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Forestry SA jobs facing the chop, minister Leon Bignell holding talks
Forests Minister Leon Bignell has confirmed Forestry SA is keen to cut almost 100 jobs in South Australia over the next two years.
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
MP keen to lure more visitors to Mount Gambier
The Member for Mount Gambier, Troy Bell, says boosting local tourism will be a big issue during his meeting with Tourism Minister Leon Bignell tomorrow.
Coonawarra After Dark celebrations
Frank DiGiorgio presents the Katnook Estate team with their second consecutive vintage stomp trophy: Trent Nankivell , Max Carter, Alex Clark, Fran Bartosek, Robbie Childs and Bego from Spain.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Learner driver's supervisor cops drink-drive fine
A Mount Gambier woman who was in the passenger seat supervising a learner driver has been fined for drink-driving.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Mount Gambier council draft budget keeps rate rise under 5pc
The Mount Gambier City Council has released its draft budget for next financial year and residential rates are set to rise by 4.8 per cent, slightly less than had been forecast.
Swampy's Brave Hearts return home
Otis Foundation general manager Loreena Bloomfield catches up with Swampy s Brave Hearts members Graham Hinze , Malcolm Porter, Doug Redman, Terry Waddington and Geoff Berkin during a stop on the Murray Meander.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Chamber welcomes Commerce Place car park revamp plans
The Mount Gambier Chamber of Commerce says the city council's plan to overhaul a local car park is long overdue.
Ride4Repat passes through Naracoorte
THERE was "only" 360km to go out of a 930km ride for a group of 15 cyclists leaving Naracoorte last Thursday morning.
Snelling defends rural mental health efforts
Mr Snelling says the Government has made significant investments, including new six-bed facilities set to open in Whyalla, Berri and Mount Gambier.
Man jailed over headbutt attack on woman
A south-east South Australian man has been jailed for three months for assaulting a woman early on New Year's Day.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
What bikes? Penola Rd lanes cause confusion
They've only been a few days in operation, but controversial bicycle lanes on a main Mount Gambier road are already creating a diversion.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Geoff Brock to hear south-east SA issues first-hand
Regional Development Minister Geoff Brock will visit Mount Gambier today as part of a state-wide tour of country South Australia.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Loud and proud: Youth week kicks off
Aged 12-25? This week is all about you as South East councils host live music, photo competitions and fun events for National Youth Week.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
South Australians nab another Seymour feature
Seymour-trained Klishina has come to the end of her run and Lateva kicks away to win the Puckapunyal Army Cup in the hands of Mark Pegus on Sunday.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
A very long walking holiday
I often come across people cycling along south west roads, laden with panniers carrying tents and other belongings as they travel around our region.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Smoke alert ahead of major burn-off
THOUSANDS of hectares in the region's far west will be set alight over the next few days as state authorities conduct a series of planned burns.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Miners seek on-court success in Brisbane
They opened their South East Australian Basketball League campaign in a nine-point loss on the road to Mount Gambier.
Emergency services debrief after mock plane crash exercise
Local emergency services have been praised for their response to last week's mock plane crash scenario at Mount Gambier Airport.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Troy Bell officially declared Mount Gambier MP
Mr Bell claimed 57.2 per cent after the distribution of preferences, defeating the sitting member Don Pegler, who served a single term, on 42.8 per cent.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Mount Gambier claim victory at interschool athletics
MOUNT Gambier High School emerged victorious when Penola High School hosted the 70th SE Secondary Schools Sports Association Interschool Athletics Carnival last week.