E-news: October 2021


E-NEWS | October 2021

In case you missed it.... The Big Galah has had a makeover! 
Well done to store owners Trevor and Lynette, and artists Karen Carr, Squashed Cocky and Jill Pantiyasa, Quirky Owl.  Funded by the NRWMF Community Benefit Program.

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- Eyre Peninsula


For the latest information on COVID-19 : SA Government Covid-19


H2U and Farmers’ Co-operative Agree on Collaboration to Build Green Hydrogen and Green Ammonia Industry on the Eyre Peninsula

Australian hydrogen infrastructure developer The Hydrogen Utility Pty Ltd (H2U) and Eyre Peninsula Cooperative Bulk Handling (EPCBH) have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore collaboration opportunities for the development of the Green Ammonia and Green Hydrogen industry on the Eyre Peninsula. For more detail: H2U and EPCBH Media Releasde, 22 […]


Venture Catalyst Space – applications open

Are you looking for startup support from the first of its kind accelerator and incubator for the Australian space industry? The Innovation & Collaboration Centre (ICC) is excited to announce that applications are officially open for the next Venture Catalyst Space program intake, a program that supports founders to start and lead space ventures. The […]


Coral Expeditions Cruise Ship visits to EP

Coral Expeditions will again be visiting Eyre Peninsula following their successful visit early this year. Eyre Peninsula destinations include: Tumby Bay – 26 Nov, 6 Dec, 17 Dec, 27 Dec 2021 and 7 Jan, 17 Jan, 27 Jan and 10 Nov 2022 Coffin Bay – 27 Nov, 7 Dec, 18 Dec, 28 Dec 2021 and […]

Tourism Awards gala dinner – tickets on sale

Tickets are on sale for the Tourism Industry Council of SA (TiCSA) 2021 South Australian Tourism Awards Gala Dinner. Held on 4 November at Adelaide Oval and supported by the South Australian Tourism Commission, this year’s gala dinner is themed ‘DISCOver SA’. The winners of the 2021 SA Tourism Awards will be announced at the […]

Be part of Tasting Australia 2022

Do you want to be part of Australia’s premier eating and drinking festival? Applications are now open for the 2022 Tasting Australia Associated Events. With the 2021 festival attracting over 50,000 people into the city’s Town Square and more than 90 events having sold out across Adelaide and regional SA, the Associated Events provide an […]

New ATDW Hub to boost Tourism Businesses

A new Australian Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW) Support & Marketing Hub is now available to assist South Australian tourism operators and event organisers to further promote their businesses, events, deals and offers, create valuable exposure and attract more visitors. Developed by the South Australian Tourism Commission, the ATDW Support & Marketing Hub resources aim to support the […]


SA Healthy Towns Challenge – Partnering for Children’s Wellbeing

The SA Healthy Towns Challenge – Partnering for Children’s Wellbeing 2021-2023 provides grants of up to $250,000 over a two-year period per project. A maximum of three grants will be available for this round. Projects must support the wellbeing of children in South Australian rural and regional communities through the creation of healthier environments. Projects […]

New advocate for the Eyre Peninsula

Eyre Peninsula residents will have their own newspaper once again, with the announcement of the Eyre Peninsula Advocate publishing its first edition on Thursday September 30, 2021. Managed by Stacey Lawrie, who has vast media experience, the weekly newspaper will have an office in Cleve and Ceduna and has employed three team members. Parent company, […]


New COVID-19 Grants

A new jointly-funded package from the Australian and South Australian Governments is giving local small and medium tourism and hospitality related businesses impacted by ongoing trading restrictions and border closures further financial support. Funding is not intended to be used to support individual business expansion plans, but is targeted towards recovery in sectors and across […]

Active Club Program - Round 50 now open.
Eligible sporting clubs and organisations can apply for up to $3,000 for funding of programs and equipment.  Applications close 17 November, 2021.

Grants SA - is for not-for-profit community organisations to improve community participation, wellbeing, and quality of life for people living and working in South Australia. People and/or communities experiencing vulnerability or disadvantage are the core target group for this funding.

Community Grants Hub - offers a simplified grant experience by improving how grants are administered across Government for the benefit of stakeholders and the community.

Grant Connect - provides centralised publication of forecast and current Australian Government grant opportunities.

SA Tenders and Contracts - provides easy to use access to all publicly available bidding opportunities within the South  Australian Govenrment.

For more funding opportunities


Drought Resilience Leaders Development Program – Eyre Peninsula

The Australian Rural Leadership Foundation is inviting people from the Eyre Peninsula, South Australia to gather, collaborate and learn with other people who share the aspirations of the region. The program provides a learning experience that will challenge and support you to develop the skill, knowledge, mindset and networks to lead your community into the […]

Supporting Women’s Access to Global Markets: Online Course

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, in collaboration with the Australian APEC Study Centre, is running an online course entitled Supporting Women’s Access to Global Markets for the APEC Business Community. The training explores how business groups can better support women entrepreneurs and business owners to build export-ready businesses and access global markets. The […]

Career Employment Group

Port Lincoln 
Forklift - 19-20 October  
White Card -  22 October
Working at Heights -  21 October


Port Lincoln Campus
Responsible Service of Alcohol - 8 October (day course)
Provide First Aid –  24 November
Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation – 24 November

Wudinna Campus
Provide First Aid –  23 November
Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation –  23 November

For more training opportunities


Cleve Harvest Music Festival

Cleve Harvest Music Fest is the newest live music festival on the South Australian calendar, situated in the thriving Eyre Peninsula, agricultural town of Cleve. An initiative by, District Council of Cleve and Outback PA Hire to bring a festival with a little bit for everyone, featuring national and local music acts, with great food […]

Port Lincoln Racing Club Midweek Freebie - 13 Oct

Port Lincoln Racing Club Sunday Family Meet - 24 Oct

Rodeo by the Sea - Streaky Bay - 27 November

For more events
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