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82nd annual EPLGA Conference In Kimba Today

The 82nd annual Eyre Peninsula Local Government Association (EPLGA) conference will be held in Kimba today.  Mayors, Councillors and council staff from across the region will be present for today’s conference to be followed by a Gala dinner this evening.  Kimba Mayor Dean Johnson said that hosting the conference is a great...

Tax Office Heading To Port Lincoln For Compliance Checks

The Australian Taxation Office (ATP) will be in Port Lincoln on Monday March 4th to provide some guidance to small businesses and to identify those deliberately avoiding paying tax and super.  Assistant Commissioner Peter Holt said the ATO is helping those that are trying to do the right thing, but we...

Cancer Council To Host EP Skin Cancer Info Sessions

Cancer Council SA has joined forces with Country SA PHN to run a series of information sessions aimed at driving down the high skin cancer rate in regional South Australia. The roadshow includes a series of information sessions, which will cover the importance of sun protection and how to check for...

Boaties Reminded To Put Safety First Or Pay

Police are reminding boaties across the Eyre Peninsula that action will be taken against boat owners regarding poorly maintained vessels and equipment.  A non-compliant boat operator was fortunate to escape with only an expiation notice, after his vessel experienced mechanical trouble at the weekend.  The incidents occurred at about 7.55pm on Saturday...

Consultation Begins Regarding Past Animals List

The State Government is seeking views from the public on the revised ‘List of declared pest animals’ and a ‘New and emerging introduced animal’s policy’.  The policy is aimed at helping to reduce the risk of introduced animals becoming established in South Australia. Pest animals declared under the Natural Resources Management Act...

Kimba To Host EPLGA Conference

Preparations continue for the annual Eyre Peninsula Local Government Association conference which will be host this year by the District Council of Kimba.  The annual conference will see Mayors, Councillors and Council staff from across the Eyre Peninsula head to Kimba for the two day event which officially gets underway with...

CFS Urge Landowners To Take Precautions During Warm Weather

The CFS is asking local landowners to take precautions today with a spell of warm weather continuing across much of the state this week. Only the Mount Lofty Ranges has a total fire ban in place today however the CFS is reminding people that there is still very high fire danger...

Nominations Now Open For Premiers Volunteer Certificate's

Eyre Peninsula organisations are encouraged to nominate local helpers for the 2019 Premier’s Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Volunteer Service. Applications are now for this year’s campaign which aims to assist local organisations and community groups in recognizing the significant achievements of their volunteers. Minister for Human Services Michelle Lensink said recognising...

Eyre Peninsula Police News

Police are seeking assistance from the public to help locate two pieces of metal artwork that were stolen from Port Lincoln last month. Sometime between the afternoon of Sunday 27 January and Tuesday 29 January, two metal artworks on display in the Nautilus Arts Centre foyer of the Civic Centre were...

Weekend Results in Cricket and Softball

In Port Lincoln cricket Southern Eyre South defeated Tasmans by just 5 runs in the A grade top of the table clash at Ravendale on Saturday afternoon.  Southern Eyre batted first and finished their 50 overs at 9 for 173 with Ben Smith top scoring with 74.  In reply Tasmans were bowled...