LIMESTONE COAST

Funding for Tree Breeders Association

A NEW research facility will be built on the outskirts of Mount Gambier/Berrin following a state government investment of $450,000. The funding will be matched...

Bell and McBride on budget

THE 2024-2025 state budget has been welcomed by Limestone Coast Members of Parliament. Member for Mount Gambier Troy Bell and Member for MacKillop Nick McBride...

Vintages bikes on show

MOTORBIKE enthusiasts will once again gather at the Mount Gambier City Hall this year. For the ninth year, the Mount Gambier Classic and Vintage...

Checking on your mates

CHECKING on your mates and igniting the conversation around mental health are the biggest drives for the founder of The Shaka Project, Sean Phillip. Mr...

Providing AOD support for families

FAMILY Drug Support (FDS) is holding a Family Support meeting to provide support to family members and friends impacted by the use of drugs...

Regions benefit from budget

Nearly $700 million has been dedicated to the future of regional South Australia. The State Budget, announced on June 6, noted $686.4m was pledged to...

ADMC Race results

Apsley and District Motorsport Club race results Sunday, June 2. A Grade 1st: Joe Garner 2nd: Fred Carberry 3rd: Dwayne McCallum B Grade 1st: Sam Johnson 2nd: Len Holmes 3rd: Trevor...

Trio of titles for Limestone Coast netballers

THE Limestone Coast Football Netball League started its inaugural representative season with a bang, coming home with three titles from the 2024 South Australian...

Bragging rights for Limestone Coast

THE Limestone Coast Football Netball League is the toast of the region after accounting for the Mid South East Football League in Saturday’s senior...

Tough result but coach still pleased

LCFNL 11.8 (74) D MSEFL 2.7 (19) THE Mid South East Football League succumbed to the Limestone Coast Football Netball League on Saturday in the...

Football back to normal

FOOTBALL in the Limestone Coast returns to normal this weekend, with Round 8 of the Mid South East competition set for some interesting clashes. Ladder...

Young stars shine for MSE

UNDER 15 THE youngest representatives at Saturday's South East Zone Regional Football Carnival competed in the Under 15 division. At the end of the carnival it...

Tough round anticipated for Demons

SOUTH GAMBIER v WEST GAMBIER IT has been a tough 2024 for the Demons and it does not get any easier this weekend when they...

Old School open day

People will be able to step back in time and explore the 150-old-old Old School Building in Bordertown this week. In celebration of History Month...

Winning piece invokes family connections

A childhood on sheep farms and a family connection were the inspiration behind the winning entry in the John Shaw Neilson Art Prize. First-time...

2024 Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival

PETTICOAT Lane was a hive of activity on Sunday with the wrap-up of the 2024 Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival. Many gathered together in the popular...

Check out chess fun

Chess enthusiasts from around the region will gather in Port MacDonnell this weekend for the inaugural Crayzee Lobster Chess Tournament. Organiser David Soderblom said...

Elmo’s Circus Dream

FAMILIES from near and far filled the seats at the Sir Robert Helpmann Theatre on Sunday to catch a glimpse at the big red...

Stokes on a hot streak at Beer and BBQ Fest

IN the aftermath of the first ever Mount Gambier/Berrin Beer and BBQ Festival, local band Stokes has expressed its excitement and pride for their...

Weaker global beef production set to support prices in second half of 2024

Global beef production is expected to contract in the second half of 2024, providing support to global prices, according to a newly-released report by...

Demand for fodder still high, despite rain

Rain across four states has failed to dampen demand for fodder to feed drought affected livestock. Rural Aid chief executive officer John Warlters said the...

SADA concerned over opening milk prices for 2024/25

The South Australian Dairyfarmers Association has expressed concern at the possible impacts of the FY2024 milk prices released by all major milk processors. While acknowledging...

Nominate your top ag town

The hunt is on for the 2024 Ag Town of the Year and Limestone Coast residents are invited to nominate their top town. Introduced...

Global dairy price recovery set to be slower than expected, but outlook remains positive – Rabobank

The global dairy market may experience a slower price recovery than previously anticipated, particularly as China shows a reduced need for dairy imports, Rabobank...

Grain Producers SA stands against sheep export ban

GRAIN Producers SA (GPSA) has strongly opposed the recent decision by the Federal Government to phase out live sheep exports by sea. The decision...

TOYOTA GRANVIA IS A PREMIUM PEOPLE MOVER

Launched here in 2019 the Toyota Granvia effectively replaced the long-running Tarago people mover. At the same time, it moved its target audience beyond...

LEXUS ES300h SPORTS LUXURY

The growth in SUV sales has seen a corresponding decline in demand for traditional four-door sedans. In the case of Lexus only two of...

NISSAN NAVARA PRO-X DUAL CAB UTILITY

Okay. Now I’m confused. The Nissan Navara PRO-4X was replaced by the PRO-4X Warrior which in turn has recently been replaced by the much-hyped PRO-4X...

‘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...

Passing the baton

Owning their own business is a step up for Brendan Fleming and Thomas Garner, who are the proud owners of Mount Gambier Mechanical and...

Step down for Phil Maywald

AFTER more than 50 years in the mechanics industry, Mount Gambier/Berrin’s Phil Maywald is taking a step back, as he and his wife Lisa...

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...

Naracoorte basketball results

NARACOORTE AND DISTRICT BASKETBALL RESULTS SENIOR MEN Grey defeated Red. 67 to 41. Grey point scorers – Ram Austria 28, Tyler Thomson 16, #11 Hidden Player...

Play space plan postponed

The City of Mount Gambier has delayed endorsing plans for a 'learn to ride space' within the Railway Lands Play Space until after an...

Millicent man pleads guilty to manslaughter

MILLICENT man Cody James Edwards, 27, has pleaded guilty to manslaughter after a week-long, judge-only trial. Edwards was initially charged with murder following the...

Local cop receives top honours

SENIOR Sergeant First Class Richard Errington has received the prestigious Australian Police Medal (APM) in celebration of this year’s King’s Birthday Honour List. Senior Sergeant...

Jazmin’s scholarship success

JAZMIN Bingham, a year 11 student at Grant High School has recently received a Dame Roma Mitchell Scholarship. The Dame Roma Mitchell scholarships have been...

Earthkeepers nature camp 2024

STUDENTS loved exploring the local landscape at the annual Earthkeepers camp earlier this month, having the chance to immerse themselves in nature and learn...

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Funding for Tree Breeders Association

A NEW research facility will be built on the outskirts of Mount Gambier/Berrin following a state government investment of $450,000. The funding will be matched...