WHILE the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the region in various ways, it has potentially increased the risk to women and children suffering domestic and family violence.
A FURTHER financial relief package will be considered by Gawler Council during a special meeting tomorrow night amid calls for assistance from COVID-19-affected businesses.
LOCAL canines were thrown a bone on Friday when all dog parks – including Clonlea Reserve – along with playgrounds, outdoor sporting and gym equipment and skate parks were declared reopen for public use.
EMERGENCY service workers were commemorated during an impromptu ceremony at Gawler on Monday to mark St Florian’s Day.
GAWLER resident Mark Brooking has been awarded the Overseas Humanitarian Service Medal by the Australian Government.
THE wife of a local resident who last week began an online petition to see Gawler CEO Henry Inat’s removal was stood down from her position at council on Friday.
GAWLER Council CEO Henry Inat has stalled council staff enterprise agreement (EA) negotiations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, sparking a petition to see his removal.
A LOCAL councillor has backed the reopening of Gawler’s Bunyip newspaper by calling on all tiers of government to recognise the importance of local print mediums, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic.