Mitchell Shire Council has three events coming up to help grow and develop business and employment opportunities in the shire, based on feedback received from local businesses.. Council will host three workshops tailored around some of the most
Pat and Alice Cahill celebrated another milestone in their lives this week when they clocked up 55 years of marriage at their Kirwans Bridge home.. The couple were born a day apart in 1936 and celebrated their 80th birthdays with a family party in
New cameras have popped up on the Goulburn Valley Hwy and the Hume Fwy, but unless you are a long-haul truck driver they are nothing to worry about.. The cameras, which arch over the road south of Murchison-Violet Town Rd on the Goulburn Valley Hwy
About 80 Australian Army Cadets from units around the country did battle at Puckapunyal recently as they fought for their most significant award. . Take a look at some shots from the event below:. ... Cadets tackle challengecameramake
First home buyers are being encouraged to take advantage of the Federal Government’s First Home Super Saver Scheme, which came into effect on July 1.. The scheme gives first home savers the ability to accelerate their savings by at least 30
Strathbogie Shire Council is partnering with energy expert Yarra Energy Foundation (YEF) to bring its residents, businesses, clubs, farms, weekenders and off-grid property owners the opportunity to learn more about solar energy and purchase at
A former federal Labor minister acted ‘‘recklessly’’ when he made the irrational and unreasonable decision to ban all live cattle exports to Indonesia in 2011, a judge has been told.. Even though then-agriculture minister Joe Ludwig was
Spiced Lamb and Winter Vegetable Tray Bake with Yoghurt, Pine Nuts and Herbs. Serves: 6. Ingredients:. 2 tsp fennel seeds. 2 tsp cumin seeds. 1 tbsp coriander seeds. 1 cups Greek-style natural yoghurt. 1 large clove garlic, crushed. salt and freshly
I read with dismay the article on “Fence legal threat” in the July 18 - 24 issue of Country News.. Rules and laws are necessary for the best interests of our country and rules or laws found to be wrong need to be changed.. During my working life
Farmers will be disproportionately stung with high rates, a Victorian Government inquiry into the city of Ararat has heard.. The VFF fronted up to the Commission of Inquiry into the city, demanding to know the reasoning behind the council’s steep
The Wine Australia Export Report June 2017, released last week, shows that Australian wine export value increased by $201million (10 per cent) in 2016-17 to $2.31billion, underpinned by strong export growth to China and the United States.. Australi
With the highest ever number of retail sites, fierce competition, record prices paid for stud stock and high visitor numbers, the 2017 Australian Sheep & Wool Show in Bendigo reflected continuing market confidence.. The event, the largest of its
Groundwater customers in the Katunga Water Supply Protection Area can use up to 70 per cent of their licence entitlement after annual groundwater allocations were set for 2017-18.. This means groundwater licence holders may use their maximum
The Turnbull Government has unveiled a new online organ donor registration process which will allow almost instant registration by using a mobile phone, tablet or computer.. And to help increase the numbers of donors, Aged Care and Indigenous Health
Kyabram’s Tori Glass has taken another step towards her Olympic aspirations after qualifying for the Pony Club Association of Victoria’s team to compete at the national championships in September.. Tori, 14, will travel to Toowoomba to compete
The chief executive of a Euroa egg processing company believes a supermarket price war over free-range eggs is unsustainable.. Free-range egg prices at Aldi, Woolworths and Coles have reportedly fallen by up to 40¢ a carton in recent weeks.. Egg
Shepparton & District Horse & Pony Club held its Saddleworld Shepparton Combined Training Day on Sunday.. Forty-five riders competed at the club’s Kialla location in the combined dressage and showjumping event, with two of the competitors
Labor has hit back at Scott Morrison's scathing attack on the opposition bringing up the issue of inequality, saying the treasurer should stick to his day job.
A Catholic priest has admitted sexually abusing students at two Victorian boarding schools where he worked as a teacher.
As Thredbo prepares to mark the 20th anniversary of the deadly landslide that claimed 18 lives, those there on the night remember the rescue effort.
Dimitrious Gargasoulas, who is accused of Melbourne's Bourke Street killings, could not attend a scheduled court hearing because of mental health issues.
The Northern Territory's crocodile industry has been valued at more than $100 million, more than four times previously estimated.
A Queensland mother accused of trying to kill her infant daughter says she gave a false statement to police in a bid to spare her family a criminal prosecution.
A former Queensland police officer accused of misappropriating money while he worked at a regional station has been granted bail.
US Republican leaders are now pushing for a "skinny" repeal of Obamacare after the Senate's second failure in 24 hours to bring an end to the 2010 law.
A possum has stopped trains across the southeast Queensland train network after causing a power line fault at Roma Street station.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has hit back at outgoing Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs, labelling her criticism of the government "misguided".