Minister challenges union claims

EDUCATION Minister John Gardner has downplayed yesterday’s teachers strike by saying only around 20pc of the state’s public schools, preschools and children’s centres closed.[…]

Man fined for stolen items

A MOUNT Gambier man who received stolen goods and failed to notify police about the property has been fined $500.David Rodney Douglas, 38, appeared in the city Magistrates to be[…]

Teachers on strike

TEN Limestone Coast education facilities will be among 183 institutions statewide which will close their doors this morning as public school teachers strike as ongoing enterprise bargaining[…]

Regional MPs stand up for farmers

SOUTH East MPs Troy Bell and Nick McBride have spoken out against the Liberal Party’s mining act as not appropriately addressing the imbalance between farmers and industry. In yesterday’s[…]

Public school teachers walk out

PUBLIC school teachers across the state will strike tomorrow morning to “demand respect” from the State Government during ongoing enterprise bargaining negotiations[…]

Rec-centre survey engagement urged

NEWLY-ELECTED councillors have thrown their support behind the Mount Gambier Community and Recreation Hub and encouraged residents to engage with the upcoming community survey.[…]

‘Poor eye sight’ to blame for offence

A BEACHPORT man who was caught driving disqualified claimed he needed reading glasses because he thought he had marked the box for a 12 month good behaviour bond, not a three[…]