MURRAY River Council will make a formal submission to the Murray Darling Basin Royal Commission following a resolution at its ordinary meeting on Tuesday.. Councillors voted unanimously to make a submission to the inquiry which is set to investigate
Watch the first Three Jacks Trophy match streamed live HERE on Friday, March 30 from 1.45pm.. If you can't get to the match, get all the excitement of this rivalry clash to your connected TV, phone or computer . If you are at the game enjoy the
LOCALS took a trip down memory lane when the biggest antique aeroplane event of the year flew into Echuca Aerodrome at the weekend.. The 42nd National Fly-in of the Antique Aeroplane Association of Australia saw more than 70 planes touch down in
THE Echuca Moama Croquet Club has enjoyed strong competition matches over the past few weeks, with the number of players up on Mondays and Fridays.. The club enjoyed a fabulous day when the Boort Croquet club travelled over for an inter-club visit
MORE people with terminal illnesses in Echuca will get the compassionate in-home palliative care they need thanks to a state government funding boost.. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp has announced Echuca Regional Health will receive more
Rich River. Last Friday’s mixed indoor bowls was won by the team of Win Kneebone (skip), Lesley Matthews and Marion Orr. Runner-up was the team of Tony O’Dwyer (skip), Pat Squire and Dot Brennan.. Tuesday’s bowling action saw 20
AN ECHUCA girl’s bike stolen from her home earlier this week has been found.. Although slightly worse for wear.. Elli Hourigan, 11, was left devastated after the bike she got for Christmas was stolen from the front door of their Visca Court
Parkland. SATURDAY saw the start of yet another winter season.. The “Techies Tyres” supported event had some highlights with a hole in one to Geoff Ward.. Geoff carded his ace on the first hole, although not his starting point
Deniliquin Hospital’s capacity to treat renal dialysis patients has now doubled.. A permanent eight-chair dialysis unit — which was promised by Murrumbidgee Local Health District and funded by the NSW Government following a community
Screening this weekend is the outstanding French film Just To Be Sure (M).. An unshakeable mine-clearing expert, suddenly loses his footing when he learns that the man who raised him is not his father.. Despite all the tenderness he feels for him
Numbers remained similar to last fortnight’s sale at Deniliquin on Tuesday, and while there were some good lambs to lead each agent’s draft, quality quickly tailed-off into very plain stock.. The regular off-season buying group of
Benalla Little Athletic Centre (BLAC) held its presentation night on March 14, 2008.. A highlight of the evening was the presentation of a life membership to Mardi Folletta for 18 years of service to BLAC.. Mardi has been a valuable member and
Tatura Cricket Club’s junior presentations were held on Friday, March 16. Take a look at the winners on the night
STANHOPE’S Craig Emmett has returned from his dairy farming study tour through the South Island of New Zealand with a few tips and pointers.. The tour was organised by the United Dairy Farmers of Victoria (UDV) and funded by the Gardiner Dairy
Don’t forget Mathoura Public School youngsters will be out in force today as they observe Ride to School Day.. Bikes and scooters aplenty will be hitting the streets on the way to — and returning home — from school so please be
There were 22 players who lined up for croquet on a beautiful cool morning on Wednesday.. Three players won their three games. Dot Murphy won the day on a countback from Jill Tainsh both with 26 hoops and Brad Fawns scored 22.. Six players won their
The Sun Country Food and Wine Festival officially launched on Friday with a number of Moira Shire councillors enjoying some morning tea and light snacks at Byramine Homestead, near Yarrowonga.. The festival runs until Sunday and celebrates locally
Sheer misuse of money. I continue to listen to the rhetoric of governments and can’t stay quiet any more.. I believe governments are elected to take care of our nation and its people, but current governments are not upholding this care.. Our
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
The man who killed three and held hostages in a French supermarket was a petty criminal under police surveillance but showed no signs of being radicalised.
US President Donald Trump has threatened to veto the spending bill, risking a shutdown, because it doesn't fully fund a border wall or mention the Dreamers.
A hostage-taker in a French supermarket has asked for the release of Paris terror mastermind Salah Abdeslam, while police say two people are dead, media report.
Cyclone Nora is rapidly gaining strength and is set to develop into a category four storm as it moves through Queensland's Gulf country.
Canberra photographer Lee Grant has been awarded the National Photographic Portrait Prize for her portrait of Charlie, a young man in a social housing complex.
Essential Energy could face a class-action lawsuit if substandard maintenance or inspections are linked to the fire that ravaged Tathra on NSW's south coast.
The first officer to intercept a knife-wielding woman shot dead near a Sydney fast-food restaurant thought her life was in danger when she ran at her.
The sister of a stabbed woman has told a Sydney judge their brother had to visit her grave on his wedding day so she could be part of the celebration.
A woman accused of punching a Brisbane bus driver in the face has apologised after she was released on bail.
Tighter underwriting standards by Australian banks could dramatically reduce the availability of mortgages - especially for lower income households.