Residents urged to recycle food waste

DIVERTING compostable materials from landfill could save city ratepayers thousands of dollars, according to Mount Gambier City Council. Waste management was among the topics of discussion […]

Morello motivated for more

INCUMBENT councillor Frank Morello has labelled “unfinished business” as the key motivator behind his decision to nominate for a second term on Mount Gambier City Council. […]

Innovative recycling options explored

MOUNT Gambier City Council will continue to explore potential waste management and recycling opportunities, including the use of crushed glass in road construction. A report received at council’s monthly meeting[…]

Grant Council audits waste handling sites

GRANT District Council has carried out a desktop audit of waste handling sites within its boundary following community uproar over the Sandyridge quarry asbestos application. With the o[…]

City budgets for future

MOUNT Gambier City Council’s 2017/18 draft budget has flagged an average residential rate increase of around 4pc in the next financial year. The draft budget proposes […]

Public shut out of recycling debate

While City Council ultimately discussed Mount Gambier’s recycling options behind closed doors last week, it was not before elected members weighed up disclosing the information publicly[…]

The Return of the King… of the Hill

MOUNT Gambier City Council has approved the closure of the Valley Lake precinct from February 15 to February 19 to allow for the King of the Hill National Drift Event 2018[…]

Landfill switchover

THE $1.2m construction of landfill Cell 3B at Caroline Landfill was completed last month at an opportune time as Cell 3A reached critical capacity.[…]