Tag: Beachport

Life saving lessons awarded

Respected Beachport swimming instructor Julie Moran has recently been given an Award of Excellence by Surf Life Saving South Australia.
The Beachport Surf Life Saving...

Boat ramp fees a drop in the ocean

Users of the Beachport boat ramp are set to be heavily subsidised again in the coming financial year.
Wattle Range Council’s draft budget for 2024/25...

‘Minor’ council job comes with major price tag

The cost of a routine and relatively minor maintenance task in Millicent generated the most debate at the June monthly meeting of Wattle Range...

Town to send best wishes

Members of the Beachport community are invited to thank retiring postmistress Piarena Monckton at a morning tea in the old Beachport Institute/South Coast Cinema...

60 years of worship ends

The Uniting Church at Beachport held its final service on Sunday and it was filled with almost 50 worshippers.
It has now ceased to be...

State’s best life savers race to coast

The beaches of Beachport were filled with some of the state’s best Surf Life Savers recently, as the Sharkskin SA IRB Series hit town. The...

Final service to be held

The Uniting Church at Beachport is about to hold its final service.
It will cease to be a place of worship after the 1.30pm service...

Ground broken on new council office

Work began last week on the new $10m office in Millicent for Wattle Range Council.
The first tasks were the erection of security fencing followed...

Young priest shares story

One of the youngest priests in Australia has recently told an ecumenical group how he ministers to Catholic congregations at Mount Gambier, Millicent, Beachport...

Coastal projects on cards

There are currently around 20 projects costing $1.3m at Beachport which are earmarked for public money.
The oldest building owned by Wattle Range Council is...

Rough and ready

Amulti-million dollar upgrade of a popular coastal road has not greatly improved the ride for motorists.
Nevertheless, the State Government has defended public criticisms of...

Fresh take on sustainability shared

Millicent was recently the venue for a weekend of activities, workshops and other opportunities to learn to live sustainably. Wattle Range Council invited people to...

Coastal police search

Police have explained the significant presence of officers near Beachport on Friday as they were involved in an unsuccessful man hunt for an alleged...

Rise on the Range

Preliminary planning indicates Wattle Range Council is set to increase its rate revenue by almost 7% in the coming financial year.
The council staff have...

Library move mooted

Shared use by the community of the library at Penola High School could come to an end after 40 years of operation.
Wattle Range Council...