ECHUCA residents affected by ice addiction will feature in a television special tonight.. Produced by Prime7 News, Ice: The Scourge of Regional Australia will see veteran host Ray Martin visit regional areas, including Echuca, across Australi
AN ELDERLY couple was injured and their dog killed after a large limb from a River Red Gum fell in Echuca's Aquatic Reserve this morning. Campaspe Shire council's chief executive Jason Russell said the couple were out for an early morning walk with
Going, going, gone.. Echuca’s most talked-about real estate has been snapped up by one smart investor almost two months after it failed to sell under the hammer.. The old fire station and its adjoining shed, house and vacant land have gone to
Alma Zentner-Pittman can’t decide whether she wants to be an artist or an author and illustrator.. She’s probably got her choice of any, but she’s on her way to a successful artistic career if the painting she created of her mother is anything
The annual Epicentre Christmas Spectacular promises to be bigger and better this year.. The free event will celebrate Christmas in the community on Sunday at Moama Recreation Reserve, starting from 6pm.. Narelle Smythe from the Epicentre Church said
MORE than 2000 customers have been affected by a power outage in Echuca. Powercor says the cause is still under investigation but customers can expect power to return about 7.30pm. The fault location is in Ogilvie Avenue. Almost 200 people have also
THE fifth and final Sounds for the Soul will finish on a festive note on Saturday at Echuca-Moama Uniting Church.. The series has brought varied musical acts to the church on four different Sunday afternoons since August 14.. The aim of the series
Murray Goulburn’s new cut and wrap consumer cheese processing facility is set to officially start manufacturing early next year, with commissioning of the equipment already under way at the state-of-the-art plant at Cobram.. Media representatives
Deniliquin’s Division One ladies continued their winning way with a decisive 45-shot triumph over Lockington in Campaspe Valley pennant on Friday.. Jill Grimshaw, Fay Munnerley, Robyn Little and Aileen Kennedy blitzed their opponents by 32 shots
CFA District 22 duty officer Peter Dedman has reminded Greater Shepparton residents to be careful with electronic items at home after a spate of structure fires in the past week.. No-one has been hurt, but five homes have been badly damaged by fires
Talented Deniliquin allrounder Tom Bradley had a great showing at the NSW PSSA Boys Cricket Carnival in Sydney late last month.. Representing the Riverina primary school side, Tom’s team won three of its four games.. The final game against Sydney
Rochester. Scroungers started this week and will be on Sundays between 2-4pm.. The event is an open invitation for anyone to come and have a game. You can play in flat soled shoes or bare feet. Bowls provided and help is available to anyone
The Rushworth Prospecting Club, a group of gold-detecting enthusiasts from various towns in the north-east of the state, recently held its Christmas break-up in the bush at Whroo.. Members and friends made up the more than 45 adults and children who
Drone surveys have indicated Edward River Council’s flood risk management plan modelling matches up with the impacts of a real flood event.. A drone study was undertaken while the Edward River was near its highest peak during the recent floods
Rice growth is well behind where it would normally be for this time of year.. Most of the crop was sown quite late and temperatures have been well below average.. This means most crops will not reach the young microspore growth stage until after the
A COMPETITION challenging children to find cutouts of Santa and his elves inside Rochester businesses kicks off today.. It is organised by Rochester District Planning Group in partnership with Rochester Business Network and runs until December 20
One of the handful of early morning swimmers at the Deni pool had an unlikely companion hitch a ride into town with him on Friday morning.. When exiting his ute the man heard the unmistakable clucking of a chicken, and upon inspection found one of
Campaspe Shire council slashed the number of secret meetings it held in the past financial year.. According to the latest Know Your Council report, 12.44 per cent of the council’s decisions during 2015-16 were made at meetings closed to the public
A bird’s eye view of the world. PR Newswire has announced the Top 10 Aerial Photos from Around the World as part of its 2016 Skypixel Photo Contest.. Number six on the list is a triangle formed between three different crops, something that can
Among the orchards and dairy farms along the Murray Valley Hwy is a prickly little patch of land, which is home to an interesting horticultural enterprise.. What started as a pastime for Strathmerton vegetable farmer Jim Hall has grown into
The current heat wave over the Maranoa and Warrego districts of Inland QLD reached a peak last Saturday 3rd December. Both St. George and Roma had maximum temperatures just over 44 degrees and this was very close to the record December heat for both
The Boss has been uptight about these blackwater events - they've been killing heaps of cod up on the Edwards, and down the Murray below Lake Victoria. . He likes catching a cod more than he likes scratching me and says these big breeder fish dying
Resistance to neonicotinoid insecticides has for the first time been confirmed in Australian populations of green peach aphid, a serious broadacre cropping pest.. The discovery means GPA is known to have resistance to four different chemical mode of
Have you ever seen some seriously cheap bottles of wine at major supermarket retailers and wondered how smaller vineyards survive in a market where there is such disparity?. Luckily for many winemakers in the Goulburn Valley, cheaper wines do not
Euroa beef and lamb farmer David Rutledge will farewell farming when he holds a clearing sale on his Moglonemby Rd property this weekend.. Despite only being on the land for 10 years, Mr Rutledge’s passion for farming has been around for much
Farmer confidence across the country is at record high levels going into the new year, but not all northern Victorian farmers are 100 per cent convinced.. After what has been a crisis year for the dairy industry, the survey indicated the dairy
The wet winter and spring has compromised much of the region’s hay stock, but the canola harvest is likely to put a smile on the face of many cropping farmers across northern Victoria.. Hay baling delays have set farmers back by about a month with
A report is being prepared for the NSW Coroner after a man was killed on a property near Jerilderie on Sunday night.. Police and emergency services were called to the property off the Newell Hwy at Jerilderie about 5.45pm on Sunday after
The 18 months of indecision over the backpacker tax rate has finally come to an end, giving Goulburn Valley growers some certainty about the future of their labour force.. Late last week, on the final federal parliamentary sitting day for the year
Consumer group Choice wants the consumer watchdog to investigate the airline industry, alleging customer policies are breaching consumer law.
Joe Hockey says calls to redo TPP to appease Donald Trump are "fanciful".
The White House says US officials have been in touch with Chinese officials to reaffirm that the US is adhering to the "One China" policy.
More bodies are expected to be recovered from a warehouse in California that was engulfed by flames, leaving at least 36 people dead, many of them young.
The latest Newspoll shows Labor has chalked up its sixth successive lead over the Coalition and voter support for Malcolm Turnbull has hit a new low.
Ahead of the West Australian state election, Pauline Hanson is seeking to register her One Nation party.
Fremantle Dockers forward Shane Yarran has appeared briefly in a Perth court charged over an assault and will return to court next year.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released the official government finance figures for the September quarter.
Pauline Hanson and Rod Culleton have traded blows ahead of a High Court case that will decide on his political future.
The Turnbull government is backing the introduction of a Financial Industry Ombusman to deal with customer complaints with their banks.