Record burns forcasted

PRESCRIBED burns are set for record numbers this season as the Department for Environment and Water prepares to reduce bushfire risk in areas across South Australia. Over spring and autumn, 65 burns treating over 7300[…]

Lee to contest second term

MAYOR Andrew Lee will seek re-election to represent the city as its civic leader for a second term. Despite controversy during his first term, Mr Lee […]

Martin announces election intention

THE Mount Gambier mayoral race has been thrown wide open with prominent business leader Lynette Martin OAM announcing she will contest the upcoming local government elections. […]

Community fare ‘up in air’

GRANT District Council is yet to make a decision regarding whether it will commit to a five-year “community fare” deal with a regional airline giant. This […]

Blackspot funds sought

GRANT District Council will seek blackspot funding for one the district’s most notorious intersections. Council will lodge an application for State Government funding to improve the […]

Second mayoral contender emerges

WATTLE Range residents will vote for their mayor for the first time in eight years with two contenders emerging for the role. The position will be […]

Rate cap legislation slammed

MOUNT Gambier Mayor Andrew Lee has slammed the Marshall Government’s “high handed” rate capping legislation as punishing a majority of South Australia’s local governments for the […]

Future road support

SOUTH Australian councils will be left with a $20m question mark hanging over future roads budgets as a result of the 2018 budget, the South Australian Local Government Association (SALGA) has warned.[…]