Health

Health fix needed

It beggars belief that the Hills region has not seen an increase in the number of ambulance crews since the 1990s despite a ballooning population…

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Grim reality

The alarming rate at which the NSW Covid-19 outbreak has escalated shows how the Delta variant is a game-changer.A few days ago Premier Gladys Berejiklian…


Testing rush

The concept of using the Oakbank racecourse as a drive-through Covid-19 testing centre appears to have merit and is worthy of more detailed consideration.Utilising the…


In the line of duty

For people to voluntarily stand out in the pouring rain and freezing wind for hours on end simply to do their civic duty and get…


Another small step

News of a new mass Covid-19 vaccination hub in Mt Barker is another small step towards returning to a state of normality.While still subject to…


Health pledge

It is somewhat ironic the State Labor Party is today hammering the Marshall Government to improve health and transport services in this rapidly growing region.When…


Rollout rolls on

It would appear the wider community is finally warming to the idea of getting Covid-19 vaccinations.SA has largely been immune from this pandemic which has…


Ambulance crisis

Revelations that local paramedics believe the ambulance service is not up to standard are alarming.The service plays such an important part in our health system…


Community spirit

This is the final edition of The Courier for 2020. Thank goodness!I think we all need a break.This year has been nothing short of a…


Virus risk

The disastrous second wave of coronavirus engulfing Melbourne and parts of regional Victoria is a tragedy which SA has – so far – avoided by…