SAPUTO has lodged a proposed divestment plan with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) for its Koroit dairy plant to obtain clearance for its purchase of Murray Goulburn.. The announcement comes after the ACCC raised a red flag
TEAM Moni are back and ready to smash their fundraising record.. The team completed the 15km Run for the Kids fun run last year in memory of Monique Squires — and raised a whopping $10,600 for cancer charity The Cure Starts Now.. Five-year-old
VICTORIA’S peak farmer group has slammed aspects of the State Government’s Animal Welfare Action Plan including proposed recognition of animal sentience and the formation of the new Animal Welfare Victoria.. The Victorian Farmers
Better Buddies. THIS year we have welcomed our prep students to school with the help of our grade six buddies.. Our buddy system teaches and gives children the opportunity to practise the important values of respect, care, valuing difference
Saputo and Murray Goulburn have moved to calm concerns that a divestment of Murray-Goulburn's Koroit plant could have an effect on the proposed milk price.. The Canadian company has been forced to put the Koroit processing plant up for sale
YOUNG people from around the world are coming to Australia and the Rochester Lions Club is calling for volunteer host families.. The international guests visit as a part of Lions International’s youth exchange program and are in the country
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
Nick Xenophon looks unlikely to win the seat of Hartley to enter the South Australian parliament.
Cyclone Marcus has brought down power lines and trees in Darwin and affected water supply, with residents urged to stay indoors.
Former WA Liberal president David Honey is likely to win the Cottesloe seat vacated by ex-premier Colin Barnett and held by the party for all of its 68 years.
Australia's most successful Paralympian is vying for a seat in the South Australian parliament.
The National People's Congress has unanimously re-elected Xi Jinping as China's president, while former anti-graft czar Wang Qishan was elected vice president.
Bill Shorten has had a run-in with a protester in a fish suit as the Adani mine debate bobbed up during the Batman by-election vote.
Global politics has gone a bit wild in recent times. That's all down to Netflix shows like House of Cards, the Indonesian president has joked.
Victorian Opposition Leader Matthew Guy has handed out how-to-vote cards in Opposition Leader Steven Marshall's seat of Dunstan in the SA election on Saturday.
The mood is building at Labor's Batman by-election party as results have Ged Kearney expected to win the race with the Greens for the federal Melbourne seat.
The Greens have gathered in the inner-Melbourne electorate of Batman as they wait to see the outcome of the tightly-contested federal by-election.