Your Say: Robyn Hage I was very pleased to read Helen and Kingsley Baker’s article “Creek walk to nowhere” last week. I was walking the creek walk the day of planting, and it took 8 men to plant those hundreds of trees, obviously no one had any knowledge of the...
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Your Say: Ken Grundy, Naracoorte Most power prices have risen by 25% but there are some reported to soon double. The feeble answers provided across the board say to ‘put on an extra jumper’ or ‘shop around’. Just imagine if basic food or fuel prices suddenly rose by such astronomical amounts – there would be […]
Your Say: Arnold Pfitzner Why are we faced with a race-based referendum on enshrining special privileges in the Constitution forever? How can anyone seriously claim that this will unite all Australians? How about ‘it is not meant to’. Marxist in origin, this change is designed to tear down institutions, according to Thomas Mayo, the indigenous […]
By Nasik Swami Good news for teachers who go and work in regional schools in South Australia. Minister for Education Blair Boyer has announced that the loading allowance for teachers in rural South Australia will become an ongoing payment from 2024. This means anyone who is eligible to receive the allowance in the 2024 school […]
By Nasik Swami A new strategy is being looked at to attract and retain general practitioners and specialists in Naracoorte. Limestone Coast Local Health Network Board chairman Grant King says the strategy will focus on retaining medical graduates in the region. “We need to make sure there is more training, so we continue to work […]
By Nasik Swami Strangulation of women has emerged as a new trend among perpetrators of domestic violence in Naracoorte and its surrounding towns. The revelation was made by the Limestone Coast Domestic Violence Service (LCDVS), which noted an increase in reports of women being strangled by their intimate partners in the last six months. LCDVS […]
By Wayne Hawthorne Words of medical advice were given to Probus men at their recent meeting while listening to the incredible career of Dr Sarah Mott who is now lecturing at TAFE Mount Gambier, Department of Nursing. Because men are generally poor at addressing physical and mental health, they were told to “get a grease […]
By Shane Smith This is my latest book on the military history of Naracoorte, this is my 5th book on Naracoortes military history the book is titled Findlaters Men, consisting 319 pages, over 20 photos and full nominal roll it covers the formation of the Naracoorte Half Squadron South Australian Mounted Rifles 1900/12. The title […]
By Graham Pymer, MLA Cattle: LWB 22 – LWY 395 – LWC 140 – OAY 0 Naracoorte agents yarded an increased number this week with 557 head penned. They were made up of 395 young cattle, 190 cows and 22 bulls. Quality ranged from average to good with some excellent pens of heavy beef bred […]
Column: Kerrie Cleggett, IN 2 HEALTH In the fast-paced world we live in where convenience sometimes takes preference – it’s crucial to prioritize a healthy lifestyle that nourishes both body and mind. Here are some of my top tips: 1. Balanced Diet: Eat a range of fruits, vegetables, proteins, grains, and healthy fats. Reduce processed […]
Ag Speak: By Kristin Murdock While the Adelaide Royal Show is not until September, the Naracoorte High School Agricultural Studies students are already preparing for the challenge. With steers and Merino wethers to get in shape, Ag Studies teacher, Emma Phillip is excited there are over 40 students being involved in the program and praises […]
By Chris Oldfield NARACOORTE’S Lachlan Haynes says he is “seriously considering” standing for Liberal preselection when nominations open for MacKillop. Radiation therapy, rural doctors, housing availability, local access to training and education for trades and services, road maintenance – the issues roll off the tongue of Mr Haynes who last year was elected an SA […]
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