Terminally ill Victorians will have better access to palliative care services and more choice about where they die following the Victorian Government’s announcement it will invest an additional $62million in the sector, according to
Sixteen riders turned out for our first 25km twilight race for the season.. The field was separated by 14 minutes and five bunches for handicapping.. Leading the charge in warm 32°C conditions was Maitland Wallace (14 min) who did a great job of
Amanda McClaren has been unanimously re-elected unopposed as Strathbogie Shire’s mayor for the next year.. Six of the seven councillors voted for the top job at the special meeting, with Cr Alistair Thomson an apology.. The council also
A-grade. Tallarook v Broadford. The home team was bowled out for 152, just short of their 45 overs.. Leigh Irving (68) and Xavier Youngman (37) helped the team reach the score, with other players struggling to reach double figures
B-grade. Eastern Hill v Yea Tigers. Yea was sent in to bat and immediately put under pressure.. Hayden Sherwood, who finished with 4-21 off nine overs, steadily ploughed through the Tigers’ top order, although Nathan Beattie (24) and Michael
A Sri Lankan man was hospitalised with serious injuries after allegedly being assaulted in Nagambie in the early hours of Saturday.. Aadil Rafeek, 29, is recovering in a Melbourne hospital from head injuries caused by an alleged one punch attack
What farmers grow can change from season to season and in terms of Invergordon farmer James Rovers’ attempts to cultivate teff, how it is grown can change rapidly as well.. Mr Rovers and his family are growing nearly 300ha of teff, an African
More than 20 firefighting units were needed to fight a blaze at Rankins Rd, Strathmerton on November 13.. The fire was called in at 3.55pm and involved silage rolls, which were in a bunker with tyres on top.. The fire was reported to be travelling
During last Thursday and Friday, 16th-17th November, heavy exceptional rains for this month were recorded in the Mallee and also at isolated places in the West Central Victoria and at places in the SW part of NSW. Mildura recorded 54.2 mms to
The Resource Manager for Northern Victoria recently updated the 2017/18 seasonal determinations.. The Goulburn system and the Loddon system both increased from 93 per cent to 94 per cent high-reliability water shares (HRWS).. A seasonal
Australia’s agricultural sector will receive a boost following the signing of a free-trade agreement with Peru, with 99 per cent of tariffs to be abolished.. The deal signals big wins for a number of sectors including the dairy, grains and red
The Connection project’s $100million in winter works have been completed, with the works expected to deliver 429Gl in water savings each year.. The works, which began in June, included the upgrading of more than 33km of irrigation channel to
Last year the Palmer family, who lives on a Cohuna dairy farm, barely made it to the Melbourne Cup carnival’s Emirates Stakes Day at Flemington courtesy of a car breaking down.. It would prove worth the panic when Cecelia Palmer and her four
A new era of regional prosperity lies ahead as young farmers embrace new chemical-free production techniques, according to one of the world’s leaders in organic farming research.. After proving the value of organic production and nutrition of
A new era of leadership in advocacy and governance has started, with Sheep Producers Australia officially becoming the peak industry body for the nation’s sheep and lamb industry last week.. The new body replaced the former Sheepmeat Council
The most advanced grain harvesting technology from front to back is featured in the combines and headers John Deere is introducing for 2018.. This includes four new S700 combine models (S760, S770, S780 and S790) that offer producers significant
The cause of hay fires this season will depend on the region, according to two CFA representatives.. Cosgrove and Pine Lodge CFA captain Ross Harmer said this season was no different to any other, with weather conditions not playing much of a part
Energy experts are meeting in Adelaide to continue their push for a national new national energy policy.
Former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic has been sentenced to life after being found guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity.
Emmerson Mnangagwa who fled to South Africa after Robert Mugabe fired him as vice president earlier this month, has returned to Zimbabwe.
Both Labor and the LNP will release their Queensland election costings, outlining how they'll fund their promises and pay down state debt.
A Queensland jury is set to continue to hear evidence in the murder trial of Thomas Lang, who is accused of stabbing his former lover Maureen Boyce to death.
A mother is set to be sentenced for suffocating her 15-month-old daughter and throwing her body into a Melbourne creek.
The US says Myanmar state violence against the Rohingya people is "ethnic cleansing" with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson referring to "horrendous atrocities".
While multilateral trade talks have stalled, the Turnbull government is seeking to seal a series of bilateral and regional deals.
A new foreign policy blueprint sets out challenges and opportunities for Australia.
An Aboriginal woman who created culturally-appropriate suicide intervention programs for remote communities is the 2018 WA Australian of the Year.