New year brings new challenges

FUNDING for epilepsy and lymphodema compression bandages and increasing fuel and accommodation subsidies under the Patient Assistance Transport Scheme (PATS) are at the top of independent […]

Disability worker awarded scholarship

LEADING disability service provider Cara has named Mount Gambier’s Kylie Withers as the recipient of its 2018 Nicole Senter Scholarship. Mother of two Ms Withers initially […]

Greater protection for bird species

ONE of the Limestone Coast’s flagship bird species is set to receive greater protection following more than $3m in funding flowing to the region. The South […]

Recreation hub financial model released

NEW details have emerged about Mount Gambier City Council’s proposed $39.1m community and recreation hub after council released a comprehensive report this week. The report – […]

Schools receive $1b boost

THE State Government will invest more than $1b in capital projects in the public education sector, including two new birth to Year 12 schools for the […]

City Council adds to Fringe contribution

MOUNT Gambier City Council will contribute an additional $35,000 for the 2019 Mount Gambier Fringe Festival following a three-year recurrent funding pledge from the State Government. […]

Animal welfare league in limbo

THE embattled South East Animal Welfare league will remain in limbo as it awaits a decision from Mount Gambier City Council about increased funding. The not-for-profit […]

Aged care sector inquiry welcomed

TWO of the city’s leading aged care providers have welcomed a Royal Commission into the aged care sector. Prime Minister Scott Morrison last month announced the […]

Recreation centre views shared

THE city’s three mayoral contenders have weighed in on the proposed multi-million dollar sports and recreation hub for Mount Gambier, following the announcement of a massive […]