Meals on Wheels: Delivers a hot meal to people who cannot cook for themselves. For more information, or to become a volunteer, ring 1800 854 453 or visit Meals on Wheels.
Safe Return: Safe Return is a bracelet that identifies elderly people who have become confused and wander away from home. More information can be found by ringing 8372 2100 or emailing [email protected]
Agriculture and Aquaculture
Department of Primary Industries and Regions South Australia (PIRSA): For information about the sustainable use of Primary Industries in South Australia visit http://www.pir.sa.gov.au/ or call 8226 0900.
Natural Resources Centre: For information about the Natural Resources Centre – Berri, contact 08 8580 1800, Natural Resources Office – Karoonda, contact 08 8578 1493, and Natural Resources Office – Lameroo, contact 08 8576 3400.
Primary Producers SA: Formally known as South Australian Farmers Federation. For more information visit http://www.ppsa.org.au/
Regional Development Australia Murraylands and Riverland SA: Supports and encourages regional development initiatives. Further information can be found by ringing (08) 8580 8500 or visiting http://www.rdamr.org.au/
To request a 100th Birthday Congratulatory Letter complete the following form, Birthday Application Form
To receive a Congratulatory Letter for a 50th, 60th or 65th wedding anniversary complete the following form, Wedding Anniversary Application Form
Information about schools can be found at https://www.decd.sa.gov.au/
Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources: For information about a range of environmental issues ring 8204 1910 or visit http://www.environment.sa.gov.au/Home
Government Organisations or Agencies
South Australian Government: For information about a range of government organisations visit http://www.sa.gov.au/
Consumer Affairs SA: For more information ring 131 882 or visit www.cbs.sa.gov.au
SCAMwatch: SCAMwatch provides information about how to recognise, prevent and report scams. Further information can be found by ringing 1300 795 995 or visiting http://www.scamwatch.gov.au
Office for the Ageing: Supports and provides a range of programs for elderly people. For more information ring 8207 0522 or visit www.sa.gov.au/seniors
Funeral Assistance Program: Assists with the cost of a funeral if the family is unable to pay for it. Ring 1300 762 577 or visit https://www.sa.gov.au/topics/employment-money-taxes/financial-support/concessions-and-benefits/concessions/funeral-assistance-program for more information.
South Australian Seniors Card: Provides concessions for seniors. For more information, including eligibility, ring 1800 819 961 or visit www.sa.gov.au/seniorscard
Families SA: Provides support and advice to families and carers. Further information, including how to become a carer, can be found by ringing 8124 4185 or by emailing [email protected]
Housing SA: For more information about Housing SA visit https://dcsi.sa.gov.au/services/housing-sa or call 131 299.
Patient Assistance Transport Scheme (PATS): For more information about PATS contact the Riverland PATS office in Berri on (08) 8580 2400 or visit http://www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/
MI Networks Australia: Supports people with mental illnesses, by providing them with information and services they require. For more information visit www.minetworks.org.au or ring 1800 985 944.
Country Health SA: Information and locations of Country Health Services can be found by visiting http://www.countryhealthsa.sa.gov.au/Services/LocalCountryHealthServicesMapandList.aspx
Law and Order
Riverland Community Legal Service: Provides free legal advice to people or non for profit organisations that cannot afford a lawyer. Further information can be found at www.riverlandlegalservice.org.au/or by ringing 8582 2255.
Uniting Communities: Provides mediation between community members to resolve a dispute. Further information can be found at https://www.unitingcommunities.org/service/legal-services/mediation or by ringing (08) 8342 1800.
JusticeNet SA: Provides free legal advice to people or non for profit organisations that cannot afford a lawyer. Further information can be found by ringing 8313 5005 or by visiting www.justicenet.org.au
Independent Commissioner against Corruption (ICAC): Further information can be found at http://www.icac.sa.gov.au/
Murray and Mallee Local Government Association: Made up of local government representatives from across the region. Further information can be found at http://www.lga.sa.gov.au/page.aspx?u=766 or by ringing 08 8555 3929.
District Council of Loxton Waikerie: For information about the Loxton Waikerie district visit www.loxtonwaikerie.sa.gov.au or call (08) 8584 8000.
Berri Barmera Council: Information about the Berri Barmera district can be found at www.berribarmera.sa.gov.au or by calling (08) 8582 1922.
Renmark Paringa Council: For more information about the Renmark Paringa district visit www.renmarkparinga.sa.gov.au or call (08) 8580 3000.
Mid Murray Council: For information about the Mid Murray area visit www.mid-murray.sa.gov.au/ or ring (08) 8569 0100.
District Council of Karoonda East Murray: Information about the Karoonda East Murray district can be found by visiting www.dckem.sa.gov.au/ or by calling (08) 8578 1004.
Southern Mallee District Council: Information about the Southern Mallee area can be found at www.southernmallee.sa.gov.au/ or by ringing (08) 8577 8002.
The Energy Industry Ombudsman: For more information ring 1800 665 565 or visit The Energy Industry Ombudsman
State Government Ombudsman: For more information ring 1800 182 150 or visit http://www.ombudsman.sa.gov.au/
Work Cover Ombudsman: For more information ring 1800 195 202 or visit www.wcombudsmansa.com.au
Energy and Water Ombudsman: For more information ring 1800 665 565 or visit www.ewosa.com.au
Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman: For more information ring 1800 062 058 or visit www.tio.com.au
Commonwealth Ombudsman: For more information ring 1300 362 072 or visit www.ombudsman.gov.au
Health & Community Services Complaints Commissioner
Helps resolve complaints involving SA Health and community services. Further information can be found at www.hcscc.sa.gov.au or by ringing 1800 232 007.
Parliament of South Australia
To find any information on the South Australian Parliament visit http://www.parliament.sa.gov.au/Pages/Welcome.aspx
For information about Mining visit http://www.statedevelopment.sa.gov.au/
Tourism in the Riverland visit http://www.destinationriverland.org.au/
Tourism in the Mallee visit http://www.malleebound.com.au/index.html
The Loxton Chamber of Commerce
For more information email [email protected] or visit http://www.loxtonchamber.com.au/
Renmark West Chamber of Commerce
For more information email [email protected]
Riverland Visitor Guide