LIKE the daily media cycle, human interest stories involving local government often strike a chord with the community ahead of big-picture issues.
JUST a few days ago, a Queensland-based senator – who is travelling through the Riverland today – said “there appears to be an abundance of water for farmers in South Australia during this drought”.
DRUG-awareness campaigns come and go, well-intentioned, but with varying levels of success.
ONLY a tiny percentage of the population has any interest in nude bathing; indeed certain people would describe it as unusual or eccentric, plus other slightly darker adjectives.
SHORTLY after being promoted to Minister for Social Services following the Coalition’s surprise election win on May 18, Senator Anne Ruston remarked that she had suddenly a major challenge on her hands.
CROWDS were way down at last week’s 2019 Riverland Field Days – except they weren’t at all.
BERRI Barmera Council is set to adopt a $154,000 ‘fix’ to its controversial Berri river-front redevelopment.
PLENTY of people have lined up to criticise Renmark Paringa Council’s driverless bus, though many have done so from the safety of a keyboard via social media.