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Notice is given that at a meeting held on 18th
November 2014, council resolved that the December
Council meeting will be held as follows:
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Date of Meeting:
Tuesday 16th December
Wilson Street, Berri
Commencement Time: 5.30pm
Notice is also given that the regular Council Meetings
will be held on the fourth Tuesday of each month,
commencing at 5.30pm (excluding Public Holidays
when changes will be publicised).
Sunday December 14th,
Guest Artists and community carol singing
Berri Riverfront – near the playground
BERRI CAROLS BY THE RIVER
Bring a chair or a rug
There will be a collection
for the Riverland
Proudly brought to
you by the Christian Churches
of Berri & Barmera
The Murray Pioneer,
Email or fax the name
of your organisation, the
type of volunteer needed
and contact details to:
Fax: 8586 4333
and we will print your
Free of Charge!
St John Volunteers
looking for volunteers
across the Riverland, 8 +
male or female. First aid
or support , ie fundraising.
Contact Brian Forgan
0400 748 034
Renmark Paringa Visitor
is looking for new
For more information
call the Visitor Centre
on 08 8586 6704.
Apex Club of Renmark
needs more new
members. Are you
between the ages of 18
and 45 and are interested
in meeting new people
and helping the Renmark
For more info please
contact Nigel Lloyd on
0427 010 059.
Berri Meals on Wheels
is looking for volunteer
drivers and deliverers.
Rostered on a 3 weekly
basis, approximately 1 1⁄2
hours each time.
For more information,
please contact Chris Page,
Volunteer Co-ordinator, on
0455 868 906.
Are looking for new
Membership open to
anyone over 18, male or
For more details contact
Russell on 0423 050 732
Do you love customers and want to do all you can for
them? Do you want to further your career in Retail Sales
and service? We are seeking that special someone to join
our team full time where customer satisfaction is our goal.
To apply please email your resume and application letter
prior to the 15th December to email@example.com
or call David on 03 5023 8760
THE ARTESIAN MANAGEMENT GROUP PTY LTD
has a position available for a sales and marketing person.
The successful candidate will be involved in the
developing and coordinating of various farm experience
programs aimed at young East Asian working holiday
makers from Japan and Taiwan with a special focus on
The candidate will be required to cooperate with various
Education Agencies, Working Holiday Societies, etc.
Successful candidates should have:-
• A bachelor degree.
• At least 5 years experience in the fields of sales and
• Preferable, experience of sales and marketing in the
South Korean market.
Send your CV with cover letter to the below address:
THE ARTESIAN MANAGEMENT GROUP PTY LTD
5 Murray Price Drive, Renmark
South Australia, 5341.
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST:
This new and exciting venue is preparing for opening in
March 2015. We seek confident, happy, outgoing, polite
and well-mannered staff. Personnel who can demonstrate
initiative, attention to detail, punctuality and reliability will be
Only people with impeccable personal hygiene and
presentation will be considered. Zero tolerance towards
drugs and alcohol will apply to all personnel. Employees
will be expected to wear our uniform in a neat clean and
pressed manner during all shifts. All employees will assist
in maintaining our new amenities to the highest level of
Previous experience in the following areas will be looked
upon favourably: Working with Children; Customer Service,
Point of Sale; Food Preparation and Handling; Barista and
Positions Available include: Cleaner, Kitchen Assistant
Manager, Kitchen Staff, Front of House.
Absolute Conditions of Employment: Be great with kids!!
All applicants are expected to provide a SAPOL police check.
Personnel will be expected to work to a roster which includes
weekends, evenings, public holidays and holiday periods.
Abide and support company policies such as technology &
social media. Actively participate in a team environment to
maintain a clean, hygienic and safe environment.
To avoid delays please begin organising your SAPOL police
Applicants in writing by 4pm 22nd December to
PO Box 1866 Renmark 5341.
Phone after hours 0448 673 888
8 ACRES (15 year rolling contract)
Good varieties released, ie Shiraz & Cab Sav
China free trade - opens the door to opportunity.
$7000 PER ACRE
BIG4 Renmark Riverfront Holiday Park is seeking
to fill a casual front office/reception position.
Applicants must possess excellent computer and
customer service skills.
Must have the ability to work well within a team
Position involves some weekends, public holidays
Please email resume to :
or in person to Gayle
BIG4 Renmark Patey Drive Renmark.
Casual Front Office/Reception
Ral Ral Avenue, Renmark
THE State Emergency Service (SES) has warned
Riverlanders not to become another drowning
statistic, after local crews attended 25 search and
rescue incidents in the past 16 months.
The local SES has teamed up with the
South Australian Fire and Emergency Services
Commission (SAFECOM) to spread the message
of water safety in the lead up to summer.
SAFECOM chief executive officer David
Place said figures in the Royal Life Saving
National Drowning Report 2014 revealed 14
people drowned in SA between July 1, 2013 and
June 30, 2014.
“It’s still of concern that we are seeing this
number of people drowning,” he said.
“Everyone needs to think carefully about their
safety, whether they are swimming, fishing, or
A local SES spokesperson said it was
important to remain vigilant when participat-
ing in water activities, no matter how familiar
Riverlanders are with the river.
“Pay attention to any advice signage relating
to local conditions,” he said.
“If going boating, plan your trip, check that
you have all of your safety equipment, monitor
“Studies have shown that you can significantly
improve your safety if you wear your life jacket.
“Limit your consumption of alcohol if under-
taking water activities.”
Mr Place said the drowning report also
showed that men accounted for 81 per cent of all
drowning deaths in Australia in the last financial
“Alcohol was involved in 18 per cent of all
drownings,” he said.
“We see high levels of alcohol being con-
sumed, a disregard for safety equipment such
as life jackets and, in some cases, men ignoring
weather warnings when boating or fishing.
“Almost half (49 per cent) of those who were
known to have consumed alcohol recorded a
blood alcohol reading that was four times the
legal limit or higher.”
SES: keep it
LOCAL residents are being encouraged to live
in harmony with backyard brush-tailed possums.
Foundation for National Parks and
Wildlife CEO Susanna Bradshaw said it
is time to regard the furry backyard neigh-
bour as a survivor rather than a pest.
“Possums are quite remarkable and super cute
when looked at with fresh eyes,” Ms Bradshaw
“We know they’re noisy during mating sea-
sons and they sometimes try to live in our roofs,
but they’re actually clinging onto much smaller
pockets of land.
“People run into problems with possums when
their natural habitat shrinks due to increasing
urban sprawl or after devastating fires.”
Ms Bradshaw said residents need to imple-
ment strategies to make their backyards more
suitable for possums.
“One of the best ways of keeping possums out
of your house is to leave big old trees in your
garden as they prefer to make homes in suitable
hollows,” Ms Bradshaw said.
“If you can’t see any hollows, why not
encourage them into a nest box instead?
“I want to put the challenge out there for eve-
ryone to try and put themselves in the brushies’
shoes over the hot Christmas period and show
them some extra love.”
Make ‘brushies’ welcome
Locals should regard possums as survivors, not
pests, according to the Foundation for National
Parks and Wildlife.
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