A LOCAL sporting club’s ability to continue running through COVID-19 restrictions has seen it receive new grant funding from a national body.
EFFORTS of a local MP have helped lead to changes in visa regulations for backpackers and Pacific Islanders aimed at avoiding a “20 per cent” workforce shortage for Riverland growers. The Federal Government last night announced a scheme allowing travelling seasonal workers to extend their Australian visas would be funded in the new Federal Budget. […]
ALTHOUGH the Loxton Historical Village will be unable to host its popular October long-weekend event, the community has rallied together to host a few – mostly child-friendly – activities on the premise.
THE much-loved Barmera Christmas Pageant has been officially cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing restrictions.
AUSSIE spirit is alive and well in Waikerie as a local event committee announced that the iconic Australia Day event is going ahead next year.
A RIVERLAND council is providing residents with special vouchers to encourage spending at local businesses dealing with the impacts of COVID-19 and stimulate the district’s economy.
BUSINESS owners suffering from a lack of trade due to COVID-19 hardships over recent months can expect to see an increase in trade with the introduction of a voucher system.
THE Lions Club of Waikerie has made the “difficult decision” to axe its 2020 Christmas pageant in lieu of the difficulties COVID-19 restrictions would bring.