Abandon ship?

AN INDEPENDENT consultant has recommended dramatically scaling back services at the Lady Nelson Visitor and Discovery Centre following a comprehensive review of the city’s visitor information […]

Last stand for city RSL

FINANCIAL woes have forced Mount Gambier’s iconic Returned and Services League to put its Sturt Street premises up for sale less than a month before the […]

People ‘screaming out’ for ice rehabiliation

A LANDMARK investigation into the region’s crystal methamphetamine scourge has revealed desperate users are “screaming out” for rehabilitation services. Pangula Mannamurna Aboriginal Corporation researchers have already […]

Crisis service centre speaks out

LIFELINE employees in Mount Gambier have warned the loss of the South East Community Legal Service will be devastating for the community and have serious effects […]

‘Cents-less’ gas exploration risk

NEW claims have emerged the State Government has only banked $11m in royalties from South East gas production over the past 70 years, which is “pittance” […]

Hotels ramp-up security measures

A PROMINENT Mount Gambier hotelier says there has been a significant upswing in the number of youths “roaming” inner city streets late at night, which was […]

Anti-gas mining activists issue warning

ANTI-GAS mining activists will chain themselves to gates and possibly defy directions from regional police to stop Beach Energy’s $15m proposed exploratory conventional drilling program near […]

Council opposes rate capping

DESPITE the objection of one elected member, Mount Gambier City Council announced last week it will oppose rate capping in any form. At last Tuesday’s meeting, […]