Editorial

Growing pains

The concern over the capacity of Mt Barker’s planned new emergency department is yet another indication of the long-standing failure of successive governments to properly…

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Kavel election

The stage is now set for an intriguing election campaign in Kavel.With the pre-selection of their candidate Rowan Mumford at the weekend, the Liberal Party…


Town centre plan

It seems to have taken an extraordinary amount of time but the development of the Mt Barker CBD’s final significant parcel of vacant land seems…


The price of speed

The high number of people caught speeding on Hills roads in a single month is, as SA Police Superintendent Bob Gray said, astounding.Since police began…


Plan for the future

The concept proposed by Hills business identity Rob Gilbert to funnel traffic directly from the Heysen Boulevard to the freeway is worth exploring.The current plans…


The gloves are off

The changed political landscape in the Mt Barker region has given the local council an opportunity to put extreme pressure on the State Government to…


Centre of attention

Dan Cregan’s brave move to defect from the Liberal Party and stand as an independent at the next State election is a sure sign the…


Defection Dan

The defection of Kavel MP Dan Cregan has undoubtedly sent shock waves through the Hills community … and the ranks of the first-term Liberal Government.As…


Oakbank hurdle

Racing SA’s sudden decision to cut jumps racing from the State’s calendar will have serious ramifications for the future of the famous Oakbank Racing Club.The…


Fossil fuel feud

The increasingly fractious relationship between the Federal Liberal and National parties is coming into sharp focus as the world gathers to decide what to do…