The heat from a fire that destroyed a Kialla Lakes home on Monday night was so fierce it smashed a neighbour’s windows and melted the venetian blinds.. The family’s dog is believed to have died in the blaze.. The Rocklands Cres home
The historic Mooroopna Railway Station was completely destroyed by fire on Saturday morning, exactly 138 years after it was first built. . With just a single brick chimney left standing, the question of what should be done next remains. . We want to
Brioche or bun? Swisse cheese or cheddar? One patty or two?. Some may say these are all important elements that go into making a quality burger.. From triple stacks to multiple types of meat, the humble burger has taken a dramatic change of late and
Shepparton’s Fun City is expected to re-open following an unexpected closure late last week.. Security guards were outside the facility overnight Thursday and on Friday, while a ‘‘closed until further notice’’ sign was
The heat and rain could not melt or dampen the spirits of Girgarre on the weekend.. Some events were moved out of the elements and into the town’s hall.. And while the ‘‘stinking hot, then bloody cold’’ weather made for
The finals system for the Goulburn Valley Bowls Division’s split competition has been clarified.. Division five of weekend pennant was spilt into two sections — red and blue — ahead of this season because of necessity, but rather
As 2017 ground towards a new year, so did the Shepparton train line’s punctuality.. A hot end to the year meant regional services were delayed through last month.. Just 83.6 per cent of Shepparton’s trains arrived on time in November
After many years of operating on temporary licences, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has awarded a ‘long-term’ analogue community radio broadcasting licence to Seymour FM – 103.9.. Seymour FM president Ian
PLANS are well under way for 2018’s O’Keefe Challenge.. For the runners, organisers say they have the popular favourites including the marathon, half marathon and mile events.. They are introducing several new events, they have opened up
Benalla’s Sir Edward Weary Dunlop Learning Centre will host a free talk on platypus ecology at 3pm on Wednesday, January 24.. The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) is working with Benalla Rural City Council to carry-out
Work is underway at Mulwala’s amusement park, Tunzafun, in Melbourne Street for a larger home to accommodate the extremely popular Dodgem Cars.. Crazy Cars and a small ride for the real youngies will also be housed in the 40m x 20m steel
Yarrawonga’s Daimien Vodusek was one of three lucky winners throughout Australia to find a platinum ticket, which was randomly placed inside the first ever batch of Tridectin.. Daimien won himself a pair of Samsung Gear VR Goggles (as featured
Yarrawonga Bowls Club We have had a busy week at the club and have enjoyed the companionship of many visitors who have come along to the club to join in our scheduled games. The 2018 part of the pennant season has now begun with the first game of
A number of Tatura residents and state animal activists have shared their concerns about a proposal to expand a dog boarding and animal breeding facility in the town.. Residents fear a local government application to increase the capacity to
Tocumwal Chamber of Commerce and Berrigan Shire are at loggerheads over the town entry sign and two smaller signs located on parkland at the Newell Hwy roundabout.. Chamber wants to relocate all three signs and replace the town entry sign with a new
Tocumwal’s Trent Buckley said he’s gained a new perspective on leadership after attending the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA).. One of two Cobram Rotary scholarship recipients, Mr Buckley recently attended the week-long RYL
The world’s attention will once again shift to Melbourne this week as the 2018 Australian Open kicks off.. This year the Open will be bigger and better than ever, with more activities and new facilities for the whole family.. More entertainers
POLICE including the Clandestine Laboratory Squad executed warrants at two properties on Wednesday, January 10 as part of an ongoing drug investigation.. One property was located in Cornella, while one property was located in Rushworth.. When police
The Railtons don’t have a dairy on their property, but they will be entering five young stock in International Dairy Week.. In fact, if you see their 40ha farm near Echuca you might find more sheep than dairy cattle.. But don’t mistake
Australian livestock producers are being encouraged to participate in a number of surveys that will contribute to research to improve animal health and biosecurity.. Researchers from the Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation are calling for
High-achieving cattle sales are a regular part of International Dairy Week and the industry is still talking about the record set last year.. A Holstein calf with a superb genetic history sold for $251000 at the Wednesday night sale.. The calf was
More than 500 flying foxes died in Sydney during the recent heatwave and experts say global warming could lead to more fatalities and a reduction in tree cover because bats are key to seed dispersal.. With temperatures reaching 45.1°C on January
Yarrawonga sheep producer Daimien Vodusek was one of Australia’s first farmers to purchase a brand new product that’s being heralded as a huge step forward in the fight against worms — and in doing so won a pair of Samsung Gear
The Game Management Authority (GMA) has outlined the arrangements for the 2018 duck season, including changes made by the Government to hunting regulations. The 2018 season will commence on Saturday 17 March, and will last 12 weeks, closing on
Meat & Livestock Australia has launched its annual summer lamb campaign, which this year features singing, dancing and celebrating the one thing all Australians can agree on — Aussie lamb.. Building on the long established We Love Our Lamb
When December rolls around each year at Dean and Dianna Malcolm’s Zeerust property, it’s a sign that their favourite time of year is near — International Dairy Week.. Having attended dairy week for more than a decade under the
The Liberal-Nationals coalition says it will establish a new High Country Hall of Fame if it wins November’s Victorian election.. Regional Victoria and Decentralisation Shadow Minister Peter Walsh announced the plan with State Member for Ovens
The start of 2018 marks the first harvest of Australian-grown hemp seed since the Federal Government legalised its consumption as food last November.. Geelong-based company Australian Primary Hemp has worked with more than 10 farmers around the
Any plans to establish solar farms in the Edward River Council region must have limited community impact, according to Mayor Norm Brennan.. Cr Brennan said that was why council had developed a list of development conditions for RES Australia, which
Steve Bannon, Donald Trump's former top aide, has appeared before a probe into Russian meddling in the election, but the White House directed his answers.
Two people are fighting for their lives in hospital after a helicopter doing a sunset tour of Uluru in the Northern Territory crashed.
Kristina Keneally appears set to secure a NSW Senate seat being vacated by Sam Dastyari.
Talks between unions and Sydney Trains management are expected to reconvene after negotiations fell through earlier this week.
Hobart DJ Astro Labe is listed to enter a plea to a charge over his alleged headbutt on Tony Abbott.
Australian winemakers have backed the federal government's efforts to bring Canada to heel over its onerous restrictions on imported alcohol.
Fraser Coast Regional Council mayor Chris Loft is due for his first court appearance after being charged by Queensland's Crime and Corruption Commission.
North and South Korea will debut their first unified Olympic time at the upcoming Winter games next month.
An accused Australian spy in Cambodia says he "doesn't know what country (he's) supposed to be spying for."
Malcolm Turnbull has described the jump in deadly crashes involving trucks as an "ongoing tragedy" and says Australia needs to look at the issue carefully.