Eyre Peninsula Visitor Guide : 2016-2017 Eyre Peninsula Visitor Guide
useful information | exploreeyrepeninsula.com.au 53 KEEP SA FRUIT FLY AND PHYLLOXERA FREE South Australia is the only mainland state to be fruit fly free. To keep our state fruit fly free, fresh fruit and fruiting vegetables cannot be carried from interstate into SA. So if you are travelling anywhere from interstate with fruit or vegetable produce, eat it or bin it before entering the state. Fines may apply. For further information, phone the Fruit Fly Hotline on 1300 666 010 or visit www.pir.sa.com.au/fruitfly Help keep SA phylloxera free and protect its iconic wine industry. If you’ve been driving or walking in an interstate vineyard, please thoroughly clean your car, shoes and clothes before entering SA. Please obtain permission before entering any vineyard. For further information, visit www.vinehealth.com.au FIRE DANGER During Fire Danger Season, 1 November 2015 to 15 April 2016, there are strict conditions for lighting any fire, including a campfire. On Total Fire Ban Days, all fires are banned. Avoid severe penalties by checking www.cfs.sa.gov.au before lighting any fires. On days of high fire danger where high temperatures, wind and low humidity are forecast, know your risk and what you will do to stay safe. Download the CFS FireApp to stay informed. Observe the daily weather forecast and Fire Danger Ratings and listen for warning messages from the CFS on your local radio station. Further bushfire safety information is available by contacting the Bushfire Information Hotline on 1300 362 361 or visit www.cfs.sa .gov.au HOSPITALS Ceduna Hospital and District Health Services 3 Eyre Highway, Ceduna Phone: (08) 8626 2110 or (08) 8626 2160 Cleve Hospital North Terrace, Cleve Phone: (08) 8628 2399 Cowell District Hospital 17 South Terrace, Cowell Phone: (08) 8629 2001 Cummins and District Memorial Hospital 19–21 Tumby Bay Road, Cummins Phone: (08) 8676 2163 ACCREDITED VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRES Ceduna Visitor Information Centre 58 Poynton Street, Ceduna Phone: (08) 8625 3343 or 0428 917 217 Elliston Community Information Centre 6 Memorial Drive, Elliston Phone: (08) 8687 9200 Port Augusta Visitor Information Centre Wadlata Outback Centre, 41 Flinders Terrace, Port Augusta Phone: (08) 8641 9194 or 1800 633 060 (freecall) Port Lincoln Visitor Information Centre 3 Adelaide Place, Port Lincoln Phone: (08) 8683 3544 or 1300 788 378 (local call) Whyalla Visitor Centre Lincoln Highway, Whyalla Phone: (08) 8645 7900 or 1800 088 589 (freecall) CLIMATE Spring Summer Autumn Winter Average maximum temperature 20°C–25°C 25°C–32°C 21°C–25°C 16°C–18°C Average monthly rainfall 59–73mm 15–27mm 44–64mm 66–155mm STAYING SAFE Phone 13 14 44 for police assistance or phone 000 for all emergencies. Police stations are located in Ceduna, Cleve, Cowell, Cummins, Elliston, Kimba, Lock, Minnipa, Penong, Poochera, Port Lincoln, Streaky Bay, Tumby Bay, Whyalla, Wirrulla, Wudinna and Yalata. Elliston Hospital Memorial Drive, Elliston Phone: (08) 8687 9001 Kimba District Hospital 13–15 Martin Terrace, Kimba Phone: (08) 8627 2400 Port Lincoln Hospital and Health Service 39 Oxford Terrace, Port Lincoln Phone: (08) 8683 2200 Streaky Bay Hospital and Mid West Health Service 1 Flinders Drive, Streaky Bay Phone: (08) 8626 1009 Tumby Bay Hospital and Lower Eyre Health Service 8 Esplanade, Tumby Bay Phone: (08) 8688 2107 Whyalla Hospital and Health Service 20 Wood Terrace, Whyalla Phone: (08) 8648 8300 Wudinna Hospital 16–24 Richards Avenue, Wudinna Phone: (08) 8680 2101 EMERGENCY BROADCASTING ABC broadcasts official warnings from emergency agencies at regular intervals on ABC Local Radio, ABC News 24 and via Twitter @abcemergency. For ABC Local Radio frequencies, phone 13 99 94 or go to www.abc.net.au/emergency 891 ABC Adelaide is also available via the ABC Radio mobile app.