A tantalising appetiser for the main event is on today when Shepparton Park and Shepparton Golf play off in the division two grand final.. With the two clubs contesting for the Allan Matheson Shield tomorrow, there will be plenty of support on the
There are some sporting rivalries which simply stand the test of time.. When it comes to lawn bowls in the region, it is Shepparton Park and Shepparton Golf which stand out, at least in recent times, as the biggest battle on the greens.. Like
It will be a family affair when Shepparton Park’s division one side takes to Kyabram’s greens tomorrow.. Father-son duo Paul and Josh Warren will lead in one of Park’s four rinks when the squad takes on Shepparton Golf in the
An event celebrating diversity and cultural respect for everyone who calls Australia home will be held at Notre Dame College this weekend.. Tomorrow, students and teachers will join Voices of Harmony representatives and the Shepparton Inter-faith
AFL Victoria has left the door ajar for the Picola District Football Netball League to remain affiliated this season.. After the league failed to meet a deadline set by regional administration centre AFL Goulburn Murray last week it was told it
Cultural Diversity Week events kick off this afternoon with Converge on the Goulburn and will conclude next Sunday with the Blue Ribbon Foundation Community Cricket match.. Shepparton police multicultural liaison officer Senior Constable Matt Walker
Practice match draws a crowd. The Benalla Showgrounds came alive on Saturday with former North Melbourne greats dusting off their footy boots to play in an exhibition match between Tatura and Benalla.. Kangaroo players Anthony Stevens, Glenn Archer
The Benalla Lions Club held its annual Youth Exchange meeting last week to listen to travels and experiences of their 1992 exchange students.. Last year the Lions Club sent seven exchange students abroad, five of which were present at the meeting
During the Great War all sides dropped propaganda leaflets from the air.. The British dropped postcards from prisoners of war detailing their humane conditions, surrender notices and other propaganda over German trenches.. John Buchan, Rudyard
Benalla plays a crucial role in a new book by awarding-winning author Craig Cormick.. Backseat Drivers tells the story of a road trip from Sydney to Melbourne with some unlikely hitch-hikers from the past.. Mr Cormick said he was interested in the
A determined Owls outfit sneaked into top spot on the ladder, after an outstanding 3-2 victory over the in form Wallabies in last week’s round four A-grade clash.. John and Dean Bajada put on a great exhibition to account for a singles each
Students from Benalla P-12 College and FCJ College joined more than 100 Year 11 female students from across Victoria at the ‘‘Young Women’s Career Breakfast’’ last Thursday morning.. The event, which was at the Gateway
Benalla’s Alana Johnson, a pioneer of the Rural Women’s Movement in Australia, has been inducted into the Victorian Honour Roll of Women.. Part of a fifth-generation family farming in Benalla, Ms Johnson has long been an influential
THREE people are in hospital after a three vehicle crash in Rochester this evening.. A learner driver was travelling on Gillies St when a ute turned into it's path.. The car hit the ute and collided with a sign. The ute was pushed into another
The Victorian Government has announced $2 million for 2018 Community and Volunteer Action Grants under the Biodiversity On-ground Action Initiative.. The grants are designed to help community groups in Northern Victoria protect the future of the
Federal Member for Murray Damian Drum has weighed in on the recent shooting of 17 people at a Florida high school, saying the United States must start somewhere on gun control.. More than 20 years ago under the leadership of former prime minister
The Victorian Government is providing football and netball clubs in northern Victoria with another chance to secure funding to upgrade grounds, courts and pavilions and welcome more members than ever before.. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp
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 NSW Rural Fire Service says dozens of homes have been destroyed or damaged by an out-of-control bushfire in Tathra, near Bega.
Australia and its ASEAN neighbours are being called on by Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi to provide humanitarian help for Rohingya refugees.
Federal Labor leader Bill Shorten says the people of Batman wanted an "authentic" representative and they've got one in Ged Kearney.
Moving Sydneysiders from private vehicles to more sustainable transport will reduce congestion and pollution while improving health, a report suggests.
South Australia's political leaders spent Sunday recuperating after a gruelling campaign and looking ahead to life after the election.
Nick Xenophon's SA-BEST party says it can still shake up state parliament with two upper house MPs elected.
Victorian firefighters will continue to battle bush and grass fires in southwest Victoria overnight ahead of ramped-up efforts when light arrives.
Li Keqiang has been re-elected premier by China's Parliament in Beijing's Great Hall of the People.
West Australian Opposition Leader Mike Nahan says the swing to the Liberals in Cottesloe was a referendum on the McGowan governments' first year in power.
Former trade minister Andrew Robb believes Jakarta is doing some serious soul searching over whether to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal.