Strong link between ‘vehicles or animals’ as profile pictures, and not understanding satire, a new study reveals

A stunning report from the CSIRO has been released today, giving some insights into social science regarding Facebook users. “A user with a profile picture that features not themselves, but rather a vehicle or an animal, is up to 80% more likely to not understand satire.” “It’s been a phenomenon for a while, and I’mContinue reading “Strong link between ‘vehicles or animals’ as profile pictures, and not understanding satire, a new study reveals”

Student smoking area’s ‘lack of ashtrays’ to blame for last week’s fire at Berri Regional Secondary College

A fire set ablaze a classroom last week at Berri Regional Secondary College, causing over $80,000 in damages. The local fire department was quick to act, and managed to prevent the fire spreading to other buildings. A thorough investigation was immediately started to find out the cause, and the fire investigators believe they have discoveredContinue reading “Student smoking area’s ‘lack of ashtrays’ to blame for last week’s fire at Berri Regional Secondary College”

Local Tradie discovers music after local radio station decides to play a song between advertisements

A local tradie has made the discovery of a lifetime while working on a job site in Renmark. James, 28, has discovered music for the first time in his life. After his Makita radio started playing something other than an advertisement for a local business. “It was quite a shock!” James told us. “I wasContinue reading “Local Tradie discovers music after local radio station decides to play a song between advertisements”

Millions of pets to suffer as local psychic predicts the death of rural veterinary clinics

It is no secret that most people like to try and save a buck or two. But when you live in a place like the Riverland, supporting local businesses is extremely important to keep the community thriving, despite needing to pay a little more. Many people would understand the need for the marginally higher costsContinue reading “Millions of pets to suffer as local psychic predicts the death of rural veterinary clinics”

Lake Bonney bridge finally complete after 98 years of construction

By Callum Regan Barmera’s Lake Bonney has always been synonymous with the township and the citizens who reside in the houses that lay beneath the paddock sized puddle.Atop that puddle, has always stood an unfinished bridge, in which the locals decided to label as a “jetty”. As of today, like an absurdly overdue phone bill,Continue reading “Lake Bonney bridge finally complete after 98 years of construction”

The Small Town with Big Plans

One of the countries finest property developers Large River Property, has decided to announce their latest development prospect. “We saw the success of Jane Eliza estate in the friendly town of Renmark and have chosen a similar approach” mentioned by the company’s spokesperson, Oscar Achilleas. When questioned about their proposed location Mr Achilleas said “Our research shows that The Riverland’sContinue reading “The Small Town with Big Plans”

Cosi impersonator claims “not a big deal”, after caught dumping trailer-load of old car batteries and tyres in the Murray River

You may have seen him on television or online, ‘South Aussie with Cosi’ has been exploring the region for the last ten years, although now he is in the spotlight for a completely different reason. On Sunday 22nd of June, an Andrew ‘Cosi’ Costello impersonator was caught dumping a trailer-load of old car batteries andContinue reading “Cosi impersonator claims “not a big deal”, after caught dumping trailer-load of old car batteries and tyres in the Murray River”

Tony Pasin releases EDM track in last-ditch effort to win over young voters

Tony Pasin has surprised his electorate today with the release of a bizarre new music track. Produced by Pasin himself, the short 1-minute track features vocals from Pasin, who is now under the alias of ‘Tony Bassin’. This shocking artistic endeavour comes after devastatingly low polling results for Pasin amongst the younger voters, with thisContinue reading “Tony Pasin releases EDM track in last-ditch effort to win over young voters”

Truck Parks Outside Local Service Station Blocking All Traffic… Becomes a Hero

Passing through Barmera, one of The Riverland’s finest towns, commuters will frequent the convenient service stations located on the national A20 Highway. Locals such as Jack Mehoff have questioned the safety on how some modes of transportation park their vehicles along this stretch of road, “You cannot see oncoming traffic whatsoever, someone must do something!”.Continue reading “Truck Parks Outside Local Service Station Blocking All Traffic… Becomes a Hero”

Sturt Highway upgrade: Barmera intersection to receive multimillion dollar makeover to improve efficiency

Road works have officially begun. The intersection east of Barmera on the Old Sturt Highway is set to receive a complete makeover, with the SA department of Infrastructure and Transport dedicating a whopping $30m towards the project. The aim of the project is to increase efficiency and make it easier to navigate, as the currentContinue reading “Sturt Highway upgrade: Barmera intersection to receive multimillion dollar makeover to improve efficiency”