Power flow into South Australia increases

THE State Government has welcomed a 50MW increase in the capacity of the Heywood interconnector, which will help reduce the threat of blackouts in South Australia this summer and add[…]

Senior driver airlifted after crash

AN 80-year-old Mount Gambier woman was airlifted to Adelaide in a critical condition after a serious head-on crash on Friday on the Princes Highway between Woods Well and Kingston SE.[…]

Farm fuel reserves reported stolen

POLICE are urging the community to be vigilant following a fuel siphoning incident near Penola which saw almost 750 litres of diesel stolen. A Wangolina property at Eight Mile Creek was hit[…]

Energy regulator proposal supports customers

WORKING out how much Victorian households would pay on a particular energy deal would be easier under new rules being considered by the state’s energy regulator following a government[…]

Farmer aid delivered

THE State Government’s Family and Business (FaB) Support mentors program joined forces with the Australian Lions Foundation to deliver $100,000 worth of financial aid to drought-affected[…]

Shire an energy leader

THE Glenelg Shire has been identified as a future leader of green energy investment with the Green Triangle region labelled a “biomass central”. The region’s renewable resource potential was[…]

Anniversary success

ELECTED members have praised the recent commemorative Rook Walk event, with Mount Gambier Mayor Lynette Martin commending organisers and attendees on the “outstanding” service.[…]

Renewable energy on incline

A NEW report by the Climate Council shows 40,000 Australian businesses have made the switch to renewable energy, among them many food and beverage producers, including in South[…]