Refugee settlement celebrated

LIFE in Australia is a world away from a childhood spent in Thailand camps for Karen refugees Nerr Soe Kapan and Lizar Lee. Never setting foot […]

Local police officer celebrated

“A HUMBLING experience” is how Senior Sergeant First Class Peter Brown has described his Australian Police Medal, which was announced in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List […]

Local beautician shares success story

A LOCAL beautician attributes her success in the annual Millicent Community Business Association (MBCA) Business Awards to her decision to start her own enterprise. Almost a […]

Congolese refugee takes on parliament

CONGOLESE refugee Chanceline Kakule will discuss some of Australia’s biggest challenges next month as she takes part in YMCA SA Youth Parliament. Moving to Australia in […]

Health leader honoured

PASSIONATE child safety advocate Anne Johnson has made a powerful mark on the health sector in South Australia, with her dedication over many years recognised with […]

Brave women share emotional stories

TEARY eyes and hugs were in abundance last week as Mount Gambier women Di Chambers and Kathleen Donhardt shared their emotional stories of tragedy and triumph […]

Quiet achiever in spotlight

HUMBLE and generous Mount Gambier resident Allan Dowdell was yesterday recognised for his years of contribution to the community with the prestigious Order of Australia Medal […]

Saleyards celebrate 40 years

STOCK agents past and present joined Grant District Council members to celebrate 40 years of the Mount Gambier and District Saleyards at Glenburnie on June 8. […]

Empire state of mind

MOUNT Gambier local Ashlee Kalantarian of Ashlee Lauren Designs will live every designers dream this September when she packs suitcases full of intricate floral crowns and […]

Coldest sinkhole a ‘hidden gem’

KNOWN among cave divers as the coldest sinkhole in the South East, Ela Elap is hidden in a paddock on private property in Mount Schank. At […]