THE north’s only direct bus route to the city will continue running, with one local MP saying he’d “never known a local issue to cause so much genuine anger”.
MEMBER for King Paula Luethen is likely to be a major reason behind the State Government’s bus overhaul backflip, after the Liberal MP took the bold step of opposing her own party’s policy.
PLAYFORD Council is embroiled in another legal stoush with its former chief executive Mal Hemmerling, but the ex-boss does not want to see ratepayers foot the legal bills.
THE state’s paramedics’ union has raised concerns about ambulance ramping at the Lyell McEwin Hospital, saying it is atypical to see ambulances waiting outside to process patients.
AROUND 500 people became unemployed in the north last month, as the region’s unemployment figures once again climbed amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
TWO of the regions’ largest food producing councils have made opposite decisions on how to deal with the end of the state’s 16-year genetically modified (GM) crop cultivation moratorium.
ELECTED members have questioned whether Gawler Council is doing enough to support ratepayers during the COVID-19 pandemic in its upcoming budget.
A LAND division which Gawler Council fought to prevent in three separate court battles could be on the way as a result of one council motion.