State government

Lack of funding

The lack of funding commitment from the State Government towards the new freeway interchange is disappointing yet strangely not surprising.

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Speedy remedy

The last time The Courier raised the issue of the crossroad at Riverview, Pfeiffer and Nairne roads at Inverbrackie the newspaper received a letter objecting to any money being spent on the intersection.


Valid concerns

A drive down Dumas Street in Mt Barker at morning school drop off time will highlight exactly why the Mt Barker Primary School community is concerned about plans to add a new park n ride to the busy thoroughfare.


System is sick

Anthony and Sally Fox, an average Hills couple with two young children, had no idea how the State’s health system ran and figured that if they lived a healthy life, paid their taxes and took out private health cover then they would able to take care of themselves.


Wine industry fears poisoned chalice

Hills hotel, bottle shop and winery owners are sounding a warning bell over the State Government’s push to allow wine sales in supermarkets.


Planning platitudes

The Mt Barker Council’s latest push for some solid financial commitments from the State Government to help fund the massive expansion coming to the town…


Cold comfort

For many in Mt Barker who opposed the State Government’s expansion plan for the town, the release of the SA Ombudsman’s report last week will…


Sad end to story

Zoos SA’s decision to close its tourism business at the Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary at Mylor is a sad chapter in a story about an environmental…