GAWLER Mayor Karen Redman has defended spending $17,000 of ratepayer funds to bankroll interstate and overseas travel, saying the two trips have created good outcomes for the local community.
THE Barossa has continued to forge closer ties with China, with local leaders representing the region at a recent delegation to the superpower nation.
GAWLER must become more proactive, in regards to Chinese investment opportunities, if the local community is to benefit.
LOCAL producers, winemakers and smallgoods manufacturers recently returned from a successful trip to China with the state and local governments
A GROUP of representatives from the Gawler and Barossa areas have returned from China, where they were part of a delegation promoting our local region.