THE success of a program aimed at filling horticultural labour shortages in the Riverland has been highlighted by a senior federal minister, and provided a framework for the rest of Australia to follow.
LOCAL history enthusiasts in the Waikerie district discovered more about the town’s history during two heritage walks last month, as part of the SA History Festival.
LOXTON’S library could be demolished to make way for the new public toilets as part of a council building reshuffle.
THE need for an additional fence at a local playground – or whether thorny rose bushes are adequate deterrent – will again be investigated following safety concerns.
A RIVERLAND woman praised for her support of a euthanasia Bill says she was “inspired” to be among the 500-plus crowd backing the cause at a Parliament House rally in Adelaide last week.
ONE of Barmera’s most popular events will return this weekend, with the annual Sheep Dog Trials to be held at the town’s oval.
A MUCH-loved Renmark Hotel employee will hang up her apron and say her final farewells this week after more than two decades of service.
LOCALS are invited to a morning tea this Sunday to raise awareness about CMV, the most common infectious cause of disabilities in newborns.