Ovens Valley MP Tim McCurdy appeared in Shepparton Magistrates' Court today to face fraud allegations.. At a filing hearing, Victoria Police Prosecutor Chris Cole told the court prosecution and defence had agreed upon a date to return to court
The only way to sum up the Goulburn Valley Suns’ season is consistently inconsistent.. A week on from a statement win against North Geelong, the Suns could not back up on Saturday in a disappointing 3-2 loss against Springvale White Eagles
Forty years ago today, the Shepparton News reported on a hot-air balloon making a crash landing at Pine Lodge.. The balloon, Puff, was being piloted by Melbourne balloonist David Martinson, with Shepparton’s John Halsall and skydiver Tony
A well-rounded performance helped Mooroopna clinch an exhilarating comeback win against Euroa in Goulburn Valley League under-18 action.. The Cats fell 16 points behind at the final change, but there was plenty of life left with motivation to
Premier Daniel Andrews’ $50 cash bonus for Victorians who use an energy deal website will help shine a light on energy retailers, in theory.. The $48 million bonus, which will be part of next month’s budget, means Victorian households
A man has died following a car crash in Benalla this evening.. It is believed the driver and sole occupant was travelling south on the Hume Fwy when the vehicle he was travelling in left the roadway and struck a tree about 5.35pm.. Emergency
The stroke monthly medal event was played in perfect autumn weather.. The field was enhanced by two lady golfers from Drouin who are staying in caravans with friends for a few days and have enjoyed Hill Top before, as this was their third visit
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
Nagambie Kelvingrove Village resident John Sanderson joined the nonagenarian club this week. Mr Sanderson’s family and good friend of many years Marg Rea gathered together with many of his friends to help him celebrate this special milestone
An illegal tobacco crop with an estimated value of $9 million has been seized and destroyed by the Australian Taxation Office in Maidment Rd, Koonoomoo. ‘‘We found this crop based on information provided to us by Victori
■LOCKINGTON. THE Anzac Day March steps off at 8.45am outside Foodworks and finishes at the Community Hall where a service will be held at 9am. Marchers need to assemble at the supermarket at 8.30.. Vietnam veteran Major Geoff Lowe will be the
The Mitchell Shire Concert Band will be holding a read through tomorrow for its upcoming Armistice Centenary Shows being held to coincide with Remembrance Day in November.. The band is seeking interested individuals to attend, and read a part or
Cobram and District Specialist School students have thrown their support behind a fantastic cause which affects thousands of Australians. On March 15, the students were invited to participate in Purple Day. People with epilepsy are celebrated in
THE Rochester Tigerettes had a spectacular round this week with all five grades taking the win against Mansfield.. The under 15s started off the day in style dominating the game from the beginning.. The girls came out firing in the first quarter and
Greater Shepparton City Council’s electro-fishing program came to Lake Bartlett last week to rid the water of carp and goldfish.. The program began on Monday, April 16, and ended on Thursday, April 19.. Council’s native open space
THE Rochester Fine Art Exhibition opens tomorrow.. And with over 350 exhibits by 40 artists from across the country it is not to be missed.. The exhibition’s organiser Judy Anderson said three artists will speak along with a comedian
10 YEARS AGO. April 22, 2008. Lockington-Bamawm United (LBU) Football Club’s rooms came alive on Thursday night as the town welcomed former Geelong star and football personality Billy Brownless to the club.. Brownless broadcast 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.