LANDCARE groups from across the Rochester region will meet in Echuca this weekend.. The Threatened Species Forum, on at TwistEd Science between 1pm and 3pm on Sunday, will discuss the endangered, rare and threatened species at risk in northern
10 years ago. February 13, 2007. A GROUP of Colbinabbin farmers is upset at being snubbed by Victorian Water Minister John Thwaites when he visited the town on Wednesday.. Mr Thwaites and Victorian Premier Steve Bracks were in Colbinabbin to welcome
Lockington. NOT much news from the western front this week, due to hot weather conditions during the past days. Extreme heat caused the cancellation of both Campaspe Valley Bowls Division mid-week and weekend pennant competitions.. The women enjoyed
ORGANISERS of the Rochester Mural Festival are reminding residents to snap up tickets for the dinner to officially launch the event.. The eight competing artists will be welcomed at the dinner, which is on at Rochester Racecourse Recreation Reserve
LOCKINGTON cowboy Lee Kimber was one of the riders to watch in timed events at this month’s Ballarat Rodeo.. The current Australian Professional Rodeo Association executive chairman still competes in his three pet events, rope and tie, steer
IT WAS another year of good news for Rochester Secondary College’s graduates when the first round of tertiary offers were sent out last month.. For the second consecutive year, each student who applied for a tertiary spot received an offer
A public inquiry into Australian water reforms has been launched by the Productivity Commission.. Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison has instructed the commission to investigate Australia’s water resources, with a particular eye to the National
John Deere is launching a new series of nimble utility tractors designed to meet the requirements of small and medium-sized agricultural, dairy and livestock farms, and local government.. Building on the strengths of the previous 5R models, John
Former Murray Goulburn Co-operative managing director Gary Helou has spoken on the record for the first time about the events leading up to the massive milk price cut by the company in April last year.. He had refused invitations to speak publicly
Agriculture Victoria researchers are using drones to remotely sense leaf nitrogen of red-blushed pears.. Information from the drones will help the researchers develop nitrogen fertiliser management guidelines that maximise fruit quality and minimise
When the weather failed him and the rain disappeared, David McGennisken of Manooka Farms was glad to know CNH Industrial Capital wouldn’t do the same.. Like every farmer, Mr McGennisken knows you’ve got to roll with the punches. And like every
Large-bodied native fish in the Loddon River are being fitted with acoustic tags as part of a new monitoring program investigating fish responses to environmental flow deliveries across Victoria.. DELWP’s Arthur Rylah Institute, in conjunction
VicForests recently completed a timber harvesting operation in the Strathbogie State Forest.. VicForests stakeholders and planning general manager Lachlan Spencer said the operation was completed without complications and the site would now begin
A rare bird discovered in a rice crop at Mayrung in January will be used to help uncover the network of wetlands the animal depends on in the colder months.. The male Australasian bittern, affectionately named ‘MILo’ by Murray Irrigation staff
The VFF Livestock Group and the Echuca Beef Group have teamed up to host a policy dinner and information evening this week.. The information evening will look at the hot topics in livestock policy, presented by VFF Livestock Group president Leonard
Victorian Nationals Leader Peter Walsh has labelled the Andrews Government’s dairy grants scheme ‘‘under-funded and over-promised’’, and accused the government of giving farmers ‘‘scraps off the table’’.. Agriculture Minister Jaal
Oppose the basin plan if you must, but stick to the facts. One has to question not only the factual integrity of the letter ‘Flawed basin plan is a health risk’ (Country News, February 7), but also the motives behind it.. To link the size of the
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US-backed Iraqi forces have begun moving towards Mosul airport following Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's formal announcement of a ground offensive.
The WA Liberals' campaign launch has involved personal attacks on Labor leader Mark McGowan and his shadow ministry for being influenced by union organisers.
Australia's senior Catholic leaders will be grilled by the child sex abuse royal commission this week about what they are doing to protect children.
Freezing TAFE fees and introducing a surcharge for residential property purchases by foreigners are among election campaign launch announcements by WA Labor.
Crowds have flocked to Melbourne's White Night festival, as homeless advocates camped at the State Library to protest the city's proposed rough sleeping ban.
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Queensland's Liberal National Party will introduce amendments in parliament next week to compel arbitration between players in the sugar industry dispute.
Cultural leaders in Melbourne have welcomed the Victorian government's policy to encourage cross-cultural cohesion.