A new report released today from the Stroke Foundation has revealed the Riverland town of Renmark to be in Australia’s top 10 hotspot for high blood pressure, putting local residents at serious risk of a potentially devastating stroke.
Nurses and Midwives at two Riverland health facility’s held stop work meetings yesterday, in an effort to have their thoughts known to the state government on a lack of action of their enterprise bargaining agreement.
Local fire services are calling on the local Riverland & Mallee community to be prepared for bushfires this summer.
Member for Barker, Tony Pasin is calling for local organisations to apply for funding who are committed to road safety education.
The price of temporary water allocations has been mentioned as a concern for local irrigators tipping over the $900 per megalitre mark.
Users of the Blanchetown Hall will now be able to use the facility at a level of higher comfort, thanks to federal government drought relief funding.
A small fish listed as nationally endangered since 1999 – the Murray Hardyhead– has been found spawning and healthy at a wetland site near Lyrup in the Riverland.
Local residents are invited to an upcoming bushfire information event, set to be held at the Waikerie CFS station tomorrow.
Travel costs for local member for Chaffey Tim Whetstone have been recently highlighted in the Sunday mail with the minister for primary industries and regional development racking up a near $40,000 bill when travelling to Israel.
Two local Riverland teachers have recently been recognised at the recent public education awards.