Alliance seeks Princes Highway repairs

A GROUP of western Victorian regional councils has formed an alliance to lobby state and federal governments for $300m to upgrade Princes Highway West between Colac and the South Australian border. Warrnambool City{…]

OPINION: Windfarm complaint made loud and clear

AN INDEPENDENT one year study released last week found noise generated by a Victorian wind farm was harming people living nearby. A class-action lawsuit seeking millions of dollars in compensation is now being planned by…]

Council elections heat up

LOCAL government elections will start to heat up with nominations for elected members closing midday today for candidates for Mount Gambier City and Grant District councils. […]

Agnew makes fresh council bid

SPORTING and business identity Deb Agnew has made a fresh bid for local government by nominating for Sorby Adams Ward on Wattle Range Council. She was an unsuccessful candidate for Kintore Ward at the last poll in 2014[…]

Rate cap talks divide mayors

THE region’s mayors are divided on moves by the State Opposition to “end council waste and rorts”, with Labor indicating it will not back rate capping […]

Community survey price tag defended

MAYOR Andrew Lee has defended the $65,000 budget allocation for a survey to gauge community support for the proposed $40m Mount Gambier Regional Sport and Recreation […]