Our Erin: “I’m proud to call Lucindale and Australia home”

By Chris Oldfield
Australia Day was a time to reflect, respect and celebrate for around 100 people who gathered at Lucindale last Friday. The day fired up with the Lucindale Scouts raising the Australian Flag. Event emcees Domonic Carter and Logan Whitford of Lucindale Area School then introduced a previous Citizen of the Year winner, Naracoorte Lucindale Council mayor Patrick Ross.
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2024 Federal Budget:
More for billionaires than battlers
By Nasik Swami
The 2024 Federal Budget has failed to charm many taxpayers, farmers, businesses, and politicians in the South East. Stakeholders have labelled the budget as one that has “more federal funding for the labelling of vegan sausages than there has been for any agricultural projects” in the South East.
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Investment in education


By Nasik Swami
A South Australian education union has slammed the 2024 Federal Budget for failing to deliver the much-needed investment in education. SA Branch of the Australian Education Union says public schools, including the ones in areas like Naracoorte Lucindale District, are not currently funded to the minimum school resourcing standard.  
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Your Say: Hospital food concerns


Your say: Joan Kester
I am having people voice their concerns and despair to me, and I feel I can no longer remain silent. So what is the problem, I hear you say? The problem is this – the meals that are being dished up and sent out from the Naracoorte Hospital Kitchen, to Meals on Wheels recipients.
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SPORT: Issue 200: 22/5/2024


Footy report
Keith v Mundulla
KNTNA Results
KNTNA A Grade Reports
KNTNA Junior Report
SE Veteran Golf
Lucindale Mens Golf
Lucindale Ladies Golf
Naracoorte Ladies Golf
Naracoorte Mens Golf
Apsley Golf
Squash Handicap Tournament
Apsley Motorsport Club
Bridge@Bowls
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The News Gives Back Program: Apsley Pony Club


By Amanda Shrive
Apsley Pony Club is extremely excited to reveal our brand-new clubrooms. This would not have been possible without the support of the West Wimmera Shire Council, Victorian Government; supporting and encouraging women in sport and the Edenhope Adult Riding Club, whom we share our beautiful grounds with.
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Rates down for some


By Chris Oldfield
AT LEAST 749 properties will receive a decrease in council rates under a proposal by Naracoorte Lucindale Council’s administration. The decrease is included in a breakdown of the average 5.8 percent rate hike included in council’s draft 2024-25 Business Plan and Budget.
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