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CONCERNS RAISED OVER ISOLATION ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION

Riverland and Mallee residents are being warned about the risks of excessive drinking if they're isolating at home because of the coronavirus or COVID-19 Concerns have been raised that some Aussies may drink to excess as a result of increased stress and uncertainty while lock-down...

RUSTON - EXPANDED STUDENT PAYMENTS

Riverland based senator and Minister for Families and Social Services Anne Ruston has welcomed further payments for students, coming as a relief to local students currently receiving Youth Allowance (Student), AUSTUDY and ABSTUDY.

NBN SATELLITE BOOST

Local Riverland and Mallee residents who use the NBN Sky Muster satellite are set for a boost in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

LOCAL MP ADJUSTING ELECTORATE ACTIVITIES

Member for Barker Tony Pasin has adjusted his electorate activities in response to COVID-19 and is calling on local residents to play their part in slowing the spread of the virus.

LOCAL MP SELF ISOLATING

The local member for Chaffey Tim Whetstone, is currently self-isolating, after coming into contact with Senator Rex Patrick last week who has since tested positive to the coronavirus.

REGIONAL GROWTH FUND NOW OPEN

The opening of the Regional Growth Fund has been brought forward in an effort to help provide economic stimulus to SA regions in the wake of devastating bushfires, drought and ongoing impacts of coronavirus.