IN THE 12 months since Moama’s Nick Gierisch bought his second-hand Kenworth 909, he has estimated he would have spent at least $30,000 to customise it to his needs.. But the investment and effort paid off for Mr Gierisch, who won the
ECHUCA’S Bendigo Kangan TAFE has committed to structuring the campus so it can respond to the changing community, according to Committee for Echuca Moama.. Kangan presented to C4EM’s board meeting which was held at the institute on
FEDERAL Member for Murray Damian Drum has welcomed new measures to increase support for employers and seasonal workers to access the seasonal worker program.. Changes will be phased in from July 1, 2018 and include introducing a multi-entry visa for
MOAMA’S Rhys Archard has claimed his second O’Dwyer Medal following the Murray Football Netball League vote count on Sunday night at Finley.. The classy onballer finished four votes ahead of runner-up Brodie A’vard (Barooga) with
ALLAN Watson has worked in the transport industry for more than 40 years and is the owner of Mathoura Bulk Grain & Fertilisers, which also has depots in Deniliquin and Echuca.. He was one of three transport industry icons inducted into the
THE BORDER Raiders took to the field with a place in the grand final up for grabs.. Epsom Scorpions were kicking with a strong breeze and putting pressure on the Border Raiders.. Nick Keatinge, Carlos Varapodio, Jay Burrell and Rudy Webb were strong
CHRIST Church Anglican served lunch for senior citizens from Murrayvale Aged Care, Southern Cross Care and Glanville Village recently.. More than 40 retirees gathered at the church on Wednesday last week for an afternoon of tea, sandwiches and
CAMPASPE Shire Council has served notice on Echuca Magistrates Court. Again.. But this time it means business. If it doesn’t come to the table with a solution soon it will have to find a new home instead of sharing it with council as it is
Victoria has moved to re-regulate energy prices to address the state’s high power bills, but The Nationals blame the Andrews Government for letting them rise in the first place.. The energy industry union has welcomed the plan to re-regulate
The latest V/Line performance figures show both punctuality and reliability improved on the Seymour line in August.. On-time performance was at 90.5 per cent last month, increasing almost four percentage points compared to July, to its highest level
THE GOLDFIELDS Ministries Foodshare cooks 300 meals every week for struggling locals and now they’ve cooked up a plan that is “so crazy it just might work”.. The not-for-profit will ask locals to donate $1 to help buy the building
Ad not worth bleating about. THE Indian High Commission has complained of an ad being “offensive”, saying it hurt the religious sentiments of the Indian community (The Age 12/9). The ad was meant to promote inclusivity. It depicts the
A conference in Deniliquin next month will explore new pathways to achieving environmental outcomes in regions that have been impacted by humans since European settlement.. It will introduce the concept of ‘reconciliation ecology’ and
Cobram. ●Two drink drivers will be without their vehicles for 30 days after being caught on Saturday.. A 52-year-old Strathmerton man was stopped on Murray Valley Hwy at 2am and recorded a reading of 0.117.. A 23-year-old Tocumwal man was stopped
After a sooner than hoped exit from the finals this year, the Mulwala Football Netball Club celebrated two top gongs at the Murray Football League Vote Count on Sunday.. Mulwala’s Chris O’Neill took out the Damien Jones Medal for the
By Emma Prior. For the first time ever, the Yarrawonga Mulwala Agricultural Show will showcase the skills of young local farmers putting them through their paces on show day.. This year’s show is the perfect place to start the Young Farmers
The Mulwala Water Ski Club has once again delivered valuable financial support for the fundraising efforts of local cancer support group Friends In Common.. Board President Len Langford and Director Gavin Williams presented June Probert and Liz
The votes are all counted and the nine councillors have been announced, with several vying for the top job as Federation Council’s first mayor.. Candidates and media were invited to Corowa’s Oddfellows Hall on September 12 where the
Club Mulwala Outdoor Bowls A good week for bowls with the season prelude starting to hot up. Tuesday was the official opening of the Ovens and Murray season with 36 ladies teams taking to the greens at Corowa Civic. The club had two teams competing
Green or damp hay encourages elements like bacteria and fungi to grow and decompose.. A series of complex biological and chemical reactions can then cause a build-up that allows hay to heat.. This can produce flammable gasses which may ignite.. The
ALMOST 200 local abattoir memories have been made redundant after being shelved on indefinite shutdown since March.. JBS – the Brazilian-based largest red meat processor in the world – first shut down its Cobram works in March because of
Producing the best quality silage was the topic of a recent field day held at Murray Goulburn Trading’s Numurkah site.. The day allowed farmers, contractors and manufacturers to come together to discuss the best ways to inoculate silage
Champagne and Scallop Risotto. Serves four. Ingredients:. 20g butter. 1 leek, finely sliced. 2 cloves garlic, crushed. 2 cups arborio rice. 1 cup champagne or white wine. 3 cups chicken stock, boiling. 2 cups milk, heated until just boiling. 1 tbsp
More than 200 firearms have been surrendered in Victoria in the first two months of the National Firearms Amnesty.. Owners have handed in 2150 rifles, shotguns and handguns as well as a number of knives, imitation firearms and quantities of
The warmer weather is likely to see the emergence of more snakes, and rural veterinarians are gearing up for an influx of bitten pets.. A recent survey carried out by University of Melbourne found the most common victims in urban Melbourne were
The first 16 days in Benalla this month has been the coldest in September since 1969.. The mean temperature of 9.3 degrees was the lowest since the 8.6 was recorded in Benalla for the first 16 days of September 1969.. Widespread heavy frosts were
Current seasonal conditions have highlighted the problem of showery weather and high humidity causing difficulty with hay-making due to crops being unable to dry sufficiently to be baled in these conditions.. Continued turning for drying purposes
A new watchdog will head the toughest labour hire scheme in Australia under a crackdown on dodgy operators by the Victorian Government.. The laws, to be put to parliament by the end of the year, are in response to an investigation that uncovered
A 609ha property owned by the late Michael Burston, a noted cattle man and Order of Australia recipient, is expected to fetch upwards of $4.75million when it goes under the hammer on October 6.. The property, dubbed East Mount Ada, is held over 22
Murray Bennett of Landmark in Wangaratta is the 2017 ALPA Victorian Young Auctioneers Competition winner.. Joe Allen, from Elders in Euroa, was runner-up, and both men will represent Victoria at the 2018 ALPA National Young Auctioneers Competition
The OECD has warned central banks to take a cautious approach to raising interest rates.
Health Minister Jill Hennessy is expected to give her speech and second reading of the assisted dying scheme bill in Victorian parliament.
Prime MInister Malcolm Turnbull has been advised to keep the debate about power bills separate to that of meeting Australia's emissions targets.
Senior Gold Coast police officer, Superintendent Michelle Stenner, is due to face the Brisbane Magistrates Court charged with perjury and misconduct offences.
The OECD has warned central banks to tread carefully when raising interest rates, questioning the sustainability of the global economic expansion.
Australian Rugby Union chief Bill Pulver faced a grilling over the axing of the Western Force and future of the sport at a Senate hearing in Perth.
The appeal against the sentencing of the Salt Creek attacker Roman Heinze has begun in Adelaide.
A public inquest will not be held into a bushfire that destroyed 116 homes on Victoria's surf coast on Christmas Day 2015.
Prince Andrew has launched the Australian semi-final of his global competition for budding entrepreneurs.
A man has told the Shirley Finn inquest he saw a small green car next to her vehicle on the day her body was found and a policeman told him to "watch his back".