THE Barossa Village in Nuriootpa has received $400,000 of Federal Government funding through round three of the Building Better Regions scheme to deliver a new community hydrotherapy pool.
NEWLY-APPOINTED Infrastructure Minister Stephan Knoll says the State Liberal Government will work closely with its federal counterpart on the project to electrify the Gawler railway line, to “extract as much” money as possible out of it.
LONG-AWAITED plans to electrify the Gawler rail line will finally go ahead, despite the Federal Government refusing to support the high- priority-listed infrastructure project.
THE region’s free legal assistance provider has welcomed a recent Commonwealth decision to reverse planned funding cuts to the Community Legal Centre (CLC) sector.
A BACKPACKER hostel in the Barossa believes the recently approved 15 per cent income tax on working holiday visa holders is fair, and won’t impact greatly on tourism numbers to the region.
THE Federal Government has backed away from a plan to introduce a 32.5 per cent tax on backpacker workers, amid intense pressure from the agricultural and tourism sectors.
IF you haven’t opened a newspaper, glanced at a television screen or spotted some unusually happy faces on our Stobie poles of late, then you might not be aware that we are deep into an election campaign.
JOBS and growth are in the pipeline for northern Adelaide, with the Federal Government paying $2.5 million to fast track a feasibility study into the Northern Adelaide Irrigation Scheme.