THE Rochester Pool will be open for extended hours.. Campaspe Shire’s regulatory and community services general manager, Paul McKenzie, said the standard operating hours at the pool have not changed, however the operating model provides some
Christmas lunch called off. UNFORTUNATELY the Rochester Community Christmas Day Lunch held at the Salvation Army will not be held this year.. The lunch has run for 11 years and we would like to take this opportunity to thank the Rochester Salvation
GREEN’S Lake will be closed again this New Year’s Eve.. Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) customer operations general manager Scott Barber said this would be the fourth year Green’s Lake was closed on New Year’s Eve at the request
THE rubbish situation along the Campaspe river has hit a whole new level.. A trailer full of rubbish was found just west of Bonn Rd on December 3 and pictures were posted on Facebook.. It is believed it took the Department of Environment, Land and
Campaspe. You’d be forgiven if you thought that there were only two players at the Monday Niners, but you would be mistaken.. Kevin McCormack (49-9-40) and Shane Wolfe (54-14-40) are still vying for top dog position.. Kevin won the count back
ROCHESTER residents are invited to be a part of an exciting new project that will develop and set out the future direction of the town.. Campaspe Shire mayor Adrian Weston said the first step of the project will start this Saturday with staff and
NSW farmers are staring down the barrel of the smallest winter crop in a decade, but confidence in the state’s agriculture sector has nevertheless rebounded from a four-year low.. Recent rains came too late for crops across NSW, with a dry
This year was always going be a pivotal time for the basin plan. Major changes, which were agreed back in 2012 when the basin plan was created, have all come together this year.. These changes are fundamental to the future of water management in the
How did Lexi get her name?. Mark: It was just a name we liked. Every dog (name) has to have two syllables. I call her Lex — they always get shortened.. What’s her personality like?. Mark: A bit crazy like a Kelpie should be. She likes to
Three young people who are keen to advance themselves have been awarded scholarships by the Sampson Leadership Trust.. The trust was established to perpetuate the memory of natural resource leader Ken Sampson, who died in 2009.. Brenda Lee, from
At this time of year you would be surprised to see a header not out in the paddock during harvest but after rain drenched parts of the region at the start of December, this is becoming a more familiar sight.. And for Miepoll farmer Albert Gough this
Twelve Victorians have lost their lives in on-farm workplace accidents so far this year, the worst figures in a decade.. The figures include three deaths that occurred in less than a week, with the total three more than the nine on-farm deaths that
Farmers should know the outcome of bluetongue virus testing this week, with the temporary bluetongue virus zone established in October now lifted.. Victoria’s chief veterinary officer Dr Charles Milne said all farmers could be expected to be
Applications have opened for the 2018 Greenham GOTAFE Dairy Scholarship with enthusiastic students aged between 17 and 45 encouraged to apply.. The scholarship, now in its 18th year, is open to those with immediate family members, sharefarmers
If more water is taken away from the Goulburn-Murray Irrigation District, the trend of farmers leaving the dairy industry will continue, according to Katunga dairy farmer and Australian Dairy Industry Council Water Taskforce chair Daryl Hoey.. Mr
Environmental targets set out in the Murray-Darling Basin Plan for the lower Goulburn River will not be met under new constraint projects.. That is according to Goulburn Valley Environment Group president John Pettigrew, who says the Victorian
What do Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium and Rod Laver Arena as well as Lancaster Farming’s hydroponic tomato farm all have in common?. They all have a retractable roof and in the case of Lancaster Farming it is the first greenhouse with
The Bangladeshi man who is accused of attempting to blow up a New York City subway has been charged with terrorism as authorities gather information on him.
Treasurer Scott Morrison has hailed a new ACCC report as showing federal action on gas supply is reaping dividends.
Westfield founder and chairman Frank Lowy says the sale of his shopping centre empire and retirement as chairman is a bittersweet moment.
More than half a century after its foundation in Sydney's west, shopping centre giant Westfield is being bought by Unibail-Rodamco for $A33 billion.
The family of Jacob Cummins, killed when run down by a car during a brawl in Perth last week, have released a statement paying tribute to him.
An emaciated woman, allegedly kept as a slave, was admitted to hospital after being assaulted, sometimes with a frozen chicken, a Melbourne court has been told.
Police have stood down after surrounding a home in Adelaide's north where they thought a man had been shot.
A woman has told a Sydney jury she was not motivated by vengeance towards her hated father when she gave an interview to 60 Minutes in 2014.
An advocacy group for church abuse victims has been forced to hand over documents to Cardinal George Pell's legal team.
One Nation Queensland leader Steve Dickson has confirmed he will stay on in the role, despite the fact he lost his seat at the election.