The Seymour trainer, owner and jockey had a plan to win Sunday’s $20000 McDonald’s Euroa Cup over 1406m at Benalla.. They even told the stewards about it – and then hoped everything would go according to the script.. And they were
The Strathbogie Shire Council has revamped its Community Grant Program this year, with new categories that split the funding into project-focused streams.. The grants program, which last year helped Nagambie Mechanics Hall to upgrade its floor, is
When his store was flooded for a second time and his insurance company refused to insure him again unless a total renovation was done in that location, Greg Byers decided it would be better to move.. Mr Byers relocated Cartridge World Seymour a few
What started through a conversation between three artists who wanted to raise money for local fire brigades has become an annual event, with wine, finger food and local art galore.. Launched in Trawool in 2013, Art 4 CFA was then held at Hilldene
Deb Langshaw is caressing a small wooden box that sits on the coffee table in her lounge room; slowly and lovingly.. A look of utter desolation is across her face as tears, still bitter, stream down her cheeks.. ‘‘This is all I have left
The district’s much-loved local farmers’ markets may be given assistance to ensure they can continue into the future, if a Coalition government is elected later this year.. The Nationals have pledged to implement a Farmers’ Market
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
The church robes worn by Cardinal George Pell at the time he is accused of committing a historical sex offence have come under scrutiny in court.
Farmers hit by fierce bush and grass fires in southwest Victoria are counting their losses days after the threat has passed.
The prime minister believes the families of those killed in the downing of flight MH17 are being denied justice by the Russian government.
South Australia's new Liberal cabinet members have attended a ceremony at Government House in Adelaide to be sworn in.
A public slanging match has erupted between Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton and the Australian Greens.
Oversight of the Perth Children's Hospital was divided between two WA government entities, which made dealing with the main contractor hard, a report has found.
Queensland LNP senator Amanda Stoker has been sworn in to federal parliament after being officially endorsed to replace George Brandis.
The head of a consumer group says something similar to the Storm Financial collapse will happen again unless systemic changes are made to the banking industry.
Malcolm Turnbull is making his pitch to retirees, but Bill Shorten is going for everyone else.
Oroton creditors will vote on a $25 million rescue plan to safeguard 350 jobs and hand control of the luxury handbag retailer to fund manager Will Vicars.