Development

Power shock

It’s a sign of our troubled energy climate that a new Hills housing estate will target power bills and security of electricity supply as its…

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Inverbrackie reborn

In just a few years the Hills hamlet of Inverbrackie would be unrecognisable from its former role as a detention centre for refugees if a…


Boost for Nairne

The Mt Barker Council’s $350,000 plan to beautify Nairne’s main street is a step towards building a more lively and prosperous town. The perception that…


Inverbrackie sale

The sale and future development of the former Inverbrackie Detention Centre will undoubtedly bring many benefits to Woodside. Attracting residents to the 81 vacant houses…


Monarto growth

The idea of a northern rail bypass from Monarto to Adelaide’s port isn’t new. Over the past decade it has been considered by local councils…


Tough decision

The redevelopment of the historic Callington Hotel will be positive for the old mining town but it has come at the cost of some irreplaceable…


High rise future

Twenty years ago the prospect of Mt Barker welcoming five storey buildings into its town centre seemed a million miles away. Now, as the once…


Glebe decision

The almost unanimous decision by Mt Barker Councillors to protect the Glebe – an undeveloped block of land on the outskirts of Littlehampton – from…


District ignored

The State Government’s update of the 30-Year Plan For Greater Adelaide has ignored many promises made in 2010 when 1300ha of rural land in Mt…


A sad day indeed

The real tragedy of the failure of Senator Bob Day’s building company is not the abrupt end of his political career or the damaging potential…