ALMOST 70 landholders have realised the benefits of fencing the Campaspe River since 2012, resulting in 53km of river fencing.. But the North Central Catchment Management Authority (CMA) is encouraging more farmers to continue the trend.. Funding is
Man dead in house. POLICE will prepare a report for the coroner after a death in Rochester on February 14.. Emergency crews were called to an address on Hopetoun Street shortly after 5pm, locating a man in his 40s who was deceased.. The death is not
GOULBURN Murray Cricket’s under 14 team won the Northern Rivers Shield with a 57-run win over Murray Valley on Sunday at Cooma.. Rochester players Waugh George, Austin Reinehr and Kobyn James all played a significant part in the grand final
A WOMAN who stole lip balm from the Rochester IGA has been given a six-month adjourned undertaking.. Echuca’s Rosemarie Togonon appeared in Echuca Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, February 14 to plead guilty to theft and unlawful
FINALLY, some good news for our town.. The Victorian state government and Campaspe Shire have invested $268,500 into the revitalisation of the Moore Street precinct and the Skate Park Reserve.. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp was on hand at
Rochester. Rochester Bowls Club’s new jack attack format has entered its second week as members grapple with the new rules.. Wednesday’s from 7pm see the new format implemented, and last week’s winners were Raylee Willis, Ian
10 years ago. Tuesday, February 18, 2008. ROCHESTER and district firefighters were kept busy last week.. The Rochester brigade attended a haystack fire on Wednesday in Doherty Rd, Nanneella.. On Thursday, the Rochester brigade attended a grass fire
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
Logistics giant WiseTech Global has lifted profit and revenue after a string of acquisitions and organic business growth but shares dipped on Wednesday.
Seven students have been hospitalised and four are in a critical condition after a suspected drug overdose at their Gold Coast high school.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is on his way to meet President Donald Trump at the White House, along with a delegation of state premiers and business leaders.
Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has called for a rethink of foreign fighter laws in his first major speech since taking on the mega-portfolio.
The International Monetary Fund estimates the Australian economy could expand by a further 1.3 per cent if it undertook broader tax reform.
One of three men sentenced over the brutal torture and murder of Gold Coast man Shaun Barker gloated online he had body parts for sale, a court has heard.
Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton says students could pledge loyalty to Australia as part of a rejuvenated school civics program.
Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has defended the time it has taken to investigate the conduct of Australian Border Force Commissioner Roman Quaedvlieg.
The Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton insists Australia has a good working relationship with the Cambodian government despite concerns of democratic decline.
The Turnbull government hopes a free trade deal with Indonesia will be sealed on the sidelines of a summit of Southeast Asian leaders.