Community News

Commonwealth Games Baton Relay 8 February 2018

The Queen’s Baton Relay is coming to the Riverland! On Sunday 18 February you will be able to participate in the celebrations as the baton makes its way from Paringa (from 7.30am) through to Renmark. To mark this occasion, there will be a community celebration on the Renmark riverfront from 7.45am to 9.15am.

RAA’s Regional Safety Grants program now open 1 November 2017

RAA’s Regional Safety Grants program is open for applications from Wednesday, 1 November 2017 until 5pm Thursday, 30 November 2017. The total grant pool is $50,000 and applications will be considered for projects from $500 up to the value of $10,000, including GST.

Monash and Lone Gum Community Association AGM 18 October 2017

The club will be holding their AGM on Monday 30th October at the Monash Town Hall to commence at 7.30pm. Everyone Welcome.

Riverland Senior Zone Rally 4 September 2017

The Riverland Senior Citizen are holding a “Zone Rally” on Thursday 7th September 2017 from 10.00am until 5.00pm at the Berri Senior Citizen Club, Crawford Terrace, Berri. Entrance is $5.00 and includes finger food lunch. For catering purposes, could you please RSVP by calling 8582 3359 and leave your name, contact details and number of attendees.

Regional Arts Fund 24 July 2017

Have an artistic flair and need funding for your next project? Funds of $10,000 for individuals and $20,000 for community groups are available. Applications close 15 August.

The 2017 Youth Volunteer Scholarships are now open! 20 June 2017

If you are 25 and under, currently volunteer within your community, a permanent resident of South Australia and currently studying (or have been accepted to study) you are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Riverland Rural Women’s Long Lunch 13 June 2017

This is a free event where like minded women area encouraged to join in the conversation to explore how Riverland Rural Women, affected by November hailstorms, can benefit by building resilience skills for health and wellbeing.

Do you have a waste product from your business, industry or production process? 13 June 2017

Do you think this product could be utilised as a potential energy or heat source, or alternatively be a viable value-add for business? The Biomass and Bioenergy Forum will be an opportunity for industry, business and thought leaders to access the latest thinking, information regarding government support and on the opportunities available with Biomass and Bioenergy.

Are you a SME and looking at ways to expand your customer base and access new supply chains? 13 June 2017

RDAMR in conjunction with Food Innovation Australia and the Department of Industry Innovation and Science are holding a half day workshop on 19th June at the Berri Resort Hotel from 8.30am to 1.00pm.

Cooking with Confidence 8 June 2017

Are you over 17, unemployed and not enrolled in school or study? Do you love to cook? Would you like to learn more about eating on a budget, safe food handling and how to read labels?

On Being Male 5 June 2017

Leading up to Men’s Health Week, Relationships SA in conjunction with Country Health SA are holding 4 consecutive training sessions on “Being Male”. All men are welcome to attend these free sessions that explore the challenges of being a male today.

Fund My Project - Riverine Recovery 20 April 2017

Fund My Project – Riverine Recovery has $200,00 available for projects of between $5,000 and $20,000 that build knowledge and understanding of riverine recovery and wetland management. Eligible projects may be small-scale works and activities and can include, but not limited to: • Revegetation projects • designing an app • interpretive signage • events.

Ski for Life 15 March 2017

It was great to see the community turnout at the Ski for Life auction at the Cobdogla Club on Saturday night, with approximately $5,000 being raised.

Are you looking for fun, fitness and friendship through a non-contact sport? Try Hockey! 24 February 2017

The Berri Hockey Club is having a “Sign on Event, Come and Try and Training Night” on Monday 6 March at Glassey Park. 5.30 – 5.45pm Juniors 6.30 - 7.30pm Senior Women 7.30 – 8.30pm Senior Men New players always welcome. Want more information – please contact Gavin McMahon on 8582 2739 or 0419 038 962.
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