LIMESTONE COAST

Grants given for kids

HEALTHY eating habits and hydration has been well supported by Flinders University with a total of $4000 being shared between two local organisations. The...

Light at end of tunnel for regional nurses

NURSING students from regional South Australia are disadvantaged compared to those in metropolitan areas, according to Member for Mount Gambier Troy Bell. Mr Bell...

Candidates for Voice to Parliament announced

CANDIDATES for the inaugural 2024 South Australian First Nations Voice to Parliament election have officially been declared with 14 announced for Region Four. Region Four...

Treatment pond used to help combat fires

KIMBERLY Clark Australia (KCA) has recently opened up their water treatment pond at the Millicent mill to assist the South Australian (SA) Country Fire...

Clearing the air on new smoking ban

Smokers and vapers of the Limestone Coast will need to be mindful where they light up, with new bans coming into effect from today,...

Fennell Forestry gears up for phase two

FENNELL Forestry will receive a $200,000 cash injection from the state government to commence phase two of an electric log truck trial. The funding for...

New netball courts for Kalangadoo

Kalangadoo Netball Club players will be playing on a top quality playing surface next season, thanks to a $166,500 grant from the state government....

Ready to hit the court for annual challenge

MOUNT Gambier Pioneers fans will be treated to a sneak peak of the fresh women's lineup this weekend when the club contests the 2024...

Roos eye off grand final berth

WEST GAMBIER v MIL LEL THE battle between first and fourth will have West Gambier well placed to book itself a place in the 2023-24...

State titles up for grabs

HIGH octane action returns to Borderline Speedway this Saturday night, with two South Australian state titles on offer. The feature event will be the SA...

Young guns on display

NARACOORTE WHITE 49 D NARACOORTE RED 33 SOUTHERN Ports junior tennis produced some quality play from Naracoorte White and Naracoorte Red, with two of...

Mount Gambier and District tennis results

MOUNT GAMBIER AND DISTRICT TENNIS ASSOCIATION ROUND 13 RESULTS Division 1: Reidy Park 6-6-57 lt Glencoe 6-8-65; Uniting 10-11-76 d West Gambier 2-3-47; Mount Gambier...

Big hit

AS a young cricketer there are usually two prominent dreams - play for your country and make a century. North Sportsman's Elliott Fisher achieved one...

Generations in Jazz another success

GENERATIONS in Jazz has once again wowed the audience, both in person and online. Organiser Karyn Roberts said feedback of the event had been...

Green Triangle Timber Industry Awards Socials

MANY gathered at The Barn Palais recently to celebrate the Green Triangle Timber Industry Awards. A number of awards were given out on the night...

Generations returns to the Mount

WITH the Generations in Jazz (GIJ) Improvised Gala event held last week, event organiser Karyn Roberts said it was exciting to be able to...

Table top event biggest yet

WARHAMMER enthusiasts gathered in Naracoorte on the June long weekend to battle it out in the 23rd annual Terra Con competition. The fantasy tabletop...

2022 Reconciliation Week social photos

MEMBERS of the Mount Gambier community came together during 2022 Reconciliation Week. A number of events were held throughout the week to recognise the...

Kobe painting receives People’s Choice Award

A LIFELONG love for basketball has secured Mount Gambier artist Justin Clarke the most votes for the South East Arts Society People’s Choice Awards....

Volunteers threaten to walk off the job

A number of South Australian grain producers who are SA Country Fire Service (CFS) volunteers have stated in a Grain Producers SA (GPSA) survey...

Market loses momentum

Yarding: 1321 Change: -32 NARACOORTE CATTLE Tuesday, January 23 Market lost some of its momentum in a similar sized yarding of 1353 head. On the supply front...

New CEO for MFMG

SALLY Klose has been appointed as chief executive officer of MacKillop Farm Management Group. Meg Bell currently holds the position, but will be leaving...

Lead Ag Teacher project to continue

THE Lead Ag Teacher project is set to continue for another year thanks to the South Australian Sheep Industry Fund (SIF). Funded by the South...

Markets January 16

Yarding: 1353 Change: 450 NARACOORTE CATTLE Tuesday, January 16 Naracoorte agents yarded 1353 cattle in a mostly good quality offering, made up of 903 young cattle, 404...

Further ‘silver lining’ for consumers with food price inflation moderating

There has been some “further silver lining for consumers” with the latest monthly Consumer Price Index (CPI) data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics...

‘S’ PUTS ON JOLION GOOD SHOW

The Chinese automobile maker GWM Haval has spiced up its popular small petrol sports utility vehicle segment with the addition of a Jolion S,...

Strong fuel efficiency standards the key to $13 billion benefit for Australians

AUSTRALIANS can individually save up to $1200 a year on vehicle running costs if the federal government delivers strong fuel efficiency standards, new modelling...

TOYOTA CRUISER: NO SINKING FEELING… YET

The Toyota LandCruiser dates back to the days when such vehicles were called wagons – none of this sports utility vehicle nonsense. Unfortunately, they...

NEW MG 4 SET TO SHAKE-UP THE AUSTRALIAN EV MARKET

MG Motor will be giving Australian EV buyers their first look at its new MG4 hatchback/SUV cross when it’s revealed at the Fully Charged...

HYUNDAI ADDS PREMIUM VARIANT TO ITS STARIA VAN

Hyundai has added a new Premium variant to its Staria Load range with additional safety, technology and convenience features. Just to set the scene, Staria...

KIA SELTOS SPORT+

Seltos is the second smallest model in Kia’s SUV range, sitting above the compact Stonic and below the Sportage. It competes against vehicles such...

Mining jobs plentiful for SA

MINING jobs were highly advertised in South Australia in the last quarter of 2023, with 40 per cent of those advertised jobs located in...

Using proper language when talking about disability

As our society progresses into a more inclusive and welcoming environment, it is important that we make a conscious effort to ensure the language...

One million drums and counting

If all the plastic AgVet containers Noel Bubner has processed for recycling were laid side by side, they would stretch from Balaklava to Adelaide,...

Seniors delay doctors visits due to cost

New research from National Seniors Australia suggests 68 per cent of older people have recently gone without or hesitated to access essential healthcare...

New Premium Rooms Open at Resthaven Mount Gambier

Four newly-built premium single rooms will be available at Resthaven Mount Gambier from mid-November, following a renovation at the home at 24 Elizabeth Street. Manager...

Monash study shows gut fibre may help skin allergies

A study conducted by Monash University has found that microbial fermentation of dietary fibre in the gut can protect against allergic skin disease. Published in...

It’s showtime!

THE Millicent Show returns next weekend with three days of events, trade stalls and sideshows - after having been cancelled last year due to...

Call for volunteers

MOUNT Gambier St John SA volunteers are encouraging local community members to get involved with the charity organisation. The organisation received about five applications...

Mobile wardrobe for people in need

CLIENTS of ac.care’s diverse services had the opportunity to collect a free set of clothes when a mobile wardrobe on wheels visited the Limestone...

Garden award given to dedicated locals

TWO decades of hard work has paid off for Penola’s Neville and Jo Dixon as they recently received the annual Garden of the Year...

Recycled clothing on sale

PENOLA Coonawarra residents will have the opportunity to clean out their wardrobe whilst raising funds with the Recycled Clothing Sale going ahead once again...

Positive Covid-19 test in Mount Gambier

SOUTH Australian chief public health officer Nicola Spurrier has announced a 40-year-old woman has tested positive for Covid-19 in Mount Gambier. Professor Spurrier told...

Bulldogs break drought

A GRADE - EAST GAMBIER 59 d MILLICENT 57 REGULATION time was enough to decide the 2021 Western Border netball premiership on Saturday, with East...

Wind does not deter bowlers

NUBMERS were down for the Millicent Bowls Club's 2-4-2 competition last week due to the funeral of one a long-time club member, Maureen Fitter. However,...

Shooters on target

A SHOOT-OFF was required to decide the winner of the SE Field and Game 100-target English Sporting Event. Sponsored by Richmond Park Sheep Stud, Stuart...

Archers take cover

INCLEMENT weather rolled across the region Sunday afternoon and prompted Blue Lake Archers to reschedule its outdoor archery round as an indoor event. The...

Rain dampens opening day

MEMBERS of the Millicent Bowls Club were joined by the mayor of Wattle Range, Des Noll on Sunday for the opening of the 2021/22...

Last chance taken in tight day of netball

A GRADE - HATHERLEIGH 62 d TANTANOOLA 44 HATHERLEIGH has one more shot at glory in the Mid South East A Grade netball season after...

Slow and steady wins the Monthly Medal

LAST Saturday's Blue Lake Golf Club Monthly Medal Stroke round had some golfers wishing they only teed off 17 holes instead of the regular...

Talking about spraying

The countdown is on to Grain Producers SA’s Spray Forum at the FARM Centre at Freeling on March 7. The event will be headlined...

Album launch success for Stuckey

MORE than 400 people filled the Globe Hotel last Friday night for the launch of Kane Stuckey’s debut album, Calamity. Joined with local talents...

BLA president receives prestigious award

AT home on the Corriedale Park range, a World Archery 60/900 over 60, 50 and 40 metres was offered in parallel to a 30...

Border Watch amongst the best

The Border Watch team was pleased to be named second best paper in South Australia at the SA Country Press Awards last week. It...

Renewable energy discussions continue

Almost 50 industry and government leaders gathered recently to discuss the outlook for hydrogen and other renewables in the Limestone Coast and Green Triangle...

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Grants given for kids

HEALTHY eating habits and hydration has been well supported by Flinders University with a total of $4000 being shared between two local organisations. The...