Determination to find new way
The journey towards treaties in Victoria really starts with the Batman Treaty in 1835.
Wednesday evening’s Goulburn Regional Assembly was a fine example of good grassroots politics at work.
The Cottage proponents and their planning application for permission to use and develop land at 2-8 St Andrews Rd, Shepparton, for a residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility seemed almost certain to get Greater Shepparton City Council’s heave-ho at the June ordinary monthly meeting — the outcome of a successful notice of motion proposed by Cr Shelley Sutton and seconded by Cr Les Oroszvary.
The Australian Government is collecting and collating every citizen’s health records and storing them on a centralised database.
For want of a better cliche — we have been riding a wild and stormy roller coaster here in lawnmower land this week.
Every community deserves to feel proud of itself — its people, its achievements and its aspirations.
One imagines some at Greater Shepparton City Council yesterday breathed a sigh of relief upon learning the Maude St bus interchange and plaza project was finally being given some assistance.
An old adage around the newsroom goes ‘‘what interests the public is not always what’s in the public interest’’.
On June 21 this year history was made when Australia’s first ever treaty legislation became law with the Advancing the Treaty Process with Aboriginal Victorians Bill passing through the Upper House of the Victorian Parliament.
POLICE arrested two people and seized some drugs after swooping on a car outside Echuca Big W this morning. Members from the Bendigo Central Victorian Response Unit handcuffed an Echuca woman and man in the carpark about 8.45am following an...
A dramatic police chase came to a screeching halt in Tallygaroopna this afternoon, leaving locals stunned and grateful no-one was injured. The hour long chase reportedly reached speeds of nearly 200 kph as seven police pursuit vehicles attempted to...
A house is on fire in Elizabeth St Echuca with several fire crews on scene. Emergency services were called to the house at 8.35pm. The blaze is not yet under control. More to come