MORE than $37 million in new funding is set to generate further improvements in Riverland environmental health, and could see a local research facility spearheading programs to increase native fish stocks.
RAINFALL levels for many Riverland towns so far in 2020 have doubled the total amount recorded in the whole of 2019, with some areas of the region receiving more than 10mm over the weekend.
A GRANT program helping horticulture growers improve water efficiency and protect crops from weather damage has attracted nearly $3 million worth of applications from the Riverland.
INCENTIVE funding programs have seen first-time home builders snap up land across the Riverland and a local building company reverse the economic impacts of COVID-19 on its business.
RIVERLAND schools can access higher levels of sporting grant funds for table tennis through two new local coaches.
THE addition of new homes at a Riverland living community is set to bring new residents to the region, while also boosting local contractor employment.
THE provision of funding from a local council is set to help a volunteer group repaint an historic Riverland barge.
TIGHTER regulations on temporary water markets is needed for Riverland irrigators to compete with large corporate investors, according to a recent industry inquiry and an independent state senator.