Take steps to reduce falls

THE number of injured people admitted to hospital after suffering a fall has risen over the past five years, prompting a community reminder to take steps to reduce the risk of preventable falls[…]

Senseless vandalism continues

VANDALS continue to target the dilapidated Fidler and Webb building in the heart of the city, which has been described as a “blight” on the central […]

Hepatitis A outbreak sparks health warning

PEOPLE at high risk of hepatitis A are urged to ensure they are vaccinated and practice good hand hygiene following an outbreak of the virus, with another six cases in a week[…]

Strict life jacket laws imposed

SWEEPING changes to South Australian life jacket laws came into effect this week and will be enforced following a 12-month education campaign. The changes coincide with […]

Prompt response to reduce rail trail risk

MOUNT Gambier City Council promptly responded to a perceived safety issue at the city’s rail trail last week. A concerned ratepayer approached council on Thursday after […]