Editorial

Voting privilege

The Federal Election this Saturday is sure to be interesting to watch. According to public polls, Prime Minister Scott Morrison is unpopular and Labor is…

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Speeding plea

Not many of us can claim to be perfect drivers. There might be some who religiously stick to the speed limit, some who keep left…


Tourism boost

The £10 return flights being offered by the State Government to backpackers looking to take a working holiday is a good move to help the…


Lest we forget

We live in a lucky country. And never is that truth driven home so strongly than on Anzac Day. It’s the sacrifices of the men…


Party reflections

The SA Liberal Party’s new leadership team, chosen in the wake of its landslide State Election loss, now has the opportunity to pull together and…


Funding review

It is great to finally see some action on Gumeracha’s closed emergency department.For most of the Covid-19 pandemic, the northern Hills region has been without…


More transparency

The Mt Barker Council’s decision to begin live streaming meetings is a positive move.Live streaming meetings brings many benefits, including giving residents who are unable…


Community spirit

The weekend’s inaugural Male-Grivell Cup charity football match is a clear demonstration of the community spirit that thrives in the Hills.The match – which raised…


Election promises

The Liberal Party’s loss of Kavel should be a warning for both major parties: do not take our region for granted.The landslide election victories for…


Election promises

The Labor Party’s promise to build a new $220m hospital at Mt Barker is welcome news for a community that has suffered years of neglect.While…