Forestry back on federal agenda

THE Australian Forest Products Association yesterday welcomed Federal Labor’s commitment to deliver “a comprehensive strategic plan” for the forest sector should it be elected.[…]

Retail breakfast talk

INTERNATIONALLY renowned retail consultant David West will speak at the Mount Gambier Chamber of Commerce breakfast meeting at the city hall this Wednesday at 7.30am.[…]

Search on for top cop

NOMINATIONS have opened for the police officer of the year award, which will be presented at the Royal Adelaide Show in September.
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Farm group milestone

THE MacKillop Farm Management Group is set to celebrate 20 years since its inception on June 22 at Naracoorte Town Hall.[…]

Libs noncommittal over calls to block fracking

LIBERAL MP Nick McBride will seek party room support for a legislated ban on fracking but says the State Government believes the bill “does nothing but add more discussion and debate to parliament”.[…]

Troy Bell to back deregulation

INDEPENDENT MP Troy Bell will back the Liberal Party’s proposed shop trading hour reform, but will seek an exclusion for vehicle dealers from opening on Sundays and public holidays […]

Teys Australia beefs up industry

AUSTRALIA’S second largest beef processor Teys Australia will inject over $30m into new infrastructure at its Naracoorte plant and offer around 100 new jobs in a significant boost to the region’s […]

Home health trial expanded

MORE country patients with chronic disease are being monitored in the comfort of their own home following the launch of an innovative trial expanding the reach of virtual clinical care […]