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HEALTH SCHOLARSHIPS OPEN FOR COUNTRY STUDENTS

        Local Riverland students interested in studying in health field are encouraged to apply for scholarships. Students studying a range of health courses in rural and regional South Australia can apply for scholarships worth up to $20,000 as part of the Country Health SA Undergraduate Scholarship Program. Country Health SA, Acting CEO Rebecca...

ACCC CALLING FOR FEEDBACK FROM GRAPE GROWERS

          Australia’s competition watchdog the ACCC is calling for feedback from Riverland grape growers. The ACCC is currently investigating the wine industry before making recommendations to the Federal government. The ACCC wants to hear from Growers on topics such as payment delays, contract...

PASIN - COUNCILS RECEIVE FUNDS FOR LOCAL PRIORITIES

          Riverland Councils last week received their first quarterly payment from the Federal government which sees over 10 million dollars of funding going to councils in the Barker electorate The funding is a part of 2018-19 Financial Assistance Grant Program and sees...

PREPARATIONS IN FULL SWING FOR MINDARIE-HALIDON RACES

          Preparations are well underway for this year’s Mindarie-Halidon races set for Sunday September the 16th Dubbed the Melbourne cup of the Mallee, this year will mark the 103rd race meeting at Halidon race course and last year’s event saw a full...

PASIN - SAFER COMMUNITIES FUND NOW OPEN

          Tony Pasin the Member for Barker has called on local councils and community organisations in Barker to apply for a share of up to $1 million in funding through the Safer Communities Fund. The Safer Communities Fund is an Australian Government commitment...

APPLICATIONS CLOSING SOON FOR REGIONAL GROWTH FUND

        Member for Chaffey and minister for Regional development Tim Whetstone is reminding local’s applications for the regional growth fund are closing soon. The Regional Growth Fund’s purpose is to facilitate new economic activity and build and strengthen communities for regional South...

RIVERLAND WINE GRAPE CRUSH STATS REVEALED

          The latest figures have been revealed on how much riverland wine-grape growers are tipping into the national wine cellar. Wine Australia has published the 2018 SA Winegrape Crush Survey and the Regional Summary Report which shows the Riverland is still contributing...

RFL LAST ROUND RE-CAP

        Re-capping the last minor round of RFL action, Renmark were big winners over Barmera-Monash Renmark 37.18-240 to Barmera-Monash 6.4-40. Berri were unable to make the finals falling short of Loxton, Loxton 10.7-67 to Berri 9.10-64. And Waikerie rounded out another strong season...

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST OPEN FOR HOTEL RENO'S

      Preparations for The long anticipated renovations at the Loxton Hotel are moving along with expressions of interest now open for the project. Stage one of the renovations were approved by council in June as well as hotel directors approving concepts for...

REGIONAL VOICE FOR MURRAY DARLING BASIN AUTHORITY

    Eight Regional Engagement Officers have been appointed in local communities along the Murray–Darling Basin to ensure on-ground knowledge and experience continues form a core part of Basin Plan implementation. MDBA Chief Executive Phillip Glyde said an improved regional presence was an...

P.S MARION COMING TO THE RIVERLAND

        The historic P.S Marion paddle steamer based in Mannum will be gracing Riverland waters next month for what is set to be a memorable cruise. The P.S Marion was built in 1897 and is one of the last operational, heritage, overnight...