Gold Stars for service
Four volunteer firefighters from northern Victoria have been recognised for a combined 157 years of service to their communities, including their significant dedication to district championships.
Members of the Devenish community gathered on April 14 to host a special ANZAC tribute and street parade, which also marked the official opening of the town’s latest silo art.
The oldest dog to have lived has been immortalised with a mural painted in Rochester.
ABC Heywire is calling on community organisations to implement ideas developed at the 2019 Heywire Regional Youth Summit by applying for seed-funding through the Foundation for Regional and Rural Renewal.
Australia’s consumer watchdog has called for major changes to improve the safety of quad bikes, including the introduction of a safety rating system, crush protection devices and mandatory minimum performance standards.
A tough start to the growing season in eastern states and falling cattle prices have seen the National Australia Bank’s Rural Commodities Index fall by 2.7 per cent last month.
Electricity distributor Powercor has received a hefty fine after tree branches clashed with powerlines, starting fires across regional Victoria.
The Federal Government is investing $5.93million in new research, extension and adoption to boost farm productivity through well managed dams and shelterbelts. The project will also measure the biodiversity benefits of farm dams and shelterbelts.
A special clean-up team hit the Goulburn River on April 7 hoping to reinvigorate the waterways and native surrounds.
Michael McCormack slid into the deputy prime ministership in the slipstream of Barnaby Joyce’s lurid soap opera.
Growing tensions about the Murray-Darling Basin Plan have led to ‘‘disrespectful behaviour and even bullying’’ in communities according to the Murray-Darling Basin Authority.
In past years it would have been rare to see a traffic jam in the country towns of Goorambat, Devenish and St James, but with thousands of visitors travelling to see the towns’ silo art, it was a welcome occurrence.
A meat industry leader has called vegans’ nationally co-ordinated trespass ‘‘an attack on regional Australia’’ and says it was harmful to anyone working in the $22billion sector.
Shepparton Highway Patrol officers nabbed a driver allegedly travelling at 191km/h in Shepparton about 11.50pm last night. The 20-year-old probationary driver was detected in an 80km/h zone on Goulburn Valley Highway. The Shepparton man had his...
A number of vehicles were stolen from a car dealership in Shepparton on Saturday morning.
A 23-year-old Echuca man is currently in Bendigo Magistrates Court facing charges of dangerous driving causing serious injury and other driving related offences.