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Genetically modified crops off table

PRIMARY Industries and Regional Development Minister Tim Whetstone has pledged to keep introducing regulations to allow the cultivation of genetically modified (GM) crops despite...

Procesesor hits out at ‘unfair’ State Government grant for rival business

THE State Government's $348,000 grant to help establish a new live lobster holding facility in Beachport has caused unrest among Limestone Coast cray exporters,...

$7m illegal tobacco bust

AN illicent tobacco operation valued at over $7m has been shut down in Nhill - east of Bordertown - following a joint operation between...

Ground Breaking exhibition applications open

COUNTRY Arts SA's highly successful visual arts professional development award Breaking Ground has opened applications for its 2021 exhibition. The winner - announced in July...

Water licencees to ‘discuss options’

WATER licensees from the MacDonnell management area, south of Mount Gambier, have met to discuss management options in relation to the high risk identified...

DeGaris appointed as new resource management leader

THE region's natural resource management will enter a new era with the appointment of Coonawarra viticulturalist Dr Kerry DeGaris as the presiding member to...

Marijuana discussion postponed

MEDICINAL marijuana is unlikely to be discussed in parliament as expected today, as the second sitting week continues to be dominated by the State...

Environment authority encourages water tests

WITH home bores getting their biggest workout in late summer, the Environment Protection Authority is reminding Limestone Coast bore owners to make it a...

Virus test results awaited

THIRTY-five South Australians are awaiting test results for novel coronavirus following two test results returning positive. One person initially returned a very weak positive test...

Land plan paves way for tower

A NEW Optus phone tower at Robe is a step closer. After a lengthy period of public consultation, a new community land management plan has...

Drilling operation concern raised

AN ENVIRONMENTAL leader has expressed concerns for the region's agricultural sector following a number of recent gas drilling breakthroughs. Energy duo Vintage Energy and Lakes...

Options explored for Dingley Dell

THE Department for Environment and Water (DEW) says it is exploring options to reopen Dingley Dell. "With the conclusion of the caretaker's lease at Dingley...

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Council considers sin bin tags

KALANGADOO, Mount Burr and Nangwarry residents could have the contents of their kerbside bin examined to reduce contamination and properly sort and clean recyclable...