Fire team call out

WHEN Country Fire Service (CFS) firefighters are on the ground tirelessly responding to incidents, the work of the communications team can often go unnoticed. They are […]

Ambassador gives children a voice

MOUNT Gambier’s Ally Finnis has been selected from a nationwide field of over 450 applicants to be a UNICEF Australia Young Ambassador. The 21-year-old was among […]

Volunteering creates healthy community

JULIENNE Feast has served the community as a nurse, counsellor and volunteer for five decades and was nationally honoured yesterday as a recipient of the prestigious Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM).

Veteran support a call of duty

LOCAL volunteer Margaret Winterfield has received state recognition for her decades of service at the Mount Gambier Returned and Services League. “Margie”, as she is affectionately […]

Volunteer’s dedication recognised

WITH a tear in his eye and a collection of medals proudly by his side, Mount Gambier resident Ross Parkinson OAM reflected on his 42 years […]

Headspace volunteer reaches national level

MOUNT Gambier’s Ally Finnis will use her volunteering experience to make a difference at a national level after gaining a position on Headspace’s National Youth Reference […]

Nominations open for outstanding citizens

NOMINATIONS are now open for the 2018 Australia Day Local Citizen of the Year Awards, to be presented at Mount Gambier’s Australia Day breakfast celebrations on January 26[…]

Little surprise for athletics coach

MOUNT Gambier and Districts Little Athletics coach Sally Taylor was presented with the Volunteer of the Year Coach award last Thursday, where she was surprised with […]