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.[…]

Community kitchen upgraded

VOLUNTEERS at Mount Gambier’s Sunset Community Kitchen have generously served meals to the city’s most vulnerable for over seven years and last month that generosity was […]

$20m for forest plan

THE Federal Government’s $20m funding commitment to underpin the initial implementation of a National Forest Industries Plan is a great start to addressing Australia’s forest industry requirements, according to the Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA).[…]

Crisis call centre support

LIFELINE will receive a $33.8m boost from the Federal Government to significantly increase its telephone crisis service and help those with mental health issues in Barker. […]

Mill investment pays off

MOUNT Gambier’s N.F. McDonnell & Sons has been highlighted among businesses which have boosted employment over recent years with the help of Federal Government programs. This […]

NBN rollout reaches milestone

THE National Broadband Network (NBN) rollout has hit a milestone in regional South Australia with the fixed line rollout now complete[…]

Berry farm in doubt

A PROPOSED major development for the South East may not go ahead with Victoria securing funds from the Federal Government to proceed with an identical project.[…]

Upgrade on track

PROGRESS is being made at the Allan Scott Glenburnie Racecourse with the overhaul well under way. The $3.3m project is edging closer to the finishing line […]