Towns to host Bight film

Towns to host Bight film

A film supporting the push to keep oil drilling away from the Great Australian Bight will be shown in three towns this weekend.

Streaky Bay, Elliston and Port Lincoln will be screening Head of the Bight by Patagonia that features Heath Joske and many Eyre Peninsula fishers and surfers talking in detail about how their professional and recreational activities could be affected by an oil spill, plus the second part of Operation Jeedara.

As part of the screenings, Mr Joske will share his journey to Equinor's annual general meeting in Norway earlier this year and give the latest update on the campaign to keep drilling away from the Bight, while Ian Dudley of Unite the Bight Elliston will share information from the symposium he attended on oil extraction in the Southern Ocean at the University of Sydney.

Streaky Bay will screen the film at Bayfunktion Cafe from 6.30pm on Friday with live music afterwards, while Elliston is hosting a bring your own barbecue dinner from 6.30pm and screening the film at 7.30pm at the corner of Town Beach on Saturday.

The film will be shown at Port Lincoln's Beer Garden Brewery on Sunday from 6.30pm.