Our Sir’s vibrant life

ALL the colour, charisma and character of Mount Gambier born artistic icon Sir Robert Helpmann have been retained in a cheeky quote known to millions worldwide. […]

Speedy border collie bound for UK

THE countdown is on for Mount Gambier resident Sarah McDowell and her furry friend Cali as they prepare for the World Agility Championships in the United […]

Echo Farm re-opens

TOURISTS and locals alike now have the chance to experience a pioneer farm only kilometres from the heart of the Blue Lake city with the re-opening […]

Red Couch: Oatmill celebrates 20 years

WHEN the Oatmill Cinema Complex opened its doors in December 1997, James Cameron’s Titanic was a box office sensation across the country. Mount Gambier residents turned […]

Childs jumps to research Gordon

ALLAN Childs is a walking encyclopedia on Adam Lindsay Gordon – the acclaimed poet and champion horse rider who lived for a time in a small […]

Tourists decipher puzzling portrait

WITH squinted eyes and tilted heads, puzzled tourists are struggling to identify the mysterious pixelated face watching over the Blue Lake city. The fresh artwork featured […]

Lecturer retires with honours

SINCE the doors opened at Mount Gambier’s Uni-SA campus in 2005, passionate educator Dr Sue Mutton has been there to guide students to a successful career […]

Doctor goes wild for photography

FRAMED photographs of big cats and sweeping landscapes adorn the walls of Doctor Mike Bruorton’s office at Hawkins Medical Clinic, hinting at his former life as […]

Community appeal brightens Christmas

AS CHRISTMAS Day nears, Mayor Andrew Lee has appealed to the community to dig deep and support the Mount Gambier Community Mayor’s Christmas Appeal. The cause […]

Horsburgh calls time on service

“THE Salvation Army will always be a part of who we are, but just in a different way now,” Mount Gambier-based Corps Officer Cameron Horsburgh said […]