Mask alternative – doctors suggest pacifiers ‘for the adult babies who cry about having to wear a mask’

The Centre of Health and Infectious Local Diseases (CHILD) has made an announcement today on the topic of covid restrictions, including the rules about mask usage. Due to rising covid cases, including the notorious delta variant, it’s been necessary to have increased precautions in place. “Masks have to be worn, but there is an alternative.”Continue reading “Mask alternative – doctors suggest pacifiers ‘for the adult babies who cry about having to wear a mask’”

Pride month in the Riverland; ‘It doesn’t matter if you’re gay, bi, trans, or even from Monash, you’re welcome here,’ mayor states

It’s pride month, the time of year where we celebrate a diversity of sexual orientations, or if you’re a business, capitalise on it with token gestures of acceptance. The mayor of the Riverland has made a statement on the topic, which has has touched the hearts of many. “Be proud, Riverlanders” “It doesn’t matter ifContinue reading “Pride month in the Riverland; ‘It doesn’t matter if you’re gay, bi, trans, or even from Monash, you’re welcome here,’ mayor states”

‘Berri Riverfront Backpackers’ luxury apartments to be completed by the end of 2021

Construction on the new backpacker’s luxury apartments on the Berri Riverfront is running ‘ahead of schedule’, according to the Berri council. With the project moving quickly, it’s expected to be completed by the end of 2021, and in full operation for the start of the 2022 harvest season. “It’s going to be great for theContinue reading “‘Berri Riverfront Backpackers’ luxury apartments to be completed by the end of 2021”

Monash military display leaves nearby towns nervous; Glossop expected to retaliate

The village of Monash has once again flexed their military strength, with a braggadocious display of soldiers and nuclear arms. This comes at a tense time, as relations between Monash and nearby settlement Glossop are at a historically low point. Expert analysists fear a clash between the two, if tensions don’t de-escalate soon. “It’s ridiculous,Continue reading “Monash military display leaves nearby towns nervous; Glossop expected to retaliate”

Heartwarming! Local coffee shop introduces ‘Carpuccino’; percentage of profits to be donated to carp reproduction fund

This year has definitely been a turnaround for the native Australian carp. After years of unfair treatment, animal rights activists have finally brought its mistreatment to the attention of the mainstream. The story of the humble carp rising up against the prejudice has touched the hearts of many, including owner of local coffee shop ‘MeanContinue reading “Heartwarming! Local coffee shop introduces ‘Carpuccino’; percentage of profits to be donated to carp reproduction fund”

Rumours of ‘ghost train’ near The Big Orange; “It’s haunted!”

Have you heard the sound of a train at night? How about the rattle of bones, like a skeleton going for a walk? You’re not alone. Reports of these sounds have become increasingly common, and the noises seem to be originating from near The Big Orange. This has lead many to believe there’s a possibleContinue reading “Rumours of ‘ghost train’ near The Big Orange; “It’s haunted!””

Bikie gang terrorises Berri; police block off riverfront

A frightening day for Berri residents, after a large number of bikies decided to show up at the riverfront last Saturday morning. With no announcements of their arrival, local police responded quickly, blocking the roads and persuading pedestrians to avoid the riverfront area. “They just showed up out of nowhere.” “It went from a relativelyContinue reading “Bikie gang terrorises Berri; police block off riverfront”

Local chicken restaurant assures ‘no cannibalism’, despite rumours saying otherwise

A local chicken restaurant has come under fire recently, with many local residents questioning why they’re going through so many employees. The permanent ‘now hiring’ sign on the door, and the unknown whereabouts of most of the employees has only added to the fire, leaving the restaurant in the middle of a public relations crisis.Continue reading “Local chicken restaurant assures ‘no cannibalism’, despite rumours saying otherwise”

Good news! Or should we say ‘Hǎo xiāoxī’? – Chinese language to become mandatory in Australian public schools!

Editor’s Note: This article is co-written with Chinese journalist Wang Huang, who is providing the Chinese language segments. The same article will be published in his Chinese news website. Chinese: 作为对澳大利亚的持续投资的一部分,我们为在澳大利亚的学校中采用中文而感到自豪。 Translation: We are happy to increase good relations with our friend, Australia. Chinese: 我们希望在2023年之前实现这一转变,并在2030年之前逐步淘汰澳大利亚的英语学习。 Translation: We hope to have Chinese language learnt in AustralianContinue reading “Good news! Or should we say ‘Hǎo xiāoxī’? – Chinese language to become mandatory in Australian public schools!”

Riverland’s whine industry up 200% in 2021

The last few years have been rough on everyone. With the covid-19 pandemic devastating the world, individuals and businesses alike have faced many hardships. The whine industry in particular has struggled, and with whines being a major export of the Riverland, this is not great for the local economy. But thankfully, things are looking up.Continue reading “Riverland’s whine industry up 200% in 2021”