National vote to end gay stigma

WITH a record proportion of Australians enrolled to vote in the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey, marriage equality campaigner Ivy Sutherland is urging people to tick […]

Japanese schooling explored

FROM a small South East town to the buzzing tourist destination of Japan, Yahl Primary School teacher Andrew McGregor will soon experience what teaching is like […]

Cancer survivors lend support

FOR 36 years the Mount Gambier Cancer Support Group Incorporated has offered both tangible and intangible support to Limestone Coast locals battling cancer. The tangible ranges […]

Supportive health initiative

WHAT started as a usual day at work soon turned into a fight for her life for Mount Gambier resident Kate McDonough. Around 18 months ago, […]

Marj reflects on life’s travels

MARJ Sanderson can still vividly recall the year she moved into Penola’s Tandara Lodge retirement village – it was the year her beloved Adelaide Crows won […]

Local educator in the spotlight

CARING for someone else’s child is a challenging responsibility for anyone to take on, but it has always been Mount Gambier educator Susan Hillyer’s passion and […]

Fashionistas in races spotlight

TWO South East fashionistas received top honours in racing fashion this week as part of this season’s Fashion at The Races statewide competition. Mount Gambier’s Abby […]

Penola piper shares life memories

“I SUPPOSE I’d be the oldest piper in the south east,” Penola resident Jim Childs posited, speaking to The Border Watch a week after he celebrated […]

Census data reveals “typical” residents

LATEST census figures show the “typical” Grant District Council and Mount Gambier residents align with the statistically “ordinary” Australian. The 2016 Census of Population and Housing […]