Government plans for forestry growth

THE State Government will canvass avenues to shore up log supply for regional processing facilities as part of a renewed focus on the region’s forestry sector. […]

Robe mayor praises fracking ban

ROBE Mayor Peter Riseley has welcomed the impending legislated ban on fracking for gas in the South East for the next 10 years. The State Government has supported the bill from parliamentarian Troy Bell and Mr Riseley[…]

Justice reform caution urged

A LOCAL solicitor is fearful a change to sentencing discount laws would lead to lengthy delays in court cases and put more pressure on the judicial […]

Proposed amendment to close legislation loophole

SA BEST will aim to close a loophole in legislation which allows priests who hear confessions of child abuse to avoid reporting the matter to police. MLC Connie Bonaros introduced the Statutes Amendment (Mandatory[…]

Laptop program shut down

THE Liberal State Government has cut a program which supplied free government-funded laptops for senior public high school students across South Australia The program was launched by the former Labor government[…]

Power plan subsidy

UP TO 40,000 South Australian households will have access to $100m in subsidies from October this year to pay for the installation of home battery systems The State Government has revealed details of its home battery[…]

Fringe Festival funding call

MOUNT Gambier City Council will contribute a further $15,000 towards next year’s Fringe in Mount Gambier Festival if the State Government commits $20,000 towards the event. […]

Investors tour South East

A SMALL delegation of Adelaide-based investors originally from China has visited the South East for a two-day tour to explore potential investment opportunities. The delegation was […]