Corowa’s Patricia Snelling is very much looking forward to the launch of her first published book ‘The Sturdy Oak’.The Sturdy Oak is a family saga, from 1906 to the present day, which explores the many twists and turns in an exciting narrative
This Saturday Wahgunyah Speedway managed by the local Corowa–Rutherglen Speedway Club will hold another ripper Speedway show attracting fans from right around the Murray and from as far as Canberra, Gippsland, Geelong and Swan Hill. The crowd will
The Corowa Rowing Club celebrated a successful 2016/17 season with their presentation night held recently at the rowing shed. The night was well attended and a number of awards were presented. This past season saw club members compete in a number of
Cancer awareness will be at the forefront of the minds of players and spectators at Saturday’s football match when the Rutherglen Cats host the Wahgunyah Lions at Barkly Park. The Cats have chosen to dedicate this round to cancer awareness and
The Free Press visited Corowa Public School to meet Willow, the school’s educational assistance Labrador, and discover what the students like most about their new four-legged friend. The students are pictured with their artworks featuring Willow
Community-minded residents are encouraged to swap their day attire for a bright yellow jumpsuit in an effort to boost volunteer firefighter numbers at Rutherglen’s Fire Station. Due to some volunteers leaving the area and older members stepping
Southern NSW faba bean growers are being urged to carefully consider paddock selection and plant in the recommended sowing window to maximise yield potential this season.. Research from the Grains Research and Development Corporation and NSW DPI
A $2.8million upgrade of the University of Melbourne’s Dookie campus is expected to be completed by July, in time for an influx of 45 students in this year’s second semester.. The upgrade, funded by the university, includes improvements to 60
The keynote speaker for this year’s Speed Updating conference run by Apple and Pear Australia will focus on robotics and automated harvesting.. Dan Steere from Abundant Robotics will be one of the main speakers at the Tasmania conference.. He is
Water security was the topic of discussion at a Murray Dairy seminar in Katunga last Wednesday.. About 30 people attended the seminar where speakers from Goulburn-Murray Water, Waterpool and Kilter Rural talked about the seasonal outlook, ways to
After a recent dry spell of weather across northern Victoria and the southern Riverina, the heavens opened up last week with most of May’s rainfall falling on Friday.. The highest recorded rainfall was at Kerang, where its Friday to Sunday total
If you’re trying to call, or have a conversation with, Creightons Creek local Jim Shovelton on his mobile phone, you might think he’s ignoring you or he just hung up.. But in fact, Mr Shovelton — who works as an agricultural consultant from
Anger and confusion has greeted the Victorian Government’s plans to restructure the Country Fire Authority, with claims of a lack of consultation and concerns about the implications on current procedures.. Under the changes, the CFA will become
Farmers have responded to news the Victorian Government is planning sweeping reforms to the labour hire industry, saying extra red tape is not necessary.. The planned changes come after an inquiry found rogue companies were underpaying workers
Record numbers of entrants attended the Cobram District Pony Club’s 2017 Grade 5 and 6 Horse Trials and Fun Day held at Muckatah recently.. About 80 people competed on May 14 and, despite it being Mother’s Day, families swarmed through the
Secondary school students tried their hands at a range of workshops designed to show them the diverse opportunities in agriculture at the Food and Fibre Careers Day at University of Melbourne’s Dookie campus last week.. More than 180 students in
Q fever is costing the livestock industry weeks in productive work and millions of dollars across the supply chain due to a lack of understanding about the disease, according to a new VFF campaign.. The $100000 campaign spearheaded by the VFF
London's Victoria Coach Station and surrounding streets have reopened after police deemed a suspicious packaged found there to be safe.
The families of Lindt Cafe siege victims Katrina Dawson and Tori Johnson have slammed the police response to the crisis.
UK police say 22 people, including children, have been killed in a suspected terror attack after a Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.
The Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Organising Committee says Games' bosses will learn lessons from the bombing in Manchester.
The wife of Jakarta's imprisoned incumbent governor has explained why her husband has decided to withdraw his appeal against his sentence for blasphemy.
The big four of Commonwealth Bank, ANZ, Westpac and National Australia Bank say the new bank levy will cost them about $1.38 billion per annum.
A bomb disposal team is on site at the Manchester Arena in northern England after a fatal explosion.
Woolworths has created an online taste testing club, offering free food for reviews as part of the supermarket giant's effort to improve its own brand products.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has expressed sympathy and "resolute solidarity" with the United Kingdom, following the fatal Manchester arena attack.
A Senate committee has been told the title of 'acting deputy prime minister' is Barnaby Joyce's to hand over when necessary.