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Minister Wade  TBW Newsgroup

Forcing travellers into isolation would do more harm than good: SA Health Minister

HEALTH Minister Stephen Wade has rejected calls to introduce mandatory supervised quarantine for people entering South Australia from Victoria, saying compulsory isolation would encourage...
Premier Marshall Covid  TBW Newsgroup

Region readies for outbreak with medi-hotel

MOUNT Gambier will house South Australia's fifth medi-hotel to support individuals with a high COVID-19 risk factor but do not otherwise require hospitalisation, the...
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JobTrainer initiative forges regional jobs

A LIMESTONE Coast engineering firm has been buoyed by the Federal Government’s JobTrainer skills package which will help employ new apprentices within the next...
Val Brennan And Michelle Jaquelin Furr  TBW Newsgroup

Elders meet to improve key services

ELDERS from the region’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities gathered at Pangula Mannamurna Aboriginal Corporation last week to discuss how to strengthen relationships...
Yazidi Commemoration  TBW Newsgroup

Heart-breaking stories of persecution shared

THE pain and trauma were etched on the faces of Mount Gambier’s Yazidi community when they came together at City Hall yesterday to commemorate...
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Urgent cross-border commissioner sought to drive collaboration across state lines

THE State Government should prioritise the establishment of a cross-border commissioner as a matter of urgency as community members combat the effects of a...

Border walker’s Vic journey revealed, refused bail

A VICTORIAN man with a history of disregarding COVID-19 directions has been refused bail after he was located walking near a pine plantation south-east...
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Re-brand reflects direction of Riddoch association

A NEW strategic plan has been released by the Riddoch Business and Community Association alongside its refreshed website. The plan - available on the association's...
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Students taught valuable life skills

MOUNT Gambier North Primary School special needs teacher Judy Jenkin has come up with creative ways to teach her students important life skills. Ms Jenkin’s...
Erika Hurley (3)  TBW Newsgroup

Nangwarry preschool program to return

NANGWARRY Primary School will reinstate its preschool facility for 2021 with expressions of interest already received for four prospective students. The 2020 preschool service was...
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Gruelling challenge opens door to new cycling program

SCHOOL students from around Mount Gambier produced outstanding results at a vigorous cycling test under the watchful eye of Australian Olympic gold medallist Brett...
Hayley Neumann  TBW Newsgroup

Digital connectivity emerges as regional business priority

MOUNT Gambier Chamber of Commerce has championed the need for improved telecommunication connectivity across the Limestone Coast to support businesses’ online functionality and employees...

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Realtors unlock key to kindness

A MOUNT Gambier real estate agency has unlocked the key to kindness through a new community program designed to 'pay it forward'. Key 2 Sale...