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Mobile coverage boost for the Eyre Peninsula

Digital connection in the Eyre Peninsula will receive a boost with an $850,000 partnership to tackle a mobile black spot affecting rural communities around Wudinna.  The new tower is being delivered thanks to funding from the Marshall Liberal Government, Wudinna District Council and Optus.  Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development Tim Whetstone said digital connection is vital for regional […]

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GM crops allowed on mainland SA

Eyre Peninsula growers will have the opportunity to access the latest breeding technology from 2021, as the Genetically Modified Bill is set to pass State Parliament this week. After 16 years, the GM moratorium will be lifted on mainland SA, after the Marshall State Government reached an agreement with the Opposition. The amendments include giving […]

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Inaugural Eyre Peninsula Landscape board members appointed

The inaugural Eyre Peninsula Landscape Board members have been appointed, joining Chair Mark Whitfield, in leading a back-to-basics approach on managing natural resources in the region. The new board members all live locally and provide a diverse range of skills and expertise. The six new board members include: Brian Foster – Brian is a fourth […]

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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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