Tag: council

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...

Budget feedback put to council

Mount Gambier City Council will formally consider all feedback on the Draft 2024/2025 Annual Business and Budget at a special council meeting to be...

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...

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...

City vision shared

Acommunity panel comprised of 28 local people from all walks of life have come together to develop a draft community vision for the city’s...

How and why: City Council budget breakdown

The Mount Gambier City Council has released its spending priorities after endorsing its Draft Annual Business Plan and Budget (ABP&B) 2024/25, Draft Long Term...

Rates on agenda

Mount Gambier City Council residents are facing the prospect of a proposed 10.24% rate rise, more than double the increase imposed two years ago.
 In...

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...

First ground broken on $10m offices

Aceremonial turning of the first sod on the new $10m office in Millicent for Wattle Range Council was held on Tuesday morning.
Watching Mayor Des...

Lake ‘quick fix’

Wattle Range Council has voted for another temporary patch-up of the leaking floor of the Millicent Swimming Lake. The floor will be re-sealed with bitumen...

Re-A-Range event to reach Wattle Range

Millicent will soon be the venue for a weekend of activities, workshops and opportunities to learn to live sustainably.
Wattle Range Council are inviting people...

Leaky lake cost shock

Industry experts estimate a major concrete rebuild of the Millicent Swimming Lake will cost around $8m and take up to a year to complete. However,...

Shelton still drives education

Millicent High School’s longest serving principal is now driving school buses.
John Shelton retired at the end of 2021 after 16 years at the helm.
He...

Feral deer culling to take place

Aerial culling of feral deer will take place in the Limestone Coast in coming days.
The Limestone Coast Landscape Board is notifying residents that low...