LIMESTONE COAST

Pellet mill gets green light

THE Green Triangle Pellet Mill will go ahead with Grant District Council approving the request to sell Hutchinson Road. Elected members opted to approve...

Neil takes the wheel

Rotary Club of Mount Gambier West have hailed in a new year. Past president Ray Herbert handed over the reins to Neil Davies at...

New plastic recycling plan

More than 14,000 tonnes of soft plastics will be diverted from South Australian landfills every year, thanks to a $20 million investment in advanced...

Mount Gambier take on Berri

Mount Gambier High School came out swinging at the Annual Berri Exchange. narrowly missing out on the win. The exchange commenced in 1947...

Airport emergency practice

THE Mount Gambier Regional Airport recently conducted a practical emergency exercise. The ‘Exercise Shortfall’ was held in June and was based on improvements identified in...

Adelaide Uni launched

THE new Adelaide University officially launched on Monday. The university is a result of the amalgamation of University of South Australia and the University...

Warning of potentially deadly synthetic opioid

South Australians are being warned about the presence of a potentially deadly synthetic opioid in illicit drugs after an Adelaide man nearly died. Toxicological screening...

Penola tennis ready to serve

Penola Tennis Club is ushering in a new era with the launch of four newly surfaced courts, which will be put to the test...

Men in the box seat

IT has come to the business end of the 2024 NBL1 South season, with the Mount Gambier Pioneers men in the box seat. The Pioneers...

Saints set for another victory

MILLICENT V WEST GAMBIER OVER at McLaughlan Park the sense of yet another premiership would be high. Millicent has again taken all before them this season,...

Tigers to enhance position

NORTH GAMBIER V SOUTH GAMBIER NORTH Gambier will host South Gambier this weekend in Round 12 of Limestone Coast netball and there is nothing to...

Tight contest at McDonald Park

EAST GAMBIER V CASTERTON SANDFORD THE Limestone Coast netball Round 12 clash at McDonald Park between East Gambier and Casterton Sandford is a ladder-shaping contest...

Huge weekend worth the effort

THE South East men's zone footballers returned from the Country Championships at Victor Harbor with mixed results. The men failed to make the final playoff...

Line-up locked in to battle

BANDS are set to hit the stage later this year for the return of Battle of the Bands in Mount Gambier/Berrin with the event’s...

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...

19-year-old places first bull in artificial insemination market

At just 19, Holly Anderson might be the youngest Australian cattle breeder to have a bull placed in the artificial insemination system. Empire Banks P...

Agriculture is slowly driving toward autonomous machines

Autonomous machines are a potential game changer in crop farming, boosting productivity, precision and ease of operations, but the path to market is expected...

Digging deep: value of the soil microbiome unearthed

Researchers from the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI), the University of Adelaide and Flinders University have been digging deep into South Australia’s...

Better prices moderate sentiment in Australian sheepmeat sector according to survey

Australian sheep producers’ confidence continues to be impacted by broader climatic and market conditions, according to the latest Sheep Producer Intentions Survey (SPIS), released...

Research set to provide clarity around heifer calving age

Australian dairy farmers will soon know the best age to calve their Holstein heifers to maximise production, health, and reproduction. Thanks to specialist DairyUP research...

GIF and GIRDF changes come into effect

Grain Producers SA’s (GPSA) proposal to modernise the system through which funds are collected for the Grain Industry Fund (GIF) and Grain Industry Research...

Volvo EX30 off on power walk

With the new EX30 electric SUV Volvo appears to be walking the talk toward its being a solely electric vehicle manufacturer by 2030. The...

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...

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...

Hit backs about Yahl expansion

THE City of Mount Gambier has expressed it is not supportive of expansion of employment lands in Yahl following consultation with the District Council...

Project powering up

Approval for what would be South Australia's largest grid-scale battery project has been granted by the state government and construction is expected to begin...

Bus debate continues

An "offensive" offer of "minimal improvement" to local bus services has seen City of Mount Gambier elected members hit out at the state government....

Stenson goes for gold

Olympic Athlete Jessica Stenson is hard at work, as she prepares for the 2024 Paris Olympics. The Naracoorte product will be representing Australia in...

Broadcasting career finishes with Paris

FINISHING off his television career by covering the Paris Olympics is a dream come true for Mount Gambier sporting fan Don Dyson. First beginning his...

Airport numbers fall

PASSENGER numbers for the Mount Gambier Regional Airport have decreased by 4.8 per cent compared to previous financial years. According to a District Council of...

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Pellet mill gets green light

THE Green Triangle Pellet Mill will go ahead with Grant District Council approving the request to sell Hutchinson Road. Elected members opted to approve...