Government urged to discourage log exports

THE Federal Government should discourage log exports and increase its focus on local timber processors, according to State Shadow Forestry Minister Clare Scriven. Her comments were […]

Scrap continues

THE ongoing saga between council authorities and a regional scrap metal operator continues to escalate as frustrations spill over between both parties. Mount Gambier junkyard operator […]

Farm icon nominated for award

CHILDREN’S entertainment juggernaut George the Farmer has been nominated as one of four finalists in the social change maker category in the 2018 SA Telstra Business […]

High-tech youth support concept

PASTORAL care worker and business owner Belinda Tilley has a vision to empower young people across Australia – starting in Mount Gambier – with an app […]

Crash tears car in two

A VEHICLE collision in the centre of Mount Burr on Tuesday night has left a 25-year-old Penola man with serious injuries in the Royal Adelaide Hospital. […]

Retail strip renewal

AN INTERNATIONAL expert has called on retailers and landlords to collectively drive growth in Mount Gambier’s inner-city landscape by forming a management body to oversee the […]

Hospital grounds tidied

A SMALL group of volunteers has begun to tidy up the neglected gardens at the Mount Gambier Hospital this month. The recently formed Friends of the […]

Refugees celebrated

AUSTRALIA’S Refugee Week celebrations began on Sunday, marking 20 years since becoming a nationwide annual event. To celebrate, the Mount Gambier Migrant Resource Centre and Mount […]

Hydrotherapy blueprint unveiled

THE region’s largest aged care provider has revealed its proposed $4.5m Community Wellbeing Centre and hydrotherapy pool project remains on track with construction likely to get […]