Tag Archives: Tim Whetstone

Sturt Highway reopens to traffic from NSW after Transition Committee’s… ‘LEAP OF FAITH’

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.

Visa changes aimed at preventing a harvest workforce collapse… STAY HERE

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. […]

New funding aimed at further improvements in Murray River health… TIM’S NATIVE FISH PLAN

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.