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The Mt Barker Council is still looking into the
Sims Road in Mt Barker.
The cottage is situated on land which was earlier
The developer is Lanser Communities, however,
the land and old cottage are still owned by the
Lanser said earlier in the year that it could
incorporate the cottage into a public reserve,
making it a council liability. The ruin has no State
or local heritage listing, but the council has spent
engineer to research its history, inspect the
prepared and will be brought to elected members
at a meeting in September.
MONEY FOR MYLOR
Mylor oval, residents have been told.
engineering works in the district while attending
The council is also auditing the playground as
Road and speeding motorists along Scott Creek
The Mt Barker Council says it will continue to
to increase jobs and business opportunities.
The council implemented its Economic
Development Strategy last month, reviewing
investment in the region, promote the district as a
place to do business and create local employment
The council hired an economic development
development activities, which have included
community events on NBN connections, tax
The Barker in The
Advertiser in the past year to help promote the
The council said it will continue supporting
two years ago.
to prosper, to provide activities and opportunities
explore ideas and work with others.
council website and at service centres.
Submissions close on September 22.
RATE CAP OPPOSED
capping council rates in a submission responding
Policies. The report recommended councils retain
no cap be introduced, councils be subject to a
these audits be made public.
the proposed audit process.
and recreation strategy. The strategy looks at
The council contacted stakeholder groups and
guide the way the council operates its parks,
The strategy is available at council service centres
and on the council website. Submissions close
By Genevieve Cooper
About $20m worth of
spending promises for
Mayo made by the Coalition
during the Federal election
campaign will be honored
despite the resounding defeat
of Liberal incumbent Jamie
Prime Minister Malcolm
Turnbull told Parliament last
week the money would be
forthcoming when responding to
a question from the electorate’s
new Nick Xenophon Team MP,
“The Government will deliver
on all of its local election
commitments, including to the
people of Mayo,” Mr Turnbull
commitments is $14m to open
up a route for B-double semi-
trailers into Lobethal from
Murray Bridge via Palmer.
The Coalition also promised
$3.75m for a regional sports
hub at Mt Barker, $500,000
for a Victor Harbor community
facility and tens of thousands
of dollars towards upgrading
sporting facilities at the
Strathalbyn Football Club, the
Adelaide Hills Hawks Football
Club at Woodside and the
Yankalilla Hockey Club.
Funding was also announced
to extend the mobile blackspot
program in the electorate and
to run two new Green Army
projects in the Lower Lakes and
Ms Sharkie said the PM’s
response was a win for Mayo.
“Promises should always be
for the electorate, never for a
member,” she said.
“... While it is fantastic to have
these commitments reaffirmed
by the Prime Minister in
Parliament, I will make sure I
keep up the pressure until the
promises become reality and the
people of Mayo are receiving the
Election promises kept Hills rally driver and former State
Champion James Rodda returns to racing
in Mt Crawford Forest this weekend for the
Lightforce Rally SA after an 18-month break.
The driver from Prospect Hill had to build a new
car after experiencing mechanic issues with his
Subaru in 2014 following his 2013 SA title win.
He came back to SA rallying this season with
co-driver David Langfield and their Mitsubishi
The pair are looking to catch up points after car
troubles meant they couldn’t finish round two at
Robertstown. They are also looking to earn points
in the Australian Rally Championship round so
they can attend the Rally Australia event at Coffs
The Lightforce Rally SA encompasses the fourth
round of the Australian Rally Championship and
the third round of the SA Rally Championship.
Run from September 9 to 11, the event features
the forest night stages.
These stages are run in full darkness and are a
feature of the SA round.
Rodda is hoping his day job working
underground in the mining industry will give him
Rally fans can view the racing, even the night
stages, from spectator points at Mt Pleasant
Service Park and Mt Crawford.
Forest rally hits top gear
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The new $5 banknote is now in circulation. It has many
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continue to be used.
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