Wed, 24 April

Author Archives: Jeremy Rochow

Local promoted to top job

A FORMER local has been promoted to the top job in the Australian Army after 36 years of service.
Lieutenant General Rick Burr assumed the role of Australia’s Chief of Army at a recent parade in Canberra’s Blamey Square, taking over from former army chief Lieutenant General Angus Campbell.

Plug pulled for lock repairs

OVERLAND Corner’s Lock 3 typically contains about 8 million litres of water – enough to fit in about three Olympic-size swimming pools.
However, the lock’s chamber is currently empty as SA Water workers prepare to complete minor repairs and give the gate – which sits partially underneath the River Murray’s surface – a lick of paint.