Local News

Orygen Provide Mental Health Toolkit for Sporting Communities

Community sporting clubs and coaches on the Eyre Peninsula will have access to a new set of resources to help support the mental health of their young players. It comes as figures show 1 in 4 young Australians between the ages of 16 and 24 have experienced mental ill-health in the...

Prescribed Burn off in Lincoln National Park

Prescribed burn offs are due to commence from 10 am at the entrance of the Lincoln National Park with weather conditions permitting. Prescribed burn-offs are due to commence today at the entrance of the Lincoln National Park. The Burning will be carried out by the Department of Environment and Water with CFS...

Eyre Peninsula Drink Drivers Over the Weekend

Eyre and Western police have detected drink drivers over the weekend including 2 from the same car. On Saturday afternoon police stopped a vehicle whose door was being held closed by the driver’s seatbelt wrapped through the door handle. The driver, a 36-year-old woman from the Eyre Peninsula underwent a breath test...

SAPOL To Host Road Safety Forums

Eyre and Western Police will be hosting a series of road safety community forums next month for locals to attend either in person or online. The forums will focus on road safety and information relevant to farmers and seasonal heavy vehicle operators in particular. An online forum will be available on the...

Meningococcal B Vaccinations

Parents of babies are leading the way in getting free meningococcal B vaccinations for their children but SA Health data reveals older kids need to follow suit. Data shows more than 180,000 vaccines have been provided to over 500 providers across the state.   Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade...

Regional and Rural Soon To have Access to Better Treatment

Younger women on the Eyre Peninsula who've been diagnosed with an advanced form of breast cancer may soon have access to a new treatment option. Almost 20,000 Australians will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year, with nearly 30% of cases developing into metastatic breast cancer. Professor Arlene Chan says the...

Two Woman Arrested Following a Drive By Robbery in Port Lincoln

Two women have been arrested after a robbery in Port Lincoln yesterday. On Wednesday afternoon, a woman was walking along New West Road when a car drove slowly up to her and collided with the victim. Two women were seated in the vehicle, and one of them reached out of the car...

Port Lincoln Turn it Up for the 2019 Festive Season

This year, Port Lincolns festive season is set to be booming with big plans lined up for Christmas and new years! The Port Lincoln City Council in partnership with the Port Lincoln Chamber of Commerce & Tourism have worked in collaboration with local businesses to boost the cities tourism and light...

Tunarama 2020 Street Procession Entries Now Open

Entries for the 2020 Tunarama Bendigo Bank street procession are now open with the committee looking for local business and organizations to take part on one of the festivals biggest highlights. The street precession generally runs on the Tunarama Saturday where thousands of locals and visitors line the streets to enjoy...

Mentally Fit EP's Mens Workshop

Mentally Fit EP will be hosting a men's mental health workshop in October titled “your not alone” targeting men within our community. The workshop will be held at the Port Lincoln Racing Club on October 11th from 5:30 pm until 8:30 pm. Locals are encouraged to go along and listen to the...