Garden digitised to celebrate winter

Mount Gambier’s Cave Gardens precinct has come to life in the evenings thanks to a creative winter lighting display and pop-up events. Mount Gambier City...

Transport stalwart honoured

A well-known local businessman has been posthumously recognised for his significant service to the road transport industry...

The future is now

An investigation by The SE Voice has discovered the Limestone Coast has the potential to diversify into...

Businesses drive road safety plea

Grant District Council has acknowledged road safety concerns raised by businesses that utilise an 800-metre road where...
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‘Ethical business’ vital

Former Small Business Ombudsman Kate Carnell has urged Mount Gambier’s business women to manage with empathy and ethics, saying operating inside the law was...

Quiet achievers heralded

Mount Gambier’s Neville Gilbertson and Thomas Robin Conboy have each been recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours, receiving an Order of Australia Medal...

Entrance makes statement

Robe District Council has been allocated almost $740,000 towards community facility and infrastructure developments in the area. The Federal Government has approved funding of...

Students guide Indigenous art

A group of Year 8 students from Millicent High School are working on an Indigenous public arts project in Millicent in collaboration with Wattle...

Horns locked over deer rules

A deer farmer on the Limestone Coast has raised the plight of farmers like him, who are fighting a hidden battle against illegal hunters and attempting to comply with “impractical” laws on tagging, introduced...

Women sought for forest roles

Timberlink is running a campaign encouraging more women to get involved in the forestry and logging industry, a predominant employer of men. Headlining the company’s diversity campaign are Timberlink Tarpeena Mill operation excellence manager...

Residents seek road upgrades

A major upgrade of an unsealed road in a farming area north of Millicent has been sought by dozens of local residents. A petition to this effect with 40 signatures was tabled at Wattle Range Council’s June monthly meeting...

Decades of community work celebrated

Barbara Johnson has been recognised for her voluntary service to the community of Naracoorte. She was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday Honours announced on Monday. Her list of community interests is extensive and...

Council takes action to recover unpaid rates

A total of $351,869 in rate repayments is in arrears to the Grant District Council, according to a report revealed at the council’s latest elected members meeting. A nominal improvement from last year’s overall rates arrears position, report author...

Wulanda reference group meets

The Wulanda Recreation and Convention Centre Stage 3 Community Reference Group (CRG) has met for the first time. The Stage 3 CRG will work with Mount Gambier City Council to provide input into the operational model and the activation...

DNA testing the bees knees in honey tracing

DNA testing Australian honey can reveal where it was produced and its main floral sources, according to research by Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, and partners at the University of Melbourne and Curtin University. The $100m Australian honey industry exports...

Service over and above

Retired police officer Dave Thomas, of Robe, has been awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours announced on Monday. His citation states his OAM was awarded for service to the community in...

Coastal work celebrated

The Medal of the Order of Australia was awarded to Kingston resident Patricia Ratsch in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list announced on Monday. It was awarded for her service to the community through a range of organisations. They include the...
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Sport

Swim star secures Olympic appearance

Members of Millicent’s Seebohm clan again cheered on family member Emily Seebohm on  Sunday night as she qualified as a backstroke swimmer at next month’s Tokyo  Olympic Games. Emily’s time of 58.59 seconds over the 100-metre course at the Olympic trials in her home town of Adelaide meant the 29-year-old will compete in her fourth  consecutive Olympic games. Only fellow Olympic gold medal swimmer Leisel Jones has...

Mad Minute to win it

Hundreds of South East primary school students are taking part in the Lions Mad Minute public speaking competition this month. The Lions Club of...

Players conquer challenging course

Head green keeper Daniel Christian was out to show new apprentice Trueman Schrader how to set up the course to play to its hardest...

Western Border blows whistle on round 9 football and netball

Sadly COVID-19 restrictions have brought country sport to a standstill for a second consecutive year as not a single Western Border football and netball...

New coach emerges victorious

HATHERLEIGH (64) DEF. MOUNT BURR (42) I t was a happy outcome for new coach Jake Dowdy when his Hatherleigh team hosted cross-town rivals Mount...

COVID cluster causes Winton race misfire

Mount Gambier’s two fastest teenagers were forced to slam the brakes on their huge weekend of racing after the 2021 Winton Supersprint was postponed...

Mid South East football roadshow continues

ROUND 9 PREVIEW KALANGADOO V GLENCOE Glencoe players finally get their chance to avenge their heavy loss to Kalangadoo in the 2019 grand final 21 months...