Dawkins will keep watch on regional development

Liberal MLC John Dawkins, recently appointed as Liberal Shadow Minister for Regional Development, the Northern Suburbs and State Infrastructure Plans, remains concerned about amalgamations of Regional Development Boards. “I will be watching closely to ensure Federal and State governments meet their commitments,” Mr Dawkins said. Local boards are to be amalgamated with Federal Area Consultative […]

A ‘natural selection’

Riverton artist James Deans has received third prize in the Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize. With a panel of four highly regarded judges, including prominent Australian artist Garry Shead, it is a great achievement and comes with $2,500 in prize money in category B: works on paper. ‘The Natural Selection Process’, was described as “delicate […]

Chooks and Chicks craft friendship

Caring, helping others and ourselves with kindness in a safe and secure environment. That’s Chooks and Chicks. After retiring from a career of caring for others, Port Wakefield’s Jan Higgs recognised the need for a group to care for the women of the town, and started the Chooks and Chicks Community Craft and Friendship Group. […]

Residents fight to halt flood threat

Rising tides challenge levee banks at Parham, Webb Beach By Lauren Parker Coastal communities are lobbying Mallala council to improve their levee banks, concerned about potential flooding during abnormally high tides. With extra high tides seeming to increase in frequency, sheds on the foreshore at Webb Beach and Parham were inundated earlier this year, and […]