ELMORE Net Set Go participants were invited by Netball Victoria to attend Hisense Arena on Saturday, May 6 to welcome the Melbourne Vixens onto the court prior to their match against the Queensland Firebirds.. The girls came out onto the courts in
ROCHESTER’S Bob Knight has received the highest honour conferred by the Lions Club.. At the recent Forbesy’s Last Hurrah event the Rochester Lions Club presented Bob with a Melvin Jones Fellowship.. ‘‘This is the highest award in the Lions
THE Ballendella Red Cross had a successful street stall on Friday, May 12, selling a delectable selection of baked goods and knitted beanies in Rochester.. Branch member Lyn Kyden said although the number of people out and about shopping was quieter
ROCHESTER scrapped all game long to claw back a tough Benalla side on Saturday, but couldn’t do enough to get across the line at Moon Oval.. The Tigers even hit the front in the last quarter after trailing for the entire game before Benalla found
COLBINABBIN Netball Club’s A grade team looked to have a full strength line up this week, welcoming back their shooting star, Lou Dupuy.. Colbo showed composure in the first half with Jessie Geary dominating in WA, building a solid lead on North
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
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
Most of the inland of the Nation has seen dry conditions with daily maximum temperatures about one to two degrees above normal at most places. Alice Springs after an exceptionally wet summer has had no rain since 8th February with one of the hottest
Australian shoppers and farmers will need to band together to protect the country’s food supply, according to the newly appointed Australian Farmers for Climate Action chief executive officer.. Verity Morgan-Schmidt said climate change presented
Labor wants the Federal Government to carry out a transparent process in appointing the new boss to run the pesticides body being moved to Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce’s electorate.. Barnaby Joyce has announced former Howard Government
Investment intentions of Victorian farmers have strengthened considerably over the past 12 months, according to new research from Commonwealth Bank.. The research, part of Commonwealth Bank’s biannual Agri Insights survey, shows investment
The ‘‘no-frills’’ federal budget has delivered on some priorities for the dairy industry, but not without raising concerns about changes to visa fees, according to Australian Dairy Farmers.. Interim chief executive officer John McQueen said
The parliamentary committee charged with looking into decentralisation will spend most of its time in Canberra.. The Senate References Committee is conducting hearings into decentralisation of Commonwealth offices but will only visit one rural
The UDV have called on the state and federal governments to fund a Victoria-wide Q fever pre-screening and vaccination program in regional areas to ensure dairy farmers and their employees are immunised against the illness.. At the UDV’s annual
The land area devoted to dairying in the Goulburn Murray region has dropped by one third in less than 10 years, according to new studies released in Shepparton last night.. The reports also found the remaining dairy farms were heavily reliant on
A Melbourne fruit and vegetable operator is facing court for allegedly providing false records to the Fair Work Ombudsman and for underpaying more than $130000 to two workers.. Stephen Fanous is the director of A & S Wholesale Fruit and
Perfumes in household products are causing a stink for a third of Australians who get migraines and asthma attacks from them, new research shows.. The University of Melbourne study, published in the journal Preventive Medicine Reports, found that
Victoria’s next generation of dairy farmers have been celebrated with the Andrews Government continuing its support for the industry at the UDV Young Farmers Breakfast held recently.. Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford officially opened the UDV
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says European nations must "take our destiny into our own hands" in the face of policy divisions with the US and the UK.
The government says it's not considering a radical overhaul of the way the commonwealth funds hospitals after reports that officials are working on a plan.
The jury for the Cannes Film Festival has created a special award for Australian actress Nicole Kidman, who appeared in four films at this year's competition.
US President Donald Trump has labelled as "fake news" allegations his son-in-law Jared Kushner was involved in communications with Russia.
US Senator John McCain is in Australia this week to meet with officials in Canberra and fulfil a speaking engagement in Sydney.
The families of the two Lindt Cafe siege victims say they want senior police to acknowledge the mistakes they made.
At least 146 people have been killed and nearly 500,000 displaced in Sri Lanka's flooding and mudslides.
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