Red tape chokes tourism sector

EXCESSIVE bureaucracy and additional support for marketing were key issues highlighted by local tourism operators at last month’s “meet the minister” event with Tourism Minister David […]

Bell leads lake tourism push

INDEPENDENT parliamentarian Troy Bell has called for the development of a master plan for the Mount Gambier Valley Lake precinct to identify key “untapped” commercial tourism […]

Foreign investors tour region

A DELEGATION of 12 Asian investors toured the historic Oatmill Complex yesterday – a heritage site that could fetch a multi-million dollar price tag if a […]

Tourism concept supported

TOURISM Mount Gambier has welcomed a $20,000 Federal Government Building Better Regions Fund community investment to help bring the Guides of Mount Gambier visitor economy project […]

Regional visitor strategy

INCREASING the number of overnight visitors from international and domestic markets will be the priority for the Limestone Coast as part of a plan to boost […]

Visitors bring economic boost

THE State Government’s visitor strategy for the Limestone Coast has received a glowing endorsement from tourism and industry leaders who have welcomed opportunities to grow the region’s economy by $136m by 2020.[…]

Inspired seafood vision shared

MOORAK farmer Daryl Prunnell has a vision to build a world-class rock lobster and Atlantic salmon fish farm on his property on the outskirts of Port […]

City budgets for future

MOUNT Gambier City Council’s 2017/18 draft budget has flagged an average residential rate increase of around 4pc in the next financial year. The draft budget proposes […]

Regional tourism growth roadblock

SOUTH Australia’s regional tourism is being handicapped by inadequate roads and access to water, power and internet services, according to Robe Mayor Peter Riseley.[…]