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Cruise Ship to Revisit Port Lincoln this Week

The Vasco Da Gama cruise ship is set to visit Port Lincoln this week for its second visit this season. The cruise ship arrival is expected to dock on Thursday 19th December carrying 1500 passengers and 580 crew on board. BIG NEWS!Due to weather conditions, tides in Wallaroo and possible fire danger...

Heatwave Calls for Code Red

  State-wide Code Red extreme weather response for people sleeping rough is being activated over the next four days due to the forecast heatwave conditions across South Australia. The Housing Authority has activated a Code Red from today until Friday, December 20. During a Code Red activation, Housing SA, together with its non-government...

Heatwave Forecast for Eyre Peninsula

A heatwave is expected to hit the Eyre Peninsula today and over the coming days with some temperatures soaring into the 40’s. A heatwave advice message has been issued too locals are looking after themselves and peers around them. When it is hot during the day and it does not cool down...

Port Lincoln 2020 Citizen of the Year Award Winners Announced

The City of Port Lincoln Citizen of the Year Awards selection panel have proudly announced the winners of the 2020 Australia Day Citizen of the Year Awards.  Winners include:  Citizen of the YearEmma PedlerYoung Citizen of the YearTyrene GardinerCommunity Event of the YearPassionis Productions Councillor Jack Ritchie on behalf of the selection panel this...

$21 Million Package to Support Drought Affected Farmers

Eyre Peninsula drought-affected farmers will have the opportunity to gain extra support through a dedicated $21 million package announced by the Marshall Liberal Government today. The Drought Support Program will help farmers and families who need it most, providing immediate support through a council rate rebate and pastoral lease rent relief, expanding...