Moira Shire Councillors will be back on the road this week as they continue their program of drop in sessions to hear community feedback on Moira Shire Council’s draft 2017-2021 Council Plan and 2017/18 Budget. . “This week concludes our
The man popularly known as ‘Bomber’ Mitchell is the sole team member to have played in both victorious Yarrawonga Mulwala RSL Lawn Bowls teams for Victoria’s Duke of Edinburgh Shield.“I’m privileged to have played in both teams,” the
Federation Council’s draft Development Servicing Plan (DSP) is part of its overall draft budget consultation process from May 27 to June 29.. The DSP is proposing increased developer charges of $5,2225 for water and $4,400 for sewerage, as decided
A very successful Inner Wheel fundraising Mother’s Day Floral Affair was held at the Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort on May 11.. The winner of the major raffle, a painting donated by local artist Maureen Holgate, was Lorraine Bradshow.. The
ClubMulwala Outdoor Bowls. Another week of great Yarrawonga Mulwala weather has provided the opportunity to take to the greens. Social bowls this week was moved from Tuesday to Wednesday to enable four visitors from Melbourne to join in on the green
It was the smallest school in their small schools cross country event recently and in the swimming competition back in February.. But Savernake Public School - which currently has just nine students - had plenty of success, returning home with two
Investment intentions of Victorian farmers have strengthened considerably over the past 12 months, according to new research from Commonwealth Bank.. The research, part of Commonwealth Bank’s biannual Agri Insights survey, shows investment
The ‘‘no-frills’’ federal budget has delivered on some priorities for the dairy industry, but not without raising concerns about changes to visa fees, according to Australian Dairy Farmers.. Interim chief executive officer John McQueen said
The parliamentary committee charged with looking into decentralisation will spend most of its time in Canberra.. The Senate References Committee is conducting hearings into decentralisation of Commonwealth offices but will only visit one rural
The UDV have called on the state and federal governments to fund a Victoria-wide Q fever pre-screening and vaccination program in regional areas to ensure dairy farmers and their employees are immunised against the illness.. At the UDV’s annual
The land area devoted to dairying in the Goulburn Murray region has dropped by one third in less than 10 years, according to new studies released in Shepparton last night.. The reports also found the remaining dairy farms were heavily reliant on
A Melbourne fruit and vegetable operator is facing court for allegedly providing false records to the Fair Work Ombudsman and for underpaying more than $130000 to two workers.. Stephen Fanous is the director of A & S Wholesale Fruit and
Perfumes in household products are causing a stink for a third of Australians who get migraines and asthma attacks from them, new research shows.. The University of Melbourne study, published in the journal Preventive Medicine Reports, found that
Victoria’s next generation of dairy farmers have been celebrated with the Andrews Government continuing its support for the industry at the UDV Young Farmers Breakfast held recently.. Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford officially opened the UDV
A community submission says an investment into upgrading the Deniliquin Saleyards to a regional selling centre is paramount to guarantee the future of this essential service to Deniliquin and the surrounding area.. A request seeking funds for the
Community Landcare and Agriculture Leadership program participants explored what dairy farming might look like in the future on a recent trip to the Goulburn Valley.. Now in its fourth year, the program is designed to assist participants develop
Last week, a cut off low pressure which moved inland from the Bight region into NSW and QLD brought some heavy rainfalls at scattered places in both NSW and QLD. On Friday morning 19th May, Hay with 42 mms and nearby towns, Boorooban and Burrabogie
Schapelle Corby was treated as a "special guest" on her business class flight home to Australia on Sunday.
Adam Blair wants to set high standards after being named captain of the Kiwis at this year's World Cup, succeeding the dumped Jesse Bromwich.
The al-Qaeda linked Libyan Islamist group which was behind the 2012 Benghazi attack that killed the US ambassador Christopher Stevens, has dissolved.
Labor is open-minded to a discussion on involving the military alongside the police in terrorism situations on home soil.
CommSec chief economist Craig James is tipping the local market to open flat on Monday as markets close for US' Memorial Day and the UK's Spring Bank Holiday.
Mercedes Corby has arrived at her mother's home in Loganlea but their is still no sign of Schapelle.
British Airways says it is aiming to operate a 'near normal schedule' at Gatwick and Heathrow on Sunday after a global IT crash crippled the airline.
The Bulls are beaten 34-20 by a Hurricanes team missing Beauden Barrett, who is suffering from headaches.
The Corby family has called for privacy while thanking supporters as Schapelle Corby arrived back in Australia.
After weeks of media speculation and waiting, Schapelle Corby's departure proved swift, ingenious, at times comical and was done with much fanfare.