Update 10PM : Jayden Gulson is the 2016 Senior Sportstar of the Year. He captained Echuca-Moama men’s A grade hockey side to the Goulburn Valley Association premiership and was named captain of two Australian teams in the same year.. Update 9.59PM
PRE-SEASON training is in full swing at Picola United with four grades of football and seven grades of netball being put through their paces early.. Practice matches have been organised against Katunga (March 18) and Lancaster (March 25).. Both
HE may not be able to kick down any walls but he is definitely breaking down barriers.. Echuca’s Jason Clymo is a model — and a paraplegic — who is paving the way for equality and diversity.. It wasn’t until after his accident in 2014, which
THE blackspot pedestrian crossing at the intersection of Heygarth and Hare streets is about to receive a long overdue safety upgrade.. The $500,000 rebuild is part of the Building Our Regions Program and is jointly funded by the Labor Government
AN ECHUCA amateur BMX rider blackmailed children to perform sexual acts online, threatening to take his own life and publish photos for their families to see, a court has heard.. Fabian Meharry, 28, appeared in Melbourne’s County Court today for
PARANORMAL investigators Deborah and John Christopher have every reason to not sleep at night. They travel all over Australia searching for the stuff nightmares are made of. . But they’re not scared. In fact, they fall asleep as soon as their heads
ECHUCA Basketball Association hosted its presentation evening, celebrating the achievements of the 15 Junior Pirates representative teams for this season.. EBA would like to thank the coaches and team managers for volunteering their time and
The 137th annual Deniliquin Show is less than a week away, and organisers are preparing for an exciting two days that will have ‘‘something for everyone’’.. The show gates will officially swing open at noon on Friday, March 3, with a full
OBITUARYWilliam Clifford TowersBorn: September 2, 1932Died: February 7, 2017. Bill Towers (pictured) is a man who will always be remembered as epitomising true country and community spirit.. Most well known in Deniliquin as the sympathetic and
Fleur Ferris went from being fit and strong to almost being in a wheelchair in just a week ... all thanks to a mosquito.. The Bunnaloo farmer and author was one of 34 people diagnosed with Ross River virus in the Murrumbidgee Local Health District
According to Denise Newton, she and her husband Warren spend ‘‘every waking minute’’ pottering in their garden.. The green thumb duo’s dedication is evident when you stand and admire their garden at 112 Riverview Drive, Deniliquin.. Their
You’re only allowed to throw dead carp back into the water, and a Deni Show competition is offering anglers the ideal practice.. With the annual show a week away, now is the time to master the art of ‘fish throwing’ for the Charlie Carp toss
The CFA are attending a bushfire at Dysart Rd, Hilledene. . It was initially reported as a smoke sighting. . 2 vehicles are currently on the scene
Sir,. Why is our Federal Government prepared to willingly sacrifice the livelihood and economies of the Goulburn, Murray and Murrumbidgee valleys — all for South Australian votes?. What sort of people do we have in the halls of power who allow
A greyhound trainer who cut off part of a dog's tail without pain relief and then raced the animal while the wound was gangrenous has been allowed to continue training, The Age reports. The decision by greyhound Racing Appeals and Disciplinary
The 2017 Peppin-Shaw Ewe Flock Forum will be soaring to new heights with a drone display and demonstration by Ben Watts from his company, Bralca.. Funded by sponsorship from the Regional Facilitator Program (Australian Government), Murrumbidgee
The 95cm cod that landed Deniliquin man Colin Brown this year’s champion angler title was almost ‘the one that got away’.. Mr Brown was fishing with his son Timothy at Willoughby’s Beach early Saturday morning when he hooked the monster fish
NSW RFS Mid Murray Zone community safety officer Doug Adamson is reminding landholders to undertake the proper safety measures after a number of separate fires managed to escape controlled burn constraints last week.. ‘‘These permit burn fires
Southern NSW grain growers will remember 2016 as a really wet year that for many resulted in massive weed seed blowouts.. Advice for growers on how to deal with the increased weed seed bank will be one of the headline acts at the Grains Research and
North Central Catchment Management Authority has been working with the National Landcare Program for years to remove natural rubbish from Gunbower Creek, and now it is turning its attention to the man-made kind.. As the CMA begins destroying
The Fair Work Ombudsman’s national inquiry into exploitation of overseas workers on the Australian harvest trail has led to the agency launching legal action against a Queensland labour-hire operator for allegedly flouting record-keeping laws
The Gardiner Dairy Foundation is calling for dairy farmers to apply for Farm Business Management Program scholarships.. Now in its third year, the FBMP is a collaboration between the foundation and the Victorian Regional Development Program to
Days Whiteface will be displaying its outstanding lines of Poll Hereford bulls reserved for an upcoming on-farm sale.. Lachy and Lou Day have 40 bulls catalogued for their on-property sale at Bordertown, some of which will be on display during the
Shepparton based fruit processor, SPC, has dragged down parent company's profit result, according to an annual report.. The canner has been unable to record a profit in recent years and this year SPC contributed a ‘‘modest’’ loss to its
The Agromaster Universal Seed Drill provides versatility, with a number of features suitable for most farmers.. It brings together a single disc with an adjustable gearbox, and is effective for all grain sizes.. Leo Schoonderbeek from Konig’s
After moving from New Zealand in 2015, Ron and Sheralee Newman purchased 28ha near Shepparton to start their own dairy farm.. They immediately set about renovating the pastures and trying to improve productivity.. Mr Newman said his main aim was
Using fumigants correctly is critical in protecting this year’s bumper grains harvest.. Agriculture Victoria Statewide Specialist Chemicals’ Steven Field said there was a variety of fumigants on the market, including nitrogen and carbon dioxide
Nuseed is continuing to receive strong support from canola growers across Australia for its open pollinated triazine-tolerant varieties through returns from end point royalties (EPR).. Thanks to good yields last season in recently released varieties
Agriculture Victoria is on the lookout for more silos to join the fight against exotic pests and participate in a monitoring program and further inform early detection measures.. Currently eight silo locations are being monitored as part of the
Two F-35 Joint Strike Fighter have arrived in Australia for the first time.
Emma Stone has contradicted Warren Beatty's explanation about why he read out the wrong best picture winner at the Oscars.
Immigration officials have defended a hefty price tag tied to plans to shift their Canberra offices.
Hacksaw Ridge won two Oscars, although it missed best picture and Mel Gibson came up short for directing.
The prime minister has received briefings on capital gains tax, a Senate committee has heard.
In what will likely go down as one of the biggest mistakes in television history, the wrong best picture Oscar winner was announced
Casey Affleck has won the best actor Oscar for Manchester By The Sea.
A suspected terrorist with alleged links to Islamic State has died after being shot by Indonesian police following a bomb explosion in West Java.
Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen has pointed to new Grattan Institute research showing business tax cuts could risk living standards if not properly funded.
The federal government will introduce new compliance measures aimed at family day care providers who rort the system.