Penola racer sets new record

DARING Penola dry lake racer David Bullock has made an impressive new Australian land speed record during his debut at Lake Gairdner Speedweek.

The annual event spans over a week on the 190km long and 48km wide dry salt lake, north of South Australia, hosted by the Dry Lake Racers Australia (DLRA).

Opera stars add high note to gala

THE stage is set this weekend for the biggest classical fixture in Mount Gambier’s history with the city being swarmed with international operatic stars and some […]

Scotsman calls Australia home

VOLUNTEER shop assistant Dave Hill will celebrate Australia Day at his Millicent home tomorrow in “true Aussie style”. He will throw some lamb chops on the […]

Creative artwork on show

DRAWING inspiration from their surroundings, local artists and friends Chrissy Pudney and Glenys Hughes have together created a colourful exhibition of their finest work for the […]

Red Cross introduces new program

A DIFFERENT type of Australian Red Cross vehicle has been turning heads around the city lately as volunteers travel across Mount Gambier with tool boxes in […]

Ice cheaper than pizza

THE head of the nation’s major organisation supporting Aboriginal people with drug and alcohol issues has put out a blunt warning about crystal methamphetamine.[…]

New child care package announced

MORE than 3800 families in Barker will be better off under the Federal Government’s child care overhaul, according to Member for Barker Tony Pasin. He said […]

Sale “scuttle” unlikely

THE union representing hundreds of timber workers in Mount Gambier says it is unlikely the Australian competition watchdog will “scuttle” the looming sale of Carter Holt […]