MURRAY Goulburn workers at the Rochester factory continue to fight the decision that their factory will close.. Victorian Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford met with frustrated workers, union officials and council members at the factory on Tuesday
TRAINS finally returned to the Echuca line on Friday after eight weeks off the tracks.. A $4.9 million program to improve detection at all level crossings between Echuca and Bendigo, including Rochester, had seen buses replace trains since March
ROCHESTER’S T.O.W.N Club celebrated annual achievements at its awards night last week.. All 18 members came together at the Shamrock Hotel for dinner to celebrate their weight-loss milestones over the last 12 months.. Member Rosemary Steain said
ROCHESTER Motorcycles was one of four victims of an early morning crime spree across the district early Tuesday morning which has sparked a renewed outcry for more police in the Campaspe area.. Police are investigating the smash and grabs at four
Under 17s. Colbinabbin 2.5 (17) lost to North Bendigo 15.9 (99). The thirds played excellent football in patches, but were unable to get on top of a very strong North Bendigo side.. After a slow start, they were able to regain some momentum late in
A SEA of orange washed over Rochester on Thursday as local schools celebrated Orange Day as part of the One and All Inclusion Project.. The project aims at shaping a community stance that values all walks of life and abilities and embraces inclusion
Under 16. IT WAS a black day at the office for the Rochester Football Club under 16s following another week without a full list.. The young Tigers had Blake Evans step up from under 14s to allow Rochester to field 18 players, but again, no bench
ROCHESTER Golf Club was the latest victim in a burglary spree across the region on Friday night.. Leading Senior Constable Simon Pearson of Rochester Police said they were investigating a break in at the club’s machinery shed.. ‘‘Equipment and
A 43-year-old Victorian MP was taken completely by surprise when he had a serious heart attack while driving to his rural home.. Nationals lower house MP Danny O’Brien said he felt unwell after leaving a conference recently and pulled into
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
Justin Bieber's army of fans have begged him to cancel his UK tour following the suicide bombing at fellow pop star Ariana Grande's concert in Manchester.
Pauline Hanson is standing by her chief of staff as federal police consider whether he broke the law by suggesting One Nation make money out of candidates.
Roger Moore, who portrayed James Bond in seven films between 1973 and 1985, has died aged 89 after a battle with cancer.
The terror threat level in the UK is being increased from severe to critical, indicating that a further attack is imminent, Prime Minister Theresa May said.
Environment department officials say their minister, Josh Frydenberg, was told the $2 billion Snowy Hydro project could need another $2 billion.
Kieran Read is in the box seat to be All Blacks captain at the next World Cup after extending his New Zealand Rugby contract until 2019.
Former foreign minister Bob Carr argues Australia narrowly avoided being left hung out to dry on China.
A candle-lit vigil in Birmingham in memory of those killed in the Manchester Arena bomb attack was cut short after a man believed to be armed was detained.
Filipino president Rodrigo Duterte has cut short a trip to Russia after declaring martial law in the southern Mindanao province following fierce fighting.
A shopping centre in Manchester has been evacuated after witnesses reported hearing a big bang, but it was later reopened.