Dishonest girlfriend of killer truck driver avoids jail

THE girlfriend of truck driver Kenneth Pillar avoided an immediate jail term when sentenced on Tuesday for falsely stating that her partner had a coughing fit before he crashed into a Mount Gambier school teacher’s vehicle, killing the driver.[…]

Disability service access improves

ROLLOUT of the National Disability Insurance Scheme continues with people with disabilities living in the Limestone Coast able to access the scheme from this week.[…]

Education support call

THE State Government and Liberal Party must give serious consideration as to how training is funded and delivered in regional areas following winding down of TAFE campuses in the region, according to Member for Mount Gambier Troy Bell.[…]

Preselection battle continues

MORE than 100 members of the Mount Gambier Liberal Party will gather at the Allan Scott Glenburnie Racecourse next week for a preselection ballot.[…]

Beach enter Origin agreement

GAS exploration company Beach Energy has entered into a binding agreement with Origin Energy to acquire all shares in Lattice Energy Limited for $1.5b.[…]

No dodging penalties for false tax claims

“DON’T dodge when you lodge” is the message from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) this year to serve as a reminder to taxpayers of the serious consequences of lodging false claims.[…]