FOLLOWING more than 10 months of concerns for Holder residents, a Sturt Highway roadworks oversight could be rectified before the end of the year.
BEING cleared of misconduct surrounding travel expense claims could pave the way for a Riverland MP to once again become a State Government minister.
THE Riverland is now welcoming visitors from New South Wales back down the Sturt Highway after South Australian Police reopened the road to some interstate traffic last week.
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. […]
MORE than $37 million in new funding is set to generate further improvements in Riverland environmental health, and could see a local research facility spearheading programs to increase native fish stocks.
A GRANT program helping horticulture growers improve water efficiency and protect crops from weather damage has attracted nearly $3 million worth of applications from the Riverland.
FAILURE to provide Riverland irrigators with adequate returns for purchases of water entitlements has seen the State Government overhaul a Murray-Darling Basin management program.
RESIDENTS of a Victorian border community just east of the Riverland have been given a lifeline, after the State Government decided yesterday that Lindsay Point would be exempt from tighter border restrictions set to come into effect on Friday.