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Australia Day Mulwala

Mulwala Progress Association will host Australia Day at RSL Park, starting at 9.30am.. “There will be a flag raising ceremony, national anthem and a barbecue,” association president Robert Purtle OAM said. “Everyone is invited to

by
Robert Muir
Jan 17 2018
News

Remembering 100 years on

On December 27, 2017 it was 100 years ago that former Wilby resident Allan McColl, as Sergeant Allan McColl M.M. was tragically killed in action in Belgium, in the 1914-18 First World War while serving Australia.. Yarrawonga resident Bill McColl

by
Robert Muir
Jan 17 2018
News

Senior and Fowler golf clash

By Robert Muir PGA Tour of Australasia and European Senior Tour’s Peter Fowler is the big new drawcard for the 2018 BMW Shepparton Senior Victorian Open Championship here from Wednesday, January 31 to Friday, February 2.. The 58-year-old

by
Robert Muir
Jan 10 2018
Entertainment

Red Hot Sizzler

Despite scorching temperatures attendance at Mulwala Water Ski Club’s ninth annual Red Hot Summer last Saturday afternoon and evening proved to be the largest to date with 3,600 music fans singing, dancing and rock ‘n’ rolling

by
Robert Muir
Jan 10 2018
News

Estate’s completion in sight

Mulwala Business Park’s last stage of development involving 35 new, sizeable lots, will be completed by the end of June 2018.. It will bring the total of industrial estate lots to 78 on the 27ha site on the northern outskirts of town, bordered

by
Robert Muir
Jan 10 2018
News

$130M solar farm targets Mulwala

A proposed $130 million solar farm with 400,000 panels proposed on the outskirts of Mulwala is before Federation Council.. The proposed utility scale renewable energy project of up to 140 megawatt (MW) would generate renewable energy from the power

by
Robert Muir
Jan 04 2018
Sport

Jack a NSW state champion

Yarrawonga boxer Jack Moore is the 67kg NSW Welterweight Champion after successfully claiming the vacant title in Dubbo on Saturday, December 16.. Just days after turning 17-years-of-age on December 2, Jack fought the far more experienced

by
Robert Muir
Dec 27 2017
News

World Rotary President at conference

Past world Rotary president Ron D. Burton will be the World President’s representative at the four-day Yarrawonga/Mulwala hosted Rotary District 9790 Conference from March 22 to 25 and will be accompanied by his wife Jetta.. “It’s

by
Robert Muir
Dec 27 2017
News

Gayle leaves after 31 years

After 31 years at ClubMulwala and described as a talent in all areas, Gayle Pattingale, has called it a day.. “Gayle was a star in every area, from Diggers to Restaurant to Office to Bar and ‘Go To Girl’,” ClubMulwala Chief

by
Robert Muir
Dec 20 2017
News

Superior cabins complete second stage

Eight of the nine brand new homey cabins under construction at Yarrawonga Holiday Park will be ready for their booked Christmas holidaymakers and most favourable comments are being made about the four near the banks of the mighty Murray River

by
Robert Muir
Dec 20 2017
Sport

Here comes Baxter

Fourteen-year-old Baxter Droop fired his best round of golf to date - a one-over-par 73 on the Cobram Barooga Old Course last Friday in the Under 21, 54-hole Stuart Appleby Murray River Junior Masters last week.. After rounds of 79 and 83 at

by
Robert Muir
Dec 20 2017
Sport

Scott Jaques new president

Yarrawonga Football Netball Club’s new president Scott Jaques, is “very honoured and looking forward to the challenge” regarding his top executive role.. “I’m very mindful of the responsibility that goes with the

by
Robert Muir
Dec 20 2017
News

Tunzafun wants volunteers

Tunzafun Amusement Park in Mulwala will experience a busy time with tourists and locals over the Christmas/New Year period and extra volunteers are needed to help cope with the increased patronage. “We can always do with extra volunteers over

by
Robert Muir
Dec 20 2017
News

Council welcomes Adrian Butler

Federation Council has welcomed its new Interim General Manager Adrian Butler, who commenced on the December 2, to lead the organisation whilst council recruits for a permanent General Manager.. The former Acting Director of Infrastructure and

by
Robert Muir
Dec 20 2017
Sport

Today’s AFL rubbish – Kerley OAM

Today’s standard of AFL is “terrible, defensive and rubbish football” according to South Australian sporting icon Neil Kerley OAM.. “It’s a typical keepings off game, players running around like cattle, short little

by
Robert Muir
Dec 20 2017
News

Max receives his OAM

Well known Yarrawonga identity, former Yarrawonga Shire Councillor and Barwon Region Police Superintendent Max Porter OAM was presented with his national medal by the Governor of Victoria Linda Dessau AM at Government House Melbourne on Friday

by
Robert Muir
Dec 13 2017
News

Emergency services consultation

Further Victorian-wide consultation with emergency service personnel was undertaken last week by Shadow Minister for Emergency Services Brad Battin and Nationals Member for Ovens Valley Tim McCurdy. The pair joined forces to meet with local fire

by
Robert Muir
Dec 13 2017
Sport

Just over but in for ace

When Dario Prighel hit his nine iron to the 4th hole 112 metres away on the Executive Blue on Sunday, November 26, he thought he’d underclubbed and was going to be short, into a greenside bunker.. “But it just cleared it by one or two

by
Robert Muir
Dec 13 2017
Sport

Two very promising junior golfers

Life Member of Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort Alex MacKenzie has derived much pleasure from coaching and guiding young golfers over the past 23 years and has admired the progress of Ben Casley and Baxter Droop. . Ben, 15, has won the 2017 Alex

by
Robert Muir
Dec 06 2017
Sport

Fabulous Cod Classic

Very threatening, wet weather predictions, including predicted flash floodings for north east Victoria, didn’t stop 2,300 anglers participating in the 2017 Yamaha Cod Classic last weekend, starting last Friday and concluding at 1.00pm Sunday

by
Robert Muir
Dec 06 2017
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