Riverine Herald
News

Hundreds of local students take pledge of potential

Hundreds of high school students across Echuca-Moama made an important pledge on Thursday.. The students from three major local high schools put ink to paper inside Echuca College’s gymnasium, formally committing to further education, training and

by
Rusty Woodger
May 01 2017
News

$91m upgrade for Echuca’s train services

THE Victorian Government yesterday unveiled a massive upgrade of the Bendigo to Echuca line to allow it to run more trains, more often.. It said the works were part of a $1.45 billion regional rail revival package to deliver major upgrades to every

by
Riverine Herald
May 01 2017
Sport

LG looking good after big Elmore win

LEITCHVILLE-GUNBOWER has proved far too strong for Elmore in Saturday’s Heathcote and District League netball action.. The Bombers took down their opponent 64-31, in a win that moved them to a 2-1 record for the season.. Coach Jodie Lake said it

by
Alex Mitchell...
May 01 2017
Load more
Regional News
News

Indulge for a good cause

It’s almost that time of year again when we get to enjoy a scrumptious morning tea, all for a good cause.. Last year, 51 hosts across the region held a morning tea with friends, family and colleagues, raising $17,084 to help beat cancer, and this

by
The Telegraph
May 01 2017
News

Air hub’s regional backing

A proposal to establish an air freight hub at Deniliquin airport is to be submitted for consideration in a regional investment study.. The study has been commissioned by the NSW Government to determine the best ways to deliver key local

by
Zoe McMaugh
Apr 30 2017
News

Cooee - Prophets of the Great War

When the Great War finished in 1918, the parties responsible would claim that its start was an ‘‘Act of God’’ or that events leading to it had taken a totally unexpected turn.. However, long before its start, two men predicted the Great War

by
Contributor
Apr 30 2017
News

David makes top 20 cut

Although Deniliquin’s David Bridge didn’t walk away as the champion of the ‘Butcher Wars’, he wasn’t too cut-up about it.. David — the head butcher at Bimbella Beef — competed against 19 of the

by
Deniliquin Pa...
Apr 30 2017
Rural

No need to reduce productivity

The National Irrigators’ Council’s submission to the Productivity Commission’s triennial review of the National Water Initiative says objectives can be achieved without reducing agricultural productivity, and in a way that more

by
Deniliquin Pa...
Apr 30 2017
Out & About

Exhibition opening

About 30 people attended the opening of the Bald Archy Exhibition at the Peppin Heritage Centre on Friday night in Deniliquin.. Guests were treated to snacks and refreshments as they perused the 44 canvases which are on exhibition until May 13

by
Delaney Couro...
Apr 30 2017
Out & About

Sophie’s 21st birthday

Sophie Conallin celebrated her 21st birthday on Saturday night at The Crossing Cafe in Deniliquin.. About 80 guests attended the party, with some travelling from Narrandera, Geelong, Melbourne and Bendigo. Sophie is studying occupational therapy at

by
Delaney Couro...
Apr 30 2017
News

Driving milestone

This year’s Benalla Heavy Horse Driving day will be the 20th year that the event has been run by the Victorian branch of the Commonwealth Clydesdale Horse Society.. Starting off at the Benalla Showgrounds, then at the Marriott’s farm in Tatong

by
Contributor
Apr 30 2017
Out & About

Wayne and Pam’s golden anniversary

Deniliquin’s Wayne and Pam Wade celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday night.. The night also doubled as a celebration of Pam’s 66th birthday.. About 60 guests, some travelling from as far as Sydney, Echuca, Euroa and

by
Delaney Couro...
Apr 29 2017
Sport

Charlston claims High...

Thirty-two shooters took part in the monthly Deniliquin Field & Game event in brilliant target shooting conditions on Sunday.. Chris Charlston was the High Gun winner with a score of 70 on a day that included some challenging targets.. AA grade

by
Contributor
Apr 29 2017
News

Hundreds gather at...

Locals were undeterred by light rain on Anzac Day, with hundreds of people gathering to commemorate our war heroes.. The mid-morning service started with the traditional march from the Deniliquin Town Hall, with returned service personnel and family

by
Delaney Couro...
Apr 29 2017
Sport

Gold Cup next week

The focus is on long-standing annual fixtures at Wagga and Warrnambool next week.. Warrnambool has three days culminating with the Grand Annual Steeplechase and Cup on Thursday.. Wagga race on Thursday and Friday with the Gold Cup on the final day

by
Contributor
Apr 29 2017
View all regional news
Rural News
News

Committee looking for members

More people can have a say in the region’s agricultural planning, with Campaspe Shire Council reopening applications for Farming Advisory Committee membership.. The committee assists council by vetting planning applications for subdivisions and

by
Shepparton News
Apr 30 2017
News

Still finding spiders

The potency of the venom carried by a new species of funnel-web spider discovered in the Tasmanian wilderness remains a mystery.. Slightly smaller than the average Tasmanian funnel-web, the eight-legged find is being hailed as a breakthrough by

by
Shepparton News
Apr 30 2017
Livestock

Appetite grows for dog meat

In the steamy kitchen of a restaurant in the Indonesian capital Jakarta, chef Michael Kenzo slowly stirs a big pan of dark coloured meat mixed with chilli and spices, sweat streaming down his face.. ‘‘This is dog meat,’’ he volunteers

by
Shepparton News
Apr 30 2017
News

Prestigious scholarship winners announced

Joint winners have been announced for the sheep and wool industry’s prestigious Peter Westblade scholarship.. Young sheep industry professionals Harrison Mulquiny and Rachael Gawne were chosen from a field of applicants from NSW, Victoria and

by
Shepparton News
Apr 29 2017
Livestock

Demand tipped to lift exports

As the world’s largest sheepmeat exporter and second largest producer, Australia stands to benefit from growing consumer demand in many developing countries where sheepmeat consumption is increasing despite rising prices.. This is one of a number

by
Shepparton News
Apr 29 2017
Dairy

Focused on feed quality

The peak fodder industry body will run a series of workshops designed to improve production and profit for dairy farmers in the Rochester district.. The Australian Fodder Industry Association, in partnership with TPC Agriculture, will run the ‘Our

by
Shepparton News
Apr 29 2017
News

Steve Irwin version two

A man from Sydney’s south has channelled the late Steve Irwin and captured a freshwater crocodile on a riverbank during an afternoon stroll.. Aaron Hughes was walking with his wife and their young son Ben along Salt Pan Creek, behind their

by
Shepparton News
Apr 29 2017
News

CWA produces 50000 scones

Proving its recipe is the cream of the crop, the Country Women’s Association of NSW has sold its 50000th scone during its 70th year at the Sydney Royal Easter Show.. The group surpassed its previous scone record by more than 900 floury treats last

by
Shepparton News
Apr 28 2017
News

Mixed reactions to visa axing

The Federal Government’s decision to abolish the 457 visa for temporary skilled workers has received mixed reviews from the agriculture sector, with industry groups calling on the Federal Government to involve them in negotiations.. VFF president

by
Alana Christe...
Apr 28 2017
Dairy

Dairy research co-op...

The Terang DemoDAIRY is set to close after the co-operative decided it would be wound up.. The research and development co-operative in western Victoria said it had exhausted all options to remain open.. However, the co-operative hopes to leave

by
Shepparton News
Apr 28 2017
Livestock

Full schedule for...

The 2017 Wagyu conference will be held at Albury from May 1 to 3 followed by a tour of Wagyu operations in north-east Victoria on May 4 and 5.. Speakers will include producers who are already using Wagyu genetics, buyers who will contract to buy the

by
Shepparton News
Apr 28 2017
News

Fatty foods may be bad...

Eating fatty foods could be more damaging to the cartilage in your knees and other joints than everyday wear and tear caused by walking and other exercise, Australian researchers say.. Cartilage, which acts as a shock absorber for joints, is often

by
Shepparton News
Apr 28 2017
View all rural news
National News
News

Medich murder retrial set for January

Sydney developer Ron Medich will face a murder retrial in January, more than eight months after a jury failed to reach a verdict

by
AAP News
May 01 2017
News

Morrison insists budget on path to surplus

Federal treasurer Scott Morrison has referred Australians to next week's budget projections to see how the budget deficit will fall.

by
AAP News
May 01 2017
News

Origin sells solar farm to APA for $200m

Origin Energy will sell its Darling Downs Solar Farm to pipelines major APA Group in a deal that includes buy all renewable power from the facility.

by
AAP News
May 01 2017
News

Aussie on drugs charge 'innocent': family

South Australian woman Cassie Sainsbury is facing 25 years in a Colombian jail after being arrested with allegedly nearly 6kg of cocaine in her luggage.

by
AAP News
May 01 2017
News

Manufacturing boost in April

The Ai Group's performance of manufacturing index climbed 1.7 points to 59.2 in April, the seventh consecutive month of expansion in factory activity.

by
AAP News
May 01 2017
News

Morrison coy on returning balanced budget

Federal treasurer Scott Morrison says we'll have to wait a week to see if the government is planning to return a balanced budget.

by
AAP News
May 01 2017
News

Caltex sets up $20m fund for underpayments

Caltex Australia has set up an assistance fund for franchisee employees who have not been paid their full entitlements.

by
AAP News
May 01 2017

The 10 best moments from round 6 - AFL

The 10 best moments from round 6 - AFL

BigPondAFL
News

China may have hacked emails: Trump

US President Donald Trump says China could be behind hacking attacks on Democratic officials during the 2016 election.

by
AAP News
May 01 2017
News

Pentagon: 45 Syrians killed in strikes

US security forces says air strikes have killed 45 people in March.

by
AAP News
May 01 2017
News

Bell, Landry back in court over AVO

Champion skipper and celebrity accountant Anthony Bell is challenging an AVO application in a five-day hearing in the NSW District Court.

by
AAP News
May 01 2017
View all national news
Login Sign Up

Dummy text