A Tatura farmer has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the middle of a murder trial about whether he deliberately shot his friend in the head or accidentally fired the fatal shot after tripping on an eggplant.. Angelo Russo, 55, on Friday pleaded
Waranga Flicks’ fifth annual Waranga Winter Film Festival is on during the final weekend in June at the Rushworth Shire Hall.. Set to be another jam-packed event, this year’s festival features three great Australian films.. Chosen for
Australian stars Todd McKenny and Shane Jacobson will star in an electrifying Rocky Horror Show about to hit Her Majesty’s Theatre in Melbourne.. The Rocky Horror Show is a true classic and one of theatre’s most endearing and
In the coming months, Shepparton’s Adam Briggs’ dream job will hit our television screens.. Briggs raps and writes with the award-winning group AB Original, but has also written for, and starred in, ABC TV shows including Black Comedy
A program designed to help people with a disability to find jobs has started in Shepparton.. Yooralla’s [email protected] Program aims to teach participants skills to help clients secure employment.. Pathways to employment at Yooralla group manager
VicRoads advises motorists of changed traffic conditions at the Midland Hwy and Tatura-Undera Rd intersection.. A temporary roundabout is in place to help motorists around the work zone, while the permanent roundabout is constructed.. The speed
GIVE A PET A HOME. Shepparton Animal Shelter has a number of cats and kittens up for adoption.. These sweet-natured pets are all awaiting their forever homes.. While there are too many cats to showcase them all, these three 11-week-old kittens
It was a tough game for Jerilderie coming up against old rivals Strathmerton in round seven of the Picola Football League, with the Dees going down by 83 points at Strathmerton on Saturday.. Despite the loss, there were plenty of positive signs for
The Tallarook Mechanics Institute hall will be re-built ‘‘bigger and better’’ than before, according to Farmers Market organiser Cynthia Lim.. Built in 1891, the iconic hall was demolished last week after it was gutted by
Residents will be able to hear first-hand about Edward River Council’s priorities for the 2018/19 year as part of the organisation’s Draft Budget Roadshow, which will visit Blighty, Booroorban, Conargo, Pretty Pine and Wanganella next
Racing resumes at the Deniliquin Sporting Car Club for round four of the DSCC Autocourse Series tomorrow.. The event is a part of the DSCC’s trial of running Saturday events with a later start time to gauge if drivers prefer Saturdays over
A-grade. Strathmerton d Jerilderie 62-42. Strathmerton took on Jerilderie in a tough, high-intensity game.. Strathmerton’s girls kept the intensity up for the whole four quarters and gave it their all. The talk and belief in one another is
Benalla’s Colin Handcock, 97, has received a ‘‘Saluting Their Service’’ certificate on behalf of his wife Shirley, who served in World War II.. Federal Member for Indi Cathy McGowan presented Colin with the certificate
Murray Netball League’s interleague squad could not recover from a slow start on Saturday.. Gippsland got the jump on the Murray outfit, which included Finley’s Chelsea McDonald, early in their clash at Moe and never let the visitors
Jessie Barnes-Hill starred in goal attack on Saturday, but her defensive pressure also contributed to her being named Goulburn Valley’s best-on-court.. Taking on the captain’s role against Ovens and Murray with Kyabram’s Lauren
Parkland. PARKLAND’S Championship finished on Saturday when Peter Barrette (with a score of 188) claimed victory by just one shot over 17-year-old Austin Baker (189).. Peter was leading by just that amount going into the final round with both
Plans to establish an educational and research facility at the Murray Valley Industry Park near Deniliquin have officially been abandoned.. Ausway College and the Australian Education Society said it was a disappointing outcome considering all the
Deniliquin Athletic Club is hosting its second Cross Country event at Memorial Park on Sunday.. The club will hold an open event for adults to run the 6km course around the scenic Memorial Park course with the 11 to 14 years section running a 3km
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
What was off is on again, with US President Donald Trump saying there is still a chance the summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could happen on June 12.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop is in Vietnam this weekend for bilateral talks and will be opening a bridge that Australia helped finance.
Australia has notified the Russian Federation that it holds it responsible for its role in the downing of MH17.
Australian nun Sister Patricia Fox is defying an order to leave the Philippines, with the Catholic Church and her supporters hoping she won't be arrested.
A bomb has been set off in a restaurant in the Canadian city of Mississauga, wounding 15 people, with three in a critical condition.
A NSW jury has found a Sydney builder guilty of the 2011 murder of his neighbour and one of his two co-accused accused guilty of being accessory after the fact.
John Hardy, who was chief executive of Godfreys from 1983 to 2010 and then again from mid-2016 to 2017, has again been appointed to the head role.
Westpac has told a royal commission its Bank of Melbourne business was wrong to withhold a customer's funds while it fixed its own loan error.
Labor's candidate for the WA state seat of Darling Range has resigned just days after being endorsed and having the accuracy of her online resume questioned.
A trial set up to link GPs, nurses and allied health professionals to handle patients with complex conditions is falling short of its targets.