LIMESTONE COAST

Tools stolen from industrial site at Mount Gambier

Police are investigating the theft of Milwaukee power tools from a premises at Mount Gambier/ Berrin. Just before 6pm on Monday, May 20, access was...

Grant gives life back to Penola seating

THE Penola Men’s Shed is gearing up to spruce up the town’s seating to make use of a $2000 People of Post Grant they...

Top Tintinara trip for naturalists

The Bordertown Field Naturalists visited the historic Tintinara Woolshed recently before exploring the granite boulder country west of Tintinara. The heritage listed 16 stand Woolshed...

Allendale hall improvements

ACCESS to Allendale East Hall is easier than ever following completion of a new concrete entrance. The entrance - which was funded by a Stand...

First time award for Port Mac bowler

FURTHER encouragement for youth across the Limestone Coast to engage with bowls is underway with a Port MacDonnell bowler being immortalised in a perpetual...

Cutting concerns for crayfish

THERE have been calls from a South East recreational fishing association to reduce the amount percentage of clipping crayfish tails. The Kingston South East...

Capstone exam stalled

ELECTRICAL apprentices are unable to undertake their capstone test due to understaffing issues at TafeSA. Shadow Minister for Education John Gardner discussed the issue...

All tied up at Malseed Park

BLUE LAKE 4 d/w APOLLO 4 IT was highly anticipated and the meeting between Blue Lake and Apollo's A Grade soccer sides did not disappoint...

Apollo remain on cloud nine

APOLLO 2 d BLUE LAKE 1 IT was pegged as the match of the round and Apollo's one-goal win over Blue Lake lived up to...

Demons bring home points

SOUTH GAMBIER 11.11 (77) d CASTERTON SANDFORD 8.12 (60) THE Demons made the cross-border trip to play Casterton Sandford at Island Park o n Saturday...

Archers push the limit

THE most recent scores by Blue Lake Archers saw two narrow wins at the indoor venue, followed by a landslide win in the outdoor...

Fine scores in favourable conditions

THE Mount Gambier Gun Club held its monthly competition on Saturday in favourable conditions. The sun was out and shooters were able to obtain some...

Bowlers break Australian drought

FIONA Pearson, Keisha Pearson and Serena Bourn travelled to Pukekohe, New Zealand recently to compete in the 25th indoor bowls Trans Tasman International Test...

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...

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...

NFF delivers 17 priorities for the federal budget to advance agriculture

Australia’s peak farming organisation has put forward 17 investment recommendations for the Federal Government to invest in agriculture and support the sector’s sustainable growth...

Chickpea tariffs lifted

Grain Producers SA (GPSA) have welcomed a decision by the Indian government to suspend tariffs on Australian Desi chickpeas. The tariffs were originally established...

Strong result overall for South Australia’s grain industry

Despite a favourable start to the 2023-24 season, below average late winter and spring rainfall in all grain producing areas limited yield potential in...

Additional funding supports primary producers

Rural Business Support has received a significant boost with the announcement of $1.7 million in additional federal government funding for its Rural Financial Counselling...

Projects focus on beneficial insects in canola

Grain growers will benefit from improved pest management strategies with the start of two new research projects focussing on beneficial insects in canola. Grains Research...

Researchers gain access to resources

Three essential ingredients for successful crop breeding are now more available than ever thanks to a new investment between the Grains Research and Development...

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...

Sophie is tops

Bordertown apprentice Sophie Orrock has won the prestigious Skills SA Outstanding Apprentice Award at the 2024 7NEWS SA Young Achiever Awards. She won the...

New shared pathway for Pelican Point

GRANT District Council is one step closer to developing a shared pathway between Carpenters Rocks and Pelican Point. It comes following an additional $59,450...

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...

SES takes spotlight on Wear Orange Wednesday

THE time has come once again to celebrate the dedication and effort of South Australian State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers with Wear Orange Wednesday. Every...

Celebrating all abilities

ALL Abilities Day celebrated the diverse range of abilities in the community at Wulanda Recreation & Convention Centre this week. Hosted by Limitless Learning...

Productive start to ESCOSA review

With the Essential Services Commission of South Australia (ESCOSA) set to review the City of Mount Gambier in 2024/25, mayor Lynette Martin said the...

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Tools stolen from industrial site at Mount Gambier

Police are investigating the theft of Milwaukee power tools from a premises at Mount Gambier/ Berrin. Just before 6pm on Monday, May 20, access was...