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Issue IIs s No. 215 – Thursday, Febrary 9, 2012

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■ EDUCATION: Kingston-On-Murray Primary School principal Natasha Hefford (middle) with reception students (from left) Alana Bilske, Alexis Doubikin, Grace Kelly and Trent Ogle. The school has seen a boost in student numbers this year with families moving to the region. Photo: BRAD PERRY

As vintage begins in the Riverland, a local transport company claims a winery will not accept delivery from its trailers

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A RIVERLAND transport company claims up to half of its trailers can no longer be used to deliver grapes to Berri Estates Winery due to the enforcement of strict regulations. An owner of a prominent local transport company, who did not wished to be named, said the winery will not let truck trailers over three metres high be used to deliver grapes at the site.

“We struggle to keep up with the work with the grapes as it is, now we can’t use half of our trailers,” they said. “They are going to be sitting around in a yard useless and we have to say ‘no’ to the growers and they have to be running around frantically trying to find someone to take their grapes. “A lot of our grapes go into the winery, so not only is it effecting the truckies, it’s effecting the growers.

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“The growers use us to take their grapes to the winery and they (Berri Estates) are not allowing certain trailers in there now because they have to be under a certain height. “It is a common thing in the Riverland that anyone who carts grapes also carts grain, so trailers are all built to a certain height to accommodate the grain clients as well as the grape clients. “So far other wineries are excepting trailers over three metres.” The transport company owner

said emails were sent from Berri Estates to growers last week outlining the regulations. “Not even a week ago growers got notified that trailers of a certain height, over three metres, are not allowed into the winery,” they said. The owner said they understood around 70 trailers across the region would not be suitable for delivery at the winery due to the regulations, effecting a number of local transport companies. However, in a statement to the

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Riverland Weekly, Accolade Wines denied any changes have been made to delivery regulations. “Our standards have been the same for years,” a spokesperson for Accolade Wines said. “However, this year we noticed there were an increasing number of high-sided trailers coming into Berri, so we sent out a reminder about our standards to growers, carriers and contractors. ■ Continued Page 2


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When is a school too small? WHAT is the number of students a school must drop to before it has to close? The answer is possibly zero with today’s regulations but ultimately, as we have seen in the Riverland and Mallee, the final decision rests with the school’s governing council. I still find it hard to believe there are schools in our region with less than 10 children attending. When I went to primary school, I thought it was small with 50 students. Then at high school there was thousands of kids and it was certainly something I wasn’t used to coming from a small school. What is the transition like for these children in local small schools when they leave for high school? Many people do not want to see schools close and I do not either. However, at what point do we say enough is enough? The sad reality is some of these small towns are not seeing anymore families moving into the area. In today’s Riverland Weekly, a story about Kingston-On-Murray Primary School shows they have worked hard to boost numbers to 19 students but other towns are not so lucky.

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Riverland to see river rise...steadily By BRAD PERRY FLOODWATERS from Queensland will see flows into South Australia steadily rise and remain more than 14,000 megalitres per day for over two months, according to a local water figure. While the rise will not be close to the high river levels experienced last year, further increases in flow will be based on rain during a La Nina cycle. “What we will see is maintaining the current flow levels we've got into South Australia which are around 14,000 megalitres a day,” Flow On Business principal Tony Sharley said. “I think we could anticipate that we will see a rise as well. “Who knows what that rise will be but certainly it will, I'd say, remain above the current flow for at least another two months. “We will see a visual rise in

level but the cautionary point is that this is not going to be, at this stage, a high river like we experienced in 2010/11.” Mr Sharley said heavy rains in the southern part of the Murray Darling Basin would see flows increase in the Riverland. “If the southern part of the Basin, the Murray River Catchment, were to experience similar heavy rains to what we are seeing in the northern part of the basin, then we would expect a return to the high flows we saw in 201011,” Mr Sharley said. “The way the weather pattern is at the moment, it is quite possible that some of those tropical systems will extend a fair way south as they did last year. “Given that we are in a La Nina at the moment, it could happen.” Currently water is being released from the Menindee Lakes to create space for

the floodwaters. “Rainfall in the head waters of the Darling from five weeks ago has basically sent a pulse of water down the Darling that is now just being received by the Menindee Lakes,” Mr Sharley said. “That flow peaked at around 80,000 to 90,000 megalitres a day at Burke and it's now passed through Burke and it's on its ■ WATER: Flow On Business principal Tony Sharley way into the Meninlooks at the milky state of the River Murray water dee Lakes. due to recent flows. Photo: BRAD PERRY “What will happen within the way the Menindee Lakes are have filled. managed, they are pre-realesing “The lakes are now 101 per water out of the lakes so they cent full and, of course, the flow are making space for that flood on effect of that is we are noticing water to come in and in very milky water down here in doing that, very quickly the lakes the Murray in South Australia.”

Egg oversupply may see prices drop By BRAD PERRY A LOCAL egg supplier is concerned an Australian wide oversupply of one million eggs per day will start an egg war where prices drop. The Egg Corporation believes that by July there will be more than one million eggs per day above demand with concerns the egg surplus will lead to a drop in the price paid to farmers. Glenview Poultry owner Darren Letton said he has experienced an oversupply before and it heavily impacted on his profits. “A few years ago there was an oversupply egg war and eggs being

dumped for a dollar a dozen down in the city,” he said. “I don't supply the city but my biggest customer is from down there and he buys ungraded bulk eggs from me and it will

consmers are likely to see egg prices drop, according to Mr Letton. “If there is an oversupply then my surplus price would probably be paid less,” he said.

effect what he wants to pay. “We've seen it happen before, you've just got to try to be resilient and we've paid a bit off our loan over the past year, so I'm paying less interest.” The oversupply means

“Does that mean I have to think smarter and run more specials? “It's great for consumers but we're not making any more money.” Mr Letton has vowed to continue to provide eggs across the Riverland but concedes the

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oversupply will be a big challenge. “The only way you can really make money in this industry is by being really big and being very efficient at being big and that's why there is an oversupply,” he said. Another challenge is the changes to eggs standards and the audit system meaning many hours of stringent checks and paperwork. “If anything, this audit is going to cost me more time and eggs should go up a little bit in price, probably 10 cents per dozen, but I just can't afford do it,” Mr Letton said.

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Date set for local basin plan meeting By BRAD PERRY “IF people don’t turn up that means that they think that everything is just fine.” That is the message from a key Riverland group who is urging the local community to attend a meeting to discuss the Murray Darling Basin draft plan next month. On Tuesday the Authority announced that the meeting will be held on March 9 at the Renmark Greek Orthodox Hall from 1 to 4pm. South Australian River Communities spokesperson Ben Haslett encouraged

every Riverlander to attend the meeting. “It's good that we've finally got a meeting date because it was starting to weigh on people's minds as to when that might be,” he said. “Now that we've got a date, it's absolutely critical that as many people as possible attend and people have to understand this is not an irrigator issue, this is an issue for our whole community. “That means people from all sorts of shops, all sorts of service sectors, tourism, irrigators, service providers, even schools should attend

this and show we do really want a say in the future of our communities. “What's three hours to shut down our shops so that we can attend to help ensure the future of our communities versus three hours of trading and not getting the sort of results we need?” A previous basin plan meeting held in Renmark in 2010 saw attendees forced to another room without sound and Mr Haslett said that situation must not be repeated. “We would expect the MDBA would make absolutely sure that their message can

be heard by all who want to attend,” he said. “I think a big crowd shows people are concerned about their future and want to make sure there is a fair and equitable outcome for South Australia and the people who have been responsible water users for such a long time. ■ MEET: The Renmark Greek Orthodox Hall had many empty seats the last time the MDBA was in town to discuss the basin plan but attendance is expected to be different this time around.

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Wine industry to fall under code of practice By BRAD PERRY EVIDENCE from last year's winegrape vintage where there were claims of a lack of transparency from some Riverland wineries will be used to develop a code of practice for agriculture. Family First MLC Rob Brokenshire called for an inquiry into last year's vintage in the region after reports of growers being treated unfairly by wineries through contract processes. “I did have quite a detailed discussion with one of the processors who acknowledged that there were problems, argued that it was more of a one off and that certain things would be put in place to make sure it didn’t happen this year,” he said. “The fact of the matter is, what happened to some grow-

ers last year I believe was grossly unfair, put them right on the line when it came to even survival. “Given that they got through this season, they cannot afford to have anything but a fair and reasonable opportunity to get their ggrapes p off at the right time.”

able to investigate thoroughly, any complaints from growers,” Mr Brokenshire said. “It will make a huge difference because one of the dilemmas as a member of Parliament is where do I go other than legal? “Consumer and Business Af-

What we will have in place by next harvest is a commissioner. Mr Brokenshire said he is working closely with the small business commissioner to enforce legislation for the agriculture industry, which would also include winegrapes. “What we will have in place by next harvest is a commissioner and that commissioner will be

fairs haven't got that within their terms of reference, there was nowhere else to go, now there will be. “What I'll be doing in giving evidence and information as the code is developed is using all the terrible experiences that I saw from the Riverland and probably because I would suggest they

were the worst of the state when it came to what happened, that we'll make sure the code is strong enough to accommodate those sorts of problems. “If there is a grower that gets an unfair opportunity this year, I'd be happy to note that and advise the commissioner of that if he has a problem again next year.” The offending wineries will be closely monitored during this year's winegrape harvest which is underway. “I call on a strong spirit of co-operation this year,” Mr Brokenshire said. “The acknowledgement was there that things had to improve and I'll be contacting ones that had trouble last year but also I'll be visiting to see just how it's all going.”

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Small schools to decide future ■ GROWING: Kingston-on-Murray Primary School acting principal Natasha Hefford talks with reception students Alana Bilske (left), Alexis Doubikin, Grace Kelly and Trent Ogle. Photo: BRAD PERRY

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A NUMBER of primary schools across the Riverland with a worrying low number of students will remain open, with decisions on their future to be made by governing councils. Murray and Mallee assistant regional director Brian Featherston

said some schools in the region do have low enrolments but it is up to the governing councils to decide how small is too small with numbers. “I'm a passionate advocate for small schools in the Riverland,” he said. “There could be the case where some of the schools are too small.

“I'm not going to decide on how small too small is, that's up to the governing councils to decide that.” The renewed outlook in the Riverland has helped some small schools increase students numbers. Kingston-on-Murray Primary School has added seven students to its classrooms since the start of 2010 with acting principal Natasha Hefford stating the rise in numbers is due to four new families in the region. “There seems to be a lot of new families coming to the area,” she said. “When you've got 19 students and they've got brothers or sisters coming through, we are expected to grow to 23 in 2014.” A voluntary run playgroup is also another reason why the school has been able to rise in numbers with an average of 13 kids attending each week. “Parents were concerned to keep the school open and this is one way that they felt they could do that by establishing a playgroup,” Miss Hefford said. “I think it really has boosted our numbers.”

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By CALLUM TRIFONOFF A LOCAL resident will apply for funding for an indoor playground and cafe through the Riverland Sustainable Futures Fund. Sharon Murphy is in the planning stages for the region's first indoor playground, which she is looking to set up within the Berri Barmera Council area. Mrs Murphy sees the proposed complex, titled Kid's Adventure Land, as an alternative to existing local playgrounds. “It's something for the younger kids to do other than, on a hot day, go to the Barmera Playspace or Monash Playground,” she said. “I'm not trying to compete with everybody but it's another alternative for these families.” Mrs Murphy is looking for financial and community backing for the project. “I've got everything planned, I've done the business plan, the cash flow projection, the three yearly financial projections,” she said. “It's just the financial side I'm having problems with.

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tions. “We still do want to hold the public meeting but we want the meeting to be well attended, we want people to feel free to talk, we don't want it to be a free for all with the same people standing up and talking.” In an emailed statement to local media outlets, Renmark Paringa Mayor Neil Martinson urged residents and staff at the Renmark Paringa District Hospital and aged care facility to put their concerns

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in writing to council. “Country Health have stated publicly that they have received only one complaint regarding the Renmark Paringa District Hospital over the last 18 months,” he said. “If there is genuine concern over the operations, which council considers there may very well be, then people need to provide their concerns to the Council. “I will then seek answers from Minister Hill to the concerns.”

Grant supports tourism A $20,000 State Government grant has been provided to the development of a plan to ensure local tourism growth in the future. Tourism and Regional Development Minister Gail Gago said the funding will enable Destination Riverland to develop a regional brand communications strategy and overarching plan for the area. “By focusing on the big picture and the priorities for the region’s tourism industry, the Riverland can build on its strengths and plan for the future,” Ms Gago said. “The strategic plan will be like a roadmap, helping the region develop its tourism potential.”


Thursday February 9, 2012 – Riverland Weekly • 5

Members to decide on future of RTA By BRAD PERRY

■ BOOST: Loxton Chamber of Commerce’ Sonya Altschwager holds a voucher with local business owners Lesley Golding (left) and Glenys Proud.

Vouchers boost retailers By BRAD PERRY LOXTON'S business sector is on the cusp of a new retail era with the introduction of gift vouchers topping more than $10,000 since being introduced in August last year. In December alone more than $6000 worth of vouchers was sold, with the local economy given a welcome financial injection. In fact, Loxton businesses are investing money into renovations and infrastructure upgrades with two stores in East Terrace renewing signage after a number of years. Loxton Chamber of Commerce’ Sonya Altschwager said the voucher initiative means the money is being reinvested into Loxton. “This is $10,000 that's being regenerated back into our businesses,� she said. “I think it indicates there is probably a good healthy increase in the local trades because the local economy is a bit more prosperous. “Warners and IGA are two good examples that they've renovated the front of their stores.

“So the businesses themselves are starting to put more money back into their infrastructure, which is going to make the main street look attractive to locals and it just spread a positive confidence amongst the community.� Currently the Loxton Chamber of Commerce is working on its strategic plan with suggestions to use the boutique style of shops to the town's advantage. “We've got a unique situation in Loxton where we have boutique style stores,� Ms Altschwager said. “The majority of them are family owned and we don't have any large retail shops and it's those boutique village style shops that are becoming very popular for the tourists these days.� A proposal for a playground will also help local trade, according to Ms Altschwager. “For the local people, it's going to be a really good drawcard and it will join the Anzac Crescent businesses through to East Terrace and grow our whole main street precinct instead of stopping at the roundabout,� she said.

THE future of the Riverland Tourism Association will be decided by its members at a meeting later this month. With the association in caretaker mode since July, members are being asked to attend a meeting in Berri on February 21 to decide its fate with a suggested motion put forward to dissolve the

Secker rubbishes relocation talks MEMBER for Barker Patrick Secker has denied claims he has made a decision to relocate his electoral office in Berri despite a South East newspaper stating he is likely to make the move. In an article in the South Eastern Times, Mr Secker said he is eager to set up an office in Mount Gambier, an area where he previously had an office in the late 1990s. However, Mr Secker said a decision has not been made and will not be for at least three months. “I'm very proud of the fact I've delivered the first Federal electorate office for the Riverland,� he said. “I've got a very big electorate, whether it (the office) is in the Riverland or whether it is in the south east, it won't actually make a difference to the way I act. “I can assure people I will always be accessible but... we will have to consider

LETTERS Farewell, Apex CHRISTMAS has been and gone and now we are being reminded that Easter is looming after noticing Hot Cross Buns on sale. Easter brings lots of good memories because of the many activities provided for our community and the tourists who come to enjoy our beautiful weather and hospitality that we are renowned for. This brings me to a part of Easter that I miss, namely the much sought after fundraiser the Murray Diarrhoea, written and published by the Berri Apex Club. This particular paper, probably the most politically incorrect piece of literature ever written, was very funny and cleverly put together. The Berri Apex Club has over many years raised many thousands of dollars with all

dissolve,� she said. “What's happening with Destination Riverland has got nothing to do with the RTA and calling this meeting.� On the meeting's agenda is a review of the RTA's past 18 months and overall history with questions and discussion on the motion put forward from the previous meeting to dissolve the association.

group at the earliest possible time. RTA chairperson Fleur Carthew said the group went into recess while Destination Riverland was established but now it is time to review the association's future. “We have been in caretaker mode and now a decision has to be made whether we are going to continue or whether we are going to

this (the move).� As Mr Secker begins his campaign to reclaim the seat of Barker, he said his opponents would be less willing to keep the Riverland office. “One of the other candidates has gone out there outright and said yes, he'll get rid of the Berri office,� he said. “I think people should be a little bit more concerned about the staff that actually work there and what effect it might have on the locals and their accessibility.� Mr Secker said the relocation of the office emerged due to his lease expiring in 11 months. For those people who state he does not spend enough time in the region, Mr Secker responded. “I do spend a fair bit of time in the Riverland but it's a funny thing, the south east complain that I spend too much time in the Riverland and the Riverland people complain I spend too much time in the south east,� he said.

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money going back to the community of Berri. The Apex train will be especially missed by the many people who have had the pleasure of riding on it. Therefore they should be recognised for their outstanding contribution. The sad part and one that threatens all service clubs is that the Berri Apex Club has now closed, probably due to a downturn in membership. To me, that was a sad day for the Berri community. I would like to take this opportunity to thank all members, for your outstanding contribution. Your efforts have been noted and hopefully Apex will rise again in Berri.

Recycle them FOR FREE at your local Mitre 10 and True Value Hardware.* SA householders can simply drop off their end-of-life globes at the checkout counter. This ensures that globes will be recycled instead of going to landfill and prevents mercury contained in some globes from harming the environment.

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6 • Riverland Weekly – Thursday February 9, 2012 FEATURE

VALENTINE’S DAY

Valentine’s Day memories

By CALLUM TRIFONOFF AS people around the world celebrate Valentine’s Day, one couple has a very fond memory of the day. Valentine’s Day, 1994, marked the day when Loxton couple David and Cindy Krause went on their first date in Tennant Creek. David and Cindy later wed and had four kids,

with memories of that first date. While it is not a day they usually celebrate, Valentine’s Day will always have a significant importance in the couple’s lives. “We haven’t got a lot planned this year, David usually likes to cook tea as well because he likes cooking and I don’t,” Cindy laughed. “The day is always a

special day for us though, sometimes we’ll go out to a restaurant.” With the date reminding some just how important that special someone is to them, Cindy and David both say every day is like Valentine’s Day for them. “He’s very special because without him I wouldn't be able to do half the stuff I do,” Cindy said.

■ MEANING: Valentine’s Day has a special meaning to Loxton couple David and Cindy Krause as their first date was on the day.

Delicious Chocolate and Raspberry Treats INGREDIENTS Cake Vegetable oil cooking spray 8 large egg whites 1 teaspoon cream of tartar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup sugar 1 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup all-purpose flour, sifted Filling 1/2 cup seedless raspberry preserves Frosting 6 oz semisweet chocolate chips 3/4 cup sour cream 1/2 pint fresh raspberries PREPARATION CAKE: Heat oven to 350 degrees. Coat bottom (not sides) of a 9” x 13” baking pan with cooking spray. Beat egg whites, 1 tbsp water, cream of tartar and salt in a bowl with an electric mixer on mediumlow speed until foamy. Continue to beat, adding sugar a little at a time, until batter is fluffy. Add vanilla and beat 1 minute more. Sprinkle a small amount of the flour over top of batter and fold in; repeat 8 to 10 times or until you’ve incorporated all the flour. Spread batter in pan, coaxing evenly into corners with a

rubber spatula, and shake pan once or twice to even out surface. Bake until cake is a light golden colour and surface springs back gently to the touch, 25 to 30 minutes. Run a sharp knife around edges of cake to separate it from pan. Cool on a rack 2 hours. FILLING: Heat berry preserves in a small pan over medium heat, stirring constantly, until it reaches a gentle simmer. FROSTING: Melt chocolate in a double boiler. Take bowl off heat; stir in sour cream. Assembly: Place a cutting board over cake pan; invert cake onto board. With a 2 1/2-inch biscuit cutter or round cookie cutter, cut 12 rounds from cake. Top 6 rounds with 1 heaping tbsp of raspberry filling (you will have some left over), then place 6 remaining cake rounds on top. Spread 1/4 cup frosting over top and sides. (You should have some frosting left over.) Top with raspberries. Serve immediately, or refrigerate and bring to room temperature 1 hour before serving. http://www.self.com

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“It’s definitely good value, a good relationship,” David added. “You need a lot of give and take in a relationship to make it work.”

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between 18 and 24 and 45 per cent of over 50s are said to celebrate Valentine's Day in Australia. TEACHERS receive more than Valentine's Day cards than anyone else. AROUND 650 million cards are exchanged on Valentine's Day by children aged six to 10. OVER nine million pet owners buy their pets a gift on Valentine's Day. MORE than 50 per cent of all cards are bought six days before Valentine's Day. THE oldest surviving Valentine's

Day gift is from 1415, a poem from Charles, Duke of New Orleans to his wife. HALLMARK produced its first Valentine in 1913. THERE have been three different St Valentines that have been mentioned by listings of the Roman Catholic Church. THE heart is associated with Valentine’s Day as it is considered the source of all human emotions. THE modern day Valentine’s Day is believed to have begun in France or England.

A SUPERSTITION on Valentine’s Day is if one is to see a robin on the day, they will marry a crime fighter. IN JAPAN, men receive more Valentine’s Day gifts. ST VALENTINE was executed on February 14, 270. THE oldest Valentine’s Day card can be found in the British Museum in London. ONLY Australia, the United States of America, Canada, Mexico the United Kingdom and France celebrate Valentine’s Day.

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Thai med students visit South Australia with the students, said the opportunity for them is worthwhile. “They’re here to learn about rural health and rural health workforce and to share information about making sure we can help each other learning about workforce development,” Prof. Greenhill said. “They’ve already visited the Division of General Practice and visited hospitals and other health centres as well as Barmera. “Then they're going down to Adelaide to visit Flinders University this week and then

By CALLUM TRIFONOFF OVER 20 Thai medical students were in the Riverland this week, learning about the differences in the health workforce in the region. Visiting health centres around the state, including the Barmera Medical Clinic, the students arrived in the region ready to learn about the differences between rural Australia and Thai health workforces. Among the stop offs was the Flinders University and Professor Jennene Greenhill, who travelled around rural

■ GATHERING: At the Barmera Medical Clinic on Monday were Thailand doctors (from left) Prasobsri Ungthavorn,Korpschoot Tayakkanonta, Barmera Medical Clinic student doctor Lucy Martin, manager Kym Bament, Flinders University professor Jennene Greenhill and Thailand doctor Yongyuth Pongsupap.

back to Thailand. “They’re very busy people.” Prof. Greenhill said while there may be many differences between the two countries’ health scenes, there are also similarities. “We share the problems that they share in attracting retainable doctors,” she said. “For many years, we’ve had a good inter-cultural understanding and have had lots of visits. “Some of their health problems are worse than ours in Australia though.”

Grape council meetings held in Riverland By CALLUM TRIFONOFF THE Wine Grape Council of SA held three briefings in the Riverland on Monday with local growers attending to discuss the proposal to extend the SA Grape Industry Fund. Briefings were held in Waikerie, Renmark and Berri. While the meetings were not as well received as the council had hoped, executive officer Peter Hackworth said a huge turnout was not the main goal. Growers eligible to vote were sent detailed information on the proposal. “The response has been very low but in a way we're not surprised,” Mr Hackworth said. “We sent a package of information out to

people explaining the ballot a while ago.” The briefing was held for those looking for additional information on the proposal, according to Mr Hackworth. “Mainly, we're talking about the history of the winegrape council, what it's achieved to date and what its plans are for the future,” he said. “We will also discuss the process we're going through in terms of the ballot to determine the future of the South Australia Grape Growers Industry Fund. ■ MEETING: Wine grape council chairman Simon Berry (left) talks with Loveday growers Stuart Andrew and John Plush at the SA Grape Industry Fund briefings on Monday. Photo: CALLUM TRIFONOFF

Coaches needed at association By CALLUM TRIFONOFF RIDING For Disabled Association SA Riverland is looking for a coach’s assistant to tend to horses with two new riders at the branch. Coach Sharon Stewart said anyone

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RIVERLAND LOCAL ACTION PLANNING UPDATE

Regent Parrots spotted FOUR new Regent Parrot breeding colonies were recently recorded by volunteers involved in long-term monitoring of the threatened bird species in the Riverland and Mallee regions. Coordinated by the South Australian Regent Parrot Recovery Team, community volunteers spent over six weeks surveying additional river stretches during August to October to find new Regent Parrots colonies. However, old colonies have declined or disappeared, suggesting Regent Parrots are doing well in some areas but not in others. A partner in the Recovery Team, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), is now seeking community members to hand-in their sighting diaries

to report spring and summer observations of Regent Parrots, particularly in light of their movements between areas. “The Regent Parrot is a nationally threatened species, iconic to the Riverland,” DENR ecologist Ellen Ryan-Colton said. “The bird is brightly coloured and uses floodplain and mallee habitats, but the species has become threatened due to past land clearance and shooting, along with declining tree health, competition for nest sites in river red gums and disturbance at nest sites. “A lot of effort has been put into monitoring the number of breeding pairs of Regent Parrots over the past nine years. “Further monitoring is planned for 2012 but each year we also ask community members to record parrot sightings.

“Community sightings provide a valuable understanding of what areas Regent Parrots are using in the local landscape and therefore what areas are important to protect for this species, both on the floodplain and in the wider mallee region. “Sightings also improve our knowledge of their flight patterns and food sources.” Community sightings will be mapped by DENR and analysed in coming months as part of a new project. Results will be provided back to community members in time for spring parrot spotting. Please submit your sighting diaries or general observations to DENR Berri Office on (08) 8595 2111, or PO BOX 231 Berri 5343, or any of your Local Action Planning offices.

■ COLOUR: Look out for the stunning colour of the Regent Parrot. ■ Left: A male Regent Parrot in a nest hollow.

Have you seen this weed? It’s buffel grass

■ INFESTATION: Buffel grass is an introduced perennial tussock grass. (Left) A burr from fountain grass and buffel grass, while (right) a buffel grass bush in the wild. caption to go here

THE South Australian MurrayDarling Basin Natural Resources Management (SA MDB NRM) Board wants your help in identifying infestations of buffel grass in the Riverland region. If you suspect you have seen this weed, a SA MDB NRM officer will gladly help you identify it and arrange immediate control of the infested area. The first known infestation of buffel grass in the Riverland has been identified by officers of the SA MDB NRM Board and Chris Brodie from the State Herbarium. The infestation was promptly removed from the location with assistance from the Aboriginal Learning on Country (ALoC) team. Buffel grass is an introduced perennial tussock grass that is widely used in northern and central Australia as it is perceived to be a valuable fodder

For more information or assistance in plant identification please contact: SA MDB NRM Board Berri office on 8580 1800 or go to www.samdbnrm.sa.gov.au for a weed identification fact sheet.

Call for community based project ideas

Environmental education award THE Environmental Education Award is up and running again this year with the opportunity for two applicants to be awarded. The award was created by the Renmark to the Border LAP Committee in 2005 to support local students undertaking environmental studies at TAFE or university. Successful applicants receive financial support of $1500 per semester for a three year period. Past recipients of the award have gone on to achieve well in different areas of the environmental field. Joint 2006 recipients Jessica Frahn and Adam Sluggett both completed their studies at university and have gone on to find careers in re-vegetation and groundwater science respectively. Grant French, the most recent awardee, recently completed his degree in biodiversity and park management and now is involved

species. It can significantly damage natural ecosystems by outcompeting native vegetation and increases the risk of fire by providing large dry fuel loads. It is rapidly spreading through the South Australian arid regions through livestock transportation. Buffel grass is summer active and very drought tolerant. It is very difficult to control once established. Buffel grass is regarded as a high risk invasive weed and it is important that infestations are quickly found and removed.

in co-ordinating volunteers in conservation management. Being a past recipient myself, I encourage those interested to apply, as financial assistance during the years of studying can really make a difference towards successful completion of a degree and making the most of your time as a student. To be eligible, a candidate must; be commencing/already studying an environmentally focused university or TAFE programme and ordinarily reside within the RBLAP region (District Council of Renmark Paringa). For more information and an application pack please contact Susie at the RBLAP on 8586 6633 or by email; edo@rblap.org.au Applications are due by Friday, February 17.

A NUMBER of funding opportunities have opened for applications over the past month and the Riverland LAPs are ready to assist anyone who is willing to apply. Now is the right time to approach your local LAP with project ideas, as the perfect grant may be just around the corner. One such opportunity is the NRM Volunteer Small Grants, run by the SA Murray Darling Basin NRM Board. This is a funding program which supports volunteers in undertaking environmentally based projects in our region. Any community volunteer group can apply for up to $1000 plus GST. Your local LAP can assist with the application and delivery of the project. Applications close at the end of March for this program.

■ ACHIEVEMENT: Jessica Frahn, previous recipient of the Environmental Education Award.

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Working with the community to support the local environment Upcoming Events

Take a look at your local wetland EVERY year, February 2 marks World Wetlands Day with this years’ theme being Wetland Tourism: A Great Experience. The Riverland region has many wetlands and now is the perfect time to get to know your local one. High flows last year resulted in many of the wetland floodplains in our region receiving water, some for the first time in 18 years since the last significant flood. Recent monitoring of these areas has shown an increase in vegetation cover, a real ‘green flush’ over the floodplain. Wetlands provide a unique habi-

Berri’s Martin Bend regulator complete THE Berri Barmera LAP Committee has completed the upgrade of the main regulating structure at Martin Bend. This will ensure that flows into the wetland can be maintained at normal river level, thus allowing for more effective hydrological management moving forward. The dredging of reeds from the inlet creek and restoring the bed to its natural level by removing accumulated silt will also be of great benefit to the wetland. There are a significant number of works activities planned for this year, including erosion control and repair of a number of wetland structures at the Loveday wetland complex. These works commenced on Monday and we will provide a full

report on them next month. We will also be replacing stop-logs at Overland Corner with solid aluminium sluice gates, which are much more effective at holding water within a wetland after a flood or artificial watering event. We are also looking seriously at installing permanent pumping infrastructure for the Overland Corner wetland, as it has flooded naturally twice in 17 years. Other plans include upgrading infrastructure along the Martin Bend walking trail and we intend to start consultation with the Berri Barmera Council and the Berri Lions Club about what we may be able to do in that regard in the coming weeks. For further information about any of these projects, contact Paul Stribley at the BBLAP office

■ UPGRADE: The new regulating structure installed at Martin Bend.

tat for macro-invertebrates, birds, fish and frogs. World Wetlands Day this year promoted the opportunity to get to know the wetland in your region. There are many great wetland walks around the Riverland, including Bookmark Creek, Hart Lagoon, Katarapko, Customs House, Paringa Paddock, Overland Corner, Lake Bonney, Martin Bend and Banrock Station. Of course, our local wetland monitoring programs are also always on the look out for new volunteers. Contact your local LAP for more information, get out there.

FRANK the Frog, accompanied by members of the Waikerie Primary School Youth Environment Team (YET), paid a visit to Ramco Primary late in term four. The newly formed Ramco Environment Group invited the YET to the school to share what they are achieving around the school with an environmental focus. The tour included a native garden, which was partly funded through the SA MDB NRM Education Coordinator, a recycling shed, productive vegie garden with composter, a worm farm and the new chook yard. The YET then joined the reception to year 2 class to tell the interactive story of Frank the Frog. This story is based on the River Murray story and is an interactive way of teaching kids about the effects of dumping rubbish into the river. Students were invited to add different forms

Sunday 4th March Martin Bend wetland monitoring 9:00am at the Martin Bend Marina Paul Stribley 8582 2183 Sunday 18th March Beldora/Spec Lakes wetland monitoring 9am at Beldora Station Homestead Paul Stribley 8582 2183 Sunday 25th March Loveday wetland monitoring 9am at the south entrance Contact: Paul Stribley 8582 2183

Learn how to collect, clean and sow Riverland native seed

of waste into an aquarium of water to simulate such things as fertiliser, manure, soil, fishing line, rubbish, oil, lawn clippings and detergent. As the water became increasingly polluted they learnt that frogs, birds and fish like to live in clean environments and how dirty water can be harmful to living creatures. Project Officer for Riverland West LAP Karen Bishop organised with Waikerie Primary School teacher Jeany Winter for the visit to take place. “It’s a fantastic way to get kids to interact with each other and if they can learn a really important lesson along the way then that is an added bonus,” she said. “Hopefully, we can get some older students to become involved with peer teaching younger classes so the message can be passed along.”

AS PART of its environmental services, Trees For Life (TFL) offers South Australians more than 200 local native species including trees, shrubs, ground covers and grasses from 42 different zones throughout the state. To meet that demand, around 70 volunteers collect more than 60kg of seed - some of which needs to be collected from species within the Riverland and Mallee regions. And while for TFL it is a vital part of its tree scheme and direct seeding operations, it also recognises there are many people who want to know more about collecting native seed for their on purposes. Perhaps you have seen a native plant and wished you knew what species it was? Or you might have a favourite native plant in your garden and would like to know how to collect its seed and grow some more. Trees For Life is giving Riverland residents the chance to learn all this and more by scheduling free workshops this month. TFL’s Seedbank Manager Bruce Smith will run a Seed Collecting Workshop on February 23 in Berri, followed by a Seed Collection Day on February 24. Some of the topics to be covered will include preparing a batch of seed, drying, cleaning, use of preservatives, seed maturity, labelling, species identification and seed viability. The seed collection day will then allow participants to put their new-found skills into practice. Both days will run from 9am to 3.30pm and will be held at the Berri Lions Club Shed. For more information or bookings, phone Bruce Smith on (08) 8406 0500.

■ TEACHING: An interactive show titled Frank the Frog helps spread the green message at Ramco Primary School.

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■ FRIENDS: (From left) Berri’s Jade Gallagher and Heidi Reid enjoy a night out in Berri.

â–  SMILES: Sherrie Fielke, of Loxton (left) and Demi Hargreaves, of Barmera all smiles after a night out in Berri.

â–  SOCIAL: Tegan Sikorski, of Glossop and Sam Hirschi, of Berri enjoying themselves over the weekend.

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Travelling the country with a small group of comedians, the Australia’s Got Talent contestant is looking forward to taking the stage at Lyrup. Great comedians that are travelling with Rod include Mickey D, Fiona O’Loughlin, Moataz, An-

thony Lamond, Michael Klimzak, Steven Copley, Mark Trenwith, Rich Neighbour and many more. Tickets for the comedy night are just $25. For more information phone the Lyrup Community Club on 8583 8280.

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Classifieds P: 8582 5500 - 10A Wilson Street, Berri - classies@riverlandweekly.com.au

Drop into our office 10A Wilson Street, Berri.

Phone 8582 5500 Fax 8582 5505 By 10am Wednesday Credit card facilities available We accept Visa and Mastercard

Vehicle Adverts Private vendors of motor cars advertised for sale must include in their advertisement • Cash price of motor car • If car is registered, registration number. • If unregistered, VIN, Engine or Chassis number Garage Sales Minimum charge $8.30 for 5 lines. $1.65 per additional line. Free posters available at reception upon payment General Advertising Conditions Full name and residential address must be supplied, even though not necessarily included in advertisement. We reserve the right to revise and restrict any advertisement we deem objectionable and to change the classification when necessary to conform with the policy of this newspaper. Positions cannot be guaranteed. Errors While the publisher agrees to exercise reasonable care, the publisher shall not be liable to either the advertiser or the advertising agency in respect of the accidental omission of, errors in, or misclassification of any advertisement. Errors in repeat advertisement must be notified to the Riverland Weekly office immediately after appearance of first advertisement. The publisher does not accept responsibility for errors in repeat advertisements that are not drawn to our attention upon the first appearance. No allowance can be made for errors not materially affecting the effectiveness of the advertisement. In the event an advertisement is omitted from this publication, we assume no liability for such omissions.

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LJ Hooker Rentals Berri 44B Jarvis St $330pw Newly built large 3 bdr home, 2 bathrms, 3 living areas, open plan, ducted r/c, double garaging 6B Magarey St $250pw 3 bdr modern spacious home, evap cooling & gas heating, large open ling area, back verandah & lock up carport 3 Worman St $220pw Spacious 3 bdr home, large open living + family, S/S cooling, encl. yard, storage, sml garden 6B McLean St $250pw Modern & spacious 3 bdr home, close to facilities, garage, encl. yard & easily maintained garden 3/83 Kay Ave $200pw 1 bdr double brick p/ furnished apartment within the town centre, R/C aircon, r/water, & carport

For Sale

CARAVAN 15ft Coromal low line P/Top, 2 singles, R/C A/C, roll out awning, 5/7 Grenache Ave tinted windows. Excellent $150pw condition, $9,500 ONO. 2 Bdr spacious unit, Phone 8588 1586. carport & private rear yard. Reverse cycle aircon, close DINING table, six chairs, very good condition, to facilities $250 ONO. Phone 4/5 Grenache Ave 0433 265 816. $145pw 2 bdr modern unit located KAWASAKI KX65 2009, close to shops & schools, 1 owner, exc cond, r/c, sml encl. yard, $3,200 ONO. Phone carport 0424 783 749.

Berri Units No Pets

10/11 Coneybeer st $145pw 1 bdr p/furnished unit in central location, BIR, open plan living, split system cooling, carport 3/11 Coneybeer st $140pw 1 bdr p/furnished unit in central location, BIR, open plan living, split system cooling, carport

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21 Turnball Tce $240pw Modern 3 bdr brick villa overlooking scrubland, 2-way bathroom, large 12 Roberts st open living, split system, $185pw Large 3 bdr, good size garaging, encl. yard, kitchen, lge entertainment shed area, encl. yard, shedding Barmera & storage area 3/12 Ritchie St 9 Waltham St $185pw $175pw 2 Bdr, BIR’s, heating 2 Bdr, lounge & family, and cooling, carport, Evap A/C, Shedding, large undercover entertaining allotment, close to school area, close to facilities 43 McGregor 2/65 Tonkin Ave $170pw $130pw 3 bdr spacious home, Newly renovated large lounge, r/c , encl. spacious 2 bdr unit, rear yard and BBQ area BIR’s, R/C, carport close to main shopping area & Berri Units facilities No Pets 3/3 Worman St $160pw 2 bdr partly furnished modern unit, 2 bathroom, open living, encl. yard, off street parking

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For counselling or urgent assistance call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or Mensline Australia on 1300 789 978 216081

Public Notice

TWO bedroom home with carport & aircon in Monash township $140.00 per week, contact Michael 0419 814 536.

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To Let LOXTON 3 BDR home, A/C, large open plan area, secure private back yard, carport auto roller door etc. $225pw, Phone 0418 816 468.

ROOM to rent, Brooklyn Park quiet area, location close to Bus & shop, PRATTLINE caravan 1984 Large Broom with BIR’S, still in good condition, share with 3 country lads. OAL 5.5m, Registered for Phone 0408 817 030. another 6 months TYUFor Hire 936, $7,500 ONO. Phone 0448 065 433. JUMPING castles, great fun for any Give Away occasion, contact TWO female pups, Border FUNTIMES GALORE on Collie X Kelpie. Phone 0400 576 230. 0447 491 789.

Motor Vehicle

Wanted To Buy

MAGNA advance 4 Door, 5 speed auto, cruise control, power windows, good condition, recently serviced, new tyres, CD player. WII-146. $3,200 Negotiable, Phone 0433 265 816.

YOUR local caravan dealer requires vans to sell on consignment or outright purchase. Renmark Caravan Centre. Ph 8595 1911.

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AT Home Mum earns $3,500+ Month, P/T around kids. Info pack available www. lifestyleyoudesire.com INSURANCE - For the most competitive prices on home, contents, commercial, caravan and boats. Contact your local SGIC Agents, Rosenthal’s, Renmark, 8586 6626 or Berri, Ph 8582 3644.

Bollenhagen Rd $175pw 3 bdr on land, grassed Situations surround with encl. Vacant fencing, split system cooling, 2 car single 2/4 Aitkins St HERBALIFE independent garaging. $150pw phone 1800 517 634. Neat 2 bdr unit with BIR’s, Renmark Distributors needed, all R/C A/C, carport, rear areas, work from home. 9/86 James yard, close to facilities SEQSTS.COM $130pw 2/10 Mortimer Rd 2 bdr brick unit near the PERSON to do weekly $150pw River, great position, close ironing, Phone 0412 013 Spacious & modern 2 to shopping, r/c aircon. 518. Berri area. bdr unit, tiled throughout, Loxton Services shed, carport, encl. yard, close to facilities 2/40 First Street DOG grooming, bathing, $130pw 1/2 Mortimer blow-dry, & clipping. For 2 bdr modern, brick unit an appointment phone $150pw 2 Bdr spacious unit, BIR’s, in quiet location, built in Kay 8583 5325. open living, split system, robes, r/c, patio area, off KJR mowing and garden, carport & encl. yard street parking for all your gardening Nobody does it better‌ needs including clean For more information on any of the above rentals ups. Competitive prices. PLEASE PHONE 8582 2744 Ph 0429 239 452. or visit www.ljhooker.com.au/berri PAINTING wanted 23 years 1 in 5 people in Australia will of experience, free quotes. ABN 52014912126, experience depression in their lifetime. BLD 108538. Contact If it’s not you, maybe it’s someone you know. 0414 686 565 or home Find out about depression, what to do about it 8588 7357. and how to help someone at www.beyondblue.org.au or phone 1300 22 4636.

To Let

TANK Lining, leaking concrete and iron water tanks lined with fibreglass, onsite all areas. Ph Pete Headlam 08 8764 8131.

At these local businesses in Barmera... sVisitor Information Centre sUnited Service Station

NASHLY PTY LTD HAS APPLIED TO THE LICENSING AUTHORITY FOR A PRODUCERS LICENCE IN RESPECT OF THE PREMISES SITUATED AT SECTION 237 IN HUNDRED CADELL SA 5321 AND KNOWN AS NASHLY PTY LTD. THE APPLICATION HAS BEEN SET DOWN FOR HEARING ON 14/03/2012 AT 11:00 AM. ANY PERSON MAY OBJECT TO THE APPLICATION BY LODGING A NOTICE OF OBJECTION IN THE PRESCRIBED FORM WITH THE LIQUOR AND GAMBLING COMMISSIONER (AND SERVING A COPY OF THE NOTICE ON THE APPLICANT) AT LEAST 7 DAYS BEFORE THE HEARING DATE (VIZ 07/03/2012). THE APPLICANT’S ADDRESS FOR SERVICE IS: C/- ZACHARY CAUDO PO BOX 1088, WAIKERIE SA 5330

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Berri Church of Christ Old Sturt Highway FRIENDSHIP FELLOWSHIP WORSHIP Sunday Worship 10am Children’s activities Weekly meetings for all ages Ps. Roger Risson Phone 8582 4886 www.berrichurchofchrist.org.au

Sunday 12th February Worship & Ministry

10am Berri Town Hall 21 Wilson Street

Seamus Drumm & Luke Hale CPSW Ph 8583 2065 Mob 0434 925 290

THE APPLICATION AND CERTAIN DOCUMENTS AND MATERIAL (INCLUDING PLANS) RELEVANT TO THE APPLICATION MAY BE INSPECTED WITHOUT FEE AT A PLACE AND DURING A PERIOD SPECIFIED BY THE LIQUOR AND GAMBLING COMMISSIONER, CHESSER HOUSE, LEVEL 3, 9197 GRENFELL STREET, ADELAIDE 5000. PH: 08 8226 8655 FAX: 8226 8512 EMAIL: OLGC@AGD. SA.GOV.AU

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Guest Speaker Alan Light Morning Tea 11.30am All welcome Enquiries phone 8582 2920 or 8588 2506

Living Waters 14 Edward St, Loxton 10am Sunday February 12 Ps. Sonny Pillay

Loxton & Renmark Uniting Church February 12

Renmark West 8.30am Rev Nathan Whillas Renmark Ave 10am Rev Nathan Whillas Loxton 10am Col Kupke PHONE 8584 7474 ALL WELCOME

Seventh-day Adventist RIVERLAND

19 Sunrise Court, Berri

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11 9.50am: Bible Study Groups for all ages 11.30am: Family Worship Harvest Thanksgiving

Presenter: Kyle Richardson

PHONE 0400 330 857

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Real People Sunday 10am Living Passionately Pastor FulďŹ lling Bill & Rayleen y Destiny Keros Ph/Fax 8582 3928 Sunday10am church@vinecommunity.org Ps. Bill & Rayleen Keros

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Public Notices P: 8582 5500 - 10A Wilson Street, Berri - classies@riverlandweekly.com.au

Positions Vacant

Public Notices

CHILD SAFE ENVIRONMENTS (Mandated Notification) Training in Berri on Friday March 9th

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Enrol at www.safeplacetraining.com or M 0412 758 005

Loxton Scouts Annual General Meeting The Loxton Scout Group A.G.M will be held on February 16th starting at 7pm at the Loxton Scout Hall. Children are welcome and refreshments will be provided.

For further information please contact group leader Trudie on 0427 845 257

EAST MURRAY FOOTBALL AND NETBALL CLUB

Family fun day Sunday 19th February 2012 Loxton Caravan Park Riverfront, from 12 noon All past and interested players, members, families and sponsors are welcome There will be a light fitness training session at 10:30 am Please bring a salad for a BBQ lunch, Meat supplied

Netball Club AGM 2pm on the Riverfront Any apologies to Julia 8584 5008

PARINGA INDEPENDENT NETBALL CLUB Training Trials Commence Tuesday 7th and Thrsday 9th February, 6 - 7.30pm at Paringa Courts

A GRADE COACH REQUIRED All enquries contact Chloe 0421 646 254 or 8595 8100

Delivery Walkers Required

Call now for a competitive gas price

45kg Cylinders

Berri: Riverland Bottle Depot, 8582 3522 Renmark: R.R & P.J Holland, 8595 7303 Murray Bridge /Tailem Bend: Argyle Batteries & Solar, 85323335 Blanchetown: Blanchetown Deli & Hardware, 8540 5305

for Loxton area

Please contact Paul Stegmann 0412 682 125

Gas Orders 1300 655 784

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Public Notices

FOR SALE WORKSHOP AND OFFICE

14 Bookpurnong Tce Loxton

Ph 8584 7922

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR MONASH ADVENTURE PARK The Berri Barmera Council is seeking Expressions of Interest for the caretaker role at the Monash Adventure Park. Further information can be obtained from Gary Brinkworth, Berri Barmera Council, gbrinkworth@berribarmera.sa.gov.au 08 8582 1922 or www.berribarmera.sa.gov.au

LOOKING FOR INVESTORS AND SPONSORS New Riverland Business for Tourism and Children Entertainment. Great interest rate return Information given to genuine people Phone Sharon on 0419 166 333 Public Notices

River Murray Training

& OFFERING

FREE* “WORK READY” programs starting mid- February PROGRAM 1 (2 groups) Microsoft skills for business: Word, Excel, Publisher, Powerpoint along with customer service PROGRAM 2 (2 groups) Presentation skills using Photoshop, InDesign, along with customer service Contact RMT for more details www.r-m-t.com.au, 18 Strawbridge St, Berri PH: 8582 3658 *eligibility conditions apply

Closing date: 5.00pm on 2nd March, 2012. DAVID BEATON - CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

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Feb 9 - Feb 16 Friday 10th February s Jack Van Tongeren’s beautiful artwork will remain in the Terrace Gallery, housed within the Loxton Visitors Information Centre until 24th Feb. Opening hours 9am-5pm on weekdays, 10am-5pm Saturdays and 10am4pm Sundays & Public holidays. s Riverland Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Support Group, 1st meeting for 2012 will be held at the Riverland Resource Centre, 9-11 Seekamp Street, from 1.30pm to 3.30pm. For more information contact Raelene or Simon on 0449 120 715. Saturday 11th February s Riverland Farmers’ Market, 7.30-11.30am, Senior Citizens Hall, Crawford Terrace Berri, Fresh local produce. Contact Rosalyn on 0417 824 648. www.riverlandfarmersmarket.org.au s Riverland Ballroom Dancing, to be held at Paringa from7.30 to 11.30pm, please bring a plate of supper. Phone Geoff Searl on s 8586 5613. Sunday 12th February s Berri Pacemakers Bingo, Berri Hotel eyes down at 2pm. Proceeds to the Renmark Tintra Tennis club. s The Zonta Club of the Riverland is hosting a Birthing Kit assembly at Glossop High School Home Ec Room at 1pm; many hands make light work – Afternoon tea provided. s Riverland Orchid Society Inc Annual General meeting at 1pm, Uniting Church Hall, Denny Street Berri. All welcome 8588 7384. s Open Door, Barmera Uniting Church Hall 1-4pm. Time for a cuppa & a chat.

Tuesday 14th February

ETSA Utilities advises that due to essential substation work, power will be interrupted overnight to Renmark and surrounds at 9pm on Monday 13 February 2012 with power being restored at about 5am on Tuesday 14 February. The following powerlines will be affected: BM51 Renmark 11kV, BM52 Renmark Pump Station 11kV, BM53 Salt Creek 11kV , BM54 Calperum 11kV , BM55 Renmark West 11kV, BM56 Cooltong 11kV and BM57 Chaffey Pump Station 11kV. We apologise for any inconvenience. This work may not proceed in extreme weather or due to unforseen circumstances. For tips on what to do during a power interruption please read our Customer Handbook, available at: etsautilities.com.au/customerservice For more information please contact us on 13 12 61. U10312

Rivapetz Pet Care in Berri are recruiting new staff to join our patient care team. There are permanent positions available for Veterinary Nurses both qualified and unqualified, as well as a Animal Attendent/Kennel Hand. If you have passion for working with animals and would like to join a dynamic and motivated team Please submit a covering letter and resume to: The Human Resources Manager RivaPetz Pet Care 8 Gilbert Street, Berri 5343 Applications close: Monday Feb 13th, 2012

RENMARK PARINGA COUNCIL Committed to a sustainable future

POSITION VACANT

Monday 13th February

Interruption to power supply

Veterinary Nurses Qualified and Unqualified

s The Palms Bingo, Berri Club, Eyes down 10.30am. Proceeds to Korea & S.E. Asia. s You are invited to a Valentine’s Day Romantic Candlelight Supper at “The Pines” Historic House and Garden, 18 Henry Street Loxton 7pm-10pm. Musical entertainment, Raffles, Refreshment, Bar (no BYO). Proceeds to Rotary Mardi Gras Ambassador, Terri Weston.

Thursday 16th February s Riverland Gem & mineral club workshop every Thursday, 3 to 5.30pm at Glossop. Contact Dennis 8582 3430 for information. Community events file is for not for profit organisations/events are listed at the discretion of the Riverland Weekly management. We recommend you verify details of events listed with the relevant organisation.

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LIBRARY OFFICER Traineeship Position The Renmark Paringa Council Traineeship Program provides locals with the opportunity to enter Local Government through a 12 month traineeship. Trainees undertake vocational training through a Registered Training Organisation, eg TAFE and practical work experience in one of our various Council sites/ Departments. Renmark Paringa District Library is a vibrant, busy and energetic Library Service with a strong team who revel in their positive supportive environment. We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic person to join the Library team and undertake a 12 month traineeship which includes a Certificate III accreditation. Duties: The trainee will gain a detailed understanding of the role and responsibilities of a Library Officer in Local Government and in Library Services. They will undertake administrative and clerical duties and support staff. Skills Required: Include the ability to juggle tasks, identify priorities and be able to communicate positively with all ages and cultures. The successful applicant will also have sound knowledge of computer applications, Microsoft office programs and internet searching. Special Conditions: The part time hours available are 58.5 hours per fortnight and will require working Saturday mornings and Wednesday evenings in line with Library opening hours. Trade Schools for the Future: Please be informed that expressions of interest will be advertised with ‘Trade Schools for the Future’ as part of the Government of SA Initiative and will only consider a ‘shared position’ under this arrangement. Please obtain the Position Description from the ‘Noticeboard’ on the Council’s website: www.renmarkparinga.sa.gov.au and submit a Resume and Covering letter. Please direct any queries to the Chief Librarian – Maxine Hodgson on 8586 5544 Applications close Friday 10th February 2012 Applications to be marked ‘Confidential’ and addressed to: Library Officer Vacancy Human Resources Officer Renmark Paringa Council PO Box 730 RENMARK SA 5341 ** Year 12 Students interested please speak with your Trade Schools for the Future representative or Business Lecturer **

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Employment P: 8582 5500 - 10A Wilson Street, Berri - classies@riverlandweekly.com.au

Positions Vacant

Positions Vacant

CUSTOMER SERVICE OFFICER Berri Barmera Council is seeking expressions of interests for a casual staff member for relief work located at Council’s principal office, Libraries and/or the Berri Visitor Information Centre. This position is for Maternity Leave Replacement up to 12 months.

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Further details available at www.berribarmera.sa.gov.au Applications close 5pm, Monday 13 th February 2012.

further information at www.rcs.sa.edu.au/vacancies/index.html Phone Matt Paterson: 8583 2304

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All enquires to the Human Resources and Risk Manager, Veronica Rothe on 08 8582 1922. DAVID BEATON - CEO

TECHNICIAN / MECHANIC Rosenthal Automotive Berri have a position available for a qualiďŹ ed Technican / Mechanic s%XCELLENTWORKINGCONDITIONSINA NEWlRSTCLASSWORKSHOP s!TTRACTIVEINCENTIVESCHEMEFOR SOMEONEINTERESTEDINWORKINGHARD in a busy environment

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Costa Exchange - Citrus Categor

Packinghouse Manager Costa Exchange is one of Australia’s premier growers and marketers of fresh produce, servicing large retail markets locally and substantial export markets. An exciting opportunity now exists within our Citrus division for an experienced Packinghouse Manager to join the team and lead the strategic packinghouse operations based in Renmark, South Australia. Reporting to the General Manager - Citrus Category, the Packinghouse Manager will be responsible for managing the daily packing and despatchoperations whilst driving and delivering optimal process efďŹ ciencies. The Packinghouse Manager works closely with the farms, grower liaisons and marketing staff across the category ensuring fruit supply, quality and packing initiatives are maximised and net results achieved.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to • Maximising throughput, pack-outs, quality and proďŹ tability by optimising staff utilisation and operational costs within the packinghouse • Scheduling production in accordance with marketing requirements and harvest schedules • Stock and warehouse management of product from receivals to despatch • Staff inductions, training and driving safety initiatives in the workplace • Your background and experience • Astute commercial/business ďŹ nance with demonstrated operational experience in a packinghouse environment • Clear communication at all levels and the ability to work in, and effectively lead a broad team • Strong planning, organisational, analytical and decision-making skills and the ability to work under pressure • Knowledge and understanding of packinghouse machinery • Good working knowledge of Microsoft packages - particularly Excel This is a great role suited to a candidate who can demonstrate strong, reliable “hands onâ€? leadership matched with sound commercial acumen. A competitive salary package is on offer, as this is an outstanding opportunity to build a long-term career with a true industry icon and market leader in the Australian fresh produce arena.

For a copy of the position description or further information on the role please contact Steve Burdette on 08 8586 1239 otherwise email your current resume to employment@costagroup.com.au

Applications close Friday 24th February 2012.

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Fruit fly outbreaks prompt calls for extra roadside checks By BRAD PERRY RECENT fruit fly outbreaks in Adelaide have prompted discussions about opening extra roadblocks in the Riverland. Tri-State Fruit Fly Committee chairman Andrew Green said extra fruit fly checks on roads to Karoonda and Morgan would enforce the message. “Perhaps checking on some of the other roads for a change would be good, in particular, maybe the Karoonda Road, the Morgan Road and a few of the others,” Mr Green said. “They don’t have to be that often, just to send a signal to people that if you are coming to the Riverland and sneaking through on those roads, we do do random checks there. “PIRSA has limited resources, hence they focus on Blanchetown but I think it’s important a few of these other roads are checked as well.” Mr Green said outbreaks in South Australia close to the

■ Tri-State Fruit Fly Committee chairmman Andrew Green.

Riverland is concerning due to the region’s horticultural and agricultural importance. “We’ve come through a very difficult time,” he said. “Some of the populations are being brought under control but given they are very close to the Riverland, that’s a concern. “The fact they’ve occurred in the fruit fly exclusion zone is a serious worry as chairman of the tri-state and we are not out of the clear yet, we need to stay vigilant and there are too many millions of dollars at stake not to react and do something about it.” A decision to keep the Yamba Roadblock open 24 hours, seven days a week was a critical decision in selling local fruit to international buyers, according to Mr Green. “That (negotiations with the USA and Japan) was all based on the fact we had 24 hour roadblocks at Yamba, Ceduna and all the other systems that are in place there,” he said. “I think people don’t understand how important that 24 hours operation is when we are negotiating markets for South Australia.” When it comes to battling fruit fly, Mr Green said other states must follow the example set by South Australia. “The main issue is there have been a lot of outrbreaks through that New South Wales, Victorian part of the tri-state fruit fly area and as chairman of the tri-states, we are just encouraging the Victorian and New South Wales governments to think about putting in place more secured arrangements to protect that area and perhaps look at what we do in South Australia as a model,” Mr Green said.

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home gardens,” he said. “We haven’t had any calls from broadacre producers to our hotline. “The locusts were in the nymph stage, meaning they’ve just hatched out and don’t have the ability to fly yet, so they are the ones that are walking around. “They pose no threat to agricultural production, they could do a little bit of damage to the home garden where they are but very minor.” Mr McManus said he does not expect locusts in the mid north to head

Wheat farmers content with average season RIVERLAND and Mallee broadacre farmers have reported good quality grain in an overall average season. With the harvest completed across the region, Lameroo farmer Gary Flohr said he was happy with average grain yields considering there was below average rainfall for the year. “The expected grades went where they should

have gone,” he said. “The pricing has been a little bit problematical with things starting to drift away fairly well from the numbers we had last harvest. “Even though there won’t be a lot of surplus cash available because of the lower prices we are going to receive, the season won’t work out too bad.” Mr Flohr said it was hard to measure up to last

season’s bumper crop with his grain 25 per cent down on production overall. “Prices, particularly for cereals, were back a third on last year,” he added. However, Mr Flohr is already planning for next season. “I’m looking forward to the new season as usual, always optimistic,” he said. Loxton North farmer Ryan Arnold said he

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Mulch trial

MULCH is generally something associated with gardens but Barmera winegrape grower Ashley Ratcliff is thinking outside the square. At his property under one hectare of chardonnay winegrapes, Mr Ratcliff has put down mulch in a bid to save on water. The trial so far is showing a number of great signs and Mr Ratcliff is confident using the mulch is a way of the future for local growers. “What we’ve done is, because we’ve got soil probes in the mulch section and the non-mulch section, we are actually able to demonstrate we are saving water using mulch,� he said. “What I am seeing at the moment is we are not having to water the mulched part as much. “I think also what I have seen is the canopy is a little bit bigger on the mulch trial. “I think it is an insurance policy in times when water becomes short again.� The mulch for the project has

been transported from Wingfield in Adelaide but Mr Ratcliff said the Riverland could set up a mulch facility. “I think the only downside that has to be overcome is the cost of transport, that’s the big barrier of getting that material up in that area because the site is at Wingfield,� Mr Ratcliff said. “I think because a lot of the wineries are producing stork and that type of thing, it can be used to produce mulch locally.� Mr Ratcliff, who is also chair of the Riverland Alternative Wine Group, is said the trial is a Riverland technical viticulture project and is funded by the Grape and Wine Research and Development Corporation. “Next year we are going to put in another mulch but actually put a lower rate dripper in, so we know we can save water using the mulch but that’s actually reducing the water,� he said. “We will see if we can maintain vine health, maintain their yield and have less water by using mulch.

“The next step is, we’ve collected samples from the trial which is each of the areas that have mulch and no mulch and also rootstocks. “We will then see weights during harvest and do soil analysis to see whether there is an impact on soil carbon.�

Increased production RIVERLAND wine industry icon, Angove Family Winemakers, has significantly increased production capacity for the current vintage after receiving a State Government grant from the Riverland Sustainable Futures Fund. The grant of up to $286,942 was awarded in December last year, enabling the Renmarkbased company to complete a $573,855 project installing four new 100-tonne fermenters at their Bookmark Avenue Winery, just in time for harvest. Angove, which began vintage on January 23, has now expanded its red grape fermenting capacity from 1300 to 1700 tonnes per week, helping to meet increased demand for the company’s range of wines. Agriculture and Regional Development Minister Gail Gago said completion of the project was a boost for the wine industry and local employment. “The additional crush capacity is generating significant new income for the region,� Ms Gago said. “The expansion will result in an estimated $670,000 in extra payments to growers this year and more than a million dollars for 2013 and beyond. “Two full-time employees have been put on for the 2012

vintage, with an additional cellar hand position expected next year. “The expansion has also provided work for Riverland company, JMA Engineering, which produced the new storage tanks.�

The expansion will result in an estimated $670,000 in extra payments to growers.

Angove managing director John Angove said it was fantastic to get the expansion completed by February 1 in rapid time, with staff working around the clock. “It has allowed us to install two more fermenters than we were previously able to consider,� Mr Angove said. “Each of the four new tanks will be fully utilised this harvest. “Times may be tough in the wine industry at present but it is essential we keep making progress and developing our business. “Looking forward, it’s an exciting time.� The company currently exports to 30 countries around the world.

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â–  TRIAL: Riverland Alternative Wine Group chair Ashley Ratcliff is trialling mulch on his Barmera vineyard to save water.

A FEIJOA crop in Waikerie is progressing as planned after a $10,500 grant to plant around 240 trees. GM Arnold and Son received the Riverland Sustainable Futures Fund grant last year and has since progressed well, with the trees bearing fruit. “They are actually growing quite well,� GM Arnold and Son’ David Arnold said. “They do have some fruit on them but nothing commercial wise yet.

“There was actually one tree that has some fruit on it last year and it turned out quite well and they stored quite well in the fridge.� This year’s feijoa fruit will be picked and stored to see how long it will last. Mr Arnold said he does not expect to have fruit fit for market until around 2014.

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An abundance of ripe fruit FOR Renmark West avocado grower Nick Hobbs, this year’s crop is the biggest he has grown in a decade. The size of the fruit is exceptional following the wet season last year with the only hurdle being competition from New Zeland imports. “Finding a home for it all is going to be an issue and we’ll probably see good pricing for consumers,� Mr Hobbs said. “It’s been an excellent crop with fantastic yields and fruit quality but prices have been supressed through an oversupply situation from New Zealand imports. “It just means that our returns have been down but we’ve been fortunate to have some reasonable yields to help compensate.� Mr Hobbs is finishing picking his Reed avocados and said Australia’s production will increase by 30 per cent next year. “That’s a big jump,� he said. He is calling on consumers to support local growers

and buy Australian grown avocados.

Word spreading about alternative fruit WHEN Mr Hobbs purchased his property more than 12 years ago, the persimmon trees were an intersting prospect. Rather than investing in growing grapes amongst his avocados, Mr Hobbs decided to expand his persimmon crop, a fruit which is still relatively unknown to many people. “They’ve been grown here since the mid 80s,� he said. “Some of that production is still happening around here, a lot of those guys who put them in, those trees are gone, they went with the grape boom. “Guys decided it was easier to grow grapes, they went with the drought, people pushed stuff out and the removal of those trees and we’ve also had growth in domestic consumption which

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Overseas market ALMOND Board of Australia chairman and Overland Corner grower Brendan Sidhu is preparing to fly to India and Dubai to meet with export marketers. Mr Sidhu and chief executive officer Ross Skinner will assess export markets for local al-

â–  VISIT: Key almond industry stakeholders will take part in a trip to Dubai and India this week to discuss food standards and exports.

monds during the trip. “We’re trying to collaborate with the Californian Almond Board, so we’ll meet them over there and we’re just trying to get some food standards sorted out so we are all on the same playing field,� Mr Sidhu said.

lia, including Almondco, will be there. “It is pretty important that we can keep those lines open so we can keep our export markets strong. “The Middle East is becoming more and more an important market for us as well.�

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Thursday February 9, 2012 – Riverland Weekly • 21

Winegrape prices expected to rise

Large almond yields RIVERLAND almond growers are preparing for a big harvest this season with reports that crops are 20 per cent up on yield than last year. Despite a number of challenges facing local almond growers, Renmark’s Tom Martin said the yield appears to be strong but the Australian dollar is hurting exports. “We’ve had enough rain to catch us with some prune rust, knock off some leaves and see a few almonds,” he said.

“Yields, we are not expecting a record crop, we think we lacked a bit of winter chill and certainly the perennials look light. “We had some yield damage last year and some quality damage but they put on a lot of wood and we looked at that wood and said ‘I think the crop might be all right in 2012’ but here we are looking at pretty healthy, vigorous trees with average crops at best and some of the pollinator is pretty light.

“We’ve had some good times and even now the world is at record production, it has been for the past three years, and the market is indicating that it is still remaining stronger and the demand is stronger than the production,” he said. Mr Martin said with harvest on the verge of beginning, he would like to see a month of hot, dry weather to finish the season. Overland Corner grow-

er and managing director of Jubilee Almonds Brendan Sidhu said the quality of the almonds looks promising. “The quality looks excellent this year providing we don’t get any rains compared to the last couple of years,” he said. “We had particularly poor quality last year, so I’d be expecting an increase in price. “We’re putting 2011 behind us and hoping 2012 will deliver a much better year.”

Citrus Australia to meet with local growers DIRECTORS and senior managers of Citrus Australia will visit citrus growers in the Riverland later this month to consult them on a proposed national restructuring of the industry. The Australian citrus industry is at a crossroads, according to Citrus Australia chair Tania Chapman said. “We need to make dramatic changes to the structure of our industry, cutting red tape, reducing duplication and cost, and making better

decisions on how and where to invest our levies to provide the best returns,” she said. “Consultation is key. “We’ll be visiting every region to discuss what can be achieved through these changes face-to-face with growers and to hear their views on the future of the industry. “By the end of February we will have visited every major citrus growing area in Australia, and held more than a dozen grower meetings. “This

is in addition to developing and seeking input from growers on the National Citrus R&D Plan throughout 2011 and early 2012.” The industry R&D Plan aims to make the citrus industry stronger, more sustainable and more competitive in domestic and export markets. The meetings will be held on February 20 at the Renmark Hotel and Loxton North Sporting Club and at the Ramco Football Club the following day.

WHILE winegrape prices are not expected to be finalised for a fortnight, CCW Co-Operative Limited chairman Jim Caddy believes early indications are that prices will be around 15 per cent up on last year. Mr Caddy said there has also been interest from the cooler wine regions in purchasing local grapes. “We’re seeing some of the cooler region winemakers coming into the area,” he said. “They realise they can get good, sound fruit out of here that the market is ready to accept and they are prepared to pay that little bit extra, that’s what pushes things up across the market. “It’s simple supply and demand, there is a bit more demand so price goes up a bit.

“We are at least looking in the right direction.” With only a “few tonnes” crushed so far, Mr Caddy said the quality also appears to be good, following last season’s horror run with disease. “Most of them were quite pleased with their crop levels, they are happy with them and disease levels aren’t that bad,” he said in regards to feedback from growers. “It’s been a reasonably cool summer, we haven’t had that stinking heat, so quality wise things are looking okay. “I just think that’s a sign, we’ve had a couple of years of lower crop levels, inventories have been worked out and most of the new sales are made in a price range the Riverland suits.”

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Industry placement program helps students see the Riverland in a different light THE PICSE GrowSmart Industry Placement Scholarship Presentation Night was held last Monday with 19 local year 11 and 12 students completing the program. The program highlights awareness for school students of the amount of sci-

ence needed in the primary industry and the career options available. During the program, the students took part in a five-day camp, held last year, and a five-day industry placement. “With the placement we try and put the students

with some sort of science person in an area that they’re interested,” PICSE GrowSmart education officer Trevor Noble said. “So for example, we had a lad who was very interested in bugs and entomology working with Biological Services where they do

biological control of insect pests in horticultural.” “The thing that we find is students just don’t know what’s out there.” The program has been a platform for students to study science degrees at university or higher education.

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A passion for wine making

PETER Rogers pours his heart and soul into making a bottle of wine. The owner of boutique winery Oak Works, based in Renmark, has a different style when it comes to producing wines and that is, the variety has to be alternative. Sourcing grapes from across the Riverland and Sunraysia, Mr Rogers spends many hours perfecting his wines, which are all stored in wooden barrels for up to 18 months. The award winning wine-

maker likes to experiment, a reflection of his work as a senior winemaking specialist with the Department of Primary Industries across the border. The varieties that Mr Rogers uses in his wines have a gutsy international flavour with winegrapes traditionally grown in countries like Russia, South Africa, Italy, France and even Portugal. “We’ve gone to niche markets and we’ve tried to produce wines that certainly have varietal character,” he said.

On the ■ CHEERS: Oak Works winemaker Peter Rogers enjoys a glass of his Pinotage, made with a South African winegrape. Photo: BRAD PERRY

“My interest in boutique wines is a passion that I’ve always had. “I’ve travelled around the world and to Europe quite a lot so I know what these varieties should taste like.” Throughout the winemaking process, Mr Rogers works to give his wines character from crushing to bottling. Mr Rogers said boutique techniques such as, high skins to juice ratio production ensures rich varietal full flavoured wines with oak complexity in the glass.

Growing alternative and organic winegrapes has given Bruce a...

Different outlook WHEN Barmera winegrape grower Bruce Bassham pulled up vines to plant organic and alternative varieties, it was a risk he never thought he would have to take. It turned out to be a new beginning. “I’d never done anything like that in my life, I’d never planted anything without a contract,” he said. However after years of rock bottom prices, Mr Bassham said he had simply had enough. “We had one year with rock bottom prices without a contract which just went to the bottom feeders and we made only about $130,000 off 100 acres,” he said. “I didn’t even come out and watch the boys pick that year, I couldn’t stand it. “Statistics show that third generations tend to be as long as family farmers go, you are usually out of it by then and you think, ‘am I the one that’s going to lose the farm?’ “I could see that the wine industry was heading for trouble and it’s one of the reasons why I moved towards organics to try and find a niche.” The decision to grow organic and alternative

■ ALTERNATE: Bruce Bassham with one of his alternative winegrape varieties. varieties, such as vermentino, fiano, nero d’Avola and montepulciano, over 100 acres was certainly risky but it has now paid off, with the grapes in demand and Mr Bassham’s passion for the industry more alive than ever. “We had started down the organic road, we were about two years into organics but it takes three to be certified when we lost our contract on this property,” he said. “We had 64 acres of chardonnay on this place and the price of chardonnay was going south and the future looked pretty bleak if we had stayed there. “We devised a plan to see if we could get ourselves out of there and came up with half a dozen varieties to try.

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“We got to the point about this time last year and we still hadn’t sold anymore than about 30 tonne out of a possible 1300 tonnes but then a large winery rang us, they were actually one of the wineries that had cut our contracts only 12 months earlier on the home property, and they were back in the market looking at our alternatives plus the chardonnay.” The rest is history with the organic grapes also holding up particularly well in the weather which normally attracts disease. While Mr Bassham said many growers will likely turn to alternative varieties in the future, he said it needs to be a slow introduction. “The alternatives have got a place in the industry I think but we don’t need huge volumes, we just want it to grow slowly,” he said.

You think, ‘am I the one that’s going to lose the family farm?’


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F IT is location you desire this home has it all, established in a quiet cul-de-sac. Situated in an ideal location for the young or old starting up or slowing down, this family home provides short walks to the Renmark Plaza and Renmark’s CBD for all your everyday shopping. The modern, open plan kitchen boasts tiled floors, timber look cabinetry, cooking appliances, tiled splashback, large pantry and ample bench space creating the perfect combination for the master chef of the home. Plush carpets roam throughout all liv-

ing and sleeping zones of the home, plus there is three excellent sized bedrooms all with carpet underfoot and built-in-robes and window furnishings. Out the back, the full fenced yard will make a great place for the kids and also the pet of the house to play without the worry. On top of all that there is a 30x20 shed with lined and insulated walls, wall mounted reverse cycle airconditioning, concrete floor and power, presenting the ultimate teenager’s retreat or great for the home handyman.

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Saturday, February 11

Saturday, February 11

BARMERA

RENMARK

30 Dickerson Street LJ Hooker Berri 10.00 - 10.30am 31 Hawdon Street LJ Hooker Berri

9.30 - 10.00am

BERRI

10.15 - 11.00am

9.15 - 9.45am

20 Lexia Street Ray White Renmark 11.00 - 12.00pm Lot 23, Nitschke Road LJ Hooker Berri 11.30 - 12.00pm 14 Waltham Street LJ Hooker Berri 12.15 - 12.45pm 61a Derrick Street LJ Hooker Berri 1.00 - 1.30pm 74 Derrick Street Ray White Renmark

9.30 - 10.00am

9.30 - 10.00am

10.15 - 10.45am 10.30 - 11.00am 11.00 - 11.30am 11.00 - 11.30am

GLOSSOP

11.30 - 12noon

10.45 - 11.15am 218 West Road LJ Hooker Berri

11.45 - 12.15pm

LOXTON NORTH 1.00 - 1.30pm

French Road LJ Hooker Berri

12.30 - 1.00pm

224 Twentyfirst Street Ray White Renmark Twentyfifth Street Ray White Renmark 21 Kurrajong Avenue Ray White Renmark 5 Scarborough Court Ray White Renmark 171 Fifteenth Street Ray White Renmark 168 Seventeenth Street Ray White Renmark 24 Ian Showell Drive Ray White Renmark 18 Kurrajong Avenue Ray White Renmark 1 Stoneham Drive Ray White Renmark Warrego Street Ray White Renmark

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28 • Riverland Weekly – Thursday February 9, 2012

Open

Saturday February 11th 9.15 - 9.45am

Open

Open

Saturday February 11th 10.00 - 10.30am

New Release BARMERA, 30 Dickerson Street GREAT LOCATION

REDUCED FROM $240,000 to OFFERS OVER $210,000

$158,000

Situated within walking distance of main street. Large allotment. Three bedroom character home, r/c airconditioning, polished floor boards, large shed and carport. Rear lane access. This home has the three most impportant things, position, size and character.

Open

BARMERA, 31 Hawdon Street PERFECT PRESENTATION

GLOSSOP, 218 West Road LIVE ON THE LAND Situated just outside of Glossop on about 24 acres of land. Three bedroom home with loads of shedding and two rainwater tanks. Property completely fenced, perfect spot to rebuild, renovate or just a great spot for the horse lover.

Details: Sue Wurth Phone:85 822 744 Mobile: 0431 488 538

Details: Sue Wurth Phone:85 822 744 Mobile: 0431 488 538

Saturday February 11th 11.00 - 12.00pm

BERRI, Lot 23, Nitschke Road Situated high on a grassed hill this charming home overlooks the Murray River. On about one acre of land, with direct access to the facilities of the Lock. High ceilings and large rooms, renovated extensions in keeping with the era. Four double bedrooms, fireplaces, detached stone cellar and plenty of shedding. This 100 year old home would ideally suit a Bed and Breakfast complex. Details: Iris Williams Ph: 85 822 744 Mobile: 0437 497 304

New Release RENMARK, 10 Railway Terrace THIS HOME HAS THE LOT

BERRI, 23 Raeder Court

This excellent four bedroom home is situated just outside of Berri on approximately 2.5 acres. The master bedroom has a walk-in robe and ensuite for perfect privacy. All bedrooms are fully carpeted with blinds and ceiling fans. There is plenty of room with the open plan kitchen, dining and family room and the separate formal lounge has both wood and gas heating with ducted airconditioning in the main living areas. The home has a great outside entertaining area with a fully enclosed saltwater pool. The large shed comes with concrete floor and power. Details: Sue Wurth Phone:85 822 744

Mobile: 0431

New Release COBDOGLA, Cobdogla Caravan Park NEAR THE RIVER

$65,000

Situated at the Cobby Caravan Park is this two bedroom cabin ready for you to retire in. Large carport, garden shed, rain water tank and much more. Site rental $70 per week.

488 538

Details: Sue Wurth Phone:85 822 744 Mobile: 0431 488 538

PRICE REDUCTION $148,000 to $144,500

$345,000

This well presented four bedroom, two bathroom home within walking distance of the new plaza this home is situated on a good size block with loads of living space and entertaining area, large double shed with concete floor and power.

BERRI, 3 Sultana Street

PRICE REDUCTION $330,000 to $320,000

This cosy three bedroom home is located in a good position close to a local school. There are new floor coverings throughout and the home has been freshly painted. With a newly tiled bathroom incorporating a shower and vanity, plus a good size backyard, clothesline and carport.

SET HIGH ON THE HILL Situated on about 2.5 acres, this four bedroom home offers ducted air throughout, good size living space, sunken lounge, large separate family room and four good sized bedrooms. Good amount of shedding and large amount of rain water tanks. Internet: 3DOFD7 Details: Iris Williams Ph: 85 822 744 Mobile: 0437 497 304

$150,000

A well presented home, comprising of three bedrooms, good sized lounge room, kitchen and dinette. Ducted airconditioning, carpeted throughout. Large double carport and garden shed, all set on large allotment. Details: Iris Williams Ph: 85 822 744 Mobile: 0437 497 304

$450,000

Five bedroom two-story brick home, overlooking the Murray River. Formal lounge and dining, well-appointed kitchen offering all modern appliances and large walk-in pantry. Five bedrooms, two bathrooms, built-in-robes with the master located on the first floor, serviced by a walk-in-robe and en’suite, with balcony views of the beautiful Murray River.

Details: Iris Williams Ph: 85 822 744 Mobile: 0437 497 304

Details: Iris Williams Ph: 85 822 744 Mobile: 0437 497 304

New Release BERRI, 4A McLean Street MODERN VILLA

KINGSTON ON MURRAY, Farley Road

LOXTON, Section 174 Briers Road Growing family – need the extra room?

WALK TO SCHOOL

Details: Iris Williams Ph: 85 822 744 Mobile: 0437 497 304

BERRI, 16 Roberts Street

$299,500

LIFESTYLE ON LAND

HISTORIC CHARACTER

RLA 1935

$265,000

Situated in an excellent position is this beautifully presented three bedroom home with new kitchen, good size lounge and family room, large outside entertaining area, two garden sheds, two toilets and two parking areas. This home needs nothing done to it and is a perfect first or retirement home. A must see, for the perfectionist.

Details: Sue Wurth Phone:85 822 744 Mobile: 0431 488 538

PRICE REDUCED $435,000

FAMILY HOME

Saturday February 11th 10.45 - 11.15am

$239,000

Situated in a popular area close to facilities and surrounded by quality homes is this three bedroom modern spacious home. Complete with airconditioning, garage UMR and pergola. Suit retiree or investor. Currently tenanted at $245 per week. Priced to sell.

BERRI, 64 Zante Road AFFORDABLE CORNER BLOCK

$148,000

Three bedroom home on corner lot. Side entrance to the garage/ workshop. Good sized block. Neat throughout with lounge, kitchen, tiled bathroom. At present tenanted on a fixed term. Suit first home buyer or investor. Internet: 36SFD7

Details: Iris Williams Ph: 85 822 744 Mobile: 0437 497 304

RENMARK NORTH, Lot 18 Tareena Street HOBBY FARM & HOME

$220,000

Want to live on the land and get a small income? Situated on 5.8 acres comprising organically grown grapes planted to gordo, mataro and shiraz with 22.4 megs of water. This property also has a good size three bedroom home with open plan kitchen, dining, lounge, newly renovated kitchen, ducted airconditioning and wood combustion heating. Details: Sue Wurth Phone:85 822 744 Mobile: 0431 488 538

Details: Iris Williams Ph: 85 822 744 Mobile: 0437 497 304

BARMERA, 15 Kelly Avenue FIRST HOME OR RETIRE

$135,000

Good size three bedroom home close to lake home newly painted throughout consisting of new floor coverings in lounge and hall. Large shed and carport and good size backyard with clothesline and rainwater tank.

Details: Sue Wurth Phone:85 822 744 Mobile: 0431 488 538


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Open

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Saturday February 11th 11.30 - 12.00pm

$179,000

TWO FOR THE PRICE OF ONE!

Situated in a great area close to the school is this three bedroom home and two bedroom unit. Featuring a large inground pool, an extra room for a study, and three small gardens sheds with a large workshop, this home has something for all members of the family. Privacy is assured with access to the two bedroom unit from the rear lane. This property has loads to offer and is priced to sell.

Open

New Release

Back on market due to contract failure BERRI, 14 Waltham Street

Saturday February 11th 12.15 - 12.45pm

BERRI, 61a Derrick Street COURTYARD VILLA

$217,000

Situated in Derrick Street Berri, this very attractive villa is fully established and set in landscaped grounds. Two bedrooms, main bedroom with built-in robes, open plan living with access to patio area, tiled bathroom and laundry. Airconditioning, carport, roller door and garden shed.

Details: Sue Wurth Phone:85 822 744 Mobile: 0431 488 538

Details: Iris Williams Ph: 85 822 744 Mobile: 0437 497 304

Saturday February 11th 1.00 - 1.30pm

REDUCED to SELL at $335,000 LOXTON NORTH, French Road OUT OF TOWN RETREAT About six years old, four bedroom, two bathroom home set on about one acre of land, fully fenced. Open plan kitchen, dining, family room, separate formal lounge, great outside entertaining area with swimming pool and safety fence. Internet: 3D2FD7 Details: Iris Williams Ph: 85 822 744 Mobile: 0437 497 304

IDEAL INVESTMENT UNITS

BERRI, 1/23 Aitken Street

$220,000

STUNNING TOWNHOUSE

Quality and location in this villa, two good sized bedrooms both with built in robes, tiled passageway continuing through to kitchen, meals area, laundry and bathroom, split system and elegant lounge room. Garage UMR, elevated with superb patio and established gardens. Compact block.

BERRI, 1 Merritt Avenue SOLID HOME IN TOWN

Cream brick and solid on corner allotment at Berri. Well located within walking distance to town Centre, just behind the post office. Offering threefour bedrooms, large rooms, high ceilings, heating, cooling and garage. An opportunity to purchase in a tightly held position.

Details: Iris Williams Ph: 85 822 744 Mobile: 0437 497 304

$395,000

BERRI, William Street

BERRI, 1/52 & 2/52 Old Sturt Hwy

$125,000 each

BRICK STRATA UNIT

Add this to your investment portfolio! Two bedroom community titled unit in a small group. Built-in robes, open plan living areas, modern kitchen, r/c airconditioning, carport, fenced yard. Currently tenanted. Internet: 394FD7

New Release

Details: Iris Williams Ph: 85 822 744 Mobile: 0437 497 304

COMMERCIAL SALES PROPERTIES

BERRI, Verrall Cresent

$285,000

Details: Iris Williams Ph: 85 822 744 Mobile: 0437 497 304

$475,000

COMMERCIAL BUILDING

INDUSTRIAL SHOPS

Three vacant shops, A/C, plus three bay shedding with roller doors on land parking bitumen paving. Situated in an industrial area, these shops are an opportunity to establish your own business or occupy one and rent out the others. Reasonable price.

Substantial building, approx. 300 square metres. Zoned district centre, air-conditioned, office & kitchen. Leased 5 + 5 years. Excellent returns.

Internet: 3CHFD7 Details: Iris Williams Ph: 85 822 744 Mobile: 0437 497 304

Details: Iris Williams Ph: 85 822 744 Mobile: 0437 497 304

Courtyard villa

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LOXTON, Drabsch Street

$375,000

Situated just off main street in Loxton’s business district, an opportunity to purchase vacant land, plus four brick shops. Selling as a whole, on two titles. Develop further or permit parking.

BARMERA, Barwell Ave

$165,000

Barmera Commercial Shop

Situated in the main street in prime location. Shop premises plus attached residence. Vacant possession. An opportunity to run your own business, formally a deli. Priced to sell.

ITUATED in Derrick Street, Berri, this very attractive villa is fully established and set in landscaped grounds. The features include two bedrooms, main bedroom with built-in robes, open plan living with access to patio area, tiled bathroom and laundry. Airconditioning, carport, roller door and garden shed are added extras.

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Details: Iris Williams Ph: 85 822 744 Mobile: 0437 497 304

COMMERCIAL LEASING BERRI WILSON STREET

LOXTON EAST TCE

BERRI DENNY STREET

Shop premises approx 200sqm, suit retail. A/C, Kitchen & 2 Toilets. Lease negotiable, $330.pw PLUS OUTGOINGS. Avail now.

Prime location in main street, Approx 200sqm. Air conditioning, Carpeted, Kitchen/Toilets. Avail now.

Approx 160sqm refurbished corner position. Display glass windows all around. Air conditioning, Kitchen.

Contact: Iris Ph:85 822 744 or 0437 497 304

Contact: Iris Ph:85 822 744 or 0437 497 304

Contact: Iris Ph:85 822 744 or 0437 497 304

BERRI HUGHES STREET

RENMARK ARCADE

BERRI CNR WILLIAM/DENNY ST

Prime location, Reverse cycle Air conditioning. Suit office/workshop. Parking available. Lease negotiable.

Large shop premises in prominent position. R/C A/C, next to Supermarket, Kitchen/Toilets. Lease negotiable. Parking. Suit Restaurant.

Shop premises approx 200sqm. At present 2 shops, could be used as one. Corner position, Air conditioning, Reasonable rent.

Contact: Iris Ph:85 822 744 or 0437 497 304

Contact: Iris Ph:85 822 744 or 0437 497 304

Contact: Iris Ph:85 822 744 or 0437 497 304

RLA 1935

Price $217,000 Inspect Saturday Feb 11th 12.15 - 12.45pm RLA 1935

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8 LARGE SITES UNDER INSTRUCTIONS GET THEM SOLD- LAND AUCTION

Sizes from 600sqm-756sqm, Quality homes already established as neighbors Reserve price under $52,500 Every prior offer will be submitted. AUCTION: 12noon onsite 11th Febuary 2012 unless sold before hand. Wendy Tuul 0408 560 639 RSR240611

1 Phillips Road, BERRI

$164,000

Lot 354 Cooltong, RENMARK

$545,000

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Thursday 9th

4.00 The New Inventors 4.30 Can We Help? 5.00 Gardening Australia 5.30 Catalyst 6.00 ABC News Breakfast 9.00 ABC News 9.30 Business Today 10.00 Time Team 11.00 Rivers And Life 12.00 Midday Report 12.30 Sherlock

Holmes 1.30 At The Movies 2.00 Parliament 3.00 Golf: Women's Australian Open 2012 6.00 The Drum 7.00 ABC News 7.30 7.30 8.00 Family Confidential 8.30 The Straits 9.30 Dragons' Den 10.30 Lateline 11.05 The Business

6am Children’s Programs 7pm Spicks And Specks 7.30 Doctor Who: For Martha, a medical student, an ordinary day turns into a nightmare when her hospital is transported to the moon. 8.30 Arrested Development 9.00 Psychoville

9.30 Alan Carr: Chatty Man 10.00 Absolutely Fabulous 20th Anniversary Specials 10.30 Outland 11.00 Peep Show 11.25 Misbehaving Mums To Be 12.25 Commercial Kings 12.50 PhoneShop 1.15 Junkyard Wars 2.00 ABC News

6.00 Sunrise 9.00 The Morning Show 11.30 Seven News 12.00 Grey’s Anatomy 1.00 Desperate Housewives 2.00 Dr Oz 3.00 Surf Patrol 3.30 Children’s Programs 4.30 Seven News 5.30 Deal Or No Deal

6.00 Seven News 6.30 Today Tonight 7.00 Home And Away 7.30 My Kitchen Rules 8.30 Grey’s Anatomy 9.30 Desperate Housewives 10.30 Private Practice 11.30 30 Rock 12.00 Ships Of The Desert 1.00 Home Shopping 4.00 NBC Today 5.00 Sunrise Extra

5.30 Today 9.00 Mornings 11.00 Nine News 12.00 The Ellen DeGeneres Show 1.00 Excess Baggage 2.00 Days Of Our Lives 3.00 Alive And Cooking 3.30 Children's Programs 4.30 Nine News 5.30 Hot Seat

6.00 Nine News 6.30 Win News 7.00 A Current Affair 7.30 Excess Baggage: Presented by Kate Ceberano 8.30 CSI 9.30 CSI: NY 11.30 Fat, Sick And Nearly Dead 1.30 ET 2.00 Guthy Renker 2.30 Trivita 3.00 Danoz

6.00 Ten News 7.00 Children’s Programs 9.00 The Circle 11.30 Everyday Gourmet With Justine Schofield 12.00 Dr Phil 1.00 The Doctors 2.00 Ready Steady Cook 3.00 The Biggest Loser Singles 4.00 Good Chef Bad

Chef 4.30 The Bold And The Beautiful 5.00 Ten News 6.00 The Project 7.00 The Biggest Loser Singles 8.00 A Gifted Man 9.00 Law & Order: SVU 11.00 Medium 12.00 Late Show 1.00 Home Shopping 3.30 Benny Hinn 4.00 Life Today

5.00 Weatherwatch 5.05 World Watch 1.00 The Food Lovers’ Guide To Australia 1.30 How Mad Are You? 2.30 The Squiz 3.00 Letters And Numbers 3.30 World Watch 4.30 PBS Newshour 5.30 Global Village 6.00 Letters And Numbers

6.30 World News 7.30 Zumbo 8.00 One Man And His Campervan 8.30 Oz And Hugh Raise The Bar 9.30 24 Hours In Emergency 10.30 World News 11.00 Sex: An Unnatural History 12.00 Kill Arman 12.30 Movie: Blue Eyelids (Mexico)

Friday 10th

SBS

4.00 Basketball: WNBL 5.00 Gardening Australia 5.30 Catalyst 6.00 ABC News Breakfast 9.00 ABC News 9.30 Business Today 10.00 Dragons' Den 11.00 The Old Guys 11.30 One Plus One 12.00 Midday Report 12.30 Dalziel And

Pascoe 2.05 Pipe Dreams 3.00 Golf: Women's Australian Open 2012 6.00 Mr Bean 6.30 Planet America 7.00 ABC News 7.30 7.30 8.00 QI 8.30 Inspector George Gently 10.00 Getting On 10.30 Lateline 11.15 Adam Hills

6am Children’s Programs 7pm Spicks And Specks 7.30 Doctor Who 8.30 The Last Man Standing: The six intrepid adventurers land on the Pacific island of Kiriwina during the Mila Mala harvest festival. As part of the celebrations they are

invited to play in a huge tribal cricket match between two rival villages. 9.30 Misfits 10.20 The Straits: A hired killer has Harry Montebello in his sights. 11.20 Pablo's Hippos 12.15 Being Human 1.15 Lewis Black's 'Root of All Evil' 1.35 ABC News

6.00 Sunrise 9.00 The Morning Show 11.30 Seven News 12.00 Movie: Crimes Of Fashion: Hostile Makeover 2.00 Dr Oz 3.00 Surf Patrol 3.30 Children’s Programs 4.30 Seven News 5.30 Deal Or No Deal 6.00 Seven News

6.30 Today Tonight 7.00 Home And Away 7.30 Better Homes And Gardens 9.00 Movie: The Women: Meg Ryan, Eva Mendes 11.30 That ’70s Show 12.00 Movie: I Heart Huckabees: Jude Law 2.05 Secrets Of The Mangrove 3.00 Home Shopping 4.00 NBC Today

5.30 Today 9.00 Mornings 11.00 Nine News 12.00 The Ellen DeGeneres Show 1.00 Excess Baggage 2.00 Children's Programs 2.30 Cricket: One Day Series: Australia v Sri Lanka 6.30 Nine News 6.40 Win News 7.00 Cricket: One Day

Series: Australia v Sri Lanka 10.30 Movie: Executive Decision: Kurt Russell, Steven Seagal, Halle Berry 1.10 Win News 1.40 Movie: S.O.S. Titanic: David Janssen, Cloris Leachman 3.30 ET 4.00 Guthy Renker 4.30 GMA

6.00 Ten News 7.00 Children’s Programs 9.00 The Circle 11.30 Everyday Gourmet With Justine Schofield 12.00 Dr Phil 1.00 The Doctors 2.00 Ready Steady Cook 3.00 The Biggest Loser Singles 4.00 Good Chef Bad

Chef 4.30 The Bold And The Beautiful 5.00 Ten News 6.00 The Project 7.00 Glee 8.00 Movie: 500 Days Of Summer: Zooey Deschanel 10.05 Medium 11.05 The Late Show 12.00 Movie: Webs 2.00 Valentine 3.00 Home Shopping

5.00 Weatherwatch 5.05 World Watch 1.00 The Food Lovers’ Guide To Australia 1.30 How Mad Are You? 2.30 The Squiz 3.00 Letters And Numbers 3.30 World Watch 4.30 PBS Newshour 5.30 Global Village 6.00 Letters And Numbers

6.30 World News 7.30 Coast 8.30 Singapore 1942 9.30 As It Happened: Apocalypse: The Second World War 10.30 World News 11.05 Movie: Hardcore (Greece): Katerina Tsavalou 12.50 Movie: Mr 73 (France): Daniel Auteuil 3.05 Weatherwatch

Saturday 11th

TEN SA

4.00 rage 11.00 Spicks And Specks 11.30 7.30 12.00 Foreign Correspondent 12.30 Australian Story 1.00 Basketball: WNBL: Highlights: Adelaide v Bulleen 2.00 Golf: Women's Australian Open 2012 6.00 At The Movies: Short Cuts

6.10 Minder 7.00 ABC News 7.30 New Tricks 8.30 Accused: A cab driver becomes smitten with a customer. 9.35 The Jonathan Ross Show 10.20 Ashes To Ashes: The team investigates a series of arson attacks. 11.15 rage

6am Children’s Programs 7pm Whites 7.30 Adam Hills In Gordon St Tonight 8.30 Movie: Rosemary's Baby: Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes: After unwittingly becoming friendly with diabolists, an actor's wife is impregnated by the

devil. 10.40 Movie: The Last Picture Show (Director's Cut): Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Ben Johnson, Cloris Leachman, Ellen Burstyn: Follows the exploits of two high school football stars. 12.45 Misfits 1.35 ABC News

6.00 Children’s Programs 7.00 Weekend Sunrise 9.00 Children’s Programs 1.00 That '70s Show 1.30 Movie: Once Upon A Mattress: Carol Burnett 3.30 Movie: Herbie: Fully Loaded 5.30 Mercurio’s Menu 6.00 Seven News

6.30 Movie: The Parent Trap 9.10 Movie: War Of The Worlds: Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning 11.40 That ‘70s Show 12.10 Movie: Broken Lizard's Club Dread: Bill Paxton 2.20 Aftermath: Population Zero 4.00 Home Shopping 4.00 NBC Today

6.00 Children's Programs 7.00 Weekend Today Saturday 9.00 Mornings Saturday 10.00 Children's Programs 12.00 The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air 12.30 Horse Racing: Orr Stakes Day 4.30 Gilligan’s Island 5.00 Nine News

5.30 Antiques Roadshow 6.00 Nine News 6.30 Australia's Funniest Home Videos 7.30 Movie: Get Smart 9.45 Movie: Fool’s Gold 12.00 Movie: Spys 2.00 Spyforce 3.00 The Baron 4.00 Danoz 4.30 MCD 5.00 Life Today

6.00 Children’s Programs 10.00 The Doctors 11.00 Life Unexpected 12.00 Aboriginal Art 1.00 Movie: Flicka 3.00 Kalgoorlie 4.00 Escape With ET 5.00 Ten News 6.00 Rules Of Engagement 6.30 Jamie's Thirty Minute Meals

7.30 Undercover Boss USA 8.30 The Graham Norton Show 9.30 An Idiot Abroad: Bucket List 10.30 Movie: Scoop 12.30 Movie: Sky Captain And The World Of Tomorrow 2.30 Home Shopping 4.00 Bayless Conley 4.30 It Is Written 5.00 Hour Of Power

5.00 Weatherwatch 5.05 World Watch 1.00 Sutra 2.15 Stanley Donen: You Just Do It 3.20 The Chopin Etudes 3.25 Anselm Kiefer: Works And Process 4.30 PBS Newshour: With Jim Lehrer 5.35 Hot Cities 6.30 World News

7.35 Monster Moves 8.35 Rockwiz: Presented by Julia Zemiro 9.30 Movie: Red Cliff (China) (Part Two): Tony Leung, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Fengyi Zhang 12.00 Movie: Vexille (Japan) 2.00 The Jaquie Brown Diaries 2.30 Weatherwatch

Sunday 12th

WIN SA

4.00 rage 6.30 Children's Programs 9.00 Insiders 10.00 Inside Business 10.30 Offsiders 11.00 Asia Pacific Focus 11.30 Songs Of Praise 12.00 Landline 1.00 Golf: Women's Australian Open 2012: Final Round 6.00 Minuscule 6.05 Expedition Tiger

7.00 ABC News 7.30 Grand Designs 8.30 Midsomer Murders 10.00 Dancing With Dictators 11.00 Movie: Hud: Paul Newman 12.50 Order In The House 1.50 Grand Designs 2.40 Monumental Vision In Slovakia 3.05 rage

6am Children’s Programs 7pm At The Movies 7.30 Dragons' Den: Wannabe entrepreneurs are given the chance of a lifetime when they pitch an idea, a dream or backing for a company to five rich and successful

business leaders in order to secure financial investment. 8.30 Sunday Best 10.20 The Jonathan Ross Show 11.05 Later... With Jools Holland 12.05 The Veronicas: Revenge Is Sweeter Tour: Live In Australia 1.20 Junkyard Wars 2.10 ABC News

6.00 Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil 6.30 Children’s Programs 7.00 Weekend Sunrise 10.00 World's Strictest Parents 11.00 The One 12.00 Under The Hammer 12.45 Movie: Anne Of Green Gables 4.45 Fawlty Towers

5.30 Mercurio’s Menu 6.00 Seven News 6.30 Sunday Night 7.30 Border Security: Australia's Front Line 8.00 The Force: Behind The Line 8.30 Bones 9.30 Castle 11.30 Forensic Investigators 12.30 Real Seachange 1.00 Battle At Kruger Park

6.00 Children's Programs 7.00 Weekend Today Sunday 10.00 Surfsport: U.S. Open Surfing: Highlights 11.00 Extraordinary Animals 11.30 Children's Programs 12.00 The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air 12.30 Australian

Athletics Tour 2012 1.30 Cricket: One Day Series: Australia v India 5.30 Antiques Roadshow 6.00 Nine News 6.30 Cricket: One Day Series: Australia v India 9.30 Movie: 2012 12.30 Celebrity Apprentice 2.30 Guthy Renker 3.00 MCD

6.00 Mass For You At Home 6.30 Hillsong 7.00 Children’s Programs 8.00 Port City 9.00 Everyday Gourmet With Justine Schofield 10.00 The Bolt Report 10.30 Meet The Press 11.00 The Circle Highlights Show 12.00 Biggest Loser

1.00 Pat Callinan 4x4 Adventures 2.00 Ironman: Kellogg's Nutri Grain Series 2012 5.00 Ten News 6.00 The Project 6.30 Young Talent Time 7.30 Modern Family 8.00 New Girl 8.30 Homeland 10.40 NCIS 11.40 Movie: The Weather Man

5.00 World Watch 8.30 Popasia 10.30 Football Asia 11.00 Les Murray’s Football Feature 12.00 UEFA Champions League Magazine Program 12.30 Speedweek 2.00 World Watch 3.00 First Australians 4.00 Why Do We Talk? 5.00 Cycling Central

6.00 Thalassa 6.30 World News 7.30 Lost Worlds 8.35 The Code 9.40 Movie: Brick Lane (The UK): Tannishtha Chatterjee 11.30 Movie: Agata And The Storm (Italy): Licia Maglietta, Giuseppe Battiston 1.40 Weatherwatch

Monday 13th

SEVEN SA

4.00 New Inventors 4.30 Can We Help? 5.00 Gardening Australia 5.30 Catalyst 6.00 ABC News Breakfast 9.00 ABC News 9.30 Business Today 10.00 School Programs 11.00 Landline 12.00 Midday Report 12.30 Monarch Of The Glen

1.25 The Dreaming 1.35 Annabel Langbein 2.00 Parliament 3.00 Children’s Programs 6.00 The Drum 7.00 ABC News 7.30 7.30 8.00 Australian Story 8.30 Four Corners 9.20 Media Watch 9.35 Q&A 10.30 Lateline 11.05 The Business

6am Children’s Programs 7pm Spicks And Specks 7.30 Doctor Who: The Doctor takes Martha to the planet New Earth. There they find the streets being ruled by sinister Pharmacists. 8.30 Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends: Louis tries his

selling skills on the Home Shopping Network, a television channel devoted to nonstop, around-theclock selling. 9.30 The Tudors 10.30 Alan Carr: Chatty Man 11.05 Dragons' Den 12.00 Sanctuary 12.45 Zoo Days 1.10 Junkyard Wars 2.00 ABC News

6.00 Sunrise 9.00 The Morning Show 11.30 Seven News 12.00 Movie: Heroes’ Mountain: The Thredbo Story 2.00 Dr Oz 3.00 Surf Patrol 3.30 Children’s Programs 4.30 Seven News 5.30 Deal Or No Deal 6.00 Seven News

6.30 Today Tonight 7.00 Home And Away 7.30 My Kitchen Rules 8.30 Revenge 9.30 How I Met Your Mother 10.30 Sports Fever 11.30 Parking Wars 12.00 On Board Air Force One 1.00 Home Shopping 3.30 Room For Improvement 4.00 NBC Today

5.30 Today 9.00 Mornings 11.00 Nine News 12.00 The Ellen DeGeneres Show 1.00 Excess Baggage 2.00 Days Of Our Lives 3.00 Alive And Cooking 3.30 Children's Programs 4.30 Nine News 5.30 Hot Seat

6.00 Nine News 6.30 Win News 7.00 A Current Affair 7.30 Excess Baggage 8.30 Big Bang Theory 9.00 Alcatraz 11.00 Person Of Interest 12.00 Win News 12.30 Damages 1.30 The Avengers 2.30 Guthy Renker 3.00 Danoz 3.30 GMA

6.00 Ten News 7.00 Children’s Programs 9.00 The Circle 11.30 Everyday Gourmet With Justine Schofield 12.00 Dr Phil 1.00 The Doctors 2.00 Ready Steady Cook 3.00 Judge Judy 4.00 Good Chef Bad Chef

4.30 The Bold And The Beautiful 5.00 Ten News 6.00 The Project 7.00 The Biggest Loser Singles 8.00 Bondi Rescue 8.30 NCIS: Los Angeles 9.30 Hawaii Five-O 10.30 Law & Order: Criminal Intent 11.30 Late Show 12.30 Home Shopping 3.30 Benny Hinn

5.00 Weatherwatch 5.15 Africa Cup Of Nations: Final 7.35 World Watch 3.00 Letters And Numbers 3.30 World Watch 4.30 FIFA Futbol Mundial 5.00 The Crew 5.30 Global Village 6.00 Letters And Numbers: Presented by Richard Morecroft

6.30 World News 7.35 Mythbusters 8.35 Freddie Flintoff Versus The World 9.30 Wilfred 10.00 South Park 10.30 World News 11.05 The World Game 12.05 SOS 1.05 Movie: Bad Day To Go Fishing (Uruguay) 3.00 Weatherwatch

Tuesday 14th

ABC 2

4.00 The New Inventors 4.30 Can We Help? 5.00 Gardening Australia 5.30 Catalyst 6.00 ABC News Breakfast 9.00 ABC News 9.30 Business Today 10.00 School Programs 11.00 Big Ideas 12.00 Midday Report

12.30 Q&A 1.30 Compass 2.00 Parliament 3.00 Children’s Programs 6.00 The Drum 7.00 ABC News 7.30 7.30 8.00 Foreign Correspondent 8.30 The Wild Ones 9.30 Genius 10.00 Jennifer Byrne Presents

6am Children’s Programs 7pm Spicks And Specks 7.30 Doctor Who: The Tardis lands in 1930s New York. In the midst of the Depression, people are disappearing off the streets. 8.30 Good Game 9.00 Commercial Kings 9.30 Green Wing: Guy

has to live without a driving licence, and Statham has to live without Joanna. 10.20 Lewis Black's 'Root of All Evil' 10.45 Arrested Development 11.05 Torchwood 11.55 London Live 12.25 Planet Rock Profiles 12.50 Green Wing 1.40 ABC News

6.00 Sunrise 9.00 The Morning Show 11.30 Seven News 12.00 Packed To The Rafters 2.00 Dr Oz 3.00 Surf Patrol 3.30 Children’s Programs 4.30 Seven News 5.30 Deal Or No Deal 6.00 Seven News 6.30 Today Tonight

7.00 Home And Away: Will Bianca make it to her wedding? 7.30 My Kitchen Rules 8.30 Packed To The Rafters 10.30 Criminal Minds: Suspect Behaviour 11.30 Royal Pains 12.30 Room For Improvement 1.00 Home Shopping 4.00 NBC Today

5.30 Today 9.00 Mornings 11.00 Nine News 12.00 The Ellen DeGeneres Show 1.00 Excess Baggage 2.00 Days Of Our Lives 3.00 Alive And Cooking 3.30 Children's Programs 4.30 Nine News 5.30 Hot Seat

6.00 Nine News 6.30 Win News 7.00 A Current Affair 7.30 Excess Baggage 8.30 Two And A Half Men 9.30 Movie: The Hangover 11.30 Men Of A Certain Age 12.30 Win News 1.00 20/20 1.30 Danoz 2.00 Guthy Renker

6.00 Ten News 7.00 Children’s Programs 9.00 The Circle 11.30 Everyday Gourmet With Justine Schofield 12.00 Dr Phil 1.00 The Doctors 2.00 Ready Steady Cook: Presented by Colin Lane 3.00 Judge Judy 4.00 Good Chef Bad

Chef 4.30 The Bold And The Beautiful 5.00 Ten News 6.00 The Project 7.00 The Biggest Loser Singles 8.00 Bondi Vet 8.30 NCIS 10.30 Law & Order: UK 11.30 Late Show 12.30 Home Shopping 3.30 Benny Hinn 4.00 Life Today

5.00 Weatherwatch 5.05 World Watch 1.00 Movie: The Lady Of The Camellias (Italy) (Part One): Francesca Neri, Sergio Muniz 2.40 Spacefiles 3.00 Letters And Numbers 3.30 World Watch 4.30 PBS Newshour 5.30 Global Village 6.00 Letters And

Numbers 6.30 World News 7.30 Who Do You Think You Are? 8.30 How To Mend A Broken Heart 9.30 The Trial 10.30 World News 11.05 Movie: The Sign Of The City (Brazil): Bruna Lombardi 12.50 Mad Men 2.50 Weatherwatch

Wednesday 15th

ABC 1

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2012 AMIC National Sausage King competition Gourmet/Open Class

4.00 The New Inventors 4.30 Can We Help? 5.00 Gardening Australia 5.30 Catalyst 6.00 ABC News Breakfast 9.00 ABC News 9.30 Business Today 10.00 School Programs 11.00 Big Ideas 12.00 Midday Report 12.30 National Press

Club Address 1.30 The Trophy Room 2.00 Parliament 3.00 Children’s Programs 6.00 The Drum 7.00 ABC News 7.30 7.30 8.00 Absolutely Fabulous 8.30 Adam Hills In Gordon St Tonight 9.30 Outland 10.00 At The Movies

6am Children’s Programs 7pm Spicks And Specks 7.30 Doctor Who: Dalek Sec is reborn in human form, and plans to build an empire in 1930s New York. 8.30 Misbehaving Mums To Be 9.30 Tea Party America 10.20 Sunday Best 12.10 The Baby

Borrowers: The couples are given teenage kids to parent for an entire weekend. 1.00 Animal Cops: A documentary series following the inspectors of the Good Hope Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Cape Town, South Africa. 1.50 ABC News

6.00 Sunrise 9.00 The Morning Show 11.30 Seven News 12.00 Movie: A Memory In My Heart 2.00 Dr Oz 3.00 Surf Patrol 3.30 Children’s Programs 4.30 Seven News 5.30 Deal Or No Deal 6.00 Seven News 6.30 Today Tonight 7.00 Home And Away

7.30 My Kitchen Rules 8.30 Please Marry My Boy 9.30 How I Met Your Mother 11.30 The Marriage Ref 12.30 Sons And Daughters 1.00 Home Shopping 3.30 Room For Improvement 4.00 NBC Today 5.00 Sunrise Extra 5.30 Early News

5.30 Today 9.00 Mornings 11.00 Nine News 12.00 The Ellen DeGeneres Show 1.00 Excess Baggage 2.00 Days Of Our Lives 3.00 Alive And Cooking 3.30 Children's Programs 4.30 Nine News 5.30 Hot Seat 7.00 A Current Affair

7.30 Excess Baggage 8.30 Sherlock: Mycroft convinces Sherlock to recover compromising photographs. 10.30 CSI Miami 11.30 Win News 12.00 Dark Blue 1.00 ET: Presented by Nancy O’Dell and Mark Steines 1.30 Danoz 2.00 Guthy Renker 2.30 Danoz

6.00 Ten News 7.00 Children’s Programs 9.00 The Circle 11.30 Everyday Gourmet With Justine Schofield 12.00 Dr Phil 1.00 The Doctors 2.00 Ready Steady Cook: Presented by Colin Lane 3.00 Judge Judy 4.00 Good Chef Bad Chef

4.30 The Bold And The Beautiful 5.00 Ten News 6.00 The Project 7.00 The Biggest Loser Singles 8.00 Talkin' 'Bout Your Generation 9.00 The Good Wife 10.00 NCIS 11.00 Medium 12.00 Late Show 1.00 Home Shopping 3.30 Benny Hinn 4.00 Life Today

5.00 Weatherwatch 5.05 World Watch 6.00 UEFA Champions League: Bayer Leverkusen v Barcelona (First Leg) 8.30 Weatherwatch 8.40 World Watch 3.00 Letters And Numbers 3.30 World Watch 4.30 PBS Newshour 5.30 Global Village 6.00 Letters And Numbers

6.30 World News 7.30 Luke Gamble’s Vet Adventures 8.30 From Sydney To Tokyo By Any Means 9.30 Putin, Russia And The West 10.30 World News 11.10 Movie: I’m Not Scared (Italy): Aitana Sanchez-Gijon 12.55 Movie: One Last Dance (Singapore) 2.55 Weatherwatch


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SPORT

Gordon, Price claim win By CALLUM TRIFONOFF

â&#x2013;  LEFT: Enjoying the Dash 4 Cash event on the weekend were Barmeraâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Sam Ruediger with Brett and Noah Smith, while (above) a boat gathers speed during the event.

FOR the fifth year in a row, Linton Price and Colin Gordon have come away with victory at the Dash 4 Cash. Since its inception five years ago, the pair has not been ousted from top spot. While Price has been a consistent winner, he admits the racing is getting harder with tougher opponents each year. â&#x20AC;&#x153;When we first started it was probably easier but now you need your skill and your

A real drag for Matthew

LESS than four months racing in his own car, local drag racer Matthew Voigt was victorious at an interstate meet on the weekend. Voigt found success at the Slamfest for Wishes race in Portland, Victoria, recording a personal best time of 5.08 seconds at a speed of 217 kilometres per hour. Having previously raced in his father Roger's car, Voigt said the victory was unexpected in his new wheels. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The car's a lot faster than everyone imagined it would be,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I couldn't be happier.â&#x20AC;?

RTCA president Dan Shawyer said ideas need to be talked about seriously at club level. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It is time now to address what our future planning will be...for the upcoming season,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Ideas or proposals will be minuted for clubs to discuss to talk about and vote on in March.â&#x20AC;?

â&#x2013;  EAGER: Riverland Special School student services officer Denise Hamilton (left) and students Lachlan Sharpe, Stephen Kruger and Tiffany Little are ready for the arrival of the Adelaide Crows at their school next week.

Schools crowing for Adelaide visit By CALLUM TRIFONOFF THE Adelaide Crows will conduct a pre-season camp in the region next week and local students cannot wait. Not since Port Adelaideâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 2007 visit has an AFL team made the trip to the Riverland for a community camp and it is nearly eight years since the Crows themselves were here. Riverland Special School student services officer Denise Hamilton said many of the students are looking forward to the visit.

Adelaide Crows general manager of football operations Phil Harper announced one lucky classroom will have the chance to play a friendly scratch match against the Crows by making a draw available to students across the Riverland. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s popular with the kids, they get right into trying to beat the Crows which unfortunately for us they have every time,â&#x20AC;? Mr Harper laughed. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve had a long association with the Riverland and the players are really looking forward to it.â&#x20AC;?

Local driver tells of roll over during Speedway

A racing fanatic who has also previously won meets in Mildura, Voigt rates the Portland victory as his biggest yet despite early mechanical concerns. A Portland resident came to his aid when his car broke down, finding the part he needed. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Without that guy's help, we would've been nowhere,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The whole sport's like that, everyone's helping everyone out.â&#x20AC;? Voigt is now looking to the future and his latest venture will see him off to Whyalla for the third round of the Drag Racing Down Under Tri Series.

By CALLUM TRIFONOFF AROUND 800 people saw a thrilling Riverland Speedway event on the weekend but for Loxton competitor Lex Hentschke it was quite dangerous. During the figure eight ramp race at the climax of the night, Hentschke popped the carâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s tyre of its bead. It was not until the second lap that Hentschke realised the tyre was causing him problems before flipping the car. Hentschke described the moment as adrenaline pumping, although it lead to his forfeit of the race. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I knew there was always

Hall of fame proposal BERRI Barmera Council Mayor Peter Hunt and local sport writer and commentator Graham Charlton have called a meeting to discuss the establishment of a River-

Future RTCA proposals made PROPOSALS for the future of the Riverland Turf Cricket Association were put forward at a meeting last night. With SACA representative Andrew Caldwell present, propsosals based on feedback from surveys to clubs across the Riverland and Mallee were expected to be aired.

â&#x2013;  ACE: Loxton drag racer Matthew Voigt took out the Slamfest for Wishes race in Portland, Victoria on the weekend. Photo: SUPPLIED By CALLUM TRIFONOFF

speed more,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Every year we're making changes to stuff to improve on and along with us doing that, everyone else is as well.â&#x20AC;? Price said the duo was heavily challenged this year by Gordon's brother and multiple-dinghy derby winner Jason, along with the up-and-coming Kyle Gregurke. â&#x20AC;&#x153;(Kyleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s) really started to show his strength and he's right up there with everyone,â&#x20AC;? Price said.

land Sporting Hall of Fame. A preliminary meeting will be held at the Berri Town Hall, Len Mahoney Room commencing at 6.30 p.m next Wednesday.

going to be carnage,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve had quite a few in figure eight races but thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s what itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s all about.â&#x20AC;? The figure eight ramp race was won by local Travis Skinner with Tony Trevorrow finishing second. In the wingless sprints, Daniel Obst finished second

while in the Pa Higgs Modified, Marty Raams finished fourth behind three heavily favoured Mildura racers. Riverland Speedway president Greg Haynes was pleased with crowd numbers with many staying until the close of the ramp race. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The crowd numbers were above expectations so

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â&#x2013;  STUCK: Loxton driver Lex Hentschke was not injured when his car took a dramatic twist, flipping onto its side.

The thrill of Clipsal 500

the club was very happy with that,â&#x20AC;? he said. Mr Haynes believes the meet, which was the third of the 2011-12 season, will be something to build on for the next event on March 10. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Our next one will be our super sedan country series, weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re hoping for a fair field out of that one,â&#x20AC;? he said.

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the Clipsal 500 Adelaide,â&#x20AC;? Clipsal 500 chief Mark Warren said. V8 Supercar drivers and teams will be competing in the first round of the 2012 championship and James Courtney from the Holden Racing Team has already predicted that he is going to wipe the smile off the face of reigning champion Jamie Whincup from Team Vodafone. No doubt the likes of Craig Lowndes, Garth Tander, Mark

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34 â&#x20AC;˘ Riverland Weekly â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Thursday February 9, 2012

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Triathlon Silver for boxers at champs returns â&#x2013;  From Page 36 He said that the Murray Man â&#x20AC;&#x153;was unique in Australian long course triathlons to the extent there is a more relaxed, friendly and personal feel to the raceâ&#x20AC;?. It was local triathlete Ruth Strout who took time off from her training in preparation for this weekendâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Kingston SE Triathlon to advise me of the exciting news about the Murray Man 2012. Ruth is making a return to competition after a late start to her preparation this season but although she may be slightly behind in her training program, she has taken steps to prevent any reoccurrence of a mishap that took her out of that event last year. Ruth punctured a tyre and found her pump had jammed, so she now has CO2 cartridges on hand instead. She is obviously thrilled at the return of the Murray Man to Barmera. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I can see this continuing on and on and becoming an icon event in triathlons,â&#x20AC;? she said. The 2012 Murray Man has been scheduled for Sunday, November 4, a day when the townâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s popular street markets will be running, so it will be a large day lakeside. Andrew Bartlett notes that a lot of athletes will be looking to participate at Barmera as it will be an excellent preparation for some major events that are to follow on the Australian racing calendar. The Murray Man Open involves a 4km swim, 100km bike ride and 24km run. Ruth also adds that to conduct such an event a large number of volunteers are required for a variety of duties and while a lot of visitors are involved, anyone local who feels they can help would be most welcome.

â&#x2013;  MANAGER/COACH of the Riverland Boxing and Fitness Club at Loxton and Australian Olympic official Phillip Goodes returned home from the national championships in Tasmania on Monday. Goodes came home ecstatic after witnessing plenty of talent in the ring. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Gee there are some good kids around Australia right now and boxing in this country, including here in South Australia, is definitely on the up,â&#x20AC;? he said. In fact, SA captured two gold medals via super heavyweight Johan Linde from Adelaide and Port Pirieâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Cameron Jasper, in 75kg youth division, as well as five silver in one of its best efforts

for some time. The Riverland had seven representatives in the state team including Ashley Bobbin, Ryan Goodes, Liam Bobbin and Mathew Wilson from the Riverland Boxing and Fitness Club and Michael Peace, Wayne Fraser and Jim Mills from the Renmark Boxing Club. Jim Mills had the best result when he boxed impressively to beat his opponent in a semi-final before going down in the final to grab silver. His clubmate Michael Peace also brought home silver after gaining direct entry into the final. Wayne Fraser was stopped in the second round by his oppo-

nent in a rugged encounter. The Loxton representatives all fought in semi-finals and also ran into tough opponents but Goodes was extremely proud of their efforts with Ashley Bobbin handling his big step up in class to go down on points to ACTâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Billy Ward. Liam Bobbin and Ryan Goodes also both lost narrowly on points to Isaac Tupon (Victoria) and Honi Hunt (Queensland) respectively. Mathew Wilson was defeated by a real tough opponent in Alex Cooper from Queensland. The winner of the title in Liam Bobbinâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s division was Nikita Tszyu, a son of former world champion Kostya.

â&#x2013;  IMPRESSED: Riverland Boxing and Fitness Clubâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Phillip Goodes.

Local squash club raises the sportâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s profile â&#x2013;  THE Loxton Squash Club started a new season last Monday night with eight teams involving 40 regular players. I remember this facility being built by the late David Steed in the early 1970s, with many having some doubt at the time about how popular this new sport would become in the town. However Davidâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s decision to erect the centre has stood the test of time and today the Loxton Squash Club continues to be strongly supported and is in fact working to raise the profile of the sport in the region even further. Davidâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s wife Bev, a respected long term school teacher in the town, was a keen squash play-



er and it is interesting to note that pioneers of the competition including Ken Schwarz and â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Blueâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Milich are still playing and mixing it with the best of them today. The club later purchased the building from the Steeds. Now, apart from the weekly competition matches, the courts are also utilised by some 20 casual players each week with a number travelling from across the Riverland to take part in both activities. As part of the clubâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s working to promote the sport more strongly, Squash SA Development Officer Des Panizza and Country Co-ordinator Grant Norman travelled to Loxton late last year



   



to conduct a coaching course and one of the local participants in the session, Tanya Marlor, a former professional player who was ranked the 69th woman in the world at one stage, is now heading a coaching department that assists both senior and junior players. In fact each Wednesday night between 6 and 7pm, Tanya conducts a learn to play squash session for anyone looking to try the sport. Current president of the club Steve Emery, a 15 year plus player, said that the club now had a distinct Riverland feel about it because of the many people from other towns that have continued to travel to play there.

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Thursday February 9, 2012 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Riverland Weekly â&#x20AC;˘ 35 You do something intentionally and get reported for it, then maybe you shouldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be the fairest player ~ Hawthornâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Sam Mitchell.

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â&#x2013;  DEFENCE: Parrakie batsman Hayden Thorpe has had another consisten season.

â&#x2013;  SINCE our last update there has been a change on the A Grade premiership ladder in Pinnaroo and Border cricket. Last yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s premiers Parrakie are now on top after round 12 with 48 points, followed by early 2011-12 leaders Lameroo 39, Pinnaroo 36, Parilla 12 and Murrayville 9. There has been some big scores over the last couple of two day matches with bottom side Murrayville 321 (Kane Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Loughlin 124 not out) defeating Parilla 233 and Parrakie 5 for 250 (Hayden Thorpe 78) accounting for Lameroo 197 in round 11. Then over the past fortnight, Parrakie 4 for 343 (Greg Stephenson 178, Thorpe 98) won against Parilla 7 for 340 (Jarrod

Kerber 113, Ben Dolphin 82) and Lameroo 204 (David Philbey 54) and 140 defeated Pinnaroo 167. Mind you, the batsman have not had it all their own way as there have been some useful hauls of wickets including Parrakieâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Duane Simon with 5 for 33, Darcy Crane 4 for 42 and Matthew Parker 4 for 53 for Murrayville, Parillaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Leith Dabinett 4 for 80 and the best of all, Lamerooâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Martin Sumner, with 6 for 61. In the colts, Pinnaroo tops the ladder with 39 points followed by Parilla 24, Lameroo 21 and Parrakie 6. Meanwhile, in Mid Murray cricket on Saturday, Claypansâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; veteran Brenton Kluge, 45, scored his first ever century in some 30

years of trying. Being the main contributor to his sideâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 172, which proved far too many for Morgan 76, Brenton cut it pretty fine however, only going to his ton with a four from the final ball of the day. It gave him reason to reflect on a game against Cadell some four or five years ago when he was caught on the boundary from the last ball of the innings for 96. Brentonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s career started at the same time as another Claypans veteran Malcolm Waechter who has chalked up many hundred and a lot of wickets over the years. Malcolm crossed the floor in Saturdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s match to play for an undermanned Morgan.

Over 30 cars nominated for Waikerie event â&#x2013;  WAIKERIEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S Sunline Speedway will hold its first meeting for the season this Saturday night with the feature event the Jack Daniels Racing SA Street Stock title. Over 30 cars have nominated and with such a high quality field, many drivers have a chance of taking out the trophy and a race of non stop action is guaranteed. Amongst those considered to be hardest to beat are Anthony Beare, Robbie Faux, Barry Sullivan and Anthony Gibbs, while another

to keep an eye on is first season rookie Rhys Heinrich, who has already shown he is capable of being amongst the front runners. A big group of 20 juniors should provide plenty of thrills and spills as the youngsters strive to develop their skills and aim at becoming stars of the future. Modified Sedans and Late Models will also be on the program, while the night will also feature cars of yesteryear performing some spirited demonstra-

tion laps. These classic speedway cars not only bring back memories to the more seasoned fan but also show the younger spectators how much the sport has evolved. Gates at Sunline open at 4pm with racing from 6pm. Full canteen and bar facilities are available. Admission is adults $18, concession $15, children $5 and family $38. For any enquiries on the Waikerie track, telephone

Rob Stevens on 0412 474 289. Meanwhile Milduraâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Peter McCarthy took out the Pa Higgs Modified Memorial event at the Riverland track on Saturday night, finishing ahead of David Smith and Tony Schmidt. The Dave Wilson Memorial for Street Stocks went to local Barry Sullivan who also finished third behind another Mildura driver Robbie Faux and Anthony Buchanan (Murray Bridge) in the Riverland Street Stock

Championship. Adelaide trio Melissa Crouch, Kate Weiss and Chris James filled the placings in Lightning Sprints, Todd Wigzell (Adelaide), local Daniel Obst and Greg Cunningham in Wingless Sprints and Darren McCarthy (Mildura), Brian Chadwick (Adelaide) and Danny Prade in A.M.C.A.s. The Figure 8 race went to Travis Skinner and Jeff Heywood and Greg Haynes (Harley Davidson) entertained in the burnouts.

Another Derby triumph for Jason Gordon â&#x2013;  REIGNING champion Jason Gordon won Sundayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Riverland Dinghy Derby at Renmark in challenging weather conditions but with a big crowd at the riverfront and lining the creeks to watch. Gordon finished 28 seconds clear of Matt Thur and WA visitor Jay Branson. Earlier, on Friday night, infront of another huge gathering the Dash 4 Cash was taken out by Linton Price in a close contest from Jason Gordon, Kyle Gregurke and Thur. In Saturdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s attempt on a world dinghies on parade record, a magnificent 298 boats lined up but this fell 30 short of the mark set in Germany. Last week we dealt with the disappointment Linton Price had experienced when his plans to travel to Melton to attempt a hat-trick of 550cc Australian speedboat titles was cancelled at the last minute courtesy of the organisers when they transferred the event to June in Dargle, NSW. It also meant Linton did not have a dinghy ready for Sundayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s derby. Well it may not be all bad for Price after all. Terrible winds led to the cancellation of the championships in Melton, so he would have travelled there for nothing anyhow. Also is there a possibility the 550ccs will be back on the program when the Australian championships are rescheduled?

Superdogs begin season â&#x2013;  OUR local AFL Masters Football Club, the Riverland Superdogs, will again be one of 13 teams involved in a South Australian competition in 2012, with its first game at at Lyrup against Broken Hill on Sunday, March 24. Gates open at 3.30pm and there will be plenty of food and refreshments in an environment that has an emphasis on family involvement and a fun social interaction. The Superdogs train at Lyrup Oval at 6.30pm on Wednesday evenings and new players are always welcome. The club had a beginning as the Renmark Superdogs in 1984 but shortly afterwards broadened its player base across the Riverland.

The inaugural Masters Australian Football League started in 1980 with South Australia joining in 1982. Today across Australia there are nine member associations being ACT, NSW, NT, Queensland, WA, Tasmania, Victoria Metro and Victoria Country and involving over 120 teams in all. There are no finals, only a round robin type competition and each year players have the opportunity to represent their state in a national carnival. Masters football is for players over 35 and is conducted with modified rules to reduce the risk of injury. The aim is to provide an enjoyable, safe, supportive and friendly semi competi-

Ten local women to bowl at tournament â&#x2013;  THE Region Four womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s team for the annual bowls round robin tournament to be played in Adelaide from Tuesday to Friday contains nine Riverland players and one from the Mid Murray area. The four rinks are Kerry Treloar, skipper, (Berri), Jocie Cooper (Renmark), Judy Milde, Karen Swanson (Barossa), Margaret Cooper, sk, (Berri), Cheryl Davies (Waikerie), Kathy Wallace (Barossa), Mavis Elsworthy (Waikerie), Noreen Burns, (Lyrup), Raelene Reichstein (Loxton), Lyn Teakle (Barossa), Judy Calleia (Broken Hill) and Sue Lloyd (Lyrup), Gloria Burns (Barmera), Barb Taylor (Waikerie) and Ilene Argent (Barossa). Over the four days Region Four will play at Ascot Park, Lockleys, Marion and Modbury.

tive environment. Some players taking part are reportedly up to 70 years of age and although I cannot think of anyone in that range pulling on the guernsey for the Superdogs, some have certainly been around football for a while. For example, last yearsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; club best and fairest Rick â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Haystackâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Frahn played 400 games for Paringa and Shane â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Rowdyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Healy has notched up 300 for Lyrup. They certainly do not have to produce their birth certificates to prove that they are over 35. For any information on the Riverland Superdogs and AFL Masters Football, contact club President Lance Gum on 0407 127 272.

Berri Golf Club to hots popular Gutzenfest â&#x2013;  YOU certainly cannot dispute that one of the most popular events on the local golf calendar has to be the Berri Golf Clubâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s annual Gutzenfest. After all, on Sunday, February 26, it will be held for the 34th year. And there are claims it will still be bigger and better in 2012, so people are being urged to book

early with Wayne at the Pro Shop on 8582 3666 to avoid disappointment. The competition is a five person ambrose, played on holes 10 to 18 with hit off times 9am to 1pm. Entry fees are players $30, walkers $15, student players $15 and child walkers $5. Organisers say â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;come and enjoy the funâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; and they mean it.

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Thursday, February 9, 2012

Issue No. 215

SPEEDWAY CARNAGE

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By GRAHAM CHARLTON IT IS no surprise that after the success of the inaugural event last year and the acknowledgement it received from some of the sport’s leading officials and competitors, that the Murray Man Triathlon is likely to be back again this year. The event will be subject to sanctioning by the Berri Barmera Council and Triathlon Australia before proceeding. Following the 2011 event Kevin Fergusson, who was the open winner messaged Andrew Bartlett, the President of the organising Adelaide Triathlon Club stating, ‘I want to congratulate your team again on a great race. It was right up there with some of the

■ FLIPPED: Emergency services race to help Loxton driver Lex Hentschke who rolled over during the action packed competition at Riverland Speedway on the weekend. Photo: GRANT SCHWARTZKOPFF STORY PAGE 33.

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Murray Man to return in 2012 best races I have done in recent years around the world. It was a great setting and a very relaxing spot to watch the rest of the field come in’. Not a bad compliment from a man dubbed the ‘ittest 50-year-old in the world after being the first Australian to win four world titles in a year, a feat he accomplished in six weeks in 2009 and which included the ‘big one’, the Hawaiian Iron Man. After 150 athletes entered the inaugural event, Bartlett is anticipating the entries at least doubling this year and in fact, will cap the registrations at 300 “so high standards are maintained”. ■ Continued Page 34

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