THE Newton stable exploded back onto the local racing scene when its home-bred Annemiek smashed the field to win at its first start in the $25,000 CIH Maiden Plate over 1000m at Echuca on Wednesday.. A win made even more impressive after the course
A MAGISTRATE granted Darcy James Murray his licence back after a drink driving charge.. But because he failed to take the paperwork to VicRoads he was charged with breaching the interlock order.. Murray appeared in Echuca Magistrates Court on
RECENTLY, I received the news that a close friend and colleague had died.. This news was sudden, shocking and saddening.. Like any death, or indeed any other tragedy that might befall us, it raises a number of questions that we struggle to answer
CAMPASPE Shire Council has received a welcome $275,000 to fund two recycling projects.. The money is a small piece of the $4.2 million pie the State Government announced on Monday to boost local councils and businesses recycling efforts in regional
A MAN who smashed his way into his ex’s house before charging at her with a knife has been jailed for 18 months.. The Echuca man had to be capsicum sprayed by police to be arrested after the incident.. The man appeared in Echuca Magistrates
ALMOST 60 Vivid Learning graduates received 93 certificates of participation at a graduation ceremony late last month.. Vivid Learning is the registered training organisation of Vivid, formerly known as Murray Human Services.. It delivers training
A RANGE of new emergency markers will be installed at Lake Eppalock in coming weeks.. The markers, organised via the Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority (ESTA), mean that in an emergency situation the 000 caller can quote a unique
Former Deniliquin man Jeff Ward has been appointed as principal of Finley High School, to start in term four.. Mr Ward will replace former principal Helen McRae, whose role is being filled by acting principal Patricia Jackson after Mrs McRae’s
Sometimes even the most ardent golfers are tested by the weather. That was the case on Saturday when a small field started, but a smaller field finished on a cold and wet winter’s day.. It was even too much for the club’s fearless
Cobram faced a litmus test in its round 11 clash against reigning premier Moama but could not keep up with a vastly more experienced Magpies outfit.. Both teams were presented with atrocious conditions for netball, making slick ball movement
THE latest report released by the Crime Statistics agency shows criminal incidents have been on the decline in the Greater Bendigo region.. In the year to March 31, 2018, 7106 criminal incidents were recorded in Greater Bendigo, with a rate of 6138
LANCASTER faced the full brunt of Tallygaroopna’s talent on Saturday in yet another reminder of why the unbeaten ladder leader is the firm favourite to go all the way this season.. The Wombats hung in for a half thanks to the efforts of Nic
New socio-economic reports from the Murray Darling Basin Authority downplay the impact of the Murray Darling Basin Plan on district community, according to Speak Up Inc.. Speak Up chair Shelley Scoullar said she had been contacted by a number of
In cold and windy conditions the Rams fourths came up against the undefeated Numurkah in round 11 of the Murray League on Saturday.. The bigger bodies of the Numurkah side suited the conditions better as they controlled the game to record a 53 point
A-grade. Strathmerton 48. d Yarroweyah 40. Strathmerton kept persisting in miserable conditions to take the win in the last quarter.. There was fantastic defensive pressure all over the court and great goaling by Britt, who stepped up in
This week is the anniversary of the start of operation for the Royal Australian Air Force’s No. 7 Service Flying Training School in Deniliquin in 1941.. During their research for the Deniliquin Airport Heritage project, Marg Jefferies and
The Deni Drovers will have momentum on their side when they travel to Griffith for round 10 of the Southern Inland Rugby Union McMullen Cup competition tomorrow.. It will be the Drovers’ second trip to Griffith this year with their last match
An independent panel has found that Goulburn-Murray Water is an organisation badly in need of change, and major reform is needed to ensure that it will be sustainable into the future.. The panel’s report, released last week by Victorian Water
First Solar Australia is branching into Victoria for the first time, with a proposed solar farm set for north of Numurkah.. The Moira Solar Farm, as it will be known, will be located at the intersection of Numurkah and Naring Rds and will include
The $170million Finley Solar Farm proposal has been approved by the NSW Government, in what is a first for the state’s Department of Planning in 2018.. The project, which will be located on Canalla Rd adjacent to the Finley substation, will
The changes proposed for G-MW are about being more transparent on costs, implementing efficiencies and making sure the organisation delivers the services the community wants at an affordable price, Federal Water Minister Lisa Neville says.. The
The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is under threat after Federal Government changes seeking to distribute water differently were shot down in the Senate.. The Coalition was unable to strike a deal with Labor, which supported a Greens disallowance motion
A Liberal Nationals government would review the charges of Victoria’s rural water authorities to ensure water storage and delivery costs are fair and equitable.. Shadow Water Minister Steph Ryan announced the review, which will examine water
The Victorian government will decide on planning applications for four solar farms in the Greater Shepparton region... The City of Greater Shepparton handed over the responsibility and last week the Victorian government agreed to call in the
Australia’s long-standing policy to prevent mergers of the big four banks is ‘‘redundant’’ and the sector needs a new champion to promote competition, the Productivity Commission says.. The commission has released
The Federal Government has announced a plan for new rules regarding the sale of agricultural land in an attempt to address rising foreign investment.. The changes require land to be widely marketed for a minimum of 30 days and for Australians to be
If you like to give your beloved pooch a chicken neck to gnaw on as a treat, you might want to reconsider.. A new study has found eating raw chicken increases the risk of dogs developing a paralysing and sometimes fatal condition by more than 70
Kangaroo Island stud Ella Matta White Suffolk and Merino has credited genetic selection app RamSelect with helping it record its best sales result late last year.. The sale saw the stud sell its highest ever top-priced ram for $16000 and achieve an
President Donald Trump has opened a new front in his trade war with the European Union, threatening to impose 20 per cent tariffs on cars imported into the US.
In a speech to the Labor faithful in southern NSW, Anthony Albanese has spelled out his vision for the party and a future government.
Selena Uibo, a 33-year-old Nunggubuyu woman, has been made a minister in the Northern Territory's Gunner Government.
Gangland widow Roberta Williams is on a "quest for justice" to stop the tax office taking her Melbourne home to pay off debts.
The Perth-based livestock export company behind the Middle East shipment on which thousands of sheep died from heat stress has had its licence suspended.
A poll predicts a comfortable win for the West Australian Labor government in the Darling Range by-election but analysts warn it will be a tight race.
Former Beatle Paul McCartney has toured around his hometown of Liverpool in an appearance on Carpool Karaoke, giving viewers a glimpse into his early life.
A South Australian woman facing multiple animal cruelty offences has vowed to fight the allegations against her.
Qantas has shortlisted nine regional cities as potential homes for its new pilot academy.
A court in Jakarta has sentenced a radical cleric who was found to have instigated a 2016 suicide bombing to death.