Local News

RIVERLAND SPEEDWAY AGM APPROACHING

The Riverland speedway is on the lookout for more members to be a part of the club, with the AGM rapidly approaching. A spokesperson from the club said that while volunteer numbers have remained steady over the last few seasons, more helpers around the club could see more long term projects...

LEAD FOOT LEARNER CAUGHT AT 161KP/H

Riverland police have sent a stern message, if you speed you will caught, following local police detecting a learner driver more that 45KPH over the speed limit last week in Waikerie. Riverland police will allege just on 9PM last Wednesday they detected the 18 year old learner driver from Mildura travelling...

MUSICAL TO TAKE TO THE STAGE THIS WEEKEND

The first show from the Riverland musical society for 2019 is now just days away with the first show this Saturday. The society this year will perform Legally blonde, and sees a cast of 31 taking to the stage. Kiara Hoffman, Riverland Musical Society director said she’s looking forward to...

LOCK TWO CLOSED TO BOAT TRAFFIC THIS WEEK

Riverland boaties and River Murray users are advised navigation restrictions are currently in place at lock two at Taylorville. The restrictions see boat traffic unable to navigate upstream or downstream due to planned maintenance being undertaken. The lock is scheduled to re-open on Friday. Further details can be found by contacting the SA...

NEW REPORTING FOR TAX

With the new financial year here and Riverland workers start to plan their tax return the ATO is reminding the Riverland and Mallee community about the introduction of new reporting arrangements for salary and wages. From this year, many local workers will no longer receive a Payment Summary directly from their...

FRIDGE STOLEN FROM FOOTBALL OVAL

Riverland Police are seeking information from the Renmark community following a break-in and theft at Renmark Football oval last week. Sometime between Monday the 1st July and Thursday the 4th of July, thieves have forced open a shed at the Oval on Paringa Street in Renmark and stole a portable 'Waeco'...

PASIN WELCOMES TAX RELIEF

After a Week in Canberra, Local Member for Barker Tony Pasin has welcomed the federal Government’s tax relief structure, announced last week. Mr Pasin said “The Coalition Government has delivered on its promise to build a better tax system and provide more tax relief in Barker,” Mr Pasin also said “This will...

McCORMICK CENTRE USES MOVING FORWARD

The future of the McCormick Centre of the environment is now clearer with Renmark-Paringa council welcoming a move to see the centre potentially used more. As a part of the changes a 30 year deed of agreement with the Australian Landscape Trust (ALT) singed in 2001 has been terminated. Renmark-Paringa Council’s acting...

ROUND 10 RFL RECAP

Looking at Riverland round 10 of Riverland football where despite the A Waikerie side missing some star players the magpies still easily accounted for Loxton North, winning by 127 points. Renmark fought off A determined Berri side to win 13.12-90 to 5Berri - 5.8-38 and Barmera-Monash returned to the winners circle...