Rate proposal denied

A PROPOSED amendment to Mount Gambier City Council’s 2017/18 budget was knocked back during council’s final budget meeting on Wednesday evening as elected members cast their […]

Indigenous city celebration

AROUND 500 school students and community members flowed through Pangula Mannamurna yesterday to celebrate NAIDOC Culture Day. Attendees reflected on the history and achievements of Aboriginal […]

Strict life jacket laws floated

PROPOSED changes to South Australian life jacket laws are long overdue and a previous lack of action from the State Government has cost lives, according to […]

Dogs help with reading

MCDONALD Park Primary School students have improved their reading skills and confidence this term thanks to some friendly and furry friends. Since the beginning of term […]

Marketplace renews energy focus

MOUNT Gambier’s Marketplace shopping centre is to become one of the first in Australia to be powered by solar energy after a deal was signed with […]

Indigenous culture celebrated

CELEBRATIONS to recognise the South East’s rich indigenous history and culture started yesterday with the launch of NAIDOC Week in Mount Gambier. Despite wet and cold […]

Year-round outdoor learning

THE Mary MacKillop Memorial School’s Father Paul Shelter has officially opened, providing students with access to an outdoor undercover learning area. Archbishop Philip Wilson, Member for […]

School road risk highlighted

A FOUR-VEHICLE collision on White Avenue last month has prompted renewed calls for improved safety measures on the state managed road which runs parallel to one […]

Bypass funds plea

THE region’s forestry sector and Penola business fraternity have expressed dismay as the State Government continues to snub the Penola bypass project, which is among the […]

Curiosity drives creativity

REIDY Park Primary School students followed their curiosity last week as they took part in their annual science fair. Creating experiments during the term, the Year […]