Local News

Eyre Peninsula Schools to Stike on Monday

On Monday state government schools will go on strike across the Eyre Peninsula with a full day stop work action set to go ahead.  The decision made by the Australian Education Union has been organised to improve working and learning conditions in public schools and preschools. The purpose of the stop-work action...

Guitars in Bars Comes to the Eyre Peninsula

The Adelaide’s Guitar festival Guitars in Bars is coming to the Eyre Peninsula with three editions instore from Port Lincoln to Wudinna.  The Port Lincolns edition will take place tonight at Sound City with locals invited to attend the evening that will see local and Adelaide musicians play their own unique...

Funding for Port Lincoln Parnkalla Trail

The Marshall Government is investing $13.3 million into projects across South Australia to build local community infrastructure, and Port Lincoln is set to receive $400,000 for the Parnkalla trail.  The trail that follows the coastline through Port Lincoln from Boston House to Billy Lights Point, will see the completion of its...

Locals Encourage to Go Booze Free for Dry July

As July approaches, Eyre Peninsula residents are being encouraged to sign up and go booze-free for Dry July.  The annual event calls on Aussies to give up alcohol throughout the month, while raising funds for those affected by cancer. Dry July CEO, Brett MacDonald, says the charity has already raised more...

Final Stages of Port Lincoln Sewerage Network Upgrades

SA Water’s three-year program of sewerage network upgrades to support residential and industrial growth in Port Lincoln will progress to its final stages next month.  Plans will see construction on a new anaerobic digester and associated infrastructure at its Billy Lights Point wastewater treatment plant. The $18 million project will increase the...

Funds Secured for Oyster Industry Research

The Pacific Oyster Industry has had $750,000 in funding secured for research to fight against the devastating Pacific Oyster Mortality Syndrome virus which could put Eyre Peninsula oysters in jeopardy.  The funding secured for three years will support the South Australian Pacific Oyster Selective breeding program that aims to provide the...

Telephone Scam Targets Wudinna Local

Locals are being warned not to answer suspicious phone calls following an incident yesterday where a local Wudinna woman received a phone call from NSW number that appeared to be an NBN telephone scam.  An automotive voice informed the woman that her phone would be cut off if she did not...

21-year-old Port Lincoln Man Caught Drink Driving

A man has lost his licence on the spot for sixth months after being caught drink driving this yesterday morning.  About 1.25am, Wednesday 26 June, patrols stopped a man on Oxford Terrace, Port Lincoln. The 21-year-old man from Port Lincoln submitted to a breath test and returned a positive reading of 0.098. He...

Missing Man Last Seen in Port Lincoln

Police are seeking assistance from the public to help locate missing man Peter Breedon.  Peter Breedon, 50, was last seen at Port Lincoln on 14 June.  He has not returned to Adelaide and is known to hitchhike.  Police are concerned for his welfare as he suffers from a medical condition. Mr Breedon is 172cm...

Plans for FTA at Port Lincoln Airport Put on Hold

It has been confirmed that Flight Training Adelaide will put plans on hold for a permanent flight training at the Port Lincoln Airport until later this year.  It comes after FTA advised the Lower Eyre District Council that their operational trial at the Port Lincoln Airport exceeded their expectations and were...