Community Diary articles

Renmark’s pool pay day

Renmark’s pool pay day

RENMARK Paringa Council last week received $500,000 in federal funding to bolster a $3.5 million redevelopment of the town’s outdoor pool.

Methamphetamine two-year pilot program REHAB RELIEF

LOCAL methamphetamine users will have access to a $580,000 State Government trial rehabilitation program in the Riverland from early next year.

Local CFS to police Riverland harvest?

CONTROVERSIAL changes proposed to the state’s Fire Act – including CFS powers to stop harvest – may be unnecessary, according to a local firefighter.

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.

Somewhere over the rainbow

RENMARK High School (RHS) students were full of heart, brains and courage on Wednesday and Thursday night, when Dorothy and crew took the audience over the rainbow in The Wizard of Oz production.