Shoot to kill authority granted

POLICE will have shoot to kill powers in the event of a terrorist threat under recent laws passed by State Parliament. Under the new legislation, the Commissioner of Police will have the power to declare an incident a “terrorist[…]

Drought relief help on its way

WATTLE Range Council staff will fill more than three semi trailers with hay and travel across the state to help relieve the impacts of one of […]

Motorsport: Skeer holds nerve in New South Wales despite setbacks

TOUGH conditions at Wakefield Park in New South Wales were not enough to deter Furner motorcycle racer Dallas Skeer at the Australian Supersport 600 Championships on the weekend.

After pushing too hard into a corner, a crash saw the young rider simply pick his bike up and continue on with the race.

Genetic interest

THE latest in maternal genetic trials and genomic testing will be outlined to stud and commercial producers at the annual Australian White Suffolk Association Conference. The […]

Baseball: Rundle part of historic win

MOUNT Gambier baseballer Tom Rundle became part of South Australian baseball history recently after the Under 18 SA representative team claimed the Australian National Baseball Championships […]

Call to extend ban on plastic bags

FEDERAL parliamentarian Rebekha Sharkie has challenged New South Wales and Victoria to join the rest of the nation in banning lightweight plastic bags[…]

Local Meals on Wheels leader leaves

INFLUENTIAL leader Peter Davis bid a sad farewell to the Mount Gambier Meals on Wheels team recently as he took the next step in his career with the community-minded organisation.[…]