Naracoorte, March 05, 2024

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Our rights

Your Say: KL Moyle Congratulations to Ken Grundy, WT Pomery, Arnie Phitzner and Heather Gibbons on their letters in “Your Say” Wed May 31 2023. 1. Surely it is time for all ordinary people to realise our rights have been and are being eroded at an alarming rate. Sadly, the old adage “You never know […]

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Freedom of choice

Your Say: Anne Lyons, Naracoorte Regarding the “Pasin Voice” article printed in The News issue 153, 7th June, I think Mr Hignett is underselling the intelligence of Tony Pasin.  Tony would not be voting “No” to keep in with Peter Dutton, but because he believes it will not achieve the outcome desired to better the […]

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District towns vie for top agriculture award

By Nasik Swami Naracoorte and Lucindale have been nominated for South Australia’s Agricultural Town of the Year Awards 2023, pinning the importance of the district’s $411million primary production sector. Public voting is now open to choose the top 10 agricultural towns in the region, and the Naracoorte- Lucindale Council is encouraging locals to register their […]

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Counsellors warned

By Nasik Swami The use of inappropriate language by elected members of the Naracoorte-Lucindale Council will not be tolerated in the chambers. That’s the warning from mayor Patrick Ross, who says with the livestreaming of the meetings, counsellors must conduct themselves in a manner pleasing to those who are listening and are interested in local […]

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Ambitious spending

By Nasik Swami Naracoorte-Lucindale mayor Patrick Ross has defended the council’s ambitious spending on livestreaming council meetings to the public. The council has spent $72,472 for the supply and installation of the live streaming and recording systems in the current council chambers. The previous council had included $40,000 in its budget to enable meetings to […]

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NLC ready to support businesses

By Nasik Swami The Naracoorte-Lucindale Council will do what it can within all townships of the district to provide an environment where business can thrive. That’s the assurance from mayor Patrick Ross to all businesses in the district, which are still recovering from COVID-19 and now feeling the pinch of inflationary pressures. While many businesses […]

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Inflation hurting

By Nasik Swami Inflation is hurting, and small businesses in the region are doing it tough. That’s the word from Member of Parliament Tony Pasin, who says the increasing costs of doing business in regional towns are forcing the closure of many small businesses. “More than 150,000 Australian small businesses will see their electricity bills […]

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Need for specialist teachers

By Nasik Swami Many country schools are facing huge challenges in attracting and retaining specialist teachers, says South Australian shadow minister for education John Gardner. Mr Gardner said the specialist subjects included math, design and technologies, and certain language subjects. “As we came out of the COVID pandemic, the former Liberal government introduced a Country […]

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Membership campaign for your newspaper

By Michael Waite, Founder & Volunteer, michael@naracoortenews.com, (08) 8121 4141 I am excited to launch our 3rd annual campaign to support journalism and to keep our newspaper local, sustainable and ours! On behalf of the awesome team, this month we are excited to share our gratefulness to everyone who has supported us to reach: – […]

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SA grain growers to shape research investment

By Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC) This month, SA grain growers in the south-east of the state are invited to help direct how their levies should be invested in research, development and extension (RD&E) for the grains industry.  Australian grain growers pay levies on 25 grain crops to support industry-relevant RD&E. The Grains Research […]

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Caravan parks improving

By West Wimmera Shire Council Edenhope Lakeside Tourist Park $1.4 million project continues with the frames and trusses for the brand-new amenities block are now completed, marking a significant milestone in the park’s development. The block will look out to Lake Wallace and include a veranda on the front. Kaniva Poolside Caravan Park visitors are […]

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