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Households Shaken Up Following Pandemic

New research is providing a snapshot of family life during COVID-19 and suggests local households have undergone a significant shake-up since the pandemic began.

NAIDOC Week 2020 Postponed

The National NAIDOC Committee has decided to postpone NAIDOC Week 2020 in the interest of safety for elders and those in our communities with chronic health issues from the disastrous impacts of COVID19.

Cuttlefish numbers on the rise

The 2020 Cuttlefish breeding season is shaping up to be a big one. The season runs from May to August and sees the cephalopods arrive in the waters around Point Lowly, In the Upper Spencer Gulf to breed. Current estimates on total numbers are indicating a population above the two hundred thousand...

Train set for removal

The Port Lincoln City Council has announced that the following a safety and risk and review of Port Lincoln’s Train Playground that the train will be removed, along with the steel tube ‘play train’ due to unacceptable safety risks. Image: Supplied | Port Lincoln City Council  The review came about after an...

Whyalla Drink Driver detected

A man has lost his licence and will appear in court after being caught speeding and drink driving in Whyalla yesterday afternoon. Image: Eyre Peninsula Broadcasters About 1.30pm on Tuesday, June 30th, Whyalla patrols were conducting speed detection duties on McRitchie Crescent at Whyalla Stuart.  At this time they detected a white...

Pre-approval for interstate travellers

Crossing the South Australian border may be somewhat easier from tomorrow with those wishing to enter SA able to apply for pre-approval prior to reaching South Australia’s borders.   Image: SAPOL The new online form will be launched from tomorrow, forming part of a new streamlined process.