Mt Barker

Sink or swim

The future of the Mt Barker Mountain Pool is an important conversation the Hills community must have for the improvement of this region’s general sporting…

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Traffic gridlock

The need for the opening of the new Bald Hills Road freeway interchange at the earliest opportunity becomes glaringly obvious when one is stuck in…


Vision for the future

The $113m crowdfunding campaign to secure the last vacant block of land in Mt Barker’s CBD and develop it into a town square is an…


Court short

Back in late 2014 the State’s Chief Justice, Chris Kourakis, claimed up to $7.5m had been cut from the SA courts budget. The result was…


Club in the rough

Mt Barker-Hahndorf Golf Club president Greg Simon says there is no problem with the financial state of his organisation, but his denial is in stark…


Youth jobless

The news that the Hills might have a spike in youth unemployment seems to be lost on the region’s two Mayors. Adelaide Hills Mayor Bill…


Sporting chance

The $28m sports hub proposed for Springs Road in Mt Barker is a concept needed by this growing community. Plans for two football ovals, four…


Grand plan for Mt Barker’s CBD

Local architect Geof Nairn’s bold $100m vision for the last undeveloped block of land in Mt Barker’s CBD has all elements many people believe the…


On the rise

The Mt Barker Council’s plan to keep a five-storey future alive for a strip of land between the railway line and the Mt Barker Creek…