Local News

Paringa Fuel Thief

A Paringa man was arrested on Tuesday for the theft of approximately 200 litres of unleaded fuel. Police allege the man stole the fuel between 6pm on 12 April and 6am on 13 April from a property at Paringa. He was captured on CCTV. The 28-year-old was granted bail to appear in...

Murray Turtle's In Strife

A Riverland man, John Bannear, has been breeding turtles for close to six decades but now has a new project to save the wild population of the Murray River from extinction. Despite having been around for 220 million years, the Murray turtles are currently suffering under the changes in water levels,...

Loxton Hosts US Engineers for HPV Super Series

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology from Indiana, US, will be the first American team to compete in the Uni SA Australian HPV Super Series when it joins the field for Round 2 in Loxton in May. The team, comprising of six mechanical engineering students, and two support staff, will travel to Australia...

Lake Bonney Easter Regatta

The Lake Bonney Yacht Club saw its 71st Easter Regatta over the long weekend. Friday brought one race for all 4 divisions plus a second for the Misc. Mono division. Winds were light and variable but everyone completed the course. Unfortunately Saturdays’ conditions weren’t as favourable and after an attempted start...

Calling All Local Artists

Local artists have just a few weeks left to register for the 2017 South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival, with exhibition registrations for the August event closing Monday, May 15. Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, the 2017 SALA Festival is an open-access visual arts festival celebrating and promoting the diverse...

Riverland Wine Masterclass

The end of next month will see a four hour Riverland Wine Masterclass hosted by Philip Reedman MW featuring wines from four of the Riverland Wine Show Winemaker of the Year awardees. The speakers will talk about their wines, their personal philosophies, the magic of grapes grown in the Riverland...

Follow the Yellow Bonney Road

Riverlanders can follow the yellow brick road to Barmera’s Bonney Theatre during the school holidays for the Young Riverland Musical Society’s production of The Wizard of Oz. The production will showcase 60 local children aged 5-17 and is a suitable show for the whole family. The story follows the jouney of a...

Darting Around Over the Long Weekend

In the 2nd round of matches played, Loxton RSL had an easier than expected win over premiership favourites Barmera Odd Bods. RSL won the three doubles to gain the edge to lead 3 nil. Odd Bods were not able to come back this round and RSL eventually won 13 – 2. Monash...

Watch Where You Spray

Producers in the Riverland are being reminded to be vigilant on the use of agricultural chemicals and the potential impact spraying can have on neighbouring properties. When used correctly agricultural and veterinary chemicals maximise the quality and yield of crops and livestock. However, when used incorrectly they can damage crops, harm...

A Berri Nice Time For Mum's & Daughters

Headspace Berri is hosting a free after hours’ event ‘Mum’s & Daughter’s High Tea for young females aged 12 -25 and their mums / female support or mentor on Sunday 30th April 2017 from 2:00pm – 5:00pm. The event will take place in the headspace Berri office and will include a...