Local News

POPULAR EXHIBITION COMING TO LOXTON

The Loxton Historical village will soon host the popular women of the river country exhibition, following two years in Mannum. The exhibit will be officially launched at the next week a move that’s been welcomed by many, including Mayor – Leon Stasinowsky. Loxton-Waikerie Mayor Leon Stasinowsky said he was pleased that this...

AWARD WINNING PROGRAM BACK NEXT WEEK

Local Health Provider, Focus One Heath’s popular “in the name of art” course is back next week, open to local residents who are currently unemployed and not enrolled in study. The program is aimed at improving literacy and numeracy skills and ultimately supporting participants to link into further earning or learning...

REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT FORUM NEXT MONTH

Riverland residents, business operators and industry leaders interested in learn more about the State Government's plans to recharge SA's regions is invited to community forumin the Riverland next month. The Government’s Community Advisory Panel is touring the state to gather feedback ahead of the preparation of a Regional Development Strategy for...

BOAT SAFETY SURVEY OUT NOW

Riverland boaties are encouraged to complete a survey to assist DPTI’s Marine Safety team plan its future safety education programs and activities. It’s hoped survey results will give DPTI a better understanding, of knowledge, skills and behaviours of South Australian recreational boaters. The DPTI Marine Safety team is also hosting a display...

DRIVERLESS BUS ON THE ROAD FOR TESTING

The Driverless bus, soon to be taking passengers took to the roads of Renmark last week for a trial. The Driverless bus will run in partnership between the Renmark Paringa council, Flinders University and funded by the department of transport and infrastructure. It’s believed the French Made Ezy-Mile, EZ10 Automated shuttle will...

MUSIC INNOVATION FUND OPEN FOR RIVERLAND SCHOOLS

Riverland schools are encouraged to apply for funding through the Music Innovation Fund, an initiative that forms part of the newly launched Music Education Strategy. More than $500,000 is being made available for schools, preschools, and music and creative industries and organisations to invest in innovative practices and programs that will...

BIRD SALE THIS WEEK

The Riverland bird keeping community will come together this Sunday for their annual bird sale. As well as Riverland bird Keepers, bird keepers from over the state and Australia will take park. Members of the Riverland Bird keepers Club are very proud of the reputation their bird sale has within the bird...

BERRI BREAK THROUGH IN RFL

Turning to sport and looking at Riverland Football where a spirited effort from Barmera-Monash was not quite enough to defeat Renmark, with the Rovers winning by 13 points. Renmark 10.10-70 to Barmera-Monash 9.3-57 A big 4th quarter from Berri saw the demons run over the top of the Loxton North panthers...

LOCAL MP WECLOMES BUDGET

Roads and education funding announcements are at the centre of funding announcements for chaffey, following this weeks state budget. Tim Whetstone, the Member for Chaffey said the funding for Chaffey handed down in this week’s State Budget was the pleasing result of ongoing support for regional South Australia by the...

CODE BLUE ISSUED FOR RIVERLAND

A code blue extreme weather response has been declared to assist those sleeping rough In many areas of the state, including the Riverland . Minister for Human Services Michelle Lensink said the Code Blue had been activated to help people sleeping rough in the affected regions until Monday the 24th June. Minister...