Care factor

Major changes coming to aged care calculations Significant and far reaching financial changes to the way the cost of aged care is calculated will start on July 1. The changes will not affect current residents in aged care facilities and those already receiving care at home – but if the nature of an existing home […]

Pinery’s ponding problem

LAST week’s delightful regional rainfall would have been greeted by most, except some Pinery residents, who again found their streets and properties inundated with water. Read the full story in our online edition:

Sealed section

The Long Plains community is hoping unsealed roads could become a thing of the past with the District Council of Mallala consulting residents in the area on the issue in recent weeks. Read the full story in our online edition:

Totally Locally hits Two Wells

Bec O’Brien reports Two Wells could be one of the first communities in South Australia to join the world-wide Totally Locally campaign, following a presentation on Tuesday March 11, from its creator, Englishman, Chris Sands. Read the full story in our online edition:

Yes, we have a disaster plan

IN the wake of the recent fire, which threatened the Owen township, questions were raised by some residents about the disaster response for Balaklava. Read the full story in our online edition:

Parham is popular

IT’S almost a “full house” at Port Parham, with dozens of caravan and camping enthusiasts enjoying the summer weather. About 23 vehicles were at the park last week. Photo/story by Lisa Redpath: • Neville and Shirley Jennings are on their way to Perth. They stopped at Parham instead of Port Broughton. And what were their […]

Focus on Wasleys future

Wasleys residents support a moderate growth in the town’s population as a means of ensuring basic services can be delivered and essential institutions maintained, according to a survey undertaken by local State MP for Light, Tony Piccolo. The survey was undertaken to gauge the Wasleys community vision for the town. Most residents indicated the rural […]