Tag: politics

Opinion: Country communities being let down by Labor decision-making

The Albanese Labor Government has made a series of policy decisions since being elected two years ago that highlight their disdain for our regions.
 It’s...

Regional L
iberals maintain status quo

The local MacKillop electorate branch of the Liberal Party held an uneventful annual general meeting at Keith recently. Around 60 party members were present and...

MacKillop Liberals host annual meeting

The local MacKillop electorate branch of the Liberal Party will soon hold its annual general meeting but without a sitting MP for the first...

Federal MP takes aim at Budget

Member for Barker Tony Pasin MP has criticised last week’s Federal Budget, which he said failed to address the cost of living crisis and...

Call to fix Mount Gambier’s transit troubles

The Opposition is strengthening its calls to improve public transport services in Mount Gambier, particularly when it comes to bus services.
 Shadow Minister for Infrastructure...

State Voice vote ‘backflip’

Independent Member for MacKillop Nick McBride has been rebuked by Premier Peter Malinauskas over his apparent backflip on his stance on the Indigenous Voice...

Forestry findings delayed for year

The all-party South Australian parliamentary select committee which is inquiring into the exporting of wood fibre and other Limestone Coast timber matters has been...

Liberals take aim at ‘FIFO’ state premier

The State Government has come under fire from the Liberal Opposition as both parties converged on Mount Gambier in recent days, with Liberal Leader...

Health wait questioned

Concerns have been raised by Liberal MPs that construction has not yet started on upgrading the Mount Gambier Hospital, with the Opposition raising questions...

Liberal supporters meet at Millicent

Millicent recently hosted two politicians from Mount Gambier at the annual general meetings of the town’s sole political party.
The annual general meeting of the...

Libs faithful get together at Millicent

The annual dinner for the Millicent and Rendelsham branches of the Liberal Party will be held at the Grand Hotel in Millicent on April...

Teen pursues politics

Working in an MP’s office is regarded as the ideal way for Mount Gambier school leaver Amity Starick to spend her so-called gap year.
Her...

Press pack takes down 
politicians in Canberra

Aformer Barber Shield cricketer vied for man-of-the-match honours in a unique cricket match on Sunday.
Member for Barker Tony Pasin led a team of fellow...

Renewable energy gridlock

Vital State Government funding will not be provided to enable proposed renewable energy projects in the MacKillop electorate to connect to the National Grid.
Energy...