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
New figures show the Turnbull government's $143 billion in tax cuts will largely favour middle income earners, Treasurer Scott Morrison says.
In an escalation of the Gaza borer protests after a lull, dozens of Palestinians were wounded by Israeli gunfire and tear gas as they approached the fence.
Canadian police are hunting the two men suspected of detonating a bomb in a restaurant, injuring 15 people, but don't believe it was an act of terrorism.
Firefighters are still battling a string of bushfires in Western Australia's south that have destroyed at least one home and buildings at a holiday-stay farm.
Australia has requested the Russian Federation to begin negotiations about reparations now that it's been found responsible for the downing of MH17.
John Hardy, who was chief executive of Godfreys from 1983 to 2010 and then again from mid-2016 to 2017, has again been appointed to the head role.
Queensland foster father Rick Thorburn was supposed to protect 12-year-old Tiahleigh Palmer but he killed her in a sinister plan to cover his son's crimes.
Harvey Weinstein will plead not guilty to rape and sex abuse charges, his lawyer says; the film mogul, out on $US1 million bail, has surrendered his passport.
What was off is on again, with US President Donald Trump saying there is still a chance the summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could happen on June 12.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop is in Vietnam this weekend for bilateral talks and will be opening a bridge that Australia helped finance.