Entrepreneurial focus at Mount High

MOUNT Gambier High School was yesterday named as one of five of the state’s first specialist entrepreneurial schools, delivering learning programs that will promote and encourage entrepreneurial mindsets in students. Opportunities[…]

Renowned sport coach to address city athletes

THE University of South Australia will bring former Socceroos and Sydney Swans strength and conditioning Coach Nik Hagicostas to Mount Gambier tomorrow to present a free public lecture on injury prevention and recovery[…]

Nangwarry man dealt fine

A NANGWARRY man has received a small fine for growing four cannabis plants in the rear of his yard. Hagop Allan Bley, 60, appeared in the Mount Gambier Magistrates Court to be sentenced for […]

Aviation authority to hold safety seminar

A FREE aviation seminar focused on defensive flying skills will be held in Mount Gambier next week. South East pilots are invited to take part in the safety event organised by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA).[…]

Millicent store faces further reorganisation

A FURTHER reorganisation of Millicent’s IGA supermarket may be on the cards if the store is determined to be over 400 square metres, Treasurer Rob Lucas says. Following the defeat of the State Government’s Retail Trading[…]

Climate concerns

NEWLY elected Robe councillor Peter Riseley recently used his final monthly mayoral message to repeat his oft-stated concerns on climate change. “It is in my opinion the greatest threat to humanity,” Mr Riseley told the October[…]

RAA to boost regional safety

THE Royal Automobile Association Regional Safety Grants program will provide tens of thousands of dollars to fund safer communities across regional areas. The grants are dedicated to improving safety in regional South[…]

Erosion ‘stop-gap’

A $30,000 State Government allocation to address coastal erosion at Post Office Rock is a “stop-gap” measure before parts of Beachport slip into the sea, Wattle Range Council says. While welcoming the SA Coast Protection[…]

New council to decide grant option

GRANT District Council has referred a decision on whether it will apply for federal funding to further upgrade the Glenburnie Saleyards. Elected members last week voted to defer a decision until the new council is[…]

Agriculture work initiative

CHANGES to two visa programs made by the Federal Government will help resolve agricultural labour shortages in the region, according to Member for Barker Tony Pasin. Adjustments to the Working Holiday Maker (WHM)[…]