Apprentice funds welcomed

REGIONAL Development Australia Limestone Coast has welcomed the recent Federal Government announcement supporting local apprenticeships through its $60m Australian Apprentice Wage[…]

Average rate increase calculated

MOUNT Gambier ratepayers will see a cumulative increase of around $150 on their average rates across three years as City Council strengthens its war chest for […]

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 […]

Rec-centre survery nears

MOUNT Gambier City Council is calling on residents to be informed ahead of an elector survey which will decide the fate of a proposed multi-million dollar […]

Funding cuts may hurt Foodbank

REGIONAL Foodbank Mount Gambier could be hit with less revenue following funding cuts being swept in by the Federal Government. Six weeks out from Christmas and […]

Aged care report presented

AUSTRALIA’S Health, Aged Care and Sport Committee has presented a report following its inquiry into the quality of care in residential aged care facilities. Committee chair Trent Zimmerman said the inquiry examined the[…]

Aged care sector inquiry welcomed

TWO of the city’s leading aged care providers have welcomed a Royal Commission into the aged care sector. Prime Minister Scott Morrison last month announced the […]