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).[…]

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. […]