Wayne Barrie said fate prompted him to write Boer War history book Reid’s Raid. ‘‘I’m not a journalist, writer or historian,’’ he said. ‘‘I’m a geographer. So I tried to write an entertaining
Seymour. Eighteen members enjoyed Morning Melodies at Kyneton. Thanks again to Bill Hogan for organising, especially the scenic tour on the way home.. Our next outing is to Woop Woop on May 26. Cost $20 includes morning tea. Departing Seymour
Federal Member for Murray Damian Drum says it would be his preference for the name of the electorate he represents to remain the same.. But if it needed to change, Nicholls would be a ‘‘fantastic’’ choice, he said.. Meanwhile
Seymour Junior Football Netball Club v Tabilk. Football. Under-10. For many players it was their first official match at their home ground with two games taking place at the same time. The wet weather did not break their determination as each player
A new road sign has appeared on the Seymour-Avenel Rd, about 5km south of Mangalore.. Looks like the Mitchell Shire Council is now using text language instead of the Queen’s English.. I am guessing the sign should read ‘To Kookaburr
Seymour is a sports-loving town, and as the cold weather starts to settle in, the team at Goulburn Valley Imaging Group is preparing for an increase in patients presenting with sports related injuries.. Statistically, sports injuries peak during the
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
Iran's nuclear deal, security and trade are on the agenda when US President Donald Trump and his French counterpart meet on day two of an official visit.
Malcolm Turnbull has visited NATO to talk about the security situation in Russia, North Korea and the Middle East.
Controversial property developer Salim Mehajer has been found guilty of intimidating his ex-wife.
The ill health of former Melbourne lord mayor Robert Doyle has led to an inconclusive finding into his alleged misconduct while a Melbourne Health chairman.
Lawyer Anthony Power will probe the embattled City of Perth council, with royal commission powers to recommend the council be sacked or reinstated.
Independent senator Tim Storer remains concerned about the impact on the budget from the Turnbull government's business tax cut plan.
A Queensland police officer, who pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of his baby son, punched the boy so hard his organs ruptured.
The federal government has slammed proposed Queensland government laws to restrict tree clearing, as a new report finds the changes are urgently needed.
A court has been told that 80 witness statements have been taken in the case against three men allegedly involved in a 313-kilogram ice bust.
Labor's defence spokesman Richard Marles has called time on Australia's military cooperation with Myanmar in light of atrocities against Rohingya people.