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Beautiful Destinations Short Film Showcases Eyre Peninsula

By at September 16, 2020 | 4:09 pm | 0 Comment

Beautiful Destinations is a YouTube channel that showcases stunning locations from all over the world and has recently featured South Australia's very own the Eyre Peninsula.Some of the planet's most talented content creators have contributed to the channel with over 15 million views, featuring exotic locations like Turkey, Peru and Venice.Australian creator

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2020 Umbrella Festival Expands to Regional SA Communities

By at February 19, 2020 | 2:32 pm | 0 Comment

South Australia's winter music Umbrella Festival is set to be expanded to regional South Australia in 2020 following a $200,000 State Government funding boost.Music SA will support the Umbrella Festival which will be held in Whyalla, Mount Gambier, Murray Bridge and the Barossa.Minister for Innovation and Skills David Pisoni said the additional State

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Which SA Region Makes the Best Wine?

By at February 19, 2020 | 1:00 pm | 0 Comment

McLaren Vale makes the best wine in SA, according to a recent poll by 5MU.Over a week they asked their listeners, 'Which Region Makes the Best Wine?'The majority of respondents picked the Southern Fleurieu Peninsula hotspot (23%) followed by the Adelaide Hills region (20%), followed by Langhorne Creek (20%).The McLaren Vale wine region, with close

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SA Winery Wins Organic Business of the Year

By at November 26, 2019 | 10:15 am | 0 Comment

Long-standing Riverland winery Angove has recently picked up a national award for their work with organic wine.The local winery picked up the “Business of the year” at the recent Australian organic industry awards.Chairman of the company and 4th generation winemaker, John Angove spoke to 5RM's Lachie Winnall this morning to discuss what has been a big

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Yorke Peninsula Locals Win Grey Nomad Award

By at November 15, 2019 | 11:16 am | 0 Comment

Yorke Peninsula locals Jenny and Colin Edwards have come home with a win after the Grey Nomad Awards on November 6, 2019.The inaugural Awards recognise exceptional products, services and experiences for mature-aged travellers in Australia.Jenny and Colin's Yorke Peninsula’s Yorketown Caravan Park took home the prize for the 2019 Best Small Caravan

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Eyre Peninsula Beaches Listed in Unique SA Beaches

By at November 14, 2019 | 2:43 pm | 0 Comment

Five Eyre Peninsula beaches have been listed as the top unique beaches to visit in SA National Parks by the South Australian Department for Environment and Water and Brand SA.The list of seven beaches included Second Valley Beach in the Fleurieu Peninsula and Shell Beach in the Innes National park but the other five were titled the Eyre Peninsula’s.The

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Introducing the ‘Mt Compass Farmerama’

By at November 13, 2019 | 1:14 pm | 0 Comment

A new annual event to replace the Compass Cup has been announced.The inaugural Mt Compass Farmerama will be held at the Mt Compass Oval on Sunday March 29, 2020, noon to 9 pm.The Compass Cup team announced on October 4 that the annual event touted as 'Australia's only cow race' would end after 46 years.Organisers responded to queries online regarding

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Mid-Murray Skies Receive International Recognition

By at November 11, 2019 | 3:57 pm | 0 Comment

Leading astronomers are in the Murraylands today for an internationally significant milestone.It is for the launch of the River Murray International Dark Sky Reserve, recognising its status as one of the best locations in the world to clearly see stars in the night sky.From Bowhill to Blanchetown and encompassing the Swan Reach Conservation Park, the 3,200

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Entries Now Open for 2020 Riviera Port Lincoln Tuna Classic

By at October 31, 2019 | 2:13 pm | 0 Comment

Entries are now open to for the Riviera Port Lincoln Tuna Classic that is set to take place in March next year.Fisherman will go hard for two days competing to tag and release as many Southern Blue Fish tuna as possible.Anglers can compete in two boat categories that include over 8 meters and under 8 meters.Cash prizes and trophies will be up for grabs for

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Best 8 Experiences & Activities on the Murray River, Lakes & Coorong

By at October 16, 2019 | 5:27 pm | 0 Comment

The Murray River, Lakes and Coorong region embodies natural beauty and boasts a wealth of native produce, breathtaking scenery and Australian wildlife. The River is over 130 million years old and is rich with Aboriginal history, culture and heritage.Relax, unwind and explore with our best experiences on the Murray River. 1. VISIT MONARTO ZOO Monarto Zoo, Murray

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Tourism Boom for Murray River, Lakes and Coorong

By at October 15, 2019 | 6:15 pm | 0 Comment

Tourism is booming along the Murray River, Lakes and Coorong.The region is reporting a 25 per cent increase in visitors between March 2018 and 2019, compared to the last six years.334,000 visitors were recorded during this time and spending rose 40 per cent, up to $172 million.Murray River, Lakes and Coorong Tourism Development Manager Julie Bates says the

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Lower Eyre Peninsula to See Cheaper Flights

By at October 9, 2019 | 5:08 pm | 0 Comment

Rex Airlines and the District council of the Lower Eyre Peninsula have officially signed a three-year agreement that will see Rex introduce cheaper prices for flights between Port Lincoln to Adelaide.The Rex Community Fare Scheme will see flights priced at $109 each way and available outside of 30 days prior to departure and availability, in addition to all

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10,000 Visitors for Myponga Reservoir

By at September 26, 2019 | 1:18 pm | 0 Comment

The Myponga Reservoir has had its 10,000th visitor this week.Since opening it to the public in April, the State Government said the increased tourism has lifted local businesses and been a boon to the community.Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs said the huge number of visitors was a clear sign of the popularity of the government’s opening

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Giraffe Calf Joins Monarto Baby Boom

By at September 20, 2019 | 5:25 pm | 0 Comment

Spring has sprung, with another new arrival at Monarto Zoo.A giraffe calf joins a newborn Chimpanzee and a Zebra foal on the list of new arrivals.Monarto Zoo Keeper Matt Brewer said the new calf is settling in well with the herd in the waterhole habitat."After a few wobbly attempts the little calf is already up on its feet and getting used to its long

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Coffin Bay Day on the Bay

By at September 20, 2019 | 5:10 pm | 0 Comment

Next week Sunday 29th September the Coffin Bay Day on the Bay is due to take place with locals and visitors invited to join the town in a day of delicious food and wine.This year will be The Day on the Bay's 4th year running with it expected to be bigger and better.Six local venues will be participating in the event including The Coffin Bay Yacht Club, Beach

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Zebra Foal Kickstarts Monarto’s Spring Baby Boom

By at September 11, 2019 | 12:12 pm | 0 Comment

A tiny zebra foal has joined the wild family at Monarto Zoo.The little one was recently born in the zebra habitat and has been busy settling in under the careful watch of mum Thembela.Keepers are making sure to give the youngster and its mum some space so they’re unsure as to whether it’s a boy or a girl just yet.Monarto Zoo Keeper Haidee Kinter said

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