OPINION: Long-term plan needed to avoid service duplication

ONE of the major problems this city faces is the duplication of services offered by several infrastructure projects that have been built over the years.Those that come quickly to mind are the library, Main Corner and Lady Nelson[…]

Work depot history shared

THE VOLUNTEER-driven Mount Gambier Women’s Work Depot recently revisited its 50-year history, sharing a host of memorabilia with Limestone Coast community members. Centrally located on Commercial […]

Wilkin Hall milestone celebration

HISTORY will be rekindled this month when South East community members celebrate Wilkin Community Hall’s 70th anniversary. Midway between Mount Gambier and Casterton, Wilkin Hall is […]

Business transition for Chinese medicine

INTERNATIONAL health knowledge will depart Mount Gambier on Tuesday as Chinese Medical Centre owners “Nancy” Chen and “Stephen” Mu move into retirement. Established in 1995, Chinese […]

Museum showcases maritime history

VISITORS can sink into shipwreck history as Port MacDonnell’s maritime museum showcases the Submerged – Stories of Australia’s Shipwrecks exhibition. The free exhibition focuses on wrecks […]

Bay faithful celebrate church history

THE 150th anniversary of the Port MacDonnell Uniting Church will be celebrated this month with a day of celebrations planned for September 16. A 10am service […]

Shoppers spend money to get money

MARKING 150 years since the last convict ship arrived in Australia, The Royal Australian Mint’s Rascals and Ratbags Roadshow landed in Mount Gambier Tuesday. A pop-up […]

True pioneer story inspires author

GROWING up on a farm in Kalangadoo, Simon Bryant always had a fascination with the history of the South East. His interest was piqued when he received […]