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  1. Member for MacKillop takes aim at Greens and Lock the Gate movementRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ABC News

    Member for MacKillop Mitch Williams today defended his decision to vote against an inquiry to investigate the effects of unconventional gas mining, saying it would threaten the future of oil and gas exploration in the South East. Last week, the state Liberal Party voted with the Government against holding a Parliamentary Inquiry into unconventional gas processes and both the Member for MacKillop and Member for Mount Gambier Troy Bell formed part of the 5 to 1 against vote.

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  2. Blaze claims historic railway carriage in Mount GambierRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | ABC News

    Police are treating a weekend fire, which destroyed an historic railway carriage inside a large Mount Gambier shed, as suspicious. The railway's Craig Dunstan said the not-for-profit organisation had already taken delivery of three Limestone Coast carriages and was raising funds to get the final one trucked to Adelaide for restoration.

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  3. Police seek information on suspect railway shed fireRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | ABC News

    Police are continuing their investigations into the cause of a fire which destroyed an historic railway carriage inside a large Mount Gambier shed on Sunday morning. The railway's Craig Dunstan says it had already taken delivery of three Limestone Coast carriages, and was raising funds to get the final one trucked to Adelaide for restoration.

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  4. Australian volcanic mystery explainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Science Daily

    Scientists have solved a long-standing mystery surrounding Australia's only active volcanic area. The volcanism springs from a unique interaction between the continent's movement north and local variations in its thickness.

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  5. Australian volcanic mystery explained: ANU media releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | EurekAlert!

    The research explains a volcanic region that has seen more than 400 volcanic events in the last four million years. The 500 kilometre long region stretches from Melbourne to the South Australian town of Mount Gambier, which surrounds a dormant volcano that last erupted only 5,000 years ago.

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  6. Showground land sale decision still pendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | ABC News

    Mount Gambier A&H Society President Peter Woodruff has said any land sale decision is still 'a long way off', after a meeting on Thursday night attracted nearly 90 people. Meanwhile, a spokesperson for German supermarket chain Aldi confirmed the company is actively seeking a suitable location in Mount Gambier, but no commitment had been made at regarding a specific site.

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  7. Friday Rewind - earthquake! The day the ground shook in the South EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | ABC News

    It was an otherwise quiet Monday in May 1897 when South East residents got their first experience of a major earthquake. Beginning as a 'large rumbling sound', the 6.5 magnitude quake which began off the South East coast lasted less than half a minute, but was felt as far away as Adelaide through to South West Victoria.

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  8. Discount retailer Aldi confirms Mount Gambier interestRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | ABC News

    Supermarket chain Aldi has confirmed it is looking to open a store in south-east South Australia but is yet to commit to a specific site. It has confirmed it has approached the Mount Gambier Agricultural and Horticultural Society about possibly buying part of the showgrounds.

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  9. Lost in translation: Mt Gambier library's history room reveals family secretsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | ABC News

    Ricky Koopman is used to seeing shocked and surprised expressions on people who frequent the history room at the Mount Gambier Library. Handled with care and white gloves are original birth certificates dating back to the mid-1850s.

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  10. Naracoorte's run-down library the target of new action groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Naracoorte Herald

    Naracoorte library manager Paula Coventry with library action group members Ruth Thomson , Rosemary Law and Caroline Menzel in front of the library, which they say needs repairs and a facelift, or even better - replacement with a new building. "When I first went into the local library, my first feelings were shock," she recalled.

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  11. Chinese snap up 50 dairy farmsRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | FarmingUK

    Chinese investment is flooding into Australia's dairy industry, with four multi-million-dollar mega-deals in progress that are likely to see Chinese state-owned companies taking big stakes in all Australia's largest dairy farming operations. In western Victorian, about 50 dairy farmers between Colac and Mount Gambier have signed individual option deals to sell their farms, worth a collective $400 million, to a secretive A Chinese-dominated dairy conglomerate being put together by Tasmanian-based property developer Troy Harper.

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  12. Caravans roll into Lucindale for national musterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Naracoorte Herald

    OVER 200 caravans and RVs set up base at Yakka Park in Lucindale for the Australian Caravan Club's national muster this week. OVER 200 caravans and RVs set up base at Yakka Park in Lucindale for the Australian Caravan Club's national muster this week.

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  13. Warrnambool eight-ball team number one at Border CupRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Warrnambool Standard

    The seven-member Warrnambool 1 squad defeated Mount Gambier Commercial Club 7-4 in the division one final at Portland's Royal Hotel on Sunday. The victors trailed 4-2 after six frames but strung together five consecutive wins to secure the come-from-behind triumph.

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  14. Show society debates land sale for supermarket developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | ABC News

    It may be up to a month before the Mount Gambier Show Society votes on the decision to sell off a part of the Pick Avenue showgrounds as the city's residents speculate whether a new supermarket potentially may open on the site. Mt Gambier Show Society members will vote to sell off a prime piece of land on Pick Avenue.

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  15. Dream run to darts title win for Warrnambool teamRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | Warrnambool Standard

    It won its nine games over the course of the competition, including its final round match against Hamilton on Sunday, 13 sets to eight. Captain Mike Fletcher, Ron Bourke, Scott Williams, Leigh Giblin, Pat Mooney, Glenn Jans, Brian Harmsworth, Gayle Harmsworth and Tash Houghton made up Warrnambool's winning team.

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  16. Warrnambool Gold recruit makes positive start to Tuesday pennant seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Warrnambool Standard

    Vorwerk made her Western District Bowls Division debut a week ago, playing third to highly-rated skipper Kellie Bowles. "We are a couple of the younger ones - she is 40 and I am 53 and they sort of go up from there."

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  17. Centenary Tower open for businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | ABC News

    After a long period of vacancy, one of Mount Gambier's iconic tourist destinations is again open for business, following the appointment of a caretaker to Centenary Tower. Around 200 visitors were able to access the tower over the popular October long weekend period as new caretaker Jaymee Vanderheul assumed the role on October 3. One of Ms Vanderheul's first jobs was to raise the flag on the roof of the tower which stands 190 metres above sea level, signalling the tower was open for visitors.

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  18. Seahawks tower over the competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Warrnambool Standard

    Ryan and Bolden combined for 32 points as the Seahawks accounted for Stawell Wildcats 79-63 at St Joseph's Primary School. Seahawks coach Shane Smith, who only took on the job last Tuesday, said that the pair made their influence felt inside the paint.

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  19. Overcrowded jails put prisoners in beds at hotel pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | NEWS.com.au

    OVERCROWDING in South Australian prisons forced taxpayers to fork out more than $3 million in the past year for temporary cells that cost 50 per cent more a night than secure jail cells. PETER Hurst's family has pioneered victims' rights in SA since he was shot dead by a deranged gunman 14 years ago.

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  20. New Grant council development plan opens up opportunity for residential blocksRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | ABC News

    Development manager Rod Storan says there is opportunity for residential blocks particularly south of Tollner Road, where the land is unsuitable for farming. "It was seen strategically as a good idea to be able to perhaps rearrange those and provide those lifestyle opportunities close to the city, close to all services and schools and shops and that sort of thing, without necessarily beating into what would otherwise be productive farming land," he said.

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