Prepare your properties early

South Australia is expected to face an early start to the 2019/20 fire-danger season, with local councils teaming up to implement fire-prevention procedures. Pictured at the Monash CFS station recently were, front (from left): Renmark Paringa Council fire prevention officer Peter Burr, with Berri Barmera Council fire prevention officers Michael Murtagh and Dennis Rainsford. Back: Monash CFS captain Dave Otto de Grancy and volunteer Kayla Mudge. PHOTO: Peta-Marie Philippou

To get the full story, please login here

Subscribe to The Pioneer's new website and receive all the Riverland news when you want it, how you want it, whether it's on your PC, tablet or smartphone. All this for just $1 a week.

Click here to subscribe today and change the way you view Riverland.

Celeste Newbery


Celeste Newbery joined the Murray Pioneer in January 2016 after working at the Transcontinental in Port Augusta. Celeste completed a Bachelor of Arts (Communication and Media) and Graduate Diploma in Journalism at the University of South Australia. She grew up in the Barossa Valley before moving to Adelaide in 2010 to complete her studies then Port Augusta in 2013 to begin her journalism career.