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Riverland & Mallee Youth Sector Network - Grant Writing Workshop

27 February 2015
The Riverland & Mallee Youth Sector Network (RMYSN) is excited to provide a free Grant Writing workshop aimed at service providers who work with and or provide services to young people. This workshop will be facilitated on Wednesday April 15 2015 by Keith Whelan from the Grant Guys. Keith specialises in grants, tenders and funding consultancy, providing high level assistance to businesses, Local, State and Federal Government, not for profit organisations and private enterprises, enabling organisations to approach grants in a proactive manner. Please find attached the invitation with the registration link.

Gopher Routes - Berri

23 February 2015
Council are currently working on upgrading the footpath in Maddern Street, Berri as part of the Berri Gopher Route Plan. The section of Maddern Street, between Cooper Street and Worman Street, will be reconstructed to a hot mix standard including suitable pram ramps for gopher and pedestrian access. Following the completion of Maddern Street, Cornwall Street will commence between Hepworth Street and the exit from the Berri Medical Clinic. This will also be of a hot mix standard with pram ramps for gopher and pedestrian access.

Hepatitis A & Frozen Berries

19 February 2015
SA Health is asking people to be on the lookout for symptoms of Hepatitis A following multiple cases reported interstate, linked to frozen mixed berries. To date there have not been any reported cases of Hepatitis A in South Australia linked to the frozen berry products. People should be aware of the symptoms of Hepatitis A and seek medical attention if they develop. Symptoms include abdominal pain, nausea, fever and chills and yellow skin or eyes. As a precaution, some products are being recalled from stores and the public is advised that if they have them at home they should throw them out or return to the place of purchase for a full refund. For more information about the products involved visit www.foodstandards.gov.au/industry/foodrecalls or for general further information contact SA Health Media Line (08) 8226 6488.

Open Air Cinema

12 February 2015
Open air screening of Disney's Tangled; a whirlwind adventure of freedom, lanterns and following your DREAMS! BYO picnic blankets, nibbles & drinks lake-side to enjoy an open air movie night with friends and family. The Rotary Club of Barmera will “Light Up the Big Screen” raising funds for a mobile cinema for the community!

Good Sports - Responsible Service of Alcohol & Liquor Licensing Law

12 February 2015
The Australian Drug Foundation’s Good Sports program has been working with community sports clubs for over a decade to reduce the harm associated with excessive alcohol use by club members and fans. They will be visiting the Riverland on Wednesday 4th March 2015, hosted by the Loxton Golf Club. Further information and registration details are on the attached flyer.

Temporary Road Closure Advice - Sunday 8/02/15

6 February 2015
Dean Drive from the Yacht Club to Whitmore Avenue Barmera including Pascoe Terrace between Dean Drive and Nookamka Terrace, Barmera, will be closed to traffic from: 7.30am Sunday 8 February 2015 until 10.30am Sunday 8 February 2015 for Riverland Triathlon Club Come N' Tri. For more Information about the event click the link below

Temporary Road Works - Vaughan Terrace

3 February 2015
Please be advised that road access to the Vaughan Terrace car park, located between Alfresco's and the Roundabout will be periodically closed to traffic for the purpose of laying new kerbing. Works to commence Tuesday 3rd February 2015 and continue for approximately 2 weeks.

Temporary Closure - Berri Marina

30 January 2015
Please be advised that road access to the Berri Marina will be closed on Wednesday 4th February 2015 for works associated with laying hotmix to the car park area.

Youth encouraged to be part of Youth Parliment

27 January 2015
Youth Minister Zoe Bettison is encouraging 15 to 24-year-old South Australians from regional areas to consider applying for the 2015 YMCA Youth Parliament. Participants undergo a six-day residential camp in Adelaide from 5 to 10 July, 2015, which includes sitting days at Parliament House. Regional Development Minister Geoff Brock said young people from across South Australia should consider making their and their community’s voices heard. Applications close on Friday, 13 March 2015.

Information Session - Community Services training courses

20 January 2015
Australian Institute of Social Relations are conducting an information session in Berri on Thursday 29th January 2015. If you are interested in working within Community Services - this will be a great training opportunity. Registration details for the information session are on the attached flyer.