Nancy Duursma once joked that she would get rid of her husband, Hans, before ever upgrading her 1955 Morris Minor.. This month the fourth generation Rutherglen resident clocked up half a century with ‘Morrie’ and told the Free Press her
Mulwala resident Andrew Kennedy, oldest son of the well known Kennedy building family, heads up a ticket also comprising, in order, Chris Kennedy, Lisa Starr, Adam Thomson and Winston Rhodes for Federation Council’s first ever election
For almost a year a group of residents have been meeting at St John’s Anglican Hall in Corowa to discuss how to help establish a partnership between newly arrived refugees and the Corowa community.. The group recognises that all lives can be
At his final council meeting before September 9 election day, Federation Council Administrator Mike Eden thanked “everyone for having me since May 12 last year”.. “My job was to ensure three things were done,” he said during
Great work Corowa Post Office. We would like to give a huge accolade to Corowa Post Office.. As I went to obtain stamps, I noticed a photo up on the wall of my brother-in-law which was quite a shock as he had only recently passed away.. On the photo
On behalf of Jodie, Zoe, Taj and our broader family, I (Neil Smith) would like to thank the Corowa community for the support you have given us over the past 16 years and especially since Zoe’s transplant.. The support and friendship you have
A bill that would see the Country Fire Authority become a volunteer-only organisation should be withdrawn, or rejected by the Legislative Council, a state committee has recommended.. The Legislative Council Select Committee on Fire Services has
The GV Food Bowl Revolution will welcome Centre for Education and Research in Environmental Strategies’s Fair Food founder Chris Ennis at an event exploring community improvement through local food and community action.. The free event is open
With the start of the hay season approaching, it is a timely reminder for hay-makers to consider their hay making essentials.. Over the years, hay making has become an accurate process combining art and science with the use of mechanical instruments
What can be done to minimise the deleterious effects of wet weather on silage quality?. The aim is to harvest chopped stack silage at about 30 to 35 per cent dry matter content versus 40 to 50 per cent DM for round baled silage.. Precision chopped
The National Irrigators Council says the projected shortages of climate modellers raised last week by the Australian Academy of Science are a concern.. National Irrigators Council chief executive officer Steve Whan said ‘‘irrigators
Ararat farmers have welcomed a decision by an inquiry into plans from the Rural City of Ararat that would have seen farmers’ rates rise by 45 per cent.. The commission of inquiry into the draft rating strategy handed down 12 recommendations to
The Stanhope Ute Show is returning next month, with plenty to do for all ages... Last year’s event saw over 50 utes and 100 people in attendance, with this year’s event sees entries in multiple categories including: Pre 90’s BNS
Australian hay production is estimated to have been $1.6billion in 2006-07 and is estimated to have averaged $1.5billion a year for the five years 2002-03 to 2006-07.. Total Australian hay production increased from 4.9million tonnes in 1989-90 to
Evidence from government organisations, industry groups, academics and almost anyone who has ever tried to find highly-skilled candidates for agriculture job vacancies, is that the Australian agriculture sector faces a near critical skills
The pending introduction of the Liner 1900, 1800 Twin, 1700 Twin and Liner 320 swathers (windrowers) means CLAAS can justifiably claim to being able to offer a rake for every requirement.. The German forage harvesting specialist already manufactures
The promise made by Julia Gillard and Tony Burke when the 450Gl of up-water set out in the Murray-Darling Basin Plan was announced needs to be kept according to the National Irrigators Council’s chief executive officer.. Steve Whan was the
British authorities are searching their citizenship records as Nick Xenophon awaits to find out whether he will join six others in the High Court.
A bid to split the Country Fire Authority and merge it into a new professional firefighting body should be rejected, a group of Victorian MPs has found.
Security measures around public places will be boosted ahead of football finals, Australia's counter-terror chief has confirmed.
The All Blacks captain has backed the security guard accused of making up claims about a bugging device, a Sydney court has heard.
A court has ruled that a man who killed his son but was mentally incompetent at the time can be allowed into the community on day trips.
More than a dozen people have been killed and 100 injured after a van was driven into crowds in a busy Barcelona street.
Residential construction firm AVJennings says activity levels remain high, especially in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Auckland.
A Melbourne woman caught up in the Barcelona attack says it's the third time she's been in a European city during a terror incident.
Kogan.com has made a net profit of $3.7 million for the year to June 30, which is more than four times what it made a year ago.
Former property developer and rich-lister Craig Gore has been told to stop changing lawyers and delaying his court matters.