UGLY SCENES in the youth division added to a poor weekend of results for the Moama Echuca Border Raiders.. An incident occurred after the final whistle in the youth side’s 1-4 defeat at the hands of 2017 semi-finalists Shepparton South at
MEMBERS of Echuca-Moama Bushwalkers recently gathered from across two states for the groups’ 25th anniversary celebrations.. The 42 present and past members came from as far as Ballarat, Deniliquin, the Mornington Peninsula and Ocean Grove for
THE Goulburn Valley League had a point to prove on Saturday.. Some around the football public believed the quality of the competition was diminishing.. Try telling that to the players.. They went out against Ballarat FNL and the point was proved
MATHOURA’S Stephen Allingham was overwhelmed with emotion as hundreds of family, friends and strangers gathered on Sunday in support of him.. More than 200 people attended the Shave for a Mate event at Mathoura Football Club, which raised
SOMETHING incredibly special happened in Echuca on Monday night.. But in barely 48 hours that will have completed its transformation into something incredibly spectacular.. Something unparalleled in 43 rich years of musical theatre in the twin
MURRAY River Council will soon be introducing changes to the opening hours of several of its office locations.. General manager Des Bilske said the changes were being made to standardise operational hours across the whole of the council are
CAMPASPE Shire Council has adopted the Community Engagement Framework which sets out its approach to engaging with the community.. The framework, supported by a policy and toolkit, sets out the direction for the delivery of effective and meaningful
More than 950 revellers turned out for the Finley Ricestrippers Ball at the Finley Showgrounds on Saturday night.. Hosted by Finley Apex with the assistance of local community groups, organisers said the crowd was well behaved and had a ball.. Apex
While his father was a truck driver, Euroa resident Paul Hamill comes from a long line of tradespeople.. ‘‘My only sister married an electrician, so I did my trade with him, that’s where it all started,’’ Mr Hamill
MORE than 50 people braved the cold on Mother’s Day morning and headed out to walk for a cause.. Organisers were thrilled with the turnout for Girgarre’s first Mother’s Day Classic event — a 4km walk to support breast cancer
Deniliquin NSW Fire & Rescue firefighters were called to the south Deniliquin industrial estate on Friday evening after reports of a large fire.. Concerned residents had contacted emergency services reporting a red haze and smoke billowing into
Finley and District Camera Club members learnt how to operate its new CPR defibrillator at its May 10 meeting.. Shepparton paramedic Bronwyn McKenzie showed members how to use the piece of vital technology.. The club received a Federal Government
WITH 280 people diagnosed with cancer in Campaspe Shire every year, the region is encouraged to make every cuppa count.. As part of the 25th year of Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea (BMT), people can host a morning tea this May or June for the
Some drives can be more picturesque than others, and this week Rene has shown how lucky we are to live in this part of the world.. With the cooler mornings bringing some fog and lovely pastel colours Rene said he could not wait to go to work each
Three weeks ago, Tatura’s Taylor Wereszczuk, 17, received the news of her aunty’s leukaemia diagnosis.. Inspired to support her family and help in efforts to find a cure, Miss Wereszczuk decided to shave off her blonde locks to raise
Seymour Health Social Support Group members were treated to a royal event as a royal wedding took place as part of the fun weekly activities planned for the group.. As with any wedding, it was the finishing touches which made the event memorable and
CHILDREN’S and family programs will commence while the Bunbunarik Heathcote Children’s Hub is being built.. Working tirelessly on the design and planning of the ‘Hub’, the Heathcote Community Children’s Services
THE Kyabram Salvation Army is calling on locals to dig deep this weekend as they hold their annual Red Shield Appeal.. And they’re also looking for anyone who has time to spare to get involved and go from door to door collecting donations for
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
Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson, who was found guilty of concealing allegations of child sexual abuse during the 1970s, is standing aside from his duties.
Andrew Colvin is considering which parts of the Australian Federal Police he can cut to meet the force's budget next year.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says Europe's decision to agree to negotiations on a free trade deal will open up new markets.
Australians in Film and the Ledger family plan to cast a wide net to find the 2018 winner of the Heath Ledger scholarship, which opens doors in Hollywood.
Malcolm Turnbull says MPs have the right to parliamentary privilege after a backbencher raised bribery allegations against a Chinese-Australian billionaire.
Chinese Communist Party mouthpiece The Global Times says it's time "arrogant" Australia is taught a lesson by cutting imports.
Australian Agricultural Company will stop production at its unprofitable Livingstone Beef facility after sinking to a $102.6 million full-year loss.
Optus will pay $1.5 million after the consumer watchdog launched proceedings alleging the telco pressured customers to move to the NBN sooner than required.
The former US ambassador to Australia Jeff Bleich believes the embassy's charge d'affaires Jim Caruso should get the top job as various candidates are touted.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been grilled by European MPs about the Cambridge Analytica scandal but his answers echoed what he had told US lawmakers.