DON’T forget to transform your unwanted household items into cash at the Murray Human Services car boot sale on Sunday.. Funds raised will help the 15 ‘Murray Magics’ competitors from Echuca-Moama travelling to Horsham for the 2017 Tri-State
AN ECHUCA amateur BMX rider who sexually abused more than 20 young girls during a ‘‘nine-year reign of trauma’’ has been described as a ‘‘monster of depravity’’.. Fabian Roy Meharry, 28, was sentenced in Melbourne County Court on
Update 10.33am: THE man driving a car that ended up in Mathoura’s Gulpa Creek after an alleged high-speed collision last night has been found.. Police said they found the man at his home in Mathoura about 10.15am today before taking him to
COHUNA is celebrating its cultural diversity today as a part of national Harmony Day.. Although national Harmony Day was on Tuesday, the shire is hoping Cohuna will come down to Garden Park to celebrate as a community.. ‘‘March 21 is the
DON’T miss the opportunity to complete Campaspe Shire’s WICKED (Waste in Campaspe – know, educate, do) survey for your chance to win a $500 Flight Centre travel voucher.. Public Environments Manager Kate Lemon said the data and information
SPORTING clubs and schools have been called on to apply for a share in $1 million of an equipment giveaway.. About 50,000 items of equipment will be donated thanks to a partnership formed between the Australian Sports Foundation and Spartan Sports
CAMPASPE Shire councillors’ expenses will now be readily available to the public on a more frequent basis.. The quarterly expenses report for each councillor will now be available through the council’s website.. ‘‘It demonstrates we are
Diversity and deliciousness is promised at Deniliquin’s second multinational food fest, on Saturday, April 1.. Deniliquin Rotary and Intereach’s multicultural group have organised another food and culture festival, and this year’s event will
The Conargo and district community raised $300 for Deniliquin Can Assist charity branch last Friday night.. The cash was raised through a barbecue dinner provided for the 70 people who turned out at the Conargo Recreation Reserve for a night of
A diseased Moreton Bay fig tree is to be removed from the Waring Gardens over coming days.. Located in the middle of the park behind the Harrison St toilets, Edward River Council has confirmed it will be replaced with a healthier tree.. The tree
Karla Brooks was just six years old when her parents and older brother were shot dead in the Millewa State Forest near Deniliquin in March 2000.. She spoke exclusively to the Pastoral Times this week — the first time she’s spoken publicly on the
A $250,000 reward is still on offer for information leading to the conviction of a person or persons responsible for the murder of Steven and Barbara Brooks and Stacie Willoughby.. Thursday last week marked the anniversary of when 34 year-old
Edward River Council has released a ‘frequently asked questions’ document for residents:. What time is the new Customer Service Centre open?. The Customer Service Centre is open from 8.30am to 5pm five days a week, excluding public holidays
Edward River Council has centralised its customer service operations in a new administration building in Cressy St, Deniliquin.. A custom-built demountable building by Deniliquin company Decentralised Demountables has been installed adjacent the
The concept of harmony in our communities was showcased through theatrical performances in Deniliquin on Tuesday evening.. Yarkuwa Indigenous Knowledge Centre hosted the Stories of Hope and Migration project, which attracted about 40 guests.. As
Deniliquin High School has joined the fight against government plans to scrap Gonski funding this year.. The school was the first NSW stop for the bright green bus as part of its national tour for the Australian Education Union’s ‘I Give
The home of the former Deniliquin Council will continue to be used by Edward River Council as an office space.. All ERC staff were moved into the Civic Place complex before the Christmas break, but director technical services Mark Dalzell said the
~ from page 1. ‘‘Some of my favourite memories are when dad always took us down the bush for drives — mud bashing was pretty fun.. ‘‘We also went on trips to Melbourne and Wagga.. ‘‘Stacie and I were really close, and we would play
Game Management Authority chair Brian Hine has welcomed the decision to extend his appointment just four months into the job, as he now turns his focus to the the possibility of leading the authority with an entirely new board.. Mr Hine will lead
Grain growers and agronomists in southern NSW are being invited to a series of regional meetings run by the Grains Research and Development Corporation.. The meetings — including those in Finley, Mulwala and Temora — have been initiated by the
Victorian farmers have started 2017 on a positive note, with four out of five expecting this year to be similar to, or even better than, the last.. But low wheat prices have put a dent in grain grower confidence, although buffered by the bumper
New research released to coincide with the International Day of Happiness (March 20) reveals that when we feel good about ourselves physically, it can lead to us taking greater care of other areas in our life, shifting momentum to a happier you
The VFF has called on the Victorian Government to prevent animal activist groups from gaining the power to police farm practices in a submission to a parliamentary inquiry into the Victorian branch of the RSPCA.. The organisation urged the
A sixth-generation Pine Lodge farmer is concerned his property is the preferred site for the potential relocation of the Shepparton Aerodrome.. Pork producer John Laws says the future of his farm might be ‘‘up in the air’’ after he was last
A leading river systems expert says unregulated flooding and increased environmental flows will also increase the numbers of invasive fish species such as carp.. Dr John Conallin said the current Murray-Darling Basin Plan approach of inundating
The country’s future agricultural innovators are among those who heard from one of the world’s best soil farmers recently.. Rick Bieber from South Dakota in the United States visited the Pine Lodge farm of David Cook as part of his Australian
Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) is warning the public to avoid direct contact with water in various locations within the Central Goulburn and Loddon Valley Irrigation Areas after monitoring detected high levels of blue-green algae.. The following
The recent Australian Grains Industry Conference event in Shanghai, China was sold out, which demonstrates strong interest in China for Australian grains, according to Grain Trade Australia.. AGIC Asia returned to China after two successful AGIC
Murray Goulburn Co-operative has announced the appointment of John Spark as chairman with effect from April 1 and the retirement of Philip Tracy from the chairmanship and board on March 31.. Mr Spark will join the boards of Murray Goulburn and
Residents and holidaymakers in Airlie Beach are making final preparations before Cyclone Debbie hits Queensland's eastern coast.
Liberal party deputy leader Julie Bishop believes Malcolm Turnbull is a "can-do prime minister" who will lead the coalition into the next federal election.
Liquidators have lots of questions for Clive Palmer's nephew if he does show up for a court grilling about the Queensland Nickel collapse.
The family of a murdered British policeman have thanked those who were with him in his dying moments, saying: 'There was nothing more you could have done'.
The Greens believe the way the present national electricity system is run is broken and should be overseen by a Reserve Bank-style independent body.
World No.1 Arrogate had to show courage as well as class to win the Dubai World Cup with a sensational performance at Meydan.
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Love Child and Wrong Girl actress Jessica Marais will vie for television's top prize, the Gold Logie, against last year's winner Waleed Aly and four other men.
Opposition finance spokesman Jim Chalmers says the Turnbull government must keep the deficit levy in place when the budget is still deep in the red.
Five people have died on NSW roads in separate accidents over the weekend, including two young people who crashed into a power pole in Sydney's east.