Kylie Phillips sent us this adorable shot of her son Bronson loving the animals at the Shepparton Show petting zoo. . How cute!
Dookie has once again gone scarecrow crazy!. More than 20 stuffed, scruffy, or dressed-up characters can been seen guarding the front yards and fence lines of the township’s properties as part of Dookie Lifestyle’s second Scarecrow
Seymour product Josh Schache is still yet to find a suitor as the key forward looks likely to remain in Brisbane.. Brisbane and Schache agreed at the start of the AFL period to trade the homesick youngster back to Victoria if a rival club offered
Would you know what to do if somebody suffered a heart attack in front of you?. Close to 150 people brushed up on their cardiopulmonary resuscitation skills in Tatura, when Ambulance Victoria and the Heart Foundation ran workshops for National
Greater Shepparton City Council last night hosted its first meeting in Tatura in two years.. The council has in recent times held a couple of meetings each year in neighbouring towns, with the pitch being to offer an opportunity ‘‘to
East Shepparton charged to the top of the division three Goulburn Valley Bowls Division midweek pennant table after a strong victory yesterday.. Hosting Rushworth, East was never troubled, and eventually won the match 16-88 to 0-52.. Pamel
State member for Shepparton Suzanna Sheed has broadly supported the concept of voluntary assisted dying in Parliament, but is yet to reveal her final position on backing proposed legislation.. In Victorian Parliament on Tuesday night, Ms Sheed spoke
The annual MAD ‘‘Make a Difference’’ Billy Kart Derby will be held in Yea at the end of the month, with the aim of raising money for local youth groups.. A not-for-proft orgnisation run by volunteers, MAD Billy aims to help
KYABRAM Croquet Club travelled to Numurkah last week and the day started well for the visiting team with a win in the doubles.. Kyabram’s Helen Hastie and Anneliese Metzger took a good lead early from the home pair of Helen Wrest and Louise
DESPITE recent rain, the CFA is warning residents to prepare for the fire danger period.. District 20 operations officer John Cutting said it’s time for residents to clean up their properties.. ‘‘It is time to throw away all the
Concerns over Corowa Common. In reference to last week’s Free Press article about the common.. It is a known fact that the commoners are custodians but unfortunately a couple of them treat it as their own private property.. The gate to the
Little Libraries are starting to pop up all around the Federation Council area, encouraging children to take a book and enjoy reading.. The Little Libraries are decorated bookshelves that are designed to inspire a love of reading and literature in
As part of continuous improvements across the whole organisation, Federation Council’s progressive direction has been formally recognised at the NSW Local Government NSW Water Management Conference at Dubbo recently.. The council is
Corowa Market held on Monday, October 16 with 13,744 lambs yarded and increase of 398 from previous week, 6,053 sheep were yarded which was a decrease of 344.. Lamb numbers were steady and the quality remained good.. There were 12,700 new season
A sparkling near record nine-under-par round of 62 put our star international golfer Marcus Fraser as joint leader of the European Tour’s Italian Open at Golf Club Milano after the second round.. A one-over-par 72 third round put the
Round six of Numurkah Squash Club’s spring pennant was played on Monday night.. Ladder positions are the Packers team of Andrew Meredith, Ethan McDonald, Dave Kelly, Jake McPherson, Neroli Eddy and Breanna Inglis on top with 66 games won
The exciting Tocumwal Farmers and Artisans Market is set to attract a large crowd when it returns on Saturday.. As usual the popular market will offer an array of fresh seasonal fruit and vegetables, mostly direct from the growers.. There will also
THE Rochester Historical and Pioneer Society will celebrate history week with an open day on Sunday, October 22 from 10am to 3pm.. Come and explore the rich history of Rochester and district.. The day will include displays of farm machinery, early
Charles and Carolyn Smith, of St Germains, held a First Stage Complete Dispersal Sale of their Andes Holsteins and Eurarie Jersey herds yesterday (October 17).. All but one of the 145 cows sold, totaling more than $400 000 for the Smith family
More than 3800 people were at the Heathcote Showgrounds for the recent celebration of the new jewel in Victoria's wine crown - the annual Heathcote Wine and Food Festival.. In glorious weather, more than 40 wineries shared their passion with new
Murray Goulburn Co-operative is expected to shed up to 60 jobs in its transport division due to the decline in milk supply.. The company has been under pressure because of farmers leaving the company and the resulting milk supply cut.. The company
How did he get his name?. Carolyn: When our son (James) was two years old, he called him Bow Wow. I thought, ‘I don’t want to be calling him Bow Wow when he’s 15’ so we changed it to Bowsie.. What is Bowsie’s
The Riverine Plains’ most recent paddock walks, which included walks at Yarrawonga and Dookie, busted some myths around stubble retention and its impacts on how often frosts occur.. Riverine Plains research and extension officer Cassie Schefe
Greater Shepparton City Council has welcomed a new addition to the Moooving Art herd.. Local indigenous artist Ross Morgan, from Deadly Creations, recently completed painting the new cow called ‘Family’.. The design links Mr Morgan, his
Recreational anglers, nature lovers, farmers and waterway users are invited to community meetings to hear about plans to reduce carp numbers.. National Carp Control Plan Victorian director Craig Ingram said carp were an unwanted pest in lakes and
Late season rainfall may have come too late for winter crops in some parts of the country, but vertical tillage offers farmers an opportunity to harness the benefit of increased soil moisture levels.. KUHN Machinery NSW territory manager Gerard
Research is beginning to unlock the secret role of blood-sucking ticks in sick koalas in an attempt to help conserve the marsupial.. In one of the biggest studies of sick koalas in Australia, Murdoch University researcher Amanda Barbosa has analysed
Violet Town’s Lindsay Kitchingman and Kerry Clarke from Numurkah had a huge surprise last week when they were told they had won the major prizes of the WB Hunter’s 70th anniversary raffle.. Mr Kitchingman took home the Barastoc Kara Kar
For years, Tongala irrigator Peter Hacon has seen Goulburn Valley irrigators give up water for the environment but he believes the time has come to slow down the transfer of water from agriculture to the environment.. ‘‘We are in danger
A court has heard that the US television series An American Horror Story partly motivated the brutal murder of an Adelaide man last year.
NSW police have responded to a simulated terror threat at Sydney's Central Station.
Victoria's gaming regulator will investigate Crown's poker machines after allegations they've been tampered with to reduce the chances of winning.
An Adelaide woman charged over the supply of medicinal cannabis wants an amnesty for those using the drug for medical purposes.
Defence Minister Marise Payne has hailed the liberation of the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa in Syria.
Rio Tinto and two former executives have been charged with fraud by the US Securities and Exchange Commission over a 2011 investment in Mozambique coal assets.
The families of six fishermen missing off the central Queensland coast are clinging to the remote hope they might still be alive.
President Xi Jinping has opened the 19th Communist Party congress, a key gathering of the political elite which maps out China's long-range vision.
The Greens warn the government must debate its proposed citizenship changes on Wednesday or see a Senate deadline sink the legislation.
Trade ministers from the US, Mexico and Canada will extend trade talks into the first quarter of 2018, as they face "significant conceptual gaps" over NAFTA.