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Harvesting personal information

FARM workers won’t benefit one iota from the Australian Workers Union’s (AWU) latest stunt to get headlines and lure members. The AWU’s so-called ‘Piece Rates...

Let pensioners work

TYPE in the words “regional”, “labour” and “shortage” in Google and you’ll be inundated with stories of worker shortages from Katherine in the west...

Election pledges may flow

WITH $100m reaffirmed by the current State Government, we can look forward to some serious investment ahead for our city and districts in the...

Editorial

MOTORISTS may feel some relief at the bowser following the handing down of the Federal Government's budget. With fuel prices jumping to well over $2,...

Supporting regional development

JUST recently on March 1, the National Farmers Federation (NFF) launched their Regional Development Precincts strategy in Shepparton, Victoria. We know that strong States need...

Ready to get on with it!

THE Mount Gambier business community is ready to get on with it! We’re ready to focus on the positives, grow our business’, employ...

It’s about the community

WE live in a fast-paced world of uncertainty, with high expectations, responsibilities, and numerous challenges. Being caught up with our own daily grind can...

Editorial

FOR more than 160 years The Border Watch has been a journal of record for our communities.  Sure, there have been turbulent times, but The Border Watch...

Editorial

CREDIT where credit is due. The two major political parties love trading blows on a regular basis. Ask each of them and they will tell you...

Petition delivered

DURING Mental Health Awareness month in October last year I wrote an opinion piece for The Border Watch about the ‘shadow pandemic’ and the...

Support local

YOU'VE heard it many times but now is really the time to support local. Our hospitality, retail and fitness businesses have been through some of...

Editorial

RECENTLY there is clear evidence that local government is far more democratic than our State Government. It only takes a mayor, a handful of councillors...

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Chief executive hands over the reins

AFTER more than two decades working at Boandik Lodge chief executive officer Gillian McGinty has handed over the reins. Leaving the Lake Terrace head...