Author Archives: Sara Gilligan

Santa fine a Clause for concern

RIVERLANDERS and the wider Australian public were left gobsmacked on Saturday when a driver towing Santa in the Morgan Christmas pageant was fined over $300 for an unsecured load.

Industrial hemp new pot of gold?

INDUSTRIAL hemp can be successfully grown in the Riverland – a recent report confirms – paving the way for a $3 million per annum industry within five years.

MFS open day ignites interest

RIVERLANDERS can climb into fire trucks, witness a road crash rescue and get a photo with local heroes tomorrow during the Renmark Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) open day.

Mass teachers’ strike forces Riverland school closures ATTENTION

SIX Riverland schools closed – in protest – yesterday morning when local teachers went on strike to demand better working conditions, a pay increase and more funding.