THE Rochester Fine Art Exhibition opens tomorrow.. And with over 350 exhibits by 40 artists from across the country it is not to be missed.. The exhibition’s organiser Judy Anderson said three artists will speak along with a comedian
IT’S been 100 years since World War I ended — and Rochester RSL hosted the region’s annual general meeting.. And finally, a century on, it was our town’s turn once again.. Delegates attended from across the state, travelling
TIME is running out to get an Anzac badge.. Today is the last day to get a badge or a token from a volunteer around town to support the Anzac Appeal.. The funds raised through the appeal enable delivery of much needed assistance to men and women who
ERIC Kneebone is all warmth and laughter.. With such a generous dash of cheekiness it’s actually hard to believe he’s seen what he’s seen.. Or heard what he’s heard.. Like so many veterans, he’s experienced more loss
PAT O’Shaughnessy was just 13 and had just narrowly missed being hit by a German bomb.. It must have been terrifying, scarring, but Pat, now 92, said it was actually like something out of a dream — or nightmare.. The kind where you
FAY Walkley is a real-life, flesh-and-blood hero.. Although she insists that’s not true.. This 94-year-old is just one of the million Australians, men and women, who served in World War II.. Most of them voluntarily; with the full knowledge it
An independent panel has found that Goulburn-Murray Water is an organisation badly in need of change, and major reform is needed to ensure that it will be sustainable into the future.. The panel’s report, released last week by Victorian Water
First Solar Australia is branching into Victoria for the first time, with a proposed solar farm set for north of Numurkah.. The Moira Solar Farm, as it will be known, will be located at the intersection of Numurkah and Naring Rds and will include
The $170million Finley Solar Farm proposal has been approved by the NSW Government, in what is a first for the state’s Department of Planning in 2018.. The project, which will be located on Canalla Rd adjacent to the Finley substation, will
The changes proposed for G-MW are about being more transparent on costs, implementing efficiencies and making sure the organisation delivers the services the community wants at an affordable price, Federal Water Minister Lisa Neville says.. The
The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is under threat after Federal Government changes seeking to distribute water differently were shot down in the Senate.. The Coalition was unable to strike a deal with Labor, which supported a Greens disallowance motion
A Liberal Nationals government would review the charges of Victoria’s rural water authorities to ensure water storage and delivery costs are fair and equitable.. Shadow Water Minister Steph Ryan announced the review, which will examine water
The Victorian government will decide on planning applications for four solar farms in the Greater Shepparton region... The City of Greater Shepparton handed over the responsibility and last week the Victorian government agreed to call in the
Australia’s long-standing policy to prevent mergers of the big four banks is ‘‘redundant’’ and the sector needs a new champion to promote competition, the Productivity Commission says.. The commission has released
The Federal Government has announced a plan for new rules regarding the sale of agricultural land in an attempt to address rising foreign investment.. The changes require land to be widely marketed for a minimum of 30 days and for Australians to be
If you like to give your beloved pooch a chicken neck to gnaw on as a treat, you might want to reconsider.. A new study has found eating raw chicken increases the risk of dogs developing a paralysing and sometimes fatal condition by more than 70
Kangaroo Island stud Ella Matta White Suffolk and Merino has credited genetic selection app RamSelect with helping it record its best sales result late last year.. The sale saw the stud sell its highest ever top-priced ram for $16000 and achieve an
Lawyer Anthony Power will probe the embattled City of Perth council, with royal commission powers to recommend the council be sacked or reinstated.
Independent senator Tim Storer remains concerned about the impact on the budget from the Turnbull government's business tax cut plan.
A Queensland police officer, who pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of his baby son, punched the boy so hard his organs ruptured.
The federal government has slammed proposed Queensland government laws to restrict tree clearing, as a new report finds the changes are urgently needed.
A court has been told that 80 witness statements have been taken in the case against three men allegedly involved in a 313-kilogram ice bust.
Labor's defence spokesman Richard Marles has called time on Australia's military cooperation with Myanmar in light of atrocities against Rohingya people.
A truly Australian company should be given responsibility for building the Navy's new fleet of frigates, opposition defence spokesman Richard Marles argues.
Three separate law firms are looking into potential class actions against AMP on behalf of shareholders hit by its falling share price.
A convicted rapist has pleaded not guilty to assaulting a teenage girl in Sydney, several years after his release from jail.
Australian consumer prices rose 0.4 per cent in the March quarter, but remain below the Reserve Bank of Australia's target range.