MHA Care Acting Board Chair David McKenzie has announced that Wendy Ross had been appointed as interim CEO from April 19.. This appointment will be short term to allow the board to advertise the CEO role in coming weeks.. Former CEO John Dean was
This year’s Yarrawonga Mulwala Agricultural Show is shaping up to be an absolute bonanza with Show President John Wright announcing the signing of Batman, Robin and the original Batmobile as special guests.. To be held on Saturday, October 7
Drizzling rain failed to dampen the spirits of thousands who turned out to mark Anzac Day at the Dawn Service on Tuesday morning.. Huddled together under umbrellas, the ClubMulwala hill was lined with people of all ages, determined to begin the day
Mulwala Foreshore Master Plan’s implementation at APEX Park, which includes the water slide area, is underway.. Pool Avenue, between Erne and Inglis Streets, is undergoing widening and reconstruction for a one-way avenue from the south.. Drainage
Just prior to Anzac Day last year I bought a red poppy from a RSL veteran who had set up his little table outside the Yarrawonga Newsagency.. We got to talking and it turns out this gentleman, Ted Snodgrass, had an amazing story to tell
Yarrawonga Bowls Club. While bowlers have come to the end of the summer season of bowling, again this does not mean that anyone will stop bowling over winter as members utilise the all-weather greens right throughout the year and only really bad
More people can have a say in the region’s agricultural planning, with Campaspe Shire Council reopening applications for Farming Advisory Committee membership.. The committee assists council by vetting planning applications for subdivisions and
The potency of the venom carried by a new species of funnel-web spider discovered in the Tasmanian wilderness remains a mystery.. Slightly smaller than the average Tasmanian funnel-web, the eight-legged find is being hailed as a breakthrough by
In the steamy kitchen of a restaurant in the Indonesian capital Jakarta, chef Michael Kenzo slowly stirs a big pan of dark coloured meat mixed with chilli and spices, sweat streaming down his face.. ‘‘This is dog meat,’’ he volunteers
Joint winners have been announced for the sheep and wool industry’s prestigious Peter Westblade scholarship.. Young sheep industry professionals Harrison Mulquiny and Rachael Gawne were chosen from a field of applicants from NSW, Victoria and
As the world’s largest sheepmeat exporter and second largest producer, Australia stands to benefit from growing consumer demand in many developing countries where sheepmeat consumption is increasing despite rising prices.. This is one of a number
The peak fodder industry body will run a series of workshops designed to improve production and profit for dairy farmers in the Rochester district.. The Australian Fodder Industry Association, in partnership with TPC Agriculture, will run the ‘Our
A man from Sydney’s south has channelled the late Steve Irwin and captured a freshwater crocodile on a riverbank during an afternoon stroll.. Aaron Hughes was walking with his wife and their young son Ben along Salt Pan Creek, behind their
Proving its recipe is the cream of the crop, the Country Women’s Association of NSW has sold its 50000th scone during its 70th year at the Sydney Royal Easter Show.. The group surpassed its previous scone record by more than 900 floury treats last
The Federal Government’s decision to abolish the 457 visa for temporary skilled workers has received mixed reviews from the agriculture sector, with industry groups calling on the Federal Government to involve them in negotiations.. VFF president
The Terang DemoDAIRY is set to close after the co-operative decided it would be wound up.. The research and development co-operative in western Victoria said it had exhausted all options to remain open.. However, the co-operative hopes to leave
The 2017 Wagyu conference will be held at Albury from May 1 to 3 followed by a tour of Wagyu operations in north-east Victoria on May 4 and 5.. Speakers will include producers who are already using Wagyu genetics, buyers who will contract to buy the
Round 6 AFL - Adelaide v Richmond Highlights
A broken thumb to All Blacks captain Kieran Read has spoiled the Crusaders' 48-21 defeat of the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein.
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It's said to be a tighter budget than the two before it, but it won't stop Victoria's Andrews government from continued infrastructure investment.
An inquiry into the distribution of GST to states and territories has been ordered by Treasurer Scott Morrison but it isn't being welcomed by all state leaders.
Police are looking at disturbing video footage said to show former Sydney terrorist Khaled Sharrouf quizzing his young son about how best to kill Australians.
State premiers are putting their hands up to get some of the "good debt" from the federal government's May 9 budget for their infrastructure projects.
Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews has welcomed federal moves to give first homebuyers tax breaks to help them get into the market.
A Centre for Independent Studies analysis of school funding finds the benchmark level of per-student money has been set unreasonably high.