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MONASH MAN CAUGHT DRINK DRIVING - 0.297

        Following an incident on Australia day a Riverland man has been reported for drink driving after a sample returned a reading nearly 6 times the legal limit.

NEW LOOK FOR CO-OP COMING SOON

        The near 100 year old CCW co-op is currently undergoing a rebrand with the hope to showcase local winegrapes though a fresh new profile.

FRUIT FLY FIGHT RAMPS UP

                      The fight against fruit fly has gone to the next level with sterile fruit flies being released in Loxton outbreak area.

NEW PANEL FOR KATARAPKO

                            The Department for Environment and Water has appointed a new chair and members to the Katarapko Community Advisory Panel.

LOCAL MP WELCOMES HEART RESEARCH

          Local Member for Barker,Tony Pasin has welcomed new a new project to tackle childhood heart disease – announced last week in Canberra.  

KICKING GOALS BEFORE SEASON STARTS

          The Wunkar football club has had a win before the season has started, with the club securing funding for a new pump to keep the oval in tip top condition.

CITRUS FESTIVAL TO RETURN

        In what is exciting news for both the Riverland and local citrus industry, later this year will see the return of a dedicated citrus festival.

FARMING FORWARD FORUM NEXT WEEK

        Local Riverland and Mallee Broadacre farmers as well as advisors are invited to Mallee Sustainable farming’s farming forum next week.