Pool’s out for summer

AN earthquake in May is believed to be the cause of significant damage to the Balaklava Swimming Pool, which looks likely to rule out the facility for use this summer. Water gradually leaked from a crack in the base of the large pool in recent months, with the pool now all but empty. An insurance […]

Entrusting Clare Valley to the world

A Clare Valley-born idea to protect the security of Australian-grown and made produce has come to fruition, with the country’s first ‘end-to-end’ immutable primary industries beta data service officially launched at Auburn on Sunday. Entrust, unveiled by South Australian Premier Steven Marshall, will allow primary producers to capture and map the movement of produce from […]

Kids cooking competition coup

In some parts of the country it’s a cliché. In rural and regional communities it’s a rallying cry. The show must go on. Faced with the unavoidable cancellation of the longest running community event in Clare – only the second in its history – the Clare Agricultural and Horticultural Show (CA&HS) has gone online to […]

Protecting Country Press

Recent threats and disingenuous claims by global tech giants Google and Facebook, provide a stark and compelling reminder of why Government intervention is necessary to force these two global behemoths to the table to negotiate with news media businesses; the subject of their current posturing, Country Press Australia president, Bruce Ellen said. The negotiating framework […]