Reserve Bank pays respect to Queen Elizabeth by flying interest rate raise at half-percent

The passing of Queen Elizabeth II has been a shock to the world. Australia is particularly close to the royal family, and many organisations today will be flying their flags at half-mast as a sign of respect. The Reserve Bank of Australia however, has taken quite a different approach. “It was the right thing toContinue reading “Reserve Bank pays respect to Queen Elizabeth by flying interest rate raise at half-percent”

Secret underground party widely advertised to public

If you’ve never heard of secret underground club nights, it’s hardly surprising. Being secret and underground, only a select group of people normally spread the word amongst themselves about such events through whispers in dark alleys, or via coded messages attached to the legs of specially trained carrier pigeons. This, however, is not much goodContinue reading “Secret underground party widely advertised to public”

Tribute Band Giants Coming to the Riverland

With the emergence of COVID-19 a few years ago, the the music industry took a massive hit. But as the world has slowly gone back to normal, it has risen from the ashes with massive bands going back on tour…and this time the Riverland is on the map! Tribute band, the ZAP BOYS are headingContinue reading “Tribute Band Giants Coming to the Riverland”

Berri Bridge celebrates 25th anniversary with new guided bridge climbing experiences

It’s been 25 years since the iconic Berri Bridge finished construction, connecting the land between Berri and Loxton. While residents have praised the functionality of the bridge, many have also celebrated its beauty, and after receiving many suggestions, the council has finally approved a business to start offering bridge climbs. ‘Berri Bridge Xtreme Climbing Adventures’Continue reading “Berri Bridge celebrates 25th anniversary with new guided bridge climbing experiences”

Trendy Travellers Ditching Vans for Tinnies

Due to the novel coronavirus pandemic many Australian holidaymakers have been encouraged to seek a venture within their own country. Although international borders have since been reopened, many are still choosing to avoid the large waiting queues at airports. While Australians had to endure lockdowns and closures, naturally, people have begun picking up new hobbiesContinue reading “Trendy Travellers Ditching Vans for Tinnies”

Concerns in Canberra as ‘foot-in-mouth’ disease runs rampant in parliament house

The highly contagious and devastating ‘foot in mouth disease’ is hastily making it’s way through the parliament house. Experts are warning that this could be the largest outbreak of the disease in Canberra since the 1990’s. “It is incredibly concerning,” claims Dr Beau Vine. “We’ve not seen an outbreak like this in the capital sinceContinue reading “Concerns in Canberra as ‘foot-in-mouth’ disease runs rampant in parliament house”

Overtaking lanes soon to be abolished in SA

The state government of South Australia met last week on the 31st of June to discuss numerous traffic related problems throughout the state. One of the most eventful outcomes of the meeting was the unanimous decision to begin removing overtaking lanes from country highways. “There’s no point in them being there as anyone going underContinue reading “Overtaking lanes soon to be abolished in SA”

“It’s not fair” claim local drug users, as growers move away from marijuana to the more lucrative vegetable market

The Australian economy is currently going through a devastating period. With the cost of living going up, and the cost of raw materials going up, many industries have suffered. However, local farmers are bringing in record profits, as the cost of fruit and vegetables has skyrocketed in recent months. This has led many residents toContinue reading ““It’s not fair” claim local drug users, as growers move away from marijuana to the more lucrative vegetable market”

Lance Charles’ Birthday Party Gets Wild During Year of The Tiger

A few days ago, the 17th of June, marked an important day for the head of journalism at our local trustworthy news outlet. That day is Lance Charles’ birthday and he decided that this year was an important one as he doesn’t actually know his real age “I just know that I was born on the 17thContinue reading “Lance Charles’ Birthday Party Gets Wild During Year of The Tiger”

Police warn of invasive cannabis plants found growing in Riverland farms

SA Police in conjunction with PIRSA have made an announcement today, on a new outbreak of an invasive plant. After a weekend operation targeting farm properties, police discovered cannabis plants growing in every single one. SA Police spokesperson Sgt. Biggs explains: “We located several cannabis plants growing at the first property we searched. At firstContinue reading “Police warn of invasive cannabis plants found growing in Riverland farms”