Local News

Man Caught with 7 Times Daily Bag Limit

With the warmer weather ahead, local fishers are being reminded to be mindful of their daily bag limits following a man near Port Augusta caught with seven times the limit of Razorfish. The 65-year-old man from Stirling North was apprehended with 175 Razorfish – well over the bag limit of 25. Minister...

Eyre and Western Police to Hold Community Forums

Local police are seeking public views on road safety in the region with two road safety-based forums to be held next month in Cleve and Port Lincoln. Heavy vehicle operators, farmers, and community members are invited to attend the forums with opportunities to speak directly to police and other compliance specialists. Information...

Entries Now Open for 2020 Riviera Port Lincoln Tuna Classic

Entries are now open to for the Rivera Port Lincoln Tuna Classic that is set to take place in March next year. Fisherman will go hard for two days competing to tag and release as many Southern Blue Fish tuna as possible. Anglers can compete in two boat categories that include over...

Junior Secondary Students to Get Real World Work Experience

Year 7 to 10 students will be encouraged to gain greater exposure to industry, business and real-world work opportunities, with the government’s new initiative ‘Work of Work Challenge’. Under the new project, junior secondary school students will be encouraged to undertake 100 hours of participation in industry and employer activities. The program...

Asthma Deaths on the Decline

New figures reveal a significant decrease in asthma-related deaths in Australia however residents on the Eyre Peninsula are being warned against complacency. Last year, 389 asthma-related deaths were recorded, down from 441 in 2017, with a significant drop in deaths among women. However, Siobhan Brophy from the National Asthma Council says...

Teenager Crashes on Flinders Highway

A Port Lincoln teenager has been injured after his utility crashed on the Flinders Highway yesterday near Port Lincoln. Just before 6pm on Wednesday 23 October,  police and emergency services crews were called to the Flinders Highway at Coomunga about 14kms north-west of Port Lincoln, after a Toyota utility left the road,...

CFS Warn Severe Fire Danger Weather Today

The CFS are advising locals to cease any risky activity today with severe fire weather forecasted and a total fire ban expected. The Eyre Peninsula is expecting to see high temperatures reaching up to 40 degrees and strong winds of up to 50kms across some parts of the region. CFS State Duty...

Little Bags of Hope Children and Baby Expo

Locals are invited attend Little Bags of Hope’s Children and Baby Expo that’s to be held in November. The expo is raising money for the local non-for profit-organization which aims to provide bags of essential items and special fun things for children of all ages going into foster care and shelters. The...

Applications Now Open for AgTech Scholarship

Applications are now open for the AgTech PhD scholarship that is an initiative run by the State Government and University of Adelaide. The three-year scholarship is part of the Marshall Liberal Government’s AgTech agenda, identified as a key growth area to help South Australian farmers boost the agriculture industry. Minister for Primary...

Port Lincoln Climate Change Workshop

The Port Lincoln Anglican Church will be hosting a Climate Change workshop titled ‘Personal possibilities in response to climate change.’ The workshop presented by Rev, Dr. Lynn Arnold will look at the effects of pollution, our role for taking responsibility in caring for the earth and environment, how we can direct...