Nurse pay dispute continues

Further industrial action was taken by nurses and midwives in South Australia last week, with a small group taking stop-work action at Clare Hospital last Wednesday to plea with the State Government to reconsider its enterprise agreement for public hospital staff. The nurses/midwives in Clare were joined by their counterparts at the hospitals in Wallaroo […]

Opposing biker bylaw

LEWISTON resident, Anne Harford, strongly opposes the proposed trail bike riding bylaw proposed by Adelaide Plains Council (APC). A long-time motorbike enthusiast, Anne has lived in the area for almost three decades, moving from Gawler to a two-acre block to allow her seven children the space and freedom to enjoy their motorbikes. “The reason we […]

Record entries for Burra Talent Quest

Caravans and campers filled the Burra Showgrounds over the weekend, with revellers keen to kick up their heels for the sixth annual Burra AGL Country Music Festival. People travelled from as far as New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland for the event where top quality performers entertained over the three days. The dance floor was […]

Cycling project link

CLARE and Gilbert Valleys Council has thrown its support behind a project to create a world-renowned cycle tourism pilgrimage through South Australia linking the Clare Valley, Barossa, Adelaide Hills and Mt Barker, and eventually to McLaren Vale. The Adelaide Wine Capital Cycle Trail Project seeks to capitalise on existing trail network infrastructure and expand that […]

Fast tracking road infrastructure

MONEY is being thrown around everywhere by state and federal governments to boost road projects in the Mid North. Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he is pleased regional South Australia will be a major beneficiary of the Federal Government’s announcement of the multi-million-dollar package of accelerated infrastructure projects across the state, with tenders […]

Cooked to perfection

MANY men like to think they are masters of their domain – the barbecue – but Balaklava’s Todd Robertson, son Cody, and friend Chris Myers, have proven they are! The trio, whose team name is Swamp Bandits, recently competed in an amateur Up In Smoke barbecue competition, and with the most points accumulated for their […]