Wind farm turbines on the rise

A last-minute bid by a multi-national energy company to vary the height of wind turbines at its proposed wind farm in South Australia has reinforced calls by SA-BEST for a moratorium on all future wind farms until current laws are reviewed.   Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com

Doctors should decide who drives

THE State Opposition is calling for changes to national driving laws that require regional road users with certain medical needs to get their licence renewed in Adelaide. In 2017, there were sweeping changes to the national Assessing Fitness to Drive guidelines, particularly for those drivers with certain medical conditions. For some regional drivers, it means […]

New estate to turn town’s fate

Konzag development to propel Mallala’s population BLOCKS of land at the proposed Gracewood residential development at Mallala could be on the market in 12 months, according to developer and local farmer, Richard Konzag. In a bid to stop the recent decline in their local town, the Konzag family has released concept plans for a new […]

New CEO vocal about being local

WAKEFIELD Regional Council will have a locally-based CEO for the first time in more than seven years following the appointment of Andrew MacDonald to the vacant role. Mr MacDonald, who has been CEO of the Kingston District Council since 2014, confirmed both he and wife, Katrina, would be looking to move to the region in […]

Doctors should decide who drives

THE State Opposition is calling for changes to national driving laws that require regional road users with certain medical needs to get their licence renewed in Adelaide. In 2017, there were sweeping changes to the national Assessing Fitness to Drive guidelines, particularly for those drivers with certain medical conditions. For some regional drivers, it means […]

New estate to turn town’s fate

BLOCKS of land at the proposed Gracewood residential development at Mallala could be on the market in 12 months, according to developer and local farmer, Richard Konzag. In a bid to stop the recent decline in their local town, the Konzag family has released concept plans for a new development to Mallala’s north, accommodating more […]

Street survey put to the people

WILMINGTON residents have a vital opportunity to help decide on the town’s main street upgrade, with each household issued a survey last week. Wilmington Progress Society distributed the surveys last Tuesday, with responses closing and being collated on Friday, March 22. The surveys include three different concepts for a revamp of Wilmington’s main street in […]

Legends in the Valley

THE Clare Valley is set to bring together not only the region’s best and brightest producers, but also world renowned chefs who will take part in the ‘Legends of the Clare Valley’ event for this year’s Tasting Australia Festival. Pikes Winery and Slate Restaurant is set to be the location for this spectacular event, on […]