Mt Barker

Town centre win

After more than a decade of failed plans and speculation, there is now real hope the last undeveloped city block in Mt Barker’s town centre…

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Securing local jobs

This week’s opening of Jurlique’s $30m expansion to its research and production facilities is good news for the local jobs market but it also underlines…


Corella problem

Growing flocks of little corellas have been a nuisance in SA for years. In Fleurieu centres like Strathalbyn and Willunga, the seasonal summer flocks are…


Green light for pedestrian crossing

Pedestrians will no longer have to dodge traffic or make a last second dash in order to cross one of Mt Barker’s busiest roads near…


Funding pledge

The State Government’s $2.5m funding pledge for the Mt Barker sports hub is welcome news for the Hills community. Healthy communities are often characterised by…


Healthy decision

The promise of expanded after-hours emergency services at the Mt Barker hospital is a great development for the Hills community.


Main street

The addition of the outdoor dining hub, known as a parklet, in Mt Barker’s Gawler Street is helping revive an underused strip. The wooden, semi-enclosed…


Hospital win

Mayo MP Rebekha Sharkie’s ability to bring much needed after hours medical services to Mt Barker is a clear win for the new Federal MP….


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…


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…