Funding cuts create court backlog

AXING of funding to the South East Community Legal Service is the latest development in an ongoing under-resourcing and winding back of services in the region, […]

Memoir highlights life challenges

AFTER experiencing a series of challenging circumstances throughout his life, Mount Gambier man Brendan Buchanan put pen to paper in an effort to share his story […]

Decade of freedom celebrated

NORTH Gambier Primary School was full of music and dance on Saturday night as hundreds of people gathered to celebrate 10 years since the first Karen […]

Refugee settlement celebrated

LIFE in Australia is a world away from a childhood spent in Thailand camps for Karen refugees Nerr Soe Kapan and Lizar Lee. Never setting foot […]

Emotional pet reunion

IT WAS a teary reunion for Mount Gambier resident Kareena Aspinall and her beloved dog Bootlace over the weekend as the pair were reunited after seven […]

AFL star gives inspirational advice

TENISON Woods College students and teachers welcomed a visit from former St Kilda AFL player Nathan Burke this week as he shared inspiring and motivational talks […]

Congolese refugee takes on parliament

CONGOLESE refugee Chanceline Kakule will discuss some of Australia’s biggest challenges next month as she takes part in YMCA SA Youth Parliament. Moving to Australia in […]

Brave women share emotional stories

TEARY eyes and hugs were in abundance last week as Mount Gambier women Di Chambers and Kathleen Donhardt shared their emotional stories of tragedy and triumph […]

Quiet achiever in spotlight

HUMBLE and generous Mount Gambier resident Allan Dowdell was yesterday recognised for his years of contribution to the community with the prestigious Order of Australia Medal […]