Brett Aiken, a plumber from Parkdale in Melbourne, has become just the second person in seven years to hit a hole-in-one as part of the Great Lake Moodemere Hole-in-One challenge.. The feat was first achieved in October 2013 when furniture
A formerly extinct native legume is back from the brink thanks to collaborative re-introduction works between government agencies, conservation groups and private landholders across north-east Victoria. The Mountain Swainson-pea (Swainsona recta)
Corowa RSL Club was a hive of entertainment at the weekend as music lovers enjoyed the last two days of the Country Music Round Up.. Held between Thursday, June 15 and Sunday, June 18 the event attracted hundreds of visitors over the four days
Corowa RSL Club general manager Michael Wighton has accepted a job with Albury Racing Club as its new chief executive officer.. Mr Wighton will replace John Miller who is soon to start his new role as CEO with the Sunshine Coast Turf Club after 13
Howlong residents who endured a five-hour long panel hearing to decide the fate of a proposed compost facility in their town came away empty handed after the decision at the June 15 meeting was deferred.. More than 300 residents turned out at the
On what was a warm winter’s day on Saturday, the Roos took Yarrawonga by surprise as they tackled and harassed the Pigeons relentlessly in the early part of the game taking a two point lead at the first break and maintaining that lead until
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Two northern Victorian towns have been announced as destinations on the 15th annual Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour.. Euroa and Echuca have been chosen as two of the 31 cities and towns across Australia and New Zealand that the famous cup will visit
Fisheries Victoria is consulting recreational anglers about proposed changes to trout fishing regulations in lakes and rivers to improve trout fishing in Victoria.. The changes will complement record trout stocking under way across the state
Scientists are challenging long-held beliefs about stroke recovery and have used horse riding to prove that a survivor can achieve both physical and mental improvements long after the initial medical emergency.. A Swedish study, led by
Murray Dairy will run three workshops designed to assist farmers with business decision making for the coming months.. The ‘Setting Up Your Season’ workshops — to be held in Echuca, Wodonga and Shepparton — will provide information on key
Two minutes of hopping a day can strengthen hip bones in older people and reduce the risk of fracture after a fall, scientists have suggested.. A study led by Loughborough University in the United Kingdom showed bone density in the hopping leg
The Fair Work Ombudsman has taken legal action against a Rochester silo manufacturer, alleging it underpaid two workers a total of almost $13000 despite having previously been put on notice to pay workers their lawful entitlements.. Facing the
Kawasaki products are back in the Goulburn Valley after a four-year break, with Konigs Shepparton taking up the opportunity to become the new dealers.. The gap in the industry and a want to break into a new market were the major reasons for Konigs
The Cobram and District Pony Club annual Showjumping and Dressage Day was held on Sunday, with fine weather greeting competitors.. The event, at Muckatah Recreation Reserve (south of Cobram), saw 90 entries across all disciplines, with riders
The Andrews Government says it has secured a major win for Victorian communities and the environment, with a key water target met under the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.. The agreement reached at the Murray-Darling Basin Ministerial Council meeting in
The Federal Government will initiate the first nationwide gun amnesty since the Port Arthur massacre in 1996, in an effort to get illegal firearms off our streets.. On Friday last week Justice Minister Michael Keenan announced the amnesty, which
A teenager who was planning a terrorist attack in Melbourne has been jailed for longer following a federal appeal.
National Australia Bank has followed its peers by raising its variable rates for interest-only mortgages to stay within APRA limits.
London Bridge terror attack victim Sara Zelenak has been farewelled at a funeral at her former school in Brisbane.
The Turnbull government's Gonski 2.0 school funding overhaul has cleared the federal parliament in the early hours of Friday morning.
State-owned Qatar Airways has made an unsolicited bid to buy a 10 per cent stake in American Airlines, but the move is subject to US antitrust oversight.
Bega Cheese is launching a $160 million capital raising - with $122.5 million of it as an institutional placement - as it targets further growth.
South Australian Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis says his latest budget is "sexy", but will it create enough jobs to save his?
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says students with disabilities should be given maximum opportunities to do their best in the classroom.
Education Minister Simon Birmingham has proven again he's one of the Turnbull government's best performers, able to build Senate support for contentious bills.
Irish-born celebrity chef Darren Simpson, who appeared on Australian TV cooking shows including Ready, Steady, Cook and My Restaurant Rules, has died.