Timber announcement welcomed

THE Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) has welcomed timber manufacturing business Timberlink’s announcement it will invest $100m into its Australian sawmills, which will see its processing capacity increase by more[…]

Cyber safety initiative

AUSTRALIA’S foremost expert on cyber safety will deliver a “no nonsense” parent information session in Mount Gambier this month. Susan McLean was the first Victorian police officer appointed to a cyber safety role in the[…]

Guided walking tour program launched

TOURISM Mount Gambier and Mount Gambier City Council will host two information sessions about a collaborative Guides of Mount Gambier program next week[…]

Timber industry dinner meeting

THE Mount Gambier Timber Industry Club will host a keynote address at its next meeting on Monday Guest speaker Tammy Auld will discuss the purpose and structure of the National Institute for Forest Innovation (NIFPI) and[…]

Wine producers vie for regional show honours

A TOTAL of 499 of the region’s favourite wines have been entered in next month’s Limestone Coast Wine Show, representing 77 producers from all seven Limestone Coast sub-regions.Entries have now closed for the[…]

Millicent Community Club collapse

AN ADMINISTRATOR is set to be appointed to the Millicent and District Community Club today after ratification by club members and management committee members. The doors closed on the debt-laden community club on[…]

Larry the Lobster has sold

FURNER landowner Tom Brinkworth and his family has purchased “Larry the Lobster” at Kingston. The super-size fibreglass crustacean has been a Princes Highway landmark for decades and on the market for several months.It[…]

Suicide prevention network meeting planned

A SUPPORT network has been established in the Wattle Range region focused on filling the gap in suicide bereavement and prevention services. The Wattle Range Suicide Prevention Network[…]

City Council nominations open

THE candidate nomination period for positions on Mount Gambier City Council as part of this year’s local government elections open today. Nominations are open to most community members[…]