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Economic boost through expansion of aquaculture zones

Coastal communities on the Eyre Peninsula are set for an economic boost with the release of more than 6,500 hectares of unallocated and available water for aquaculture production from Tumby Bay to Streaky Bay. The bulk of the release is based around Port Lincoln and the greater Eyre Peninsula region and stretches across eight aquaculture […]

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Opening up space for a greener Port Lincoln

The Marshall Liberal Government is investing $13.3 million to help fund 31 projects to make SA greener, preserve open space and build local community infrastructure. The State Government will partner with respective local councils to fund and deliver these projects, to be funded through the Planning and Development Fund. The City of Port Lincoln’s Parnkalla […]

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Tod Reservoir fishing petition lodged

A petition to open the Tod Reservoir to recreational fishing was lodged in State Parliament recently, encompassing 366 signatures. Member for Flinders Peter Treloar, who presented the petition, said there was interest shown by local recreational fishers to utilise the reservoir, which has been offline for the past few years. The petition, which seeks to […]

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Community support prompts speed limit chage

A petition to change speed limits on the outskirts of Elliston has been successful, with speed limits set to decrease on the Flinders Highway. The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure has advised that the speed limit will be changed to 60 kilometres per hour from the Anxious Bay road turnoff to the Liberty Roadhouse, […]

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Big boost for South Australia’s regional costs

The Marshall Liberal Government will secure the state’s vulnerable regional coastline with $4 million in funding to help deal with erosion, flooding and sand drift. The 2018-19 State Budget will deliver $4 million over four years to regional coastal councils to help repair, restore and sustain their coastlines. Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs […]

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