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.[…]

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).[…]