April Fools’ Day: Tourism icon announces Murray Bridge mayoral tilt
An icon of the Murraylands' tourism industry has made a surprising announcement on the morning of April 1, 2022.
A long-time Murray Bridge resident and tourism industry leader has announced she will run for mayor at the upcoming local government elections.
Bertha the Bunyip told Murray Bridge News her campaign would focus on issues including over-fishing, water safety and the continued develoment of Sturt Reserve.
More information: southaustralia.com.
In other local news today, April 1, 2022…
It’s Lions 360, but for real this time
Monarto Safari Park has announced it will create a new, more immersive version of its Lions 360 experience.
Visitors will don special meat-infused suits on entry, and will be able to experience uninterrupted, 360-degree views from inside a lion.
A design team is still working out how they will get visitors back out of the exhibit.
Murraylands Rat Farm has good news for snake owners
A local rodent breeder is planning a drive-through restaurant for local snake owners and their pets.
She hopes to set up shop at Murray Bridge Showground, because “people are already used to picking up RATs there”.
Next chapter for Thomas Foods has just ve-gun
Meat processing company Thomas Foods International is going vegetarian.
The beef and sheep processors will invest $378 million in plant-based ... no, wait, they’re actually doing that.
More information: www.minister.industry.gov.au.
Corella artwork will grace Murray Bridge silos
The artist commissioned to paint the silos on Railway Terrace has decided to immortalise one of the region’s most beloved native species.
Rental property becomes available at reasonable price
More than 50 people have already lined up outside this Murray Bridge home in the half-hour since it was advertised for rent at $180 per week.
It’d be funnier if it wasn’t true, to be honest.
Things to do in Murray Bridge: April 1, 2022
Surely you’ve got the joke by now.
In other local news:
“We’re Ramblers, we’re gamblers”: Footy club plans pokies venue
All credit to the Adelaide Mail guys, that last one was too good not to mention
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Well done Peri. Nice to have a laugh!!