Regional festival future secure

THE future of Mount Gambier’s Fringe Festival is assured following the State Government’s announcement it will commit $10,000 in funding towards the event for the next […]

New lobster pots tested

RESEARCHERS have begun trialing two new rock lobster pot designs in a bid to determine whether commercial fishers can use them to catch annual quotas more […]

Pontoon to feature at Portland foreshore

A SWIMMING pontoon will soon be a feature at the Portland foreshore after a proposal received over $30,000 in State Government funding Nominated for the Pick My Project initiative, the proposal was voted as one of the[…]

Institutional abuse victims to receive apology

LOCAL residents who experienced institutional child sexual abuse and their supporters are invited to gather at a ceremonial event in Mount Gambier to mark the National Apology this month. The event, held in partnership with[…]

Bypass construction schedule set

THE final instalment of the Penola Bypass project will start to take shape in as little as six months according to State Transport and Infrastructure Minister […]

Aged care centre groundwork begins

TREES were cleared across a large parcel of vacant land at Boandik Lake Terrace recently ahead of the construction of a $4.8m wellbeing centre. Earth works […]

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{…]

Forestry transport moves forward

SOUTH Australia’s forest industry stakeholders are encouraged to take part in a survey to inform the new State Government about road issues affecting the sector. The […]