People should find it much easier to access the civic centre in Corowa by the end of August this year. Federation Council has resolved to allocate $150,000 from its Operational Plan to fund an elevator which will accommodate a small mobility scooter
Even though many country women are outgoing, there are still a large number that are isolated and it was this realisation that prompted local ladies Barbara, Sue and Lesley to form Corowa’s first SHE Shed. The ladies said chatter started around six
A and B SquadWelcome to the new season of netball. What can be said about last year? A Hume league A grade premiership is a long way from languishing at the bottom of the old Coreen league ladder for those who have been at the club for a long time
Wahgunyah Primary School recently participated in the seventh National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence. Wahgunyah Primary School Principal Josh Reid said the National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence provided a great
Members of the British Commonwealth Occupation Force reunited in Corowa last week to reminisce, remember mates and mark the 71st anniversary of the occupation of Japan. The British Commonwealth Occupation Force (BCOF) was the joint Australian
Federation Council will stream its first live meeting at its next monthly meeting on April 18. Live streaming is taking off in and out of business circles because the equipment required is plentiful and cheap. With audio and visual segment broadcast
Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) is warning the public to avoid direct contact with water within the Rochester Irrigation Area channels and pipelines, including the Waranga Western Channel downstream of the Waranga Basin to the Loddon Weir, after
The best young auctioneers from around the country will travel to Sydney next week for the annual Australian Livestock & Property Agents Association NSW and national young auctioneers competitions.. This year marks 27 years of the ALPA National
A 100 per cent clearance and a record number of buyers greeted the Alpine Angus stud at its Autumn Bull Sale earlier this month.. The sale, held on March 7 at the Alpine Selling Complex, Rosewhite, saw all 93 Angus bulls sold for an average price of
A country girl at heart, Sarah Last is now tackling her new career as a professional footballer.. Ms Last has been a volunteer with Powlett-Salisbury Fire Brigade (near Serpentine) since 2009.. She comes from a family of CFA volunteers with her
Lake Cullen near Kerang will be completely filled for the first time in six years, when more than 11000Ml are pumped into the lake in the coming months.. The North Central Catchment Management Authority filled the lake to about 30 per cent capacity
During his trip to northern Victoria, American soil farmer Rick Bieber said the soil in the United States wasn’t much different to any place in the world.. Visiting Pine Lodge farmer David Cook’s property last week as part of his Australian
One of the enduring messages I’ve heard from one corner of the Murray-Darling Basin to another is the need for better connections between the Murray-Darling Basin Authority and basin communities.. The MDBA’s strong commitment to public
Deputy Nationals leader Steph Ryan has slammed the Victorian Government’s decision to award the Rural Women’s Award to Kirsten Abernathy from West Melbourne.. Ms Ryan said the award should go to a woman who lived and worked in rural Victori
More than 50 bulls went under the hammer at the Witherswood Angus sale last week, resulting in a top price of $15000 as more than 100 people descended on the stud property near Glenrowan.. Of the 59 bulls that went to sale, 52 were sold at an
When thinking of a ‘typical’ Aussie farmer, city people think of someone wearing an Akubra hat with a tan from the harsh sun and a button-up shirt, often a flannel.. But above all, the image that pops into people’s minds tends to be that of
Shepparton Regional Saleyards is known for hosting the selling of cattle and sheep, but it was a sale of another animal that stood out recently.. Ninety-six donkeys were auctioned on March 18, as well as a camel, two alpacas and some horses.. The
Hugh Jackman is confident his new musical movie about PT Barnum, will be a box office success.
In the early hours of Friday morning the Turnbull government postponed debating its company tax cut package, as talks continue with Nick Xenophon.
Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet his US counterpart, Donald Trump, for the first time on April 6-7 at the real estate mogul's Florida retreat.
A federal judge has indefinitely extended his order blocking US President Donald Trump's revised travel ban on travellers from six Muslim-majority countries.
Another 2.9 million Toyota vehicles are being recalled worldwide over potentially faulty airbag inflators made by Takata.
Parts of the Gold Coast could be isolated, evacuations have been ordered in northern NSW and a hiker is missing as the heavy rain continues.
Airline passengers are stranded after heavy rain from ex-cyclone Debbie forced flights to be cancelled or delayed at several airports in Queensland and NSW.
A Proserpine resident thought she was going to die when Cyclone Debbie unleashed its fury.
Residents in northern NSW have been told to evacuate as rivers flood because of heavy rains linked to ex-tropical cyclone Debbie.
Photos have emerged of a bull shark found dead in a puddle after flooding in north Queensland following Cyclone Debbie.