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 […]

Health chair appointed

FORMER Regional Development Australia Limestone Coast chief executive Grant King has been appointed chair of the South East Local Health Network. Under a State Government restructure, SA Health will establish 10 local[…]

Groundwater toxins located

TWO toxins have been identified in groundwater in the Millicent district, triggering an official warning by the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) to over 170 landowners. The […]

Taxi issue ‘put to bed’ by council

MOUNT Gambier City Council will take no further action to reinstate the city’s taxi by-law when it expires on January 1 The legislation that permitted council to make its current taxi by-law was repealed by State Parliament in March

Government plans for forestry growth

THE State Government will canvass avenues to shore up log supply for regional processing facilities as part of a renewed focus on the region’s forestry sector. […]

Robe mayor praises fracking ban

ROBE Mayor Peter Riseley has welcomed the impending legislated ban on fracking for gas in the South East for the next 10 years. The State Government has supported the bill from parliamentarian Troy Bell and Mr Riseley[…]