Mt Barker

Paving the future

The opening of Mt Barker’s multi-million dollar Summit Sports and Recreation Park (SSRP) is the result of more than a decade of work.The $23m first…

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Women’s rights

The opening of a dedicated centre in Mt Barker to cater for women suffering from domestic violence is a sad reflection on modern Australian society.It…


Traffic plan

Concerns about dramatically increased traffic problems and congestion in Mt Barker are hardly surprising.Thousands of new residents have poured into the town since the State…


‘Joy’ous award

Ann Ferguson’s service to the Mt Barker district has seen her recognised with an SA Local Government Association (LGA) award.The Mt Barker Council Mayor was…


Ward review

The Mt Barker Council could abolish its ward structure under a plan to review its internal boundaries at the 2022 election.At its February meeting the…


Service centre

Mt Barker’s forthcoming Service SA will be a cashless facility.A Department of Transport and Infrastructure spokesperson told The Courier that a reduction in use of…


Missed opportunity

The Mt Barker Council appears to have missed an opportunity to better connect with its community by rejecting a push to live stream the audio…


Town centre plan

A town square, hotel, residential units and more than 4000sqm of office space are part of the new plans, which may also include council office space and library facilities.


Boundary change

Opposition to a proposal to radically re-draw the electoral boundaries of the seat of Kavel is overwhelming. Almost a third of all submissions lodged in…


Council divided

What appear to be deep and unedifying divisions within the Mt Barker Council have been exposed by the recent ‘surveillance saga’ which has enveloped the…