PAUL Kelly sung away the rain and wind to finish on a high at this year's Riverboats Music Festival. Combining with Charlie Owen and his two daughters Memphis and Maddy, Kelly entertained the crowd with a mix of old classics, Shakespeare sonnets and
HUSKY have taken over the Riverboats stage and the sun has come out again. . The melbourne band have attracted a large crowd at the front of the stage. . They are the final act to perform before headliners Paul Kelly and Charlie Owen
KARL S Williams has taken to the stage for the final day of the Riverboats Music Festival. His music aims to connect with the ‘‘universal soul’’.And the connection is clearly evident to those who see him perform live — an experience so
MIGHTY Duke & The Lords have hit the Riverboats Music Festival on a mission to ‘gyrate everyone’s hips’.. Off the back of sets at Meredith Music Festival and Falls Festival, the group has brought calypso music to the river.. The band is
The Shane Howard Trio has got the Riverboats crowd out of their seats and into a jig this afternoon.. The performers are the second to take to the stage today, following soulful William Crighton, who had the crowd clapping and whistling along
ON Thursday, February 9, golf croquet triples was played at Rich River with the following results.. Winner, Russell Smyth. Runner-up, Bev Floyd.. Tuesday saw 19 players compete in the singles competition.. The winner was Ann Dodd and runner-up was
THE Cohuna Bowls Club will undergo $33,777 worth of upgrades to make it more water savvy.. The club was a recipient of a sustainable water fund grant by the Victorian Government and hopes to stop ‘‘wasting water’’.. President Jeff Reade said
Growing violence and terrorist acts in the African country of Nigeria have done little to dissuade Kent and Ruth Hodge in their mission to offer humanitarian assistance to the country.. The pair have been based in Nigeria for 31 years, and in their
Murray River Council is seeking applications for the 2017 Greater Wakool Ward Medicine and Allied Health Scholarship Scheme.. One scholarship will be awarded in 2017 with the recipient receiving $6000 towards their living and studying expenses
Preparations are well underway for the forthcoming Peppin-Shaw Riverina Ewe Flock forum which will be held in the Hay district on March 7 and 8.. This is the second biennial event in the forum format which encourages landholders to put their
Deniliquin Baptist Church has welcomed a new Pastor to the congregation, with Chris Taylor (pictured) joining the local church this month.. Chris and his wife Annie made the move with their youngest child Meg, 13, from Newcastle where Chris was
This week, in 1917, Russia’s troubles continued.. Cheliuskin, a ship packed with 2000 tonnes of munitions, exploded in a foreharbour of Archangel.. Its explosion set off another 30000 tonnes of munitions stored in that harbour.. The explosion was
A Deniliquin Airport upgrade that can help provide freight services into Asia has been described as ‘‘just what the region needs’’.. It is an exciting possibility that could provide a significant boost to the regional economy.. Speak Up
Love was in the air on Valentine’s Day at Deniliquin Florist.. Store owner Janine Clarke said it was a ‘‘huge day,’’ and they sold almost 2000 red roses.. ‘‘We were in the shop for more than 10 hours.. ‘‘We sold a couple bouquets
Deniliquin’s Marg Jefferies celebrated her 70th birthday with a special family lunch on Sunday.. Held in Deniliquin at her son Andrew’s home, the celebrations began on Friday as Marg’s family travelled from as far as Perth, the Gold Coast
Stunned disbelief coupled with extreme disappointment is how the chairman of a major food producing group has described this week’s political developments around the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.. ‘‘I did not think one of the leading figures in
Like most people who visit the Edward River region, renowned Australian author Susanne Gervay had a great time.. And she has ‘told the world’ through a blog on her website.. Ms Gervay was the Edward River Council 2017 Australia Day Ambassador
Deniliquin Hospital’s new manager David Jackson (pictured) says he was drawn to Deni by the local community.. After his first two weeks in the new role he has commended the hospital for its ‘‘positive vibes and potential to achieve great
A public inquiry into Australian water reforms has been launched by the Productivity Commission.. Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison has instructed the commission to investigate Australia’s water resources, with a particular eye to the National
John Deere is launching a new series of nimble utility tractors designed to meet the requirements of small and medium-sized agricultural, dairy and livestock farms, and local government.. Building on the strengths of the previous 5R models, John
Former Murray Goulburn Co-operative managing director Gary Helou has spoken on the record for the first time about the events leading up to the massive milk price cut by the company in April last year.. He had refused invitations to speak publicly
Agriculture Victoria researchers are using drones to remotely sense leaf nitrogen of red-blushed pears.. Information from the drones will help the researchers develop nitrogen fertiliser management guidelines that maximise fruit quality and minimise
When the weather failed him and the rain disappeared, David McGennisken of Manooka Farms was glad to know CNH Industrial Capital wouldn’t do the same.. Like every farmer, Mr McGennisken knows you’ve got to roll with the punches. And like every
Large-bodied native fish in the Loddon River are being fitted with acoustic tags as part of a new monitoring program investigating fish responses to environmental flow deliveries across Victoria.. DELWP’s Arthur Rylah Institute, in conjunction
VicForests recently completed a timber harvesting operation in the Strathbogie State Forest.. VicForests stakeholders and planning general manager Lachlan Spencer said the operation was completed without complications and the site would now begin
A rare bird discovered in a rice crop at Mayrung in January will be used to help uncover the network of wetlands the animal depends on in the colder months.. The male Australasian bittern, affectionately named ‘MILo’ by Murray Irrigation staff
The VFF Livestock Group and the Echuca Beef Group have teamed up to host a policy dinner and information evening this week.. The information evening will look at the hot topics in livestock policy, presented by VFF Livestock Group president Leonard
Victorian Nationals Leader Peter Walsh has labelled the Andrews Government’s dairy grants scheme ‘‘under-funded and over-promised’’, and accused the government of giving farmers ‘‘scraps off the table’’.. Agriculture Minister Jaal
Oppose the basin plan if you must, but stick to the facts. One has to question not only the factual integrity of the letter ‘Flawed basin plan is a health risk’ (Country News, February 7), but also the motives behind it.. To link the size of the
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US-backed Iraqi forces have begun moving towards Mosul airport following Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's formal announcement of a ground offensive.
The WA Liberals' campaign launch has involved personal attacks on Labor leader Mark McGowan and his shadow ministry for being influenced by union organisers.
Australia's senior Catholic leaders will be grilled by the child sex abuse royal commission this week about what they are doing to protect children.
Freezing TAFE fees and introducing a surcharge for residential property purchases by foreigners are among election campaign launch announcements by WA Labor.
Crowds have flocked to Melbourne's White Night festival, as homeless advocates camped at the State Library to protest the city's proposed rough sleeping ban.
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Queensland's Liberal National Party will introduce amendments in parliament next week to compel arbitration between players in the sugar industry dispute.
Cultural leaders in Melbourne have welcomed the Victorian government's policy to encourage cross-cultural cohesion.