THE Liberal Nationals would appoint a dedicated cross-border commissioner if elected.. Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said people living and working in Victoria’s border communities alongside NSW faced unique problems, including with
THE 2017 Echuca-Moama Community Christmas Lunch was attended by 97 people at the Echuca Uniting Church hall.. Echuca-Moama Community Projects coordinator Julie Langdon Sands said the generosity of the twin towns continues to overwhelm them
A radical behaviour change in their husband and father signalled the end of life as Suzie Muir-Ogston and her three children knew it. Sadly dementia is a life sentence but it is the collateral damage which makes it even harder to bear. SOPHIE
THE festival supporting Zaidee’s Rainbow Foundation will be held from January 26 to 28.. All branded motorbikes are welcome.. Friday Night will feature bands on the Echuca Wharf with entertainment by Andrew Wallace Band from 7 to 9pm and
MATT Clark and Brittany Campbell have taken out the open class events of the Morley Auto Group Echuca Moama Triathlon amid a searing heatwave.. Clark was the only individual to complete the course in a sub one-hour time to finish in 59:54, a minute
THE renowned Slip-Slop-Slap campaign wasn’t thought of when Echuca’s Terry Nanscawen was growing up.. He has fond memories of his childhood which involved tearing around his backyard without a shirt, hat or sunscreen.. About two in three
Deniliquin Newsagency & Bookstore caters for all students with a huge range of school supplies available in store.. Newsagency owner Mark Ritchie said the extensive stationery ensures students are organised for the school year ahead
Harvey Norman should be your first stop for the best range of laptops, tablets and other accessories needed for the school year.. The Deniliquin business boasts a massive range of smaller laptops suitable for your child’s needs, with well
There’s more to getting ready for going back to school than you think.. Have you considered runners and other sporting equipment?. Intersport Bennett’s has a wide range of children’s running shoes available through a Back to School
Purtills has been transporting our most precious cargo for 67 years, with Keith Purtill starting his first school bus run service in 1951.. Today, the Deniliquin-based business operates up to 40 school bus services each day across most of the
The opening of Deniliquin’s new police station has been the impetus in planning an informal local police reunion, which will be held next month.. Active and retired officers who have been based at Deniliquin during their careers have been
This year marks 100 years since the Deniliquin RSL Sub-branch was formed. Plans are underway to celebrate the milestone in September. This is the first of a series of historical articles leading up to the local anniversary event.. After it was
More than 150 former and current Deniliquin RSL Club staff are expected to attend a reunion in February.. An RSL staff reunion has been organised by former staffer Cathy Pearn (nee Shephard) and a small group of other former club employees.. Mrs
Deniliquin Clay Target Club will hold its first monthly shoot for 2018 on Sunday.. The five event fixture will start at noon at the club’s shooting range on Racecourse Rd with high gun honours up for grabs.. The shooting events are as follows
IT’S only a small share, but when the galloper he has an ownership interest in collects $600,000 for a win it’s still a nice windfall — not to mention feeling.. Kyabram’s Tony Hetherington owns a few hairs in the tail of Care
A 29 year-old Deniliquin man has had his licence suspended, pending a court appearance, after being charged with alleged drink driving.. Police said a ute was stopped in Crispe St, Deniliquin about 12.20am Friday for a random breath test.. The male
Deniliquin croquet started for 2018 on Sunday with 12 players taking part. The weather was perfect and the courts were in great shape.. Bobby Laing was the only three game winner and won the day with 23 hoops.. Six players had good scores despite
Young exhibitor Mitchell Burgoine will be launching into the big league at International Dairy Week, with his own Brown Swiss heifer.. The 16-year-old Rochester student is keen to do more in the show ring, and has purchased embryos from Canada that
Disappointment has greeted the publication of a new water report which has found that more water could be transferred from agriculture to the Murray Darling river system.. Ernst and Young delivered the report in December and the federal government
The Macadams from Merrigum like to know how their Ayrshires are shaping up compared to other dairy cattle.. Bill Macadam has been breeding Ayrshires since about 1986 and appreciates them for their generally quiet temperament and moderate size
Many places in our region have been in a grip of heatwave conditions with maximum temperatures exceeding 40 degrees on 3 successive days to last weekend.. At the same time unsettled, stormy conditions have affected mainly the northern regions of W
Young farmers from across the Mallee, Wimmera and south-west Victoria are being encouraged to sign up for two-day intensive business boot camps in February and March.. The Young Farmer Business Boot Camp program combines expert presentations and
International Dairy Week exhibitors were fighting the heat yesterday as they prepared their cows for competition.. Temperatures at Tatura Park reached 41°C as cows were washed and groomed in preparation for a hectic five days of competition
John Deere has introduced its latest advanced guidance and machine data sharing technology with the addition of three new AutoTrac applications and a new In-Field Data Sharing application for its Generation 4 Displays.. AutoTrac Turn Automation
Years back, the role of farmer’s workhorse was taken over by the dirt bike. Then came the quad.. Today, UTVs are hard to beat for this role.. They more than pull their weight in the utility stakes by combining the mobility of dirt bikes and
The ability to produce high volumes of milk relies on a number of factors, and one major contributor is the happiness and comfort of your cows.. Bringing cows under shelter is improving their comfort levels and resulting in increased milk yields
Dairy Beef Alliance is encouraging farmers to explore adding Wagyu to their Holstein herds to further grow the value of their herd.. General manager Peter Wilkinson said the market for Wagyu beef was growing rapidly and dairy farmers were playing
Webber Quantitative Consulting was recently announced as the successful bidder for a government tender to build an Australian dairy industry index.. The UDV said the end of the tender process for the Commodity Milk Price Index represented a step
Key recruit Jake Lever could be Melbourne's culture changer as the AFL club seeks to end 11 straight seasons in the September wilderness.
A Dutch photographer has admitted driving without due care and causing a crash with a police motorcyclist.
A WA Supreme Court judge has found Francis John Wark guilty of murdering teenager Hayley Dodd in 1999.
The royal commission into financial services will begin on February 12 with opening remarks by the commissioner and senior counsel.
The leader of Australia's peak Muslim body says Australia has a history of demonising groups and Muslims are simply the current targets of this practice.
The auditor-general has uncovered a raft of problems with the handling of the 2016 federal election.
Australian Pharmaceutical Industries says its half-year profit will be down nine per cent compared to a year ago, while full-year profit will be marginally up.
Malcolm Turnbull has announced a $60 million plan to save the Great Barrier Reef which is under threat from mass bleaching.
Nicole Kidman says Hollywood actresses have proven they are potent and viable over the age of 40.
Relatives and friends of Australian actor Jessica Falkholt have released white doves during a service in Sydney to lay the 29-year-old to rest.