Sports infrastructure grants open

SPORTING groups in Barker now have the opportunity to apply for grants of up to $500,000 through a $29.7m Federal Government program aimed at upgrading community sports infrastructure[…]

Penola bypass a priority despite tight budget

DESPITE forewarning of a tough first budget, Treasurer Rob Lucas has reiterated the State Liberals’ election pledge to complete the Penola Bypass. Mr Lucas said the long-awaited stage[…]

Ambassador gives children a voice

MOUNT Gambier’s Ally Finnis has been selected from a nationwide field of over 450 applicants to be a UNICEF Australia Young Ambassador. The 21-year-old was among […]

Coastal golf course funds teed up

THE long-awaited expansion of the Robe Golf Course from 12 to 18 holes has drawn a step closer with the announcement of a $600,000 Federal Government […]

City airport funding bid aims high

THE proposed $9.2 Mount Gambier Airport upgrade is yet to be secured with the Federal Government still weighing up funding the strategic infrastructure project. With the […]

Government urged to discourage log exports

THE Federal Government should discourage log exports and increase its focus on local timber processors, according to State Shadow Forestry Minister Clare Scriven. Her comments were […]

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.[…]