THE fate of further Murray Goulburn factories closing is up in the air as the company tries to optimise factory efficiencies in the face of an exodus of milk suppliers.. The company reported a 21 per cent reduction in milk intake last financial
ROCHESTER Netball Club has added a fresh face to the helm for 2018.. B grade defender and 2017 vice-captain Linda Rasmussen has signed on as head coach with Clare Shalders deciding to take a step back at the end of the season.. Rasmussen came to
■10 years ago. Tuesday, September 18, 2007. Elmore was in celebratory mode for most of the weekend after the town’s football team brought home its first senior premiership cup in more than two decades.. Loud cheers from the Bloods supporters
WASTE has reduced by 7.1 per cent within Campaspe Shire.. The outcomes from the 2012-2017 Waste Management Strategy were presented to council on Tuesday night, which included the 862 tonnes of waste that was saved from landfill.. Mayor Adrian Weston
HELPING others is a passion for four students from St Joseph’s Primary School.. Denvah Matthews, Ava Cottam, Alex Ingram and Leira Palmer have taken it upon themselves to raise funds to aid in the fight against cerebral palsy.. “Helping
A MAN who went on a ice-fuelled crime ‘‘rampage’’ near Rochester last Christmas will spend four years behind bars.. Jacob Hugh Jenkins, 24, pleaded guilty to more than 20 charges including burglary, theft, being a prohibited
ROCHESTER youngster Jacob Atley’s strong season at TAC Cup level has been rewarded with a position in the NAB AFL under 17 Future Stars game as part of grand final week festivities.. The annual contest, which puts the TAC Cup’s best
Troubled dairy processor Murray Goulburn has confirmed it has had approaches from a number of suitors interested in either buying some assets or taking over the whole co-operative. "These proposals have ranged from the sale of certain assets to
Kerang’s Andre Henry has become the first recipient of the Nuffield Australian Alumni Scholarship, this year named in honour of Max Jelbart.. Mr Henry, who is supported by Australian Processing Tomato Growers, plans to investigate alternative
Kyabram’s water tower could be set for a facelift if some residents get their way.. A number of community members, including Allan Weeks and Mary Bowman, have got together to drum up support to freshen up the Albion St tower.. Having come up
Elders Euroa agent Joe Allen is off to the Royal Sydney Easter Show next year after finishing runner-up in the 2017 ALPA Victorian Young Auctioneers Competition.. Mr Allen, who has a background in sheep and cropping, said he was ready for what was
Significant numbers of mice present across regions of southern NSW suggests an early start to breeding, prompted in part by a warm and dry winter and last year’s high stubble load.. The Grains Research and Development Corporation invests in
A snapshot of river health in the north central catchment region has found a number of rivers and streams are in poor ecological health.. About 50 volunteers measured the condition of the Little Murray River, Loddon River, Gunbower Creek and
Kyabram dairy company Kyvalley Dairy Group has received the 2017 Family Business Australia Victorian Hall of Fame award.. The announcement came as part of last week’s National Family Business Day celebrations and recognises family businesses
The federal parliament’s committee inquiring into irrigation efficiency has wrapped up its public hearings without coming near northern Victoria.. The last public hearing was in Griffith on September 15.. The committee has declined invitations
The Euroa Show and Shine is back again this weekend.. Together with the event’s major sponsor, Shannons Insurance, organisers have focused on presenting some of the best cars, bikes and other ‘‘things with engines’’ to
When it comes time for the showgirl competitions on agricultural days, it’s often the Miss Showgirl entrants than get plenty of the focus.. However in recent years, younger girls have been throwing their hat in the ring to compete for a title
Dairy farmers are being crushed under the weight of power prices, with climbing power bills impacting their ability to stay competitive.. The rising cost of electricity has hit farmers hard, with Australian Dairy Council figures claiming that dairy
The federal government is heaping pressure on the states - especially NSW and Victoria - to free up gas developments to ensure long-term domestic supply.
Ahead of fans flocking to the MCG, Melbourne Aquarium's penguins are waddling to work out if the Adelaide Crows or Richmond Tigers will take the (fish) cake.
Aviation experts will spend days examining a southern Queensland turf farm where an instructor and his student died after their plane crashed nose-first.
The parents of a United States man who was arrested in North Korea have called the rogue nation terrorists and say they tortured their son.
The WA Police Union has told members to resume full duties after a legal directive from Commissioner Chris Dawson ordering them against industrial action.
The Commonwealth will argue that One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts and former Greens senator Scott Ludlam were ineligible to run for parliament last year.
A pension form error was made by a public servant, not by a NSW man accused of murdering his wife, his barrister has told a jury.
A man accused of murdering a Korean woman in Brisbane almost four years ago told police he had been waiting his "whole life" to kill someone, a court has heard.
More Australians are splashing out on "meaningful experiences" such as concert tickets, the theatre, hotel stays and eating out rather than retail goods, according to new data released by National Australia Bank.. NAB's Customer
Former One Nation senator Rod Culleton is representing himself at a trial in Perth and has been warned to stay on track.