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.
PARENTS and carers across the Riverland can now get their hands on $100 vouchers to help pay for their child’s swimming lessons.
CHANGES to a statewide health scheme will make it easier – and potentially cheaper – for Riverlanders forced to travel for medical treatments.
INCREASED use of South Australia’s desalination plant aims to relieve pressure on farmers struggling through drought across the country, under a new deal between State and Federal Governments.
BONNEY Lodge, a local hospital’s compliance issues, and cancer services were hot topics of discussion when the state health minister visited the region last week.
EMPLOYMENT opportunities and support for Riverland industry are early benefits of a multi-million dollar construction project under way in Renmark.