centre of Port Lincoln is set to be replaced over the coming months in order to improve SA waters customers’ service. The work, which will install new pipes along Liverpool Street between Bligh Street and Porter Street is part of SA Water’s...