Local News

LOCAL MP WELCOMES JOBKEEPER PAYMENT

Local member for Barker Tony Pasin has welcomed the passing of the job keeper payment through parliament. The $1,500 per fortnight JobKeeper payment is the equivalent of about 70 per cent of the median wage and represents about 100 per cent of the median wage in some of the most heavily...

RDA - HERE TO HELP

Regional Development Australia Murraylands and Riverland are standing by local business and offering support in many areas. The local organisation has recently rolled out a new business to business program amidst challenging conditions for several local businesses. The program has three key elements to it– local access, mentoring and business help. RDAMR also...

NATIVE FISH RECOVERY SUBMISSIONS CLOSING TODAY

Local residents wanting to have their say on the draft native fish recovery strategy are reminded public submissions close today. Over the past few years’ native fish in the Murray Darling Basin have faced tough conditions including widespread drought, reduced water availability and more recently, the effects of intense bushfires. Pubic...

SHARE THE ROAD

With a perceived increase in cycling activities in recent weeks the RAA has issued a warning for local motorists and cyclists to share the road. The RAA has also highlighted the legal requirements of wearing a helmet. Last year 5745 cyclists were either cautioned or fined for riding without a helmet across...