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Francis Fights to Play Foot Back Home

Riverland AFL product and current Essendon defender, Aaron Francis, is looking to return to his home turf as the AFL trade season gets underway. The 20 year old has played 5 AFL games and is contracted to the Bombers for another two years but has requested to be traded to either...

Francis Fights to Play Footy Back Home

Riverland AFL product and current Essendon defender, Aaron Francis, is looking to return to his home turf as the AFL trade season gets underway. The 20 year old has played 5 AFL games and is contracted to the Bombers for another two years but has requested to be traded to either...

Bookmark Creek Action Group Wins $40K

Bookmark Creek Action Group have secured $40, 000 worth of state backing for two separate projects under the Fund My Project subsidy announced by Senator Anne Ruston yesterday. The action group will use $20, 000 to clear the part of the waterway linking to the existing Bookmark Canoe Trail, allowing for...

Students Paid to Keep SA Industries Alive

Riverland students may be able to score one of 1,200 scholarships the Australian Government has announced as part of a big to encourage South Australians to upskill and take advantage of opportunities in growing or emerging local industries. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham yesterday outlined the details of the...

nbn Goes Truly Regional with "nbn Local"

nbn has announced a new team which will be dedicated to improving the customer experience for households and businesses in regional and remote Australia. Known as "nbn Local", the team will focus on educating residents and businesses about the status of the network, what they need to do to connect and...

Golfers Get Ready Ahead of Cross State Challange

The Riverland Veterans played at the Renmark Golf Club this week. Kym Traeger took out the A grade on 39pts, followed closely by Ian McHugh on 37. In the B Grade Rob Knight came in on 39pts, his runner up Mike Rumball on 37. In the C Grade Gordon Seddon took...

Berri Women Arrested for Trespass & Theft

A woman has been arrested after allegedly breaking into a house in Berri on Monday evening. At around 10.30pm, a local woman returned to her McGregor Street home when she witnessed another woman run out her front door carrying items from inside her house. The victim called out to neighbours to help...

TAFE Students to Surrender Qualifications

Students and ex-students in the Riverland may have their accreditations revoked after an audit has found that several TAFE SA courses were not up to scratch. The Australian Skills Quality Authority performed a random review on 16 courses, ranging from cookery to health, and deemed all of them to fall below...

Renmark Club Goes Back-to-Back

The Renmark Club have cleaned up again at a recent awards night, being decorated with accolades for Large Club of the Year, Best Dining, and Manager of the Year. The Clubs SA Awards of Excellence were held at Adelaide Oval on Saturday night, and the Renmark venue went back to...

Riverland U18 Womens Hockey Team Take the Win

The 2017 Regional Junior Hockey Championshipswere recently hosted by the Barossa Valley Hockey Association. The Riverland had 5 teams compete, including U18 men & women, U15 men, U13 boys & girls. Coached by Nicole Mentha the U18 girls won 6 and drew 1 of their round matches to finish on top and...