UK author now local

By Wayne Hawthorne
A UK author of more than 10 books, Gill Tee led an interesting life before moving recently to the Naracoorte district. Gill told Naracoorte Men’s Probus Club members how she spent most of her life living in England, but that she has also lived in Spain and now Australia.
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Maywald, Noll resign


Investigation called
By Chris Oldfield
NARACOORTE based regional LGA executive officer Adrian Maywald and Wattle Range mayor Des Noll have both resigned from the $1.38 million Limestone Coast Local Government Association (LCLGA). Mr Noll has also called for an independent review of the organisation, emphasising it must be “independent”.
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“It’s chicken and egg”


By Nasik Swami
There is a need for a centralised car park in Naracoorte to make the town centre more vibrant, or risk losing services and businesses as they close.
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Ben’s “pretty chuffed”


By Nasik Swami
The Naracoorte District Men’s Shed is a vital part of the community, offering men a supportive and productive space. That’s the word from member of the Legislative Council and Shadow Assistant Minister for Regional South Australia, Ben Hood, who visited the members as part of Men’s Health Week last week.
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Rates go up 5%


By Nasik Swami
Local ratepayers have been slapped with a rate increase of five percent for the next financial year. Elected members of the Naracoorte Lucindale Council had mixed reactions to the increase, but the majority agreed a five percent increase was the right thing to do to safeguard and protect the council, which is in a "dangerous position" financially.
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Thank you, Naracoorte!


By Nasik Swami
One of Naracoorte’s champion athletes, Jessica Stenson (nee Trengrove), is off to Paris to represent the country’s women’s marathon team in the 2024 Olympic Games next month. Born and bred in the small town of Naracoorte, South Australia, Jessica, a medal-winning marathon runner, was selected by Athletics Australia for the team.
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Elective surgery chopped


Stakeholders: What’s going on with health services?
By Nasik Swami
Booked for an elective surgery at a public hospital? You might have to look for other options.
Elective surgery has been cancelled at all hospitals across the state, including the Naracoorte Hospital.
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