FEDERAL Member for Murray Damian Drum is urging organisations to apply for round two of the Australian government’s Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF), with applications now open for funding to support further job creation and economic growth
MOTORCYCLISTS will roar through six towns as part of the annual toy run on Saturday.. Echuca’s Ulysses social motorcycle club holds the run in conjunction with the St Vincent de Paul society, collecting toys for disadvantaged children across
Lockington. Last Tuesday the women enjoyed ideal conditions for their social game of Triples. The winning trio was Ann Lowrie, Lesla Maslen and Kath Palmer (s) in a brilliant display.. On Wednesday the women held the Invitation Fours tournament
■10 years ago. Tuesday, November 14, 2007. ROCHESTER’S Farm and Road Safety Expo has received $5,000 for next year’s event.. Campaspe Shire provided the funding for the event to Rochester Rotary Club as part of the second round of the
AROUND 50 to 60 people converged on the memorial in Rochester to celebrate Remembrance Day.. Along with the time of remembrance, the Spirit of Anzac award was announced.. Rochester RSL Sub-Branch introduced the Spirt of Anzac Award in 2014 to mark
EMBATTLED dairy processor Murray Goulburn has admitted to breaking the law after its dramatic farmgate milk price drop last year.. It has reached an agreement with corporate watchdog Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) for
ROUND five of the Goulburn Murray competition has seen LBU take top spot on the ladder after a thrilling victory on sets against the undefeated Tatura Curlews and Rochester has jumped one place to second.. In the CTA, the long awaited battle between
More than 20 firefighting units were needed to fight a blaze at Rankins Rd, Strathmerton on November 13.. The fire was called in at 3.55pm and involved silage rolls, which were in a bunker with tyres on top.. The fire was reported to be travelling
During last Thursday and Friday, 16th-17th November, heavy exceptional rains for this month were recorded in the Mallee and also at isolated places in the West Central Victoria and at places in the SW part of NSW. Mildura recorded 54.2 mms to
The Resource Manager for Northern Victoria recently updated the 2017/18 seasonal determinations.. The Goulburn system and the Loddon system both increased from 93 per cent to 94 per cent high-reliability water shares (HRWS).. A seasonal
Australia’s agricultural sector will receive a boost following the signing of a free-trade agreement with Peru, with 99 per cent of tariffs to be abolished.. The deal signals big wins for a number of sectors including the dairy, grains and red
The Connection project’s $100million in winter works have been completed, with the works expected to deliver 429Gl in water savings each year.. The works, which began in June, included the upgrading of more than 33km of irrigation channel to
Last year the Palmer family, who lives on a Cohuna dairy farm, barely made it to the Melbourne Cup carnival’s Emirates Stakes Day at Flemington courtesy of a car breaking down.. It would prove worth the panic when Cecelia Palmer and her four
A new era of regional prosperity lies ahead as young farmers embrace new chemical-free production techniques, according to one of the world’s leaders in organic farming research.. After proving the value of organic production and nutrition of
A new era of leadership in advocacy and governance has started, with Sheep Producers Australia officially becoming the peak industry body for the nation’s sheep and lamb industry last week.. The new body replaced the former Sheepmeat Council
The most advanced grain harvesting technology from front to back is featured in the combines and headers John Deere is introducing for 2018.. This includes four new S700 combine models (S760, S770, S780 and S790) that offer producers significant
The cause of hay fires this season will depend on the region, according to two CFA representatives.. Cosgrove and Pine Lodge CFA captain Ross Harmer said this season was no different to any other, with weather conditions not playing much of a part
High demand for the free Urban Fruit Tree Removal Program has led to a further extension of its closing date.. More than 600 applications have been received to have unwanted fruit trees removed from residential yards across the Goulburn and Murray
WA Labor MP Barry Urban is not facing expulsion from the party as a probe continues into his CV, including his police and military record, and education.
Laws that will keep radicalised NSW prisoners behind bars if they are deemed to be a future risk have passed state parliament.
Ash and steam is spewing from Bali's Mount Agung Volcano and an exclusion zone is in place for 7.5 kilometres around the eruption zone.
It could soon be easier for WA victims of child sex abuse to seek civil action after the state government introduced a bill to remove the limitation period.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk visited the electorate of Toowoomba North on Wednesday, with seat considered a bellwether for a majority government.
Victoria will become the first Australian state to legalise voluntary assisted dying.
A Sydney woman who claims she fatally stabbed her cousin in self-defence initially told police the culprit was a tall, fat Lebanese woman with a tattoo.
South Australian senator Skye Kakoschke-Moore has resigned after discovering she holds dual British citizenship by descent.
A convicted fake war veteran has been warned to drop an appeal against his prison sentence or risk receiving a longer term.
Department of Employment figures show job ads on the internet have grown for 12 consecutive months for the first time since March 2011.