Local News

RACE TO FINALS ON IN RIVERLAND FOOTBALL 

Saturday marked rivalry round for Riverland Football.   Saturday's battle at the Lakeside Oval saw Berri get the win over rivals Barmera-Monash 16.10-106 to 11.4-70. Loxton North were up in the 3rd quarter in their Proud Cup battle with Loxton,  however the Tigers rallied hard to claw back the lead to win...

BERRI PREMIERS IN WOMEN'S FOOTBALL 

Berri have won this year’s Riverland Women’s Football League Premiership, making it now four straight RWFL premierships. Saturday night's grand final saw Berri get the jump on their rivals Barmera-Monash to run out winners 5.9-39 to 1.3-9.  A solid crowd was in attendance for the Grand Final at Berri, with it understood...

RIVALRY ROUND IN RFL

After a break last weekend, Round 12 of Riverland Football is on this Saturday, with each game dedicated to prominent sporting families in Riverland Footballing history. Waikerie take on Renmark for the Gill-Lehmann Cup, Barmera-Monash play Berri for the Fisher Cup and Loxton play Loxton North for the Proud Cup. In the...

LOCAL MUSICAL SADLY CANCELLED

The Riverland Musical Society made the unfortunate announcement yesterday that the final 3 performances of their latest production, Phantom of the Opera, that were due to play out this weekend at Chaffey Theatre, have been cancelled. With Covid-19 affecting cast and crew, they stated that there was no plan to reschedule,...

PREP FOR 2022 RIVERLAND FIELD DAYS HAS STARTED

Event organisers and exhibitors are enthusiastically preparing for this year’s Riverland Field Days with working bees already happening at the site in the lead up to September. With a continuation of last year’s exhibitors as well as many new exhibitors coming on board, Tim Grieger of the organizing committee, said it’s...

TRAVELLERS URGED TO TAKE CARE ON THE ROADS

  As the school holidays come to an end and people are making their way home from holidays, South Australia Police is reminding drivers to take caution. Assistant Commissioner Ian Parrott said this is no time to be complacent. “We know that 2 in 3 deaths on country roads are country people, and...

KERLEY'S DEATH DETERMINED MEDICAL EPISODE

Police have determined that Neil Kerley died of a medical episode when he crashed his car last month. The beloved Walker Flat-based footy legend was the driver and sole occupant of his Toyota station wagon when left the road and crashed through a fence into a paddock on Wednesday June 29. SAPOL...

NEW WORKFORCE TO HELP FIND WORKERS

In response to long-term labour challenges, the South Australian Wine Industry Association has developed a Wine Industry Workforce Guide, to assist businesses in the industry to source workers more effectively. Chief Executive Brian Smedley said South Australian winemakers and grape growers, have reported labour shortages over the past few years and...

LANDSCAPE BOARD ASKING FOR HELP TO RAISE AWARENESS

The Murraylands and Riverland Landscape Board is calling on budding artists to help secure the future of River Murray turtles. The landscape board’s education program is asking for submission of artworks from local school students featuring local turtle species, with the aim of raising awareness about the decline of the eastern...

YOUR CHANCE TO JOIN LOCAL COUNCIL

With nominations for local council elections opening in a month’s time, those considering becoming a councillor can attend a webinar to find out more about the role. The 2-hour online information session being held this Saturday at 10am will cover items such as the roles and functions of a council, legal...