Local News

Jayden Rudd Torques it Up

Local hero Jayden Rudd was the eventual winner of the J3 sprint race in round 8 of the Yamaha Australian Off-Road Championships, held in Renmark over the weekend. The victory gave Rudd yet another clean sweep in 2017 and displayed just how much his training and preparation paid off. The KTM rider...

Riverland Hockey Players Selected for State U13s

The Riverland's own Riley Herbert (Loxton), Kyton Rayner (Waikerie) & Caleb Schaefer (Loxton) have been selected in the SA Under 13 Boys Hockey Team. The young athletes participated in a 3 stage state trial process which included the June long weekend Zone and Under 13 State Championships. Corey Gow (Loxton) and Aaliyah...

From Farm Fabric to Runway Royalty

Riverlanders with a creative flare and a keen knowledge for farm materials are being encouraged to enter in the 2017 Art-Ag competition, which is set to be held as part of the Riverland Field Days. The Art-Ag competition requires a wearable garment to be created out of agricultural or horticultural fabrics...

Barkers Biggest Survey

Member for Barker, Tony Pasin, has just launched ‘Barker’s Biggest Survey’. The survey will be delivered by Australia Post and is due to hit the letterboxes of every resident in the electorate this week. Mr Pasin said he aims to use the survey's findings results to accurately gauge primary concerns of the...

Nominate a Lady of the Grape

A recent partnership between Wine Australia and the Australian Women in Wine Awards has meant the key dates for the 2017 awards have been shifted forward from November to September 26th. Nominations are open now for locals to speak up about one or more Riverland Women in Wine who add value...

Riverland Players to Represent in Eastern Zone

Ninteen skilled Riverland football players have been included in the training squad for the Eastern Zone, ahead of the Country Championships in Murray Bridge on July 8th and 9th. These players will join a host of other keen footballers from the Hills Football League and Mallee Football League to make up...

Riverland Players to Represent in Country Training Squad

Ninteen skilled Riverland football players have been included in the training squad for the Eastern Zone, ahead of the Country Championships in Murray Bridge on July 8th and 9th. These players will join a host of other keen footballers from the Hills Football League and Mallee Football League to make up...

Get Yourself Checked

Today Berri is hosting a wellness event, giving locals the opportunity for a free health check. Health professionals will perform non-invasive tests to check cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar and hearing. If problems are found, locals will then be referred to a local doctor for follow ups. The event will be held...

Whetstone to Host Shadow Minister for Environment

Member for Chaffey, Tim Whetstone will host Shadow Minister for Environment, David Speirs, on a tour in the Riverland at the end of the month. The roll-out of the Murray Darling Basin Plan, the impact of electricity prices on irrigators, water allocation planning and Natural Resources Management levies will be amongst...

A Tight Squash for the Top Four Places

With the last round of the Riverland Squash pennant set for next Monday before finals commence, there are six teams in the running for the top four places. ‘Who wrote this’ and ‘And todays weather forecast’ have the top two spots sown up, but the remaining four are up for grabs. ‘Testing...