A WOMEN’S football league has been confirmed for 2017 with eight teams set to compete in the inaugural season.. AFL Central Murray and AFL Goulburn Murray have combined to form the league which comprises teams from Echuca, Benalla Saints, Bendigo
This group was made for walking, and that’s just what it’ll do. A NEW walking group is starting up in Rochester.. The Rochy Walkers will leave from the Rochester Shire Hall each Wednesday at 9am.. The group walks — which are short, free to
TEACHERS across the Rochester district are preparing for industrial action with their colleagues across the state.. The Victorian branch of the Australian Education Union announced last week it had taken steps towards protected industrial action
THE Rochester Mural Festival will enjoy a new set of amenities this year.. Volunteers have been busy installing three concrete pads in the Moore St reserve which, later this week, will become home to three permanent tables and chairs.. ‘‘Until
Campaspe. THERE is only two weeks until autumn. What happened to summer?. The milder season has been good for the golfers though.. The niners stroke game saw Charlie Francis have a win, (52-15-36), just ahead of Kevin McCormack (47-9-38). Charlie
COLBINABBIN’s footy oval is going to look very different this year.. The MJ Morgan Oval is getting a $100,000 resurfacing project, with several community groups helping get the plan get off the ground.. Rushworth and District Community Bank has
Chicken farmers and animal welfare groups are again facing off, with the farmers fuming the RSPCA has threatened to walk away from negotiations for a new poultry industry welfare code.. The VFF has accused the group of damaging a year’s worth of
This caricature is just one of many from the Stanhope RSL Caricatures Book of Memories which will be included in the mosaic mural.. The book is dedicated to the personnel who served Australia in time of need. The artist behind the creation of most
A hay run officially left from Darlington, NSW early this morning, delivering hay to farmers in dire need in Muttaburra, QLD. . In 2014 Brendan ‘Bumpa’ Farrell heard about a farmer in Bourke (NSW) that was struggling in the drought. He contacted
The Shepparton-based Australian Processing Tomato Research Council is one of six bodies to receive funding from the Horticulture Innovation Fund.. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes said the peak industry body would use the $50000 grant to
Taking fish oil supplements during pregnancy can help mums reduce their child’s chances of developing asthma during the first five years of life, medical researchers have discovered.. A study of 695 newborns in Denmark found that the risk of
A boardroom battle for control of Tasmanian infant formula marketer Bellamy’s is continuing in the lead-up to a special meeting on February 28.. A group of shareholders is trying to remove some of the directors of Bellamy’s, and a private trust
Community champions are fighting against basin plan. Why is our Federal Government prepared to willingly sacrifice the livelihood and economies of the Goulburn, Murray and Murrumbidgee valleys — all for South Australian votes?. What sort of people
The Boss has been nagging me about my eating habits. He reckons the only beast he has ever seen devour food faster than me is a Grouper.. I've never seen a Grouper but The Boss reckons the big ones would swallow a strapping hound like myself in
Do you remember when this Zebra or Tiger Car serviced the Rushworth, Stanhope and Girgarre rail line twice, weekly?. Bob Holschier and Shirley Armstrong submitted this great photo and believe the rail car went to Caolbinabbin as well.. “We have
Preparations are well under way for the Peppin-Shaw Riverina Ewe Flock Forum in the Hay district on March 7 and 8.. This is the second biennial event in the forum format, which encourages landholders to put their unclassed rising one-year-old ewes
The felling of trees along a popular track in Whroo Forest, near Rushworth, by a government department has angered those who use it.. Forest Fire Management Victoria has accepted responsibility for the tree felling, which happened on a section
Iraqi forces have taken control of Mosul airport from Islamic State militants, state TV reports.
Mexican leaders expressed outrage at US President Donald Trump's trade and immigration policies ahead of a meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
A police helicopter hovered overhead in Sydney as protesters condemned the visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
The upcoming Queensland election could be contested using new electoral boundaries, which have had drafts released a day early.
A French drug trafficker smeared Vegemite on bags of drugs to mask them from sniffer dogs at Melbourne's Electric Parade music festival last weekend.
A federal court judge will decide on Friday whether to issue an arrest warrant for Clive Palmer's globe-trotting nephew, who is being sought by liquidators.
Melbourne Archbishop Denis Hart has met with an elderly lady, who says he did not acknowledge her daughter's alleged sexual abuse at the hands of a priest.
A man has pleaded guilty to killing outback nurse Gayle Woodford in South Australia's north last year.
Health Minister Greg Hunt insists a new cervical cancer test replacing the pap smear will save more lives as a 70,000-strong petition demands it be scrapped.
Vodafone Australia says it is "geting closer" to entering the broadband market, as it achieved a 12 per cent rise in earnings.