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By Mary-Ann Koerner The local volunteers of the Naracoorte “Meals on Wheels” branch have again supported Longridge. Meals on Wheels volunteers donate their mileage reimbursement to their local social account, which is then paid forwarded, to support other local organisations charities. This time they have purchased two extra-large, 13-inch iPad’s for our residents to use, […]
By Nasik Swami A Naracoorte-Lucindale counsellor has asked the council and his fellow elected members what they intend to do about the poor management of road maintenance and the underutilization of the road-making machinery in the district. In a question with notice submitted on July 13 to be presented in the council’s meeting this month, […]
By Nasik Swami My priorities have not changed. That’s the message from member for MacKillop and quitting Liberal Party MP Nick McBride. Mr McBride made the comment while responding to claims made by South Australia Liberal Party leader David Speirs that the MP’s resignation was “disappointing” and a “changing of priorities”. “I would like to […]
By Nasik Swami The Liberal Party is adamant that MacKillop will remain a Liberal seat at the 2026 election. South Australia Liberal Party leader David Speirs says the party remained incredibly committed to the South-east despite the recent saga involving MacKillop member Nick McBride’s resignation. In an interview with The News, Mr Speirs launched a […]
By Susan McLachlan, Karatta Wine Room and Gallery, Kristi Biezaite will be exhibiting her exquisite creations at Karatta Wine Room and Gallery in Robe, opening on 6 August. In the exhibition, Kristi will be displaying blankets and shawls, pots, and embroidered cloths she has designed and made by hand. For Kristi, the process is deeply […]
By Virginia Gale On a lovely cold winters morning we gathered together and enjoyed planning our next year program. The state committee have nominated we are studying the country Iceland, our project for the year is food bank and our theme is rural women together. We all look forward to the following program suggestions and […]
By Liz Travers Cold weather and winter ills kept a significant number of members home and unable to attend the June Meeting of the Naracoorte Ladies Probus Club. Faye Modra and Judy Biggins were inducted into the Club and members welcomed two visitors to our meeting. Those who were able to attend, enjoyed a morning […]
By Heather Gibbons What a great vibe at the Robe Health Harmony and Happiness Winter Festival on the June long weekend. If you missed it, the next Summer festival will be on January 12-13th 2024. Different healing modalities, expertise and products from amazing stallholders were showcased at the festival in a friendly, relaxed and stimulating […]
By Peter Kerr, MLA Cattle: LWB 10 – LWY 149 – LWC 79 – OAY 12 Numbers fell sharply as agents yarded less then half of the week before with 250 head coming forward. These sold to the regular field of trade and processor buyers along with some feeder and restocker interest however with the […]
Opinion: Mulga Bill Two years ago the WA Parliament passed a Bill to do with restrictions on farmland. It seemed to escape the notice of farmers and their organisations while it remained in the background. However it came into force on July 1st this year. Any area of land approximately larger than a house block […]
Ag Speak: By Kristin Murdock Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) have released their mid-year cattle industry projections and their forecast for the growth of the Australian beef herd has been moderated downward. The reason being higher slaughter estimates now bite into the ability for the herd to increase. In 2023 the herd is expected to […]
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