Climate concerns

NEWLY elected Robe councillor Peter Riseley recently used his final monthly mayoral message to repeat his oft-stated concerns on climate change. “It is in my opinion the greatest threat to humanity,” Mr Riseley told the October[…]

RAA to boost regional safety

THE Royal Automobile Association Regional Safety Grants program will provide tens of thousands of dollars to fund safer communities across regional areas. The grants are dedicated to improving safety in regional South[…]

Erosion ‘stop-gap’

A $30,000 State Government allocation to address coastal erosion at Post Office Rock is a “stop-gap” measure before parts of Beachport slip into the sea, Wattle Range Council says. While welcoming the SA Coast Protection[…]

New council to decide grant option

GRANT District Council has referred a decision on whether it will apply for federal funding to further upgrade the Glenburnie Saleyards. Elected members last week voted to defer a decision until the new council is[…]

Agriculture work initiative

CHANGES to two visa programs made by the Federal Government will help resolve agricultural labour shortages in the region, according to Member for Barker Tony Pasin. Adjustments to the Working Holiday Maker (WHM)[…]

Rec-centre progress outlined

MARCH 20: MOUNT Gambier City Council allocates $30,000 to have concept plans drawn ahead of a potential bid for federal funding. The resolution follows Cr Frank […]

Frogs ‘call for help’

AUSTRALIA’S frogs are calling for help and you can play a key role in saving them by taking part in Australia’s biggest frog count – FrogID Week – which finishs on Sunday. FrogID Week is the next phase of the Australian[…]

New faces elected to council chamber

MOUNT Gambier City Council is set for a major shakeup with four new faces elected to the chamber. Elected member positions were tightly contested as vote counting was finalised yesterday, with a number of incumbent[…]

Kingston Keno win

A KINGSTON man is looking forward to sipping a celebratory glass of champagne after scoring a $50,000 Spot 8 prize in a recent Keno draw.The winning entry was not registered to an Easiplay Club Card so South Australian[…]