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 […]

Rook Walk centenary event

THE Mount Gambier History Group and Mount Gambier City Council have called on the community to share stories of their family history to celebrate the centenary […]

Statewide trial to reveal abuse history

A SCHEME that allows individuals to discover if their partner has a history of violence has been welcomed by the region’s peak domestic violence service ahead of its statewide trial rollout later this year.
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Researcher digs up mining past

A FORMER Mount Gambier man has felt a sense of vindication for the historian profession after being awarded an Order of Australia medal on the Queen’s […]

Grand home restoration a labour of love

STEPPING through the grand doors of Lowan homestead, you are instantly immersed in a chapter of yesteryear. Grandeur design, expert craftsman and timeless elegance are just […]

Netball: Lock hits historic milestone

SARAH Lock has made history as the first East Gambier netballer to reach the 300-game milestone. Lock played her 300th game at McDonald Park recently when […]

Rook Walk celebrated during history festival

THE Mount Gambier Library will participate in South Australia’s History Festival during May to celebrate the region’s historical places, people and events. The library’s focus for […]