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Port Lincoln SES Information Night

The Port Lincoln State Emergency Services will be hosting an information night on Monday 29th of July in search of new volunteers. The unit is inviting community members to join the information night and learn about what the SES’s role is within the community. The information night is the beginning of a...

Fishers Called upon to Have their Say on Pay to Fish in SA

Local recreational fishers could soon be facing a fee to fish in SA following a call for feedback through an online survey from the Minister’s Recreational Fishing Advisory Council. The state’s peak fishing authority has called upon the fishing community to give its thoughts on a pay-to-fish scheme, with SA and...

Online Puppy Scams Surge

South Australian police are reminding locals to be cautious when it comes to searching for pet’s online following a rise in people falling victim to puppy scams. Smoky Bay has been used in the latest scam with scammers playing on people's emotions and distance as a catch to not see the...

Port Lincoln Draft Annual Business Plan 2020/2021

The City of Port Lincoln will release its Draft Annual Business Plan for 2020/2021 for public consultation as of tomorrow through until Wednesday 22 July. Council is inviting feedback from the community on the Draft Plan to determine the priorities for the coming financial year. Planning for a significant number of projects...

Break the Cycle Domestic Abuse Campaign

A powerful new advertising campaign is urging South Australians to help “break the cycle” of domestic abuse and is encouraging those to reach out and seek help. The $200,000 Break the Cycle campaign will run for six weeks across metropolitan and regional television, radio, digital and social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat...

Local Tourism Operator Recognised As SA Tourism Leader

Local tourism operator Managing Director Matt Waller from Adventure Bay Charters has been recognised amongst '25 most influential heavy-hitters' leading SA's tourism industry out of the COVID-19 lockdown. Mr. Waller found himself among other leaders such as SA Tourism Minister Premier Steven Marshall, Federal Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham and Adelaide Airport Managing Director...

Mallee Park Football Club Pulls Out of 2020 Season

The Port Lincoln Football is set to go ahead as of the 4th of July, however the Mallee Park Football Club will not be joining the boys on the field this year due to aboriginal people's vulnerability to the coronavirus. The football club posted to social media with a heavy heart...

Mentally Fit EP Shout Coffee and Cake to Create Community Connection

Mentally Fit EP will be continuing their free connection, coffee and cake sessions in Port Lincoln and Cummins this week. Locals are invited to join the EP’s mental health network in a coffee and cake catch up at the Port Lincoln Youth Hub from 9am-11am on Wednesday 17th June with coffee...

Woolworths Lift Purchase Limit Restrictions

As of yesterday, it was announced that Woolworths have removed purchase restrictions in store following the surge in panic buying among the community during COVID-19. The Port Lincoln store has also seen purchase limit restrictions lifted with everything except for anti-bacterial items which will see a limit for a little while...

More People Shopping Local Thanks to Pandemic

Latest survey figures reveal the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in more Australians shopping online and wanting to 'buy local'. Nearly 1 in 2 participants in the national survey say they've increased their online shopping since the crisis began with 70% consciously supporting local businesses. However Paul Tyler from NBN Co says...