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Port Lincoln Tunarama Inc are inviting expressions of interest and registrations for the 2018 Tunarama Ambassador Quest.

The Tunarama Ambassador Quest is a platform for personal development and offers many exciting opportunities throughout the year. Entrants experience an increase in personal growth and confidence, while making a meaningful and positive impact in the community. As part of the Quest, entrants raise funds for their chosen charitiy or not-for-profit organisation based within the Eyre Peninsula of South Australia.

One entrant will be chosen as the Ambassador to represent the Tunarama Festival and Port Lincoln at various events over the following year.

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Site application forms for the 2018 Tunarama Festival are now available.

Tunarama is one of the biggest and most popular free regional Festivals in Australia with entertainment, events and competitions for the whole family. We invite you to be part of this multiple award-winning event through applying for a site.

Please download and complete the  2018 Site Application Form to apply for your site at the 2018 Tunarama Festival.





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Tunarama Festival Port Lincoln

Port Lincoln Tunarama Inc invite tenders for the position of administrative assistant.


A job description can be found here: Job Description – Tender for Administrative Assistant.


Tenders may be submitted to the Tunarama Committee via email: and must be received by 5pm Friday 7th July 2017.

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Port Lincoln Tunarama Inc welcomed Noel Linsell as their newest Life Member at the 2017 Annual General Meeting held Wednesday 17th May.

Noel has been a keen supporter of the Tunarama Festival for 25 years, playing many roles on the Board including President, Vice President and Site Manager. Over the years Noel has even offered up his land for events such as the highly successful Tunarama Rodeo and Country Music Festival held from 1999-2001.

1999 Tunarama Rodeo at Noel Linsell’s property

Noel will continue in his role as Site Manager for the 2018 Festival

Thank You Noel!


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2017 saw some exciting innovations for Tunarama, that we have been working towards for a number of years, particularly Eyre Square and the Short Film Festival.

2018 poses the exciting prospect of TWO cruise ships docking in Port Lincoln during Tunarama.

Retiring President Judith Maddern says it is time for some new people to have input into the direction and success of the festival.

“For family reasons I am making a move to Queensland where I will miss Tunarama because I was looking forward to seeing some of the recent improvements cemented in as sustainable.  As the Street Racing event and the SALT Festival show there are plenty of good ideas and energetic people in the Eyre Peninsula…  Continue reading »

Port Lincoln Tunarama Inc would like to invite the local community to consider becoming a member of Tunarama for the 2018 Festival.

Membership fees are just $15 and this entitles you to nominate for the Tunarama Comittee if you choose, as well as have a say at the upcoming AGM, or it can just show your support for the continuation of the Festival.

You can download a Membership form which can be completed an returned with your membership fee to the Tunarama Office at 8 King St, Port Lincoln. Alternatively you can pay the membership online and email the form to

Banking details are:

Port Lincoln Tunarama Inc

BSB 105 036

Account Number 100077540

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The 2017 Port Lincoln Tunarama Festival was enjoyed by and estimated 25,000 people over the Australia Day Long Weekend. The Festival played host to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull who finally made it to Port Lincoln after two previously failed attempts due to bad weather.

Highlights of the Festival can be seen on the Tunarama facebook page and more results and photographs will be added to the website in the coming days. Read more»

Come and join in the costume making workshop for 2017 Tunarama Street Parade

*Please note: this 2 day workshop has been postponed til mid January, final dates will be confirmed soon!

Times: Group 1. 9am-12pm

Group 2. 1pm-4pm

Location: Tunarama Office 8 King St, Port Lincoln

Please download an application form and return to the Tunarama Office. Enquiries phone 86821300 Read more»

2016 Committee Members Sharon, Barb, Monika, Gerri and Judith

Port Lincoln Tunarama are looking for volunteers to assist in the running of the 2017 Tunarama Festival. Record keepers, measurers, fish returners – are just some examples of roles volunteers can play at the Festival. We have a range of duties to suit all ages an abilities. A registration form can be downloaded from the tunarama website: and returned to our secretary Carolyne, email:
This is a fantastic and fun way to get involved in Port Lincoln’s biggest event!

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