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New Report Reveals on Farm Fatality Statistics

Following last week’s National Farm Safety Week a new report has been released in conjunction, and whilst the first half of 2021 was an improvement on last year, there were still 20 fatalities on farms for the first 6 months of the year with three in South Australia.

Local Artists Gear up For SALA Festival

The South Australian Living Artists Festival is gearing up for its launch in August, with 600 venues across the state, including a number of exhibitions on Eyre Peninsula.

1 GP to 2000 Patients in Port Lincoln

There is a renewed push for regional and rural GP’s from Australian Medical Association with the association worried about the number of doctors available. Ongoing pay negotiations for the past 9 months with the Regional Support service the aim of attracting and retaining GP’s to the regions has found itself at...

Fines issued at Port Lincoln gathering

Port Lincoln Police have issued a number of fines to locals who have been failing to comply with the current stay at home direction with nine people on Wednesday alone receiving on the spot infringement notices.

2021 Ag Town of the Year nominations open

Regional communities across South Australia are being encouraged to get behind their town through the 2021 South Australian Ag Town of the Year awards. In its third year, the South Australian Agricultural Town of the Year recognises SA towns excelling in agricultural practices and the flow-on effect they have on communities.

Seafood export increase on the cards

The federal government has announced plans to boost Seafood exports to new markets with more than 800,000 thousand dollars provided to Seafood industry Australia to help explore opportunities in Asia, the Americas and Europe.

Boost for local charter operators

The charter boat industry is set for a boost with a half dozen projects worth more than a quarter of a million dollars receiving state government funding to improve Tourism experiences, including 3 on the Eyre Peninsula and West Coast.