$300 a week for worker accommodation
By Nasik Swami The Tatiara District Council needs to make money from workers who will occupy the newly completed workers accommodation at the Bordertown Caravan Park, says an elected counsellor. During a council meeting, Cr Miles Hannemann argued that the $300 per week fee for the workers’ accommodation was too little for a council that […]
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Lessons on basket weaving…

To celebrate NAIDOC Week last week, Naracoorte Lucindale Council’s Arts & Cultural Facilitator and Naracoorte Library + Town Hall held a number of activities. About 14 people participated in basket weaving & Nunga Screen. Many more engaged in NAIDOC Week colouring and the Indigenous exhibition on display at the Wonambi Gallery. Pic: NLC Facebook page.
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Chicken, egg supply normal

By Nasik Swami: The avian influenza (bird flu) outbreaks have caused some gaps on supermarket shelves, prompting temporary buying limits. Naracoorte’s two main supermarkets, Woolworths and Foodland, have so far escaped from this, with their suppliers in South Australia not being affected. The supermarkets have confirmed their supply of chicken and eggs to customers remain […]
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War of words

By Nasik Swami: A war of words has broken out between Health Minister Chris Picton and Member of Barker Tony Pasin over the release of a feasibility study on delivering radiation treatment services for the region. Mr Pasin claimed the local health bureaucracy, the Limestone Coast Local Health Network (LCLHN), has “snubbed” the release of […]
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Sky News withdrawal: South East ‘deserves better’

South East free-to-air TV viewers suddenly deprived of Sky News Regional – as of last week – “deserve better”, a state MP says. People across the South-East and the state’s Riverland – plus sections of NSW – lost access to Sky News Regional on Monday 1 July after Sky’s affiliation agreement with WIN Television ended.  […]
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Ready for pole dancing?

Naracoorte’s new pole dancing studio to open soon By Nasik Swami: Naracoorte’s Stacey Windsor is on a mission to change mindsets on pole dancing and promote the popular artform in town. Also known as Dee-Dee, Stacey is opening a new pole dancing studio in Naracoorte, giving the young and the old the opportunity to learn […]
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Eat or heat

By Nasik Swami: The vulnerable in the district are choosing between heating and eating this winter. If they turn on heating to keep themselves warm during the chilly nights, many say they will be faced with eye-watering power bills. So, what does the public do? The News asked our decision makers to explain why we […]
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