Local News

More Water To Drink At Coomandook

The Coorong Council have announced that a newwater tank at Coomandook is now underconstruction, a process that should result in betterwater access for 10,000 people.

Birds Bring Blackouts

Recent power outages effecting homes, businessesand visitors in Mannum recently have been blamedon little Corellas.

Scholarships Up For Grabs In Science

Member for Barker, Tony Pasin has encouraged students  in Barker to apply for a Federal Government funded     scholarship to study science, technology, engineering     or mathematics courses which are now open.

From Grapes To Cod: A Farming Success Story

Iconic freshwater fish, the Murray Cod has been in theheadlines lately where reports of millions of the speciesdied upstream after a toxic blue-green algae outbreak.

Pollies Head To Pinnaroo

The Premier, Steve Marshall, Minister for Agriculture, Tim Whetstone and local State Member for Hammond, Adrian Pederick will today visit the Murray Mallee area for meetings with drought affected farmers and open forums.

Industry Fights To Keep Local Lobsters

South Australia's fishing industry is “banding together” to make sure the Western Australian Government's plan to take control of a portion of the annual rock lobster catch does not also happen in South Australia.

Incentives To Hire Regional Apprentices

Employers in South Australia's regional and rural areas are being encouraged to take part in a new government    scheme offering support towards the cost of  employing apprentices.

Scouts Say Goodbye To The Bend

It's been a terrific experience for the 8,500 scouts     and their 2,500 leaders at the 25th Australian Jamboree based at the Tailem Bend Motorsport Park.

Greens Confirm Barker Candidate

River advocates Major Sumner and Rosa Hillam have been confirmed as Greens Candidates for this year's Federal Election.