GM crop ban still up in air

GRANT District Council has yet to take a formal stance on the issue of genetically modified crops. This follows new legislation scrapping the moratorium allowing GM […]

New laws hit back against violence

A LOCAL leader in the fight against domestic violence has made a plea for more services in the region following the introduction of new laws, which […]

‘Extravagant perks’ to be outlawed

LEGISLATON designed to tackle local government waste and rorts has passed the state’s Upper House with full crossbench support. The State Opposition’s private members bill will […]

Taxi issue ‘put to bed’ by council

MOUNT Gambier City Council will take no further action to reinstate the city’s taxi by-law when it expires on January 1 The legislation that permitted council to make its current taxi by-law was repealed by State Parliament in March

Rate cap legislation slammed

MOUNT Gambier Mayor Andrew Lee has slammed the Marshall Government’s “high handed” rate capping legislation as punishing a majority of South Australia’s local governments for the […]

Dob in a hoon driver

SOUTH Australians will be able to take a more active role in tackling hoon driving if the Labor Party is elected, with a promise to fund the development of a new “Dob in a Hoon” smart phone app[…]

Bateman on board

THE pool of candidates vying for the seat of MacKillop continues to grow with farmer and businessman Richard Bateman entering the contest under the Australian Conservatives banner[…]

MP cautious about change

MEMBER for Mount Gambier Troy Bell has cautioned against hasty changes to laws affecting motorcyclists[…]