RIVERLAND councils need powers to improve the management of abandoned fruit blocks in order to prevent further fruit fly outbreaks, says a local MP.
THE release of sterile fruit flies at Riverland outbreak zones is hoped to prevent the pest from spreading further throughout the region.
A COMMUNITY building currently unused by a Riverland council will help the region respond to recent fruit fly outbreaks.
THE achievements of Riverland women were celebrated at a local community organisation’s dinner event recently.
MAKING roads and Riverland communities safer for locals are priorities for the region’s new top-ranking police officer.
LOCAL butchers were “humbled” to receive numerous awards at a regional South Australian competition staged in the Riverland last weekend.
A NEW solar farm being built by a local construction contractor – as part of a multi-million dollar statewide project – is set to generate 20 new jobs in a Riverland town.
RIVERLANDERS have been advised to strip backyard trees in an effort to stop the spread of fruit fly, after two more local outbreaks were declared last week.