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Riverland NO:RI (Pelican) Music Festival

29 June 2016
The inaugural Riverland NO:RI (Pelican) Music Festival will be held on Saturday 2nd October at Bonney Theatre in Barmera. This event has been established in the honour of Ruby Hunter a Renmark born singer/songwriter who used her powerful voice to raise awareness of the Stolen Generation, domestic violence and Aboriginal culture.

Riverland Regional Innovation and Sports Precinct

21 June 2016
Media Release - The Council has unanimously voted for the Riverland Regional Innovation and Sports Precinct project to go ahead within the 2016/2017 budget.

Distillery looking for historical memorabilia

14 June 2016
The renovations of the old Renmano distillery site are progressing well. As part of new distillery, Bickford’s are looking to capture historical information and memorabilia

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

14 June 2016
Wednesday 15th June is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Elder abuse is the mistreatment of an elder person which could include physical, social, financial, psychological or neglect.

Riverland Winter Short Film Launched

10 June 2016
Destination Riverland has launched the Riverland Winter Short Film which was official "released" yesterday. The film has already reached over 20,000 people on Facebook and had over 2,000 views on YouTube in the last 24 hours. Destination Riverland in encouraging all business to share the video on social media and show family and friends. The new short film showcases the warmth and rich experiences associated with spending winter in the Riverland, in a bid to attract more visitors year round.

NBN – Local nbn Event

7 June 2016
Come along and see the nbn National Marketing Team outside Woolworths Berri between 9.00am and 2.00pm this Saturday 11 June to discuss the nbn rollout in the Riverland!

Lyrup Ferry – Ramp Upgrade

7 June 2016
The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure have advised that repairs will be undertaken on the ferry ramp (eastern side) from 8 June to 8 July.

Norwood Cycling Club 42nd Annual Cycling Tour of the Riverland

26 May 2016
This weekend Berri and surrounds will be hosting Norwood Cycling Club’s 42nd Annual Cycling Tour of the Riverland. For those travelling around on Saturday, there will be road restrictions in Berri from 12.00pm until approximately 4:30pm. Follow the link for further information including race routes, and road closure notices

Reconciliation Week

23 May 2016
On Friday 27 May, a Reconciliation Week event will be held on the Berri Riverfront from 10.00am until 3.00pm.

National Disability Awards

22 May 2016
Do you know of an organisation, team or individual who work to improve the lives of Australians with disability? If so, why not nominate them!