AFL football great Neale Daniher knew nothing about Motor Neurone Disease when he was diagnosed back in 2014.. “It’s a disease you don’t want to get, that’s all I knew,” he told the Free Press.. “The disease has
At first glance it looks like a bullet hole but Cummins Lane jeweller Brett Cummins thinks a slingshot was used to fling an object through his shop window, leaving an expensive crack to fix.. The vandalism occurred between the night of October 6 and
In a major shake-up of the traditional Corowa Race Club calendar, its biggest race meeting has been moved to Melbourne Cup Eve and the club committee couldn’t be more excited.. The TAB Twilight Meeting on Monday, November 6 will feature seven
Wendy McMahon was not sure what to expect when she turned up for the Corowa Civic Croquet Club’s bring a friend day last Friday.. The Rutherglen resident was met with a friendly bunch of croquet players eager to show her the ropes
Golfers, all wearing shades of pink, descended on the Corowa Golf Course on October 11 for the annual Pink Day.. Organised by the lady golfers at the club, the charity day invited men and women to play a ‘different’ game of golf where
There’s been a buzz around Rutherglen after a recently retired couple hit the jackpot, winning $15 million in Tuesday’s (October 3) Oz Lotto draw.. The couple, who wish to remain anonymous, are already planning an overseas holiday to
Greater Shepparton City Council has welcomed a new addition to the Moooving Art herd.. Local indigenous artist Ross Morgan, from Deadly Creations, recently completed painting the new cow called ‘Family’.. The design links Mr Morgan, his
Recreational anglers, nature lovers, farmers and waterway users are invited to community meetings to hear about plans to reduce carp numbers.. National Carp Control Plan Victorian director Craig Ingram said carp were an unwanted pest in lakes and
Late season rainfall may have come too late for winter crops in some parts of the country, but vertical tillage offers farmers an opportunity to harness the benefit of increased soil moisture levels.. KUHN Machinery NSW territory manager Gerard
Research is beginning to unlock the secret role of blood-sucking ticks in sick koalas in an attempt to help conserve the marsupial.. In one of the biggest studies of sick koalas in Australia, Murdoch University researcher Amanda Barbosa has analysed
Violet Town’s Lindsay Kitchingman and Kerry Clarke from Numurkah had a huge surprise last week when they were told they had won the major prizes of the WB Hunter’s 70th anniversary raffle.. Mr Kitchingman took home the Barastoc Kara Kar
For years, Tongala irrigator Peter Hacon has seen Goulburn Valley irrigators give up water for the environment but he believes the time has come to slow down the transfer of water from agriculture to the environment.. ‘‘We are in danger
Kyabram dairy company Kyvalley Dairy Group was awarded two awards, including top award Business of the Year, at last Wednesday night’s 2017 GMCU Allianz Campaspe Murray Business Awards at Moama Bowling Club.. The Kyabram company took out the
Frank Trezise from Cohuna captured these two snakes in a writhing embrace, but it’s not what you think.. He was checking his cattle last Sunday when he saw the red bellied black snakes wriggling together.. They were totally engrossed and
He has painted artworks of Australian flora and fauna, cultural icons such as Vegemite and Victorian Bitter beer, and now Echuca artist Paul Gamble said he would love to tackle a silo.. Inspired by the Silo Art Trail in Victoria’s west, and
The well-established but newly improved McHale V660 and V640 balers just got even better.. McHale’s innovative design improvements have enabled this popular baler to produce even higher quality bales at speed.. ‘‘The benefit to the
From The Australian. ‘‘Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder David Papps urged South Australia not to defer sending water to the Coorong and Lower Lakes between December 2015 and March 2016, warning it would affect critical water flows
Rio Tinto and two former executives have been charged with fraud by the US Securities and Exchange Commission over a 2011 investment in Mozambique coal assets.
Wild weather is hampering a fleet of choppers trying to find six fishermen missing off central Queensland.
President Xi Jinping has opened the 19th Communist Party congress, a key gathering of the political elite which is meant to map out China's long-range vision.
The Greens warn the government must debate its proposed citizenship changes on Wednesday or see a Senate deadline sink the legislation.
Trade ministers from the US, Mexico and Canada will extend trade talks into the first quarter of 2018, as they face "significant conceptual gaps" over NAFTA.
Independent MP Andrew Wilkie has tabled in parliament evidence from whistleblowers alleging serious misconduct by Crown Casino.
Brambles has boosted its first-quarter sales six per cent to $US1.37 million thanks to a strong performance in its European pallets business and IFCO expansion.
Bob Brown's High Court challenge against Tasmanian anti-protest laws has been successful.
American short story writer George Saunders has won Man Booker Prize for his first full-length novel, Lincoln In The Bardo.
Victoria will allow taxi drivers to set their own fares as the state moves to deregulate the ride service sector.