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COUNCIL CONSULTATION NOW OPEN

        Public consultation is now open for both Renmark-Paringa Councils 2018/2019 draft annual business plan as well as the draft long term financial plan from 2017 to 2027. The long term financial plan considers the councils strategic direction and priorities over the next 10 years while the draft annual business plan contains...

LOCAL AQUATIC CLUB TO FOLD

        A declining membership base together with increasing costs has seen the Renmark Aquatic club decide to not renew its lease at the Renmark ski site. The site adjacent to the Renmark big 4 caravan park has been the home of the...

LOCALS ENCOURAGED TO SIGN UP FOR DRY JULY

      With the month of June ending soon and July nearly here Riverlanders are being encouraged to sign-up for Dry July as the annual fundraising event draws near. Dry July, now in its 10th year challenges Aussies to go alcohol free for the month of July and...

LOCAL FOOTY BACK TOMORROW

        Another big round of local footy is here tomorrow with many exciting games. The Waikerie Magpies will still go in favorites in their clash with Loxton tomorrow despite star forward Daniel Nobes unavailable due to suspension. Strong side Renmark return home...

EXPORT AWARDS OPEN

        Riverland exporters are being encouraged to apply for the 2018 Australian Export Awards. Tony Pasin Member for Barker said, the electorate of Barker produces some of the highest quality export products in the country, with the locally based Almond Co Australia...

NEW RIVERLAND WALKING TRAIL

        A new walking trail in the Maize Island Lagoon Conservation Park near Holder was officially launched this week. The trail that was designed by nine Riverland high school students who are all members of the River Murray Youth Council. Natural Resources SA...

POLICE NEWS - DRUG DRIVER CAUGHT

          Looking at police news and looking at the roads where a 31 year-old woman from Thebarton was stopped driving on the Sturt Highway, Blanchetown last Saturday. Once she was stopped she was submitted to a driver screening test and provided a...

POOL PETITION DISMISSED

        A petition for a heated indoor swimming pool to be included in the upcoming Loxton Sporting precinct has been dismissed by Councillors. More than 20 residents signed the petition and presented it to council last week titled “have we forgotten something” Loxton...

SKI BOAT STOLEN IN MORGAN

              Riverland Police continue to investigating the theft of a ski boat and trailer from Morgan last week. About 3.45pm on Thursday 14 June, the red and white Camero Legend Series 2 Pro-Rider boat was stolen from a Scotts Creek Road property. The...

PET MANAGEMENT REFORMS STARTING SOON

        The biggest change in pet management in South Australia is nearly here with reforms set to start July 1st.  Renewing pet registration this year will become easier, but dog owners are being reminded to wait for renewal notices to arrive by...

EMPLOYMENT DOWN IN BASIN COMMUNITIES

        Employment impacts of the Murray–Darling Basin Plan on 40 communities across the southern basin has shown employment has declined 13% from 2001 to 2016 according to new figures released by the Murray Darling Basin Authority. Chief Executive of the Murray–Darling Basin...