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.
A POTENTIALLY catastrophic fruit fly outbreak was simulated in the Riverland last week, testing relevant authorities in a crisis situation.
THE release of millions of sterile fruit flies across Adelaide to protect the Riverland’s multi-billion dollar horticulture industry has been welcomed by the Federal Minister for Agriculture.
BOOKMAKERS – regarded as the best election judges – have confirmed that the battle for Chaffey is a genuine two-way competition.
A RIVERLAND bridge will receive a “well overdue” $5.78 million upgrade, including road widening, improving pedestrian access and replacing safety barriers.
AN unpopular speed limit cut to a Riverland road will be short-lived if the SA Liberals win the State Election in March.
TWO local quilting groups have donated their final supply of quilts to a Renmark nursing home, completing an eight-month project.