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Heat on for pool

About 185 people out of the estimated 200 who attended last Wednesday night’s public meeting want Corowa to have a 25-metre swimming pool to replace the 62-year-old, 50-metre outdoor pool.. Heated pool supporters voted in favour of a Notice of

by
Robert Muir
Jun 20 2018
Sport

Tom’s great country roast

From his early junior football and social days in Yarrawonga which involved some spotlighting around Tungamah, to his glory days at the highest AFL level with Geelong, Tom Lonergan was admired and appreciated by everyone at Tungamah last Saturday

by
Robert Muir
Jun 20 2018
Sport

Cat becomes Bear on Saturday

He has played at the highest AFL level in 209 games with Geelong, in front of huge crowds and held down the full-back position for over 10 years.. But our own Tom Lonergan will love playing with some of his closest mates at Tungamah this Saturday

by
Robert Muir
Jun 14 2018
News

Big projects in budget display

Big expenditure projects for Mulwala and district in Federation Council’s draft budget for 2018/19 include Purtle Park Toilet Block ($309,000), Mulwala Industrial Estate Development ($M3.35), Owen Bridges Reserve Boat Ramp ($325,000) and

by
Robert Muir
Jun 14 2018
News

Di joins Doug as OAM recipients

Di and Doug Evans of Mulwala are the first husband-wife team to be awarded the Order of Australia Medal (OAM) from Yarrawonga/Mulwala.. Their history-making achievement follows this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List, which includes Di

by
Robert Muir
Jun 14 2018
News

Adrian Butler appointed General Manager

Federation Council has appointed its Interim General Manager, Adrian Butler, to the position of General Manager on a four-year contract.. Mr Butler’s appointment to council’s highest senior staff position follows council’s

by
Robert Muir
Jun 14 2018
Sport

A win for palliative care funding

Peninsula Home Hospice’s fourth consecutive charity, three-day golf event at Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort last week raised $27,000 (and increase of $4,000 on last year) for palliative care in the home. . Established on the Mornington

by
Robert Muir
Jun 14 2018
News

Wanting Londsale Reserve upgrade

New Lonsdale Reserve Committee secretary Bethany Robinson joined the committee to help improve the Lonsdale Recreation Reserve “as a multi-sport precinct and a fantastic asset to the entire community”.. “A recreation reserve is

by
Robert Muir
Jun 06 2018
News

Doris turns 101

Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort’s number one member, Doris Head, turned 101 years on Monday and celebrated in fine style last Sunday at Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort.. “It’s a magnificent milestone,” Noel Loughnan

by
Robert Muir
Jun 06 2018
Sport

Jay Ar equals record

Jay Ar Martin got home by one shot when the four-round A Grade club championship ended last Sunday to make it his 10th club champion title at Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort. He has joined Gary Page as equal club champion title holder.. It was

by
Robert Muir
Jun 06 2018
News

$130m solar farm on track

No objections have been lodged with Federation Council regarding the proposed $130 million solar farm bordering Tocumwal Road and Savernake Road Mulwala.. “The proposal is still in its information stages with the applicant (Esco Pacific)

by
Robert Muir
May 30 2018
Sport

Memorabilia and $10,000 up for grabs

The excellent and wide variety of sporting memorabilia in the foyer of Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Course Resort will go under the hammer next Wednesday, June 6.. It’s all part of the Peninsula Home Hospice’s (PPH) third consecutive annual

by
Robert Muir
May 30 2018
Sport

Locals win nation’s Holden Scramble

Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort has broken through to win its first Holden Scramble Championship - the women’s event with the team comprising Georgia Macklan, Sam Churchin, Wendy Hennessey and Kath Peters, plus their trainee professional

by
Robert Muir
May 30 2018
News

Council’s four trainees

If you are planning to build a home, there’s every chance a Federation Council trainee will be involved with your development application and building permit.. With three trainees employed since last year, it brings to four the number of

by
Robert Muir
May 30 2018
News

2.3% rate rise

Federation Council ratepayers will pay the State Government’s rate pegging limit for 2018/19 of 2.3%, being the maximum increase allowed on general rates.. Council’s draft budget applies the 2.3% on a flat rate across all rate

by
Robert Muir
May 23 2018
Sport

Golf’s 900 entries from 60 clubs

Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort’s five-day May Tournament last week from Monday to Friday attracted some 900 entries from 60 golf clubs from Victoria, NSW, SA, Tasmania and Queensland.. The near 20% increase on last year’s entries

by
Robert Muir
May 23 2018
Sport

Pigeon mixing it with Spiders/Roos

Yarrawonga football identity Robert Tait will be in both camps on this Sunday, May 27 when the Pigeons fly to Corowa’s John Foord Oval to do battle on the field.. During the reserves match, the 66-year-old will be reminiscing with a lot of

by
Robert Muir
May 23 2018
Sport

Tom to play for Tungamah

Geelong champion, Yarrawonga’s own Tom Lonergan, will play his first game of football since he retired last year - for Tungamah on Saturday, June 16 against Congupna.. It will be a special Tungamah Past Players and Sponsors Day, and the club

by
Robert Muir
May 23 2018
News

Spirited pool debate

It’s gone on for 12 years and there is still plenty of lively debate, as evidenced at Federation Council’s monthly meeting on May 15 about a new Corowa Swimming Pool.. Councillors voted 5:4 in favour of a 50m outdoor pool which confirmed

by
Robert Muir
May 23 2018
Sport

Kickboxing at ClubMulwala

The first ever local kickboxing event will be held this Saturday, May 26, at ClubMulwala featuring a 17-fight program.. It will be a Muay Thai sparring event with competitors from Echuca, Shepparton, Corowa and Wangaratta to take on our locals

by
Robert Muir
May 23 2018
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