ECHUCA-MOAMA residents are encouraged to donate presents to struggling families as part of the Anglicare Donation Tree.. Echuca’s Pink and Blue Early Learning is collecting the gifts for the second year.. ‘‘We started about two
ABOUT 160 people from north central Victoria and southern NSW converged on the Echuca Racecourse to showcase their quilting prowess.. Rich River Quilters hosted their annual gathering, which this year included lots of activities and a guest speaker
FIVE years ago, you would have struggled to find the vulnerable Murray Darling rainbowfish in the Campaspe River.. They had never shown up in fish surveys, and when one was caught, it was big news.. As a small-bodied native, the rainbowfish is
CRIME-ravaged Gunbower seems to have turned a corner, despite having the highest burglary rate in the state.. According to RACV’s annual analysis of burglary statistics, a staggering one in every two homes/businesses are burgled in the town
AN ECHUCA man found with three ziplock bags of drugs in his car has been convicted and fined $1500.. Ryan David Thompson, 34, pleaded guilty in Echuca Magistrates Court on Tuesday to possessing methamphetamine and cannabis, using methamphetamine
A fight between two groups of men broke out at Echuca McDonald's early Sunday morning. . The fight was caught on video and involves more than 20 men. . Police say no complaints were made and no charges were laid
AN ECHUCA P-plater who let a mate hang off the back of his car while doing circles in the KFC carpark has escaped conviction.. Dylan Ashley Cox, 18, pleaded guilty in Echuca Magistrates Court on Tuesday to careless driving.. Police prosecutor
It was all about a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere at the Tatura and Shepparton Race Club on Sunday for its annual Italian Plate Race Day.. The event attracted about 2500 guests according to racetrack manager Jon Dight.. ‘‘It has
Tatura Primary School’s Leisure and Recreational Pursuits program has been a great success this year thanks to the volunteering parents, grandparents and community members.. Physical education teacher Doug Miller said there were about 11
It’s a sight not uncommon for Deniliquin’s Memorial Park, but usually when the nearby Edward River is in flood.. A large portion of the number three cricket oval and its surrounds were inundated yesterday, after a water pipe connected to
Mathoura proved too strong for Deni RSL Club in Division One of Campaspe Valley pennant on Saturday.. The Timbercutters played host and claimed all three rinks in the local derby, winning convincingly, 94-53 overall, in the round nine contest
IN THE Goulburn Murray Lawn Tennis Association, it was the showdown to end all showdowns as LBU took on Rochester in the game of the round.. The match saw LBU launch a stunning comeback to claim the match by a single game.. In the Campaspe Tennis
Two lucky local shoppers will share in $3000 in Deniliquin Gift Cards at the end of this week.. The major prize draw for a $2000 and $1000 Gift Card will be held Friday morning.. There have already been $1000 worth of Gift Cards won as part of the
The Deni Rhinos are in the box seat for an outright win following a dominant day one by allrounder Anthony Bradley against a visiting Finley side at Memorial Park on Saturday.. The veteran finished day one with figures of 7/26 off 13.5 overs from
ROCHESTER residents are invited to be a part of an exciting new project that will develop and set out the future direction of the town.. Campaspe Shire mayor Adrian Weston said the first step of the project will start this Saturday with staff and
ROCHESTER’S Moore Street is getting a face-lift.. Campaspe Shire Council has approved $58,503.27 from the Community Plan Implementation Fund to support works for the Rochester Moore St project.. The money will go towards the construction of
Tatura residents and businesses are expected to be able to plug into the National Broadband Network in May next year.. NBN crews will be on the ground in the coming months, checking pits and pipes, laying the fibre to the network and installing node
Murray Irrigation has launched its annual Learn to Swim sponsorship program which aims to keep children safe around water.. More than 1550 children participated in the program last season with $15,520 donated to local schools and swim clubs to help
Farmers should know the outcome of bluetongue virus testing this week, with the temporary bluetongue virus zone established in October now lifted.. Victoria’s chief veterinary officer Dr Charles Milne said all farmers could be expected to be
Applications have opened for the 2018 Greenham GOTAFE Dairy Scholarship with enthusiastic students aged between 17 and 45 encouraged to apply.. The scholarship, now in its 18th year, is open to those with immediate family members, sharefarmers
If more water is taken away from the Goulburn-Murray Irrigation District, the trend of farmers leaving the dairy industry will continue, according to Katunga dairy farmer and Australian Dairy Industry Council Water Taskforce chair Daryl Hoey.. Mr
Environmental targets set out in the Murray-Darling Basin Plan for the lower Goulburn River will not be met under new constraint projects.. That is according to Goulburn Valley Environment Group president John Pettigrew, who says the Victorian
What do Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium and Rod Laver Arena as well as Lancaster Farming’s hydroponic tomato farm all have in common?. They all have a retractable roof and in the case of Lancaster Farming it is the first greenhouse with
Calls are growing for a halt to the transfer of water from agriculture to the environment, as the Murray-Darling Basin Plan becomes bogged down in inquiries and interstate squabbling.. Goulburn Murray Irrigation District Water Leadership Forum
Victoria, NSW and Queensland suffer from a lack of transparency and varying levels of vigilance, a report into compliance measures within the Murray-Darling Basin Plan has found.. The Murray-Darling Basin Authority report examined the compliance and
Global meat production is forecast to expand in 2018, intensifying trade competition in international markets and seeing different types of animal proteins increasingly vie for the consumer dollar, according to a newly-released international
State Member for Euroa and Deputy Nationals Leader Steph Ryan has called for the implementation of farm biosecurity plans by the meat and livestock industry to be delayed.. Ms Ryan said there was great confusion over the plans, which farmers must
Fruit Growers Victoria continues to support and work with local young growers with another Goulburn Valley Emerging Leaders meeting being held this week.. FGV works closely with the young growers group, regularly organising orchard walks and
More mothers and babies across Victoria will receive the support they need for the best possible start in life, thanks to the Victorian Government.. Victorian Health Minister Jill Hennessy recently visited IPC Health in Altona Meadows to announce
Friends have been jailed for at least 16 years for the stabbing of a man chased through Sydney backyards
In the midst of a diphtheria outbreak and muddy conditions at a refugee camp near Cox Bazar, Bangladesh, Rohingya children are turning plastic bags into kites.
Fairfax Media says a partnership with Google will help it sell and market advertising across its metropolitan newspapers.
Transurban is raising $1.9 billion through a capital raising to fund its $4 billion share of the cost of the West Gate tunnel project in Melbourne.
Motorists will pay tolls for an extra 10 years on CityLink to help pay for Melbourne's new West Gate Tunnel.
A new survey points to a largely upbeat manufacturing sector heading into 2018, buoyed by increased public and private investment.
Kogan has signed a deal with Medibank Group to offer budget health insurance policies under a new brand dubbed Kogan Health.
Firefighters battling wildfires in Southern California have had a reprieve of sorts as Santa Ana winds proved to be less fierce than expected.
International giant Zurich will become Australia's biggest retail life insurer if its proposed takeover of ANZ's OnePath Life is approved.
The Turnbull government is in danger of losing the Bennelong by-election this weekend, with the new Newspoll showing Labor has caught up to the Liberal party.