Two young tennis players from Avenel are about to get a taste of the big league this summer when they head to the Australian Open as ball kids.. Gus Garner, 14, and Angus Murray, 12, are good mates who both started playing tennis at just six years
Country Victorians will have unprecedented access to information about the condition of country roads, works and updates, according to Roads and Road Safety Minister Luke Donnellan.. Mr Donnellan joined VicRoads chief executive John Merritt last
After winning places in a Melbourne scholarship program, Seymour College’s Daniel Murray and Angela Andriessen, both 16, can’t wait to get a taste of university life in the city.. The Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholars Program is an academic
When Ashleigh Butcher and Max Hooper, both 17, were made school captains of Seymour College for 2018, they said their friends had a laugh that two redheads would soon be ruling the roost.. The two Year 11 students had to win over both teachers and
While students from Seymour College managed to place both second and third overall in the RACV Energy Breakthrough held in Maryborough recently, engineering teacher David Stute said it’s more about learning skills than competition.. The RACV
The 2018 GOTAFE Goulburn Valley League fixture was released last week, with Seymour scheduled to kick off the season with an away game against Benalla at 2pm on April 7.. Other major dates for the Lions include a commemorative home game against
After the success of their Creative Arts exhibition Reflections of our World in October, St Mary’s College has had seven students’ artwork selected to be exhibited in Melbourne next year.. The Visual Arts Exhibition, run by Catholic
John Pettigrew (Country News, November 21) sincerely believes in the climate change theory that has taken 50 per cent of normal availability of water from farmers and advocates for more down the river.. His biggest obstacle is Barnaby Joyce who
Goulburn-Murray Water is warning the public to avoid direct contact with water in Lake Eppalock and Cairn Curran Reservoir after monitoring detected high levels of blue-green algae.. Warning signs will be positioned at major recreational areas
Filmed by Joy the Sheep, these beautified sheep are looking very glamorous!
The Resource Manager for northern Victoria today updated the 2017/18 seasonal determinations.. The low-reliability water shares (LRWS) seasonal determination in the Broken system increases from 63 per cent to 100 per cent. The Broken system also has
Young people from regional Victoria looking to undertake vocational education or training have the opportunity to apply for a new scholarship.. The Rural Chances scholarship is an initiative of the Macpherson Smith Rural Foundation and is available
Murray River Group of Council have called for a ‘‘fair dinkum’’ examination of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan at the upcoming Ministerial Council meeting.. Chair of the six council group, and Campaspe Shire mayor, Adrian
Recent heavy rainfall through parts of the southern cropping region is likely to result in growers having to deal with grain going into storage with high moisture content.. High moisture in stored grain can lead to mould and insect growth, so
Farmers in the Riverine Plains region now have free access to two additional weather stations and moisture probes, installed at Bungeet and Miepoll.. The installation is part of a project facilitated by Riverine Plains.. Research and extension
Catching a 20kg Murray Cod is a little like a hole in one at golf - that does not happen every day and for some, try as they may it never happens. . But a Mooroopna boy and his two Shepparton mates have the cod in the bag, well, in the freezer at
Virtual fencing for spatial grazing of sheep could potentially unlock profitability gains and practical benefits for southern mixed farmers.. With virtual fencing technology for cattle expected to be released in the near future, work is under way to
More than 10 years since it hosted its last rodeo, Euroa is gearing up to join the Australian Pro Rodeo Association circuit with a huge event next year.. Euroa Pro Rodeo committee member Troy Spencer said the town hosted its last rodeo in 2005 and
The Vatican has acknowledged the final findings of Australia's child abuse royal commission, saying the report "deserves to be studied seriously".
The families of the victims of the Lindt Cafe siege have returned to Sydney's Martin Place for the unveiling of a memorial.
As voters go to the polls in the Bennelong by-election, Bill Shorten insists the prime minister is to blame if the dual citizenship saga drags into next year.
South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill has appointed prominent barrister Brett Walker to lead his royal commission into the Murray-Darling Basin.
Both Kristina Keneally and John Alexander have been joined by respective party heavyweights on the day of the critical Bennelong by-election.
Royal weddings and traditions are a match made in heaven, with plenty of time-honoured rituals expected at the nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
Prince William may be in an awkward spot, with Prince Harry set to marry Meghan Markle on the same day as a the biggest English sporting event of the year.
The head of the Anglican Church in Australia says the child abuse royal commission has already led to changes.
Victorian prison authorities have been fined hundreds of thousands of dollars over the state's worst prison riot in 2015.
A BDSM enthusiast has faced a Sydney court as he fights allegations he sexually assaulted two women he met through an online fetish forum.