Corowa’s Angus Smith is ready to ride once again thanks to the generosity of the community. Angus, 11, had his pushbike stolen just before Christmas and after weeks of waiting for it to be returned or found - without any luck - he thought all hope
A statue of a WWI soldier is to be unveiled in the Rutherglen Memorial Gardens at 11am on Saturday and the RSL is inviting the wider community be a part of the celebration. The addition of the statue forms part of the celebration of the Centenary of
Rutherglen’s Mary Dunn is set to enjoy her well-earned retirement after a lifetime of service to the local primary school. Mary has been employed at Rutherglen Primary School as Business Manager for the last 35 years and has been an active
Member for Benambra Bill Tilley has issued a call to action for the Minister for Roads and Road Safety to ensure that planning for a heavy vehicle bypass at Rutherglen is progressed as a matter of priority. In the lead-up to the last federal
Corowa and Urana shires will remain merged under the auspice of Federation Council after NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian confirmed no de-mergers were on the agenda. Doubt surrounding the future of merged councils was raised early this month amid
After the devastating loss of much-loved coach and friend Karl Jacka last month, the Rutherglen Cats remain determined to give their 2017 season everything they’ve got. Training has started and the football netball club is set to not only make an
A public inquiry into Australian water reforms has been launched by the Productivity Commission.. Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison has instructed the commission to investigate Australia’s water resources, with a particular eye to the National
John Deere is launching a new series of nimble utility tractors designed to meet the requirements of small and medium-sized agricultural, dairy and livestock farms, and local government.. Building on the strengths of the previous 5R models, John
Former Murray Goulburn Co-operative managing director Gary Helou has spoken on the record for the first time about the events leading up to the massive milk price cut by the company in April last year.. He had refused invitations to speak publicly
Agriculture Victoria researchers are using drones to remotely sense leaf nitrogen of red-blushed pears.. Information from the drones will help the researchers develop nitrogen fertiliser management guidelines that maximise fruit quality and minimise
When the weather failed him and the rain disappeared, David McGennisken of Manooka Farms was glad to know CNH Industrial Capital wouldn’t do the same.. Like every farmer, Mr McGennisken knows you’ve got to roll with the punches. And like every
Large-bodied native fish in the Loddon River are being fitted with acoustic tags as part of a new monitoring program investigating fish responses to environmental flow deliveries across Victoria.. DELWP’s Arthur Rylah Institute, in conjunction
VicForests recently completed a timber harvesting operation in the Strathbogie State Forest.. VicForests stakeholders and planning general manager Lachlan Spencer said the operation was completed without complications and the site would now begin
A rare bird discovered in a rice crop at Mayrung in January will be used to help uncover the network of wetlands the animal depends on in the colder months.. The male Australasian bittern, affectionately named ‘MILo’ by Murray Irrigation staff
The VFF Livestock Group and the Echuca Beef Group have teamed up to host a policy dinner and information evening this week.. The information evening will look at the hot topics in livestock policy, presented by VFF Livestock Group president Leonard
Victorian Nationals Leader Peter Walsh has labelled the Andrews Government’s dairy grants scheme ‘‘under-funded and over-promised’’, and accused the government of giving farmers ‘‘scraps off the table’’.. Agriculture Minister Jaal
Oppose the basin plan if you must, but stick to the facts. One has to question not only the factual integrity of the letter ‘Flawed basin plan is a health risk’ (Country News, February 7), but also the motives behind it.. To link the size of the
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US-backed Iraqi forces have begun moving towards Mosul airport following Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's formal announcement of a ground offensive.
The WA Liberals' campaign launch has involved personal attacks on Labor leader Mark McGowan and his shadow ministry for being influenced by union organisers.
Australia's senior Catholic leaders will be grilled by the child sex abuse royal commission this week about what they are doing to protect children.
Freezing TAFE fees and introducing a surcharge for residential property purchases by foreigners are among election campaign launch announcements by WA Labor.
Crowds have flocked to Melbourne's White Night festival, as homeless advocates camped at the State Library to protest the city's proposed rough sleeping ban.
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Queensland's Liberal National Party will introduce amendments in parliament next week to compel arbitration between players in the sugar industry dispute.
Cultural leaders in Melbourne have welcomed the Victorian government's policy to encourage cross-cultural cohesion.