The Country Fire Authority is preparing for a long, dry fire season and is urging residents of Yarrawonga and surrounding rural areas to start planning now.. With parts of NSW already impacted by bushfires in recent weeks, indicators suggest the
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
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
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
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
YMGCR Golf Mixed Foursomes Championships Last Sunday Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club held its Mixed Foursomes Championship on the tricky Executive Course and the Lake Course. The 27-hole championship was played under blue skies and a very light breeze
Hay Caps is celebrating a birthday, with the business having manufactured the local invention on a southern Riverina family’s farm for a decade.. Invented back in 2006 by Tocumwal hay producers Phil and Lynda Snowden, the product has been
A range of customers in the Shepparton Irrigation Region (SIR) are set to benefit from a new Surface Drainage Program.. The SIR falls mostly within the Goulburn Broken catchment, and covers the Murray Valley, Shepparton, Central Goulburn and
Goulburn-Murray Water has announced a maximum annual allocation of 100 per cent for all Mid-Loddon Groundwater Management Area customers for the 2017-18 season.. The Mid-Loddon Groundwater Management Area extends from Moolort in the south to Calivil
The death of a chicken farm worker, killed by a forklift in the middle of the night, has led to a liquidated Victorian company being fined $1.13million for workplace breaches.. The contracting business, which formerly operated as CK Crouch Pty Ltd
NSW farmer Paul Cudden knew the first of Paxton Plow Co’s CB6 Cultibars was going to be right for him because it was effectively built to meet his requirements.. No-one else is building a machine to anything like its specifications, according
A spring field day will showcase the range of trials run by Riverine Plains and FAR Australia.. The field day will be held at the Riverine Research Centre in Forges Rd, Burramine on Thursday, September 28.. The RRC is a partnership between Riverine
The National Water Initiative has made a ‘‘significant contribution’’ to better managing Australia’s natural resources, according to a Productivity Commission draft report.. The report was tasked with assessing the
Hay makers are hoping for one more solid downpour in the coming days to help finish off their crop, according to AW Ag Contracting owner Adam Whipp.. Mr Whipp, from Nanneella, who contracts out 40000 square and round hay bales a year in addition to
The Australian Fodder Industry Association’s 2017 National Fodder Conference was held last month on the Gold Coast, with the machinery on show generating interest.. With a theme of ‘Feeding Innovation, Growing Success’, delegates
With the introduction of the 0 Series round balers for the 2018 hay making season, John Deere is offering its first North American-built round baler pre-cutter and the industry’s first 1.5m pre-cutter baler.. The four models that comprise the
The former managing director of Goulburn-Murray Water and NSW top water bureaucrat Gavin Hanlon has been stood down amid allegations of misconduct.. Mr Hanlon, who held the managing director job at Goulburn-Murray Water from 2011 to 2014, was stood
Former Nationals WA leader Brendon Grylls would be a "rocket" in federal parliament but it is his call whether he wants to pursue it, Barnaby Joyce says.
Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce says he is worried for the region after North Korea threatened to test launch a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean.
Award-winning artist Vincent Fantauzzo will paint the official portrait of Australia's first female prime minister.
NBN Co chief executive Bill Morrow was paid $3.6 million for a second straight year in 2016/17, but just $1.16 million was linked to the network's performance.
The mother of a New Zealander who died at Villawood detention centre in April 2016 is still searching for answers following a coronial inquiry.
Royal Australian Air Force personnel have been adding a splash of colour to the dusty desert camp at the main air operating base in the Middle East.
The Queensland crocodile found shot dead was not the largest ever recorded. Here are details of some of the world's largest crocs.
Younger crocodiles living in the Fitzroy River in central Queensland could become more aggressive following the shooting death of a massive 5.2 metre reptile.
A mother has admitted suffocating her 15-month-old daughter and throwing her body into a Melbourne creek.
Lady Mary Fairfax, the matriarch of the Fairfax family media empire and a wealthy patron of the Australian art scene, has been farewelled at her Sydney funeral.