THE field is being assembled for the Rochester Town Garage Sale, which is being held on the Saturday before the Melbourne Cup.. The event has gone from strength to strength in its six years of running and provides an opportunity for the whole
ROCHESTER Secondary College’s year seven netball team went all the way to Melbourne on Monday, September 11, for the School Sports Victoria state netball finals.. Rochester’s netball side made its way through to the state final having
AN ELMORE man caught drunk driving for the second time has had his licence cancelled for 12 months.. Michael Snow, 50, pleaded guilty in Echuca Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday to drunk driving in Rochester on June 30.. Police prosecutor Senior
THE RURAL Bank Bendigo Pioneers have started building for the 2018 season — and it’s looking to its coaching staff.. The club was in search of development and skill coaches for the under-18 boys, under-18 girls and under-16 boys teams
■10 years ago. Tuesday, September 18, 2007. A DECISION to use water from the Goldfields Superpipe to relieve water restrictions in some central Victorian towns has angered district farmers.. Coliban Water announced on Friday its urban customers in
OLSH Primary School in Elmore will be heaving with activity tomorrow night when its Chevie Centre is filled with art.. The community is invited to come along and see the works made by the kids from 5:30pm to 6:30pm, with a barbecue dinner provided
THE SEED Wellbeing program returned to Rochester Secondary College and was welcomed with open arms by students.. Year 8 boys and girls were given workshops aimed at fostering and enhancing positive self-esteem and building respectful relationships
The Western Australian Government has banned fracking in the popular south-west tourist region and put in place a statewide moratorium, pending an independent scientific inquiry.. Premier Mark McGowan has announced his government was banning
Southern regions have been buoyed by late August rainfall, with Dairy Australia pointing to an improved prospect for hay harvests as a result.. The organisation’s hay report said while hay trading was subdued across much of Australia as
A ute hay bale lifter designed to make feeding out round bales on the farm easier is an entry in the 2017 Henty Agri-Innovators Award.. Daysdale sheep producer Peter Mills came up with the idea of adapting a lifting frame to the tilt tray of his
A Campaspe Shire community group dedicated to preserving squirrel gliders has been named as a state finalist in the Tidy Towns Awards Program, part of the 2017 Keep Victoria Beautiful Awards.. Strathallan Family Landcare is a key contender to take
For humans, most snakebite victims are male, bitten in the warmer months of the year and most bites occur in or near homes.. The brown snake caused 23 of the 35 snakebite-related deaths recorded between 2000 and 2016 by the National Coronial
Emerging female leaders who want to create impact, innovate and make a difference to rural and regional Australia are being encouraged to apply for the new-look AgriFutures Australia 2018 Rural Women’s Award.. Formerly the Rural Industries
Winter crop production in NSW is predicted to drop by almost 50 per cent after the state suffered through a dry winter and severe frosts, the Federal Government’s agriculture forecaster has warned.. But NSW is not the only affected area, with
Making large square bales of high quality hay will get much easier in 2018 with the introduction of the model L331 and L341 large square balers from John Deere.. Both models feature several customer-requested enhancements, including a new MegaWide
One hundred Poll Dorset flock rams will be sold at the Sammon Brothers 33rd annual sale on Friday at Shepparton Regional Saleyards.. The sale will see the use of Stockscan scanning, which assesses rams at eight to 12 months of age for live weight
A new DeLaval rotary milking system will by unveiled at the Elmore Field Days next month, with the Rotary E100 system the result of a multi-million dollar development program.. DeLaval Oceania sales director Justin Thompson said the project aimed to
Hay Caps is celebrating a birthday, with the business having manufactured the local invention on a southern Riverina family’s farm for a decade.. Invented back in 2006 by Tocumwal hay producers Phil and Lynda Snowden, the product has been
More and more NFL stars have knelt during the US national anthem in protest against civil rights violations and US President Donald Trump.
Reducing alcohol consumption Australia-wide would lead to fewer cancer death, new research has found.
Accused drug mule Cassie Sainsbury says proof that she's innocent and her family's lives were threatened is on her mobile she can't unlock.
About two dozen asylum seekers have left Manus Island detention centre as part of Australia's deal to be resettled in the United States.
Australia's four biggest banks say they have listened to consumer complaints by axing the $2 fee to withdraw cash from a competitor's ATM.
Queensland Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls has denied his party's new buy local policy is a copy of the one rolled out by the government earlier this month.
Treasurer Scott Morrison has praised the Australian banks that have announced they will not charge fees for other banks' customers to use their ATMs.
Horrified onlookers reported scenes of panic after a noxious substance was thrown during an incident at a London shopping mall.
A huge crowd has gathered in Pyongyang's Kim Il Sung Square to rally against the US and President Donald Trump.