A NEW Federal Government initiative is aiming to improve water security for Riverland irrigators and growers against future droughts.
BENEFITS from a planned energy connector running through the Riverland would outweigh the possible impacts to wildlife in the area, according to a local landholder.
INPUT from Riverland growers and irrigators is helping the State Government to form beneficial water allocation policies, two Liberal MPs say.
RIVERLAND farmers have a new avenue to explore their financial options in difficult conditions, following the appointment of rural financial counsellor Hayley May.
STATE Treasurer Rob Lucas has jumped to the defence of colleague Tim Whetstone after the Member for Chaffey was slammed by the Opposition for travel costs he billed to taxpayers.
A LOCAL politician has warned motorists entering the region from Mildura can expect “zero tolerance” when it comes to carrying fruit in their vehicles.