THEFT has risen by 81 per cent in Rochester.. The latest Crime Statistics Agency numbers show the year ending in March 2017 (105 recorded thefts) had almost two times the amount of thefts within the 3561 postcode than the 12 months prior (58)
THERE is no doubt with sport so ingrained into our community, what happens inside the locker room is important.. But what happens outside the locker room is equally so.. And the Lockington community will find out just how important tomorrow night at
ROCHESTER Football Netball Club had two reasons to celebrate the Saturday prior as Ellie Cuttriss and Lucy Ward celebrated their 100th game milestones in the Goulburn Valley League.. B grade’s Ward has yellow and black running through her
ROCHESTER and Elmore District Health Service celebrated 87 years of service between three staff members on the 25th anniversary of the opening of the hostel on Thursday, June 1.. Sherrill Carr started work on the day the hostel opened 25 years ago
WITH A strong wind blowing to the school end, it was going to be a tough day kicking into it and the Rochester under 16 footballers were the first to face the task against Shepparton Notre Dame Gold on the weekend.. From the opening bounce the
IT MAY not be the fastest car on the road but Norm Morgan’s 1924 Model T Ford ute can go the distance.. A distance of 4,000km to be exact.. The Colbinabbin local packed his beloved Ford and headed north with his cousin Phil Muir on April 10
A FIRST quarter demolition set Rochester on its way to a fourth straight win in Goulburn Valley League football on Saturday.. The Tigers, 51 points ahead of Mooroopna at quarter-time, used the brilliant start to help themselves to a 72-point win
Both the federal agriculture minister and the Murray-Darling Basin Authority’s chief executive officer say the Murray-Darling Basin Plan is on track to succeed, despite warnings it is set to fail.. Federal Agriculture Minister and Deputy Prime
A former Victorian premier fears anti-foreign investment sentiment in Australia could compromise future economic prosperity and cost opportunities with China.. John Brumby is the national president of the Australia China Business Council, which is
The long spell of dry weather and above normal warmth each day has continued last week and is expected to continue up to near the end of the month in our regions. However, there are signs of a change approaching. Perth last Thursday 22nd , received
The release of a new report on the impact of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan on Murray irrigators is aimed at drawing attention to the loss of water to agriculture.. Representing the Southern Riverina Irrigators, Shelley Scoullar was part of a small
The Grains Research and Development Corporation will host a farm business update at the Yarrawonga-Mulwala Golf Club later this month.. The update, to be held on Wednesday, June 28, will cover a range of topics including information on: interest
On a sprawling 1100ha mixed farming property just outside Tocumwal, a curious mix of animals comes together at the Old Woperana Animal Nursery.. While the weekdays are spent shearing sheep, growing crops and raising beef cattle, Maryanne Ryan and
Northern Victorians will finally have the chance to put their concerns about environmental watering on the record in a new parliamentary inquiry.. State Member for Northern Victoria Luke O’Sullivan directly referred the inquiry to the Environment
The VFF has called on the Andrews Government to scrap rates on farm land in a bid to fix what it says is an unfair council rating system that discriminates against primary producers.. The farmer group is urging a five-year transition from the
The Andrews Government is urging Victorians to provide feedback on the Code of Practice for the Keeping of Racing Greyhounds, which aims to improve animal welfare.. Victorian Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford said animal welfare was a top priority
The value of data, how to capture the benefits of data and how it can be shared down the value chain were the dominant themes at the Harvesting the Benefits of Digital Agriculture Conference, hosted by the Australian Farm Institute.. The conference
The Federal Government is promising better support for Australian farmers under proposed new laws to streamline the rollout of loans and programs.. Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce last Wednesday introduced to parliament a bill to establish the
Two of the Australian Navy's troubled warships are returning to the water this week after a problem with their propulsion pods was resolved.
The saga of Pistol and Boo continues to dog Johnny Depp as Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce says he'll be looking into whether the actor perjured himself.
More and more high rise buildings in the United Kingdom have been found to contain flammable cladding in the wake of the Grenfell disaster.
US President Donald Trump has seen an almost complete version of his travel ban implemented for now by the US Supreme Court.
Two men are in custody over the cold-case murder of a Gold Coast father, who was shot four times in the head at his Robina business 20 years ago.
Victoria's regional rail is set for a massive boost after the state and federal governments came to a $1.52 billion agreement.
Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce insists the government wants to offer the greatest conscience vote by holding a national plebiscite on same-sex marriage.
Brave South Australian nurse Kirsty Boden has been remembered as a hero after she ran back to help victims of the London Bridge terror attack.
The full results of last year's bungled census are set to be released, with the federal government under pressure over the information's reliability.
Child protection experts argue more resources are needed for both early intervention and statutory responses to reduce the numbers coming into the NT system.