A LOCAL council has committed $160,000 over the next three years to the region’s peak tourism body, but has requested consistent updates and set targets be met.
A RIVERLAND council is concerned about potential traffic problems near a $17.2 million school development – after spending almost two years lobbying the State Government to address the soon to be hotspot.
RIVERLAND councils need powers to improve the management of abandoned fruit blocks in order to prevent further fruit fly outbreaks, says a local MP.
THE release of sterile fruit flies at Riverland outbreak zones is hoped to prevent the pest from spreading further throughout the region.
RIVERLAND lives are “absolutely at stake” due to ambulance wait times, according to a local paramedic.
RIVERLANDERS have been advised to strip backyard trees in an effort to stop the spread of fruit fly, after two more local outbreaks were declared last week.
BARMERA’S bumper Anzac Day dawn service has been cancelled for the second year in a row – but three other Riverland towns will hold their regular commemorations, under COVID-19 conditions.
HEALTH and security measures will be put in place to prevent seasonal workers – quarantining at a new Riverland facility – from spreading COVID-19 in the community.