POLITICAL stubbornness continues to disadvantage South Australian farmers, according to the State Government after the latest genetically-modified crops bill failed to pass through parliament yesterday.
AROUND 50 Riverland farmers are eligible to have half of their council rates subsidised through new drought-assistance funding, announced yesterday.
SPECIAL transitional arrangements will be provided for three Riverland primary schools located more than 20km from their nearest high school when year 7 moves to high school in 2022.
A LIGHTNING trip to the Riverland on Sunday gave Premier Steven Marshall enough time to publicly – and emphatically – back his under-fire MP Tim Whetstone.
THE State Government remains “serious” about a zero-tolerance approach to fruit fly quarantine at Yamba Station, amid claims the policy has been suspended nearly 500 times since January.
RIVERLAND growers are calling on the State Government to provide access to hail insurance after a shock storm destroyed crops across the region last week.
MORE than $30,000 in fines were handed out to people attempting to bring fruit and vegetables into the Riverland during the October long weekend.