Local News

DEMONS TAKE ON THE ROOS IN THE RWFL PREMIERSHIP

In the Riverland Women’s Football League, the Berri Demons are hoping take out their fourth premiership in a row when they take on Barmera-Monash this Saturday night. Having only wins all season, the Demons hope to keep up their winning streak at Berri Oval this weekend and take out the premiership...

THREE LOCAL TOWNS SHORT LISTED

Three towns in the Riverland area have made it to the list of towns you can vote for in this year’s South Australian Agricultural Town of the Year. Out of almost 60 communities that have made the list this year, towns from the Riverland and Mallee are Loxton, Renmark and Waikerie. Now...

ENVIRONMENTAL FLOWS IN QUESTION

Our State Water Minister is challenging her federal counterpart over environmental flows for the Murray Darling Basin. Following comments from Tanya Plibersek at the National Press Club yesterday, that she thinks it is virtually impossible for SA to receive its promised 450 gigalitres of fresh environmental water over the next two...

COBBY EAGLES WITH THE WIN

Cobby Eagles had a comfortable win in round eleven of Riverland Darts. With the opposing team without three of their regular players, they were no match for the Eagles, who claimed the win 13 – 2. Many of the games could have gone either way in the match between the Expendables and...

ORGANISATION RECEIVES FUNDING

Regional families of children with congenital heart disease will receive more support thanks to $1 million dollars in State Government funding. HeartKids has received the four-year grant for the first time to expand its programs. Tania Potts the SA/NT State Manager of the charity says one of the initiatives is to make...

CONCERN FOR YOUTHS AS CYBERBULLYING IS ON THE RISE

Parents across the Riverland and Mallee are being urged to watch for changes in their child's behaviour which might suggest they are the target of cyberbullying. Latest figures reveal a total of 875 cyberbullying reports concerning children were made to eSafety in the first six months of this year; an 80%...

CENTOFANTI HAS CONCERNS

Shadow Minister for Primary Industries, qualified veterinarian and local Nicola Centofanti is concerned the Malinauskas Government is not doing enough to protect South Australia from Foot and Mouth Disease. The Opposition is calling on the SA Labor Government to urgently work with the Federal Government to increase biosecurity measures at Adelaide...

MAN TO FACE COURT WITH CHARGES OF THREATENING BEHAVIOR

Following multiple complaints, police arrested a 46-year-old Berri man last week. Allegedly, he approached people in car parks and homes in Berri attempting to sell paintings, during which he became aggressive and intimidating in order to obtain payment. After being charged with multiple counts of disorderly and threatening behaviour, the man will...

STRUCTURE FIRE IN COBDOGLA

  CFS crews were called to a structure fire in Cobdogla, Sunday night. At 8pm, five CFS fire trucks including a bulk-water carrier, supported by an MFS truck and Police, attended the property on Elephant Trunk Road, finding the residence fully alight and the roof collapsed. Fortunately, no occupants were home at...

REGIONAL SA RENTAL PRICES

Latest figures reveal the median price of rentals across regional Australia have risen 11.4% in the past twelve months, outstripping growth in the major capitals of 4.4%. The soaring prices come amid a nationwide crunch in available stock, with the number of new rental listings in June nearly 14% lower than...