WITH 280 people diagnosed with cancer in Campaspe Shire every year, the region is encouraged to make every cuppa count.. As part of the 25th year of Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea (BMT), people can host a morning tea this May or June for the
HEATHCOTE and District netball is back on the winner’s list.. After losing their last two matches, the team claimed victory over the Geelong and District NL by six goals.. They had to survive a late scare, with Geelong and District clawing
ROCHESTER Primary School students’ mental health will be the beneficiary of a $10,000 from the Commonwealth Bank.. Principal Graeme Hodgens said the significant amount of money is to be directed to supporting a program both the bank and the
AMANDA Logie wants to see Rochester go plastic bag-free.. And thanks to a sponsorship from Elmore Lockington Rochester Community Bank, our town may be one step closer to that goal.. The bank has provided the town with 3000 Bendigo Bank cloth bags
ROCHESTER is set to turn red for the Salvation Army’s Red Shield Appeal.. Shops in Rochester are encouraged to turn red from today until May 24 as the Rochester Salvos collect for the appeal.. Funds raised through the appeal fund the work of
10 years ago,. May 20, 2008. Rochester’s Random House is expected to operate as an Aboriginal Healing Centre in about three months.. The Victorian Civil Administrative Appeals Tribunal (VCAT) handed down its decision early last week, telling
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
The national broadcaster is yet to work out where it will find savings, ahead of a three-year funding freeze that hits in 2019.
The head of the Reserve Bank says China's financial system currently poses one of the main risks to Australia's economy.
Colleen Yates, WA Labor's candidate for the state seat vacated by disgraced serial fibber Barry Urban, insists she hasn't misrepresented her qualifications.
A prominent Queensland criminal lawyer says change is needed to the way sexual consent is characterised by the state's laws.
The NSW premier says a bill to introduce "safe zones" around the state's abortion clinics isn't perfect, but she's likely to support it.
There was no federal government minister in the lower house for two minutes on Wednesday and Labor MPs were furious.
Coles has signed an agreement with the transport union to provide safer working conditions for truck drivers transporting their goods.
Optus is cutting about 200 jobs nationwide as it winds down use of its long-standing Virgin Mobile brand.
Australia can again produce cars on a small scale, a leading British industrialist says.
Australian astronaut Paul Scully-Power will lead the NSW push to build the nation's first space agency in Sydney.