State tourism council announces name change

THE SOUTH Australian Tourism Industry Council has changed its name to avoid the “common confusion” with the similarly named State Government tourism body. The non-for-profit organisation, […]

City trials medical system

MEMBER for Mount Gambier Troy Bell will seek assurances from the State Government the looming electronic medical records trial at the city’s hospital will not compromise […]

Family on board with bus review

A NANGWARRY parent whose children attend Mary MacKillop Memorial School has welcomed the State Government’s public consultation investigating whether non-government students should be allowed back onto […]

Land sale defended

THE listing for sale of a prime piece of Millicent parklands by the State Government has been defended by member for MacKillop Nick McBride. The land […]

Housing Trust rates concern

THE impact of offloading state-owned Housing Trust properties to community housing providers would have a “reasonably significant” impact on rates, outgoing Mount Gambier City Council chief […]

Council likely to fund $5m shortfall

MOUNT Gambier City Council is likely to fund the $5m shortfall for the $39.1m Community and Recreation Hub from cash savings and loans – not a rate increase – its chief executive Mark[…]

Scheme in spotlight

SOUTH East residents will have the opportunity to attend a Q&A style session with South Australia’s top Patient Assistance Transport Scheme (PATS) experts at a public […]

Bowls club upgrade plan under cloud

MOUNT Gambier Bowls Club members are “disappointed” with a City Council staff report recommending elected members vote down the proposed construction of an all-weather shelter over […]

State Government considers plastics ban

A BAN on single-use plastics, including coffee cups, straws and plastic bags, has been floated by the State Government. A recently released discussion paper also reviews […]