Yarrawonga resident and former police sergeant Brian Igoe will receive a Commendation for Brave Conduct, the fourth highest Australian Bravery Decoration, in recognition of his outstanding valour during a serious incident while on duty in Heidelberg
The Friends of Warrina announced its closure last week.. The final meeting and AGM held last Thursday was followed by a special afternoon tea with past and present members, residents and staff to celebrate the outstanding success of the
The Inner Wheel Club of Yarrawonga Mulwala held a successful garage sale on March 11 in Belmore Street to raise money for cord blood research, a national project.. Umbilical cord blood is now known to be a useful source of blood stem cells.. It has
A proposed roundabout for the intersection of Woods Road and the Murray Valley Highway is one step closer to reality with VicRoads, Federal Member for Murray Damian Drum and State Member for Ovens Valley Tim McCurdy all confirming the project is now
It was flannel and mullets as far as the eye could see at the Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort on Friday for the Bogan Bingo Good Friday Appeal Fundraiser.. Organiser, Yarrawonga Mum Ash McKee, said she was thrilled with the turnout with around
The final round of selection for the 2017 World Water Ski Racing Championships was held on Lake Mulwala on the weekend with hopefuls competing for a place on the Australian team.. Ski Racing Australia conducted a seven race selection series which
The Yarrawonga Mulwala Cricket Club B Grade Rams won the 2016-2017 Wangaratta District Cricket Association Premiership in a tense battle with their stablemates the Bulls on the weekend.. After several successful seasons with two sides in the
Shepparton Regional Saleyards is known for hosting the selling of cattle and sheep, but it was a sale of another animal that stood out recently.. Ninety-six donkeys were auctioned on March 18, as well as a camel, two alpacas and some horses.. The
Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) is warning the public to avoid direct contact with water in Waranga Basin after monitoring detected high levels of blue-green algae.. GMW recommends:. - People should avoid contact with the water.. - Wherever possible
Australian dairy farmers could do well from a post-Brexit free-trade agreement with the United Kingdom.. Outgoing High Commissioner to Britain Alexander Downer said sugar growers were likely be the big winners from a post-Brexit trade deal, but
Lebanese Pork Pie topped with Kataifi Pastry. Serves 4-6. Ingredients:. 2 tbsp olive oil. 1 onion, finely diced. 1kg lean pork mince. 1 tbsp plain flour. 2 tsp cumin powder. 1 lemon, zested and juiced. 1 sweet red chilli, sliced. tsp smoked paprik
Virtual fencing for cattle is set to hit the commercial market later this year, following a successful $2million fundraising round by Melbourne-based agri-tech company Agersens.. Agersens’ eShepherd product enables farmers to ‘fence’, move
Victorian dairy farmers are pushing the Andrews Government to come up with a solution to the state’s escalating energy crisis in a bid to keep the multi-billion dollar dairy industry sustainable.. The UDV has approached the Victorian Government
Murray Dairy will hold another Focus Farm Open Day next month, with animal health and fertility issues the major topics of discussion.. The open day, to be held on April 11 at the Cohuna property of Leigh and Sasha Fletcher, will see Mr Fletcher and
Blue-green algae has now been found in the water of the East Loddon Water District. . Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) is warning the public to avoid direct contact with the water after monitoring detected high levels of the algae.. GMW recommends water
To most people a power blackout is just an inconvenience.. People cannot watch TV or open the fridge, and if it goes for longer than a few hours they might need to start to find some candles and a torch.. But for Toolamba-based orchardist Peter Hall
Total Eden opened the doors to its new premises in Shepparton last week, bringing together services from a number of sister businesses from the Ruralco Holdings ‘stable’ including Ruralco Water Brokers, Ruralco Property and Rodwells.. Total Eden
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has been urged to visit Cobram to discuss staff stand-downs at the JBS Australia abattoir with the company and its workers.. State Member for Ovens Valley Tim McCurdy told the Victorian Parliament last week JBS was
The federal government will introduce a code of conduct for the sugar industry to ensure grower choice in marketing.
The Swedish Academy says 2016 Nobel literature winner Bob Dylan will meet with members of the academy this weekend and they will hand over his Nobel medal.
Bronwyn Bishop has repaid nearly $14,000 in expenses since being busted for "Choppergate" including trips for colleagues' weddings.
Three men have been arrested in Indonesia over a foiled plot to smuggle people into Darwin by boat, apparently undeterred by Australia's tough stance.
Brexit negotiations must be transparent and honest but the UK must be left worse off when it leaves the European Union, the EU's presidency says.
One of Victoria's most wanted fugitives, Graham Gene Potter, has been spotted in NSW, police say.
An investment group with high profile businessman Gary Weiss on its board has amassed a 5.73 per cent stake in Dreamworld owner Ardent Leisure.
Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten will head to north Queensland on Thursday to inspect the damage from Cyclone Debbie.
Federal Labor MP Anne Aly has used her personal story to oppose the government's cuts to welfare, which has cleared parliament.
Disgraced Wests Tigers player Tim Simona has been charged with fraud and will face court next month.