Euroa MP Steph Ryan was enthusiastic about potential wildcard entrants to the political scene at next year’s Victorian election.. The Victorian National Party will use the seat of Shepparton as a bit of an experiment in democracy with
It was approaching 10 late one night when Leanne Beck received a phone call from her specialist.. She’d recently had a small lump removed from under her arm but at just 37 years of age, it was the last thing on her mind.. Asked to sit down
We asked you where you go to get the best parma in the Goulburn Valley and you shared your favourite places with us. . We have compiled the top six results into a poll below for you to vote for your favourite. . Who is going to take out the title of
The stop-start Country Basketball League season continues tonight for Shepparton Gators.. Despite the side’s campaign starting on October 14, the Gators have only taken to the court on half of the six weekends of play before tonight.. Byes and
Blighty has signed veteran Deniliquin premiership defender Rob Resuggan.. The 41-year-old, who has played more than 150 games and won two premierships with the Rams, signed with the Redeyes during the week.. Blighty coach Jack Tyndall, who played
Nagambie, Euroa and Seymour police will ramp up their presence at local licensed venues following an alleged assault outside the Royal Mail Hotel in Nagambie last week.. Sri Lankan migrant Aadil Rafeek, 29, is recovering in a stable condition after
Schools in Seymour are encouraged to apply for a share in the HP Kids Fund.. Recently announced by HP Australia, the fund is a new program committing $500000 to help Australian students achieve digital literacy. Through the fund, 50 schools will
Deniliquin Rotary president Martin Wilmshurst said he is hopeful of setting up a Deniliquin dragon boat chapter after a public meeting on Monday night.. Similar chapters have been successfully started in nearby regional centres and are aimed at
It’s never been more affordable to keep cool this summer, with huge discounts on offer for those who buy an outdoor pool season pass before Sunday.. Mitchell Shire’s outdoor pools in Seymour and Tallarook will be open for business from
About 6,500 people attended this year’s Strawberry Fields Festival, held on Lower River Rd at Tocumwal on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.. The revellers came from most parts of Australia, including plenty from Deniliquin, for the ninth annual
I am not a trained firefighter but my past four residences — at Avenel, Seymour, 10km out of Euroa, and Nagambie — had hundreds of hectares of back or front paddocks around them, and I know the concerns, fear or worry of having tall
Well, the practice meeting was held on Tuesday night so everyone should be raring to go next week.. Mathoura Football Netball Club’s Pre-AGM meeting was designed to equip members and prospective members with a greater knowledge of the club as
Historic Winton — Australia’s longest running, all-historic motor race meeting, is seeking classic vintage cars and motorbikes for a display in next year’s event.. Organisers are looking for a specific set of classic cars, to be
Every year Australians pause on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month to remember those who have served in conflicts.. On this 11th day of November in Seymour about 100 people gathered at the front of the World War One Memorial Gates to
Deniliquin NSW Fire & Rescue was called to a suspected oil spill on the Wakool Rd on Tuesday afternoon, believed to be caused by a broken down bus.. The brigade was called just before 6pm, and Deputy Captain Les Booth said the leak turned out to
Benalla was in shock on Monday evening as news spread of the Shawbrook Ave bomb saga.. The dramatic incident played out from 2.45pm — when a Benalla Rural City Council employee noticed an explosive device attached to his marked company vehicle
Residents are being urged to make their purchases count and buy locally this Christmas.. The Australian Made Campaign is calling on consumers to buy locally in order to support Australian farmers and manufacturers, and the retailers that stock their
The benefits of using tracks to significantly reduce soil compaction and increase flotation, resulting in improved yields and wider harvest windows in wet conditions, have been well recognised, especially in Western Australia.. Vimcor track
Blackwood Park, a 3416ha property that has been in the Landale family for five generations, is expected to fetch upwards of $4.5million when sold next month.. Offering double frontages to Forest Creek, the property is located about 30km north-east
Banana disease breakthrough. A billion-dollar banana industry at risk of a deadly disease could be saved by a scientific breakthrough from a Queensland university.. The Queensland University of Technology has genetically modified Cavendish bananas
The Goulburn Murray Landcare Network is joining forces with the Australian Platypus Conservancy to collect information about platypuses and water-rats.. The project is aiming to collect information about the aquatic mammals to help plan
South Australia have called on the federal government to split up the water and agriculture ministries, labeling the decision to tie them together a ‘‘failed experiment’’.. South Australian Minister for Water Ian Hunter said
Pear, Prosciutto and Blue Cheese Salad. Serves four. Ingredients:. 100g rocket or green salad leaves. 2 pears, thinly sliced. 12 thin slices prosciutto or pancetta. 120-150g blue cheese, cut into thin wedges. cup chopped toasted hazelnuts
Grain growers are being reminded to remain vigilant as mouse populations continue to climb.. Recent strong winds and hail in some parts of the region have knocked grain to the ground and, combined with grain spilt at harvest, have provided a ready
The rain that hit the region late last week will not have too much of an impact on cropping farmers, according to agronomists.. WB Hunter agronomist Tristan Hornbuckle said the rain needed to come earlier.. ‘‘We’ve had a fairly dry
It was a strong crowd last week as dozens of buyers filled the Benalla Saleyards to see 12500 sheep go up for sale at the annual Benalla Special Sheep Sale on Friday.. A number of young ewes, older ewes, ewe lambs, Merinos and rams were sold at the
The Northern Victorian Showjumping Club held its 50th anniversary Grand Prix Show recently, attracting riders from across Australia.. The show, held from November 11 to 13, saw the in-form combination of Steven Hill and Yalambi’s Bellini Star
Resulting from extensive customer feedback, John Deere has updated its ultra-reliable 3E Series compact utility tractors by reintroducing a customer favourite as an even more capable and intuitive machine.. The redesigned 3038E is more versatile
Counting has started in the Queensland election, where exit and opinion polls are pointing to a narrow Labor victory.
A review has found NSW and Queensland lack transparency and don't adequately enforce water rules under the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.
Zimbabwe's new leader has been sworn in at inauguration ceremony in Harare, telling the crowd not to squander this moment.
Senator Lee Rhiannon has failed to win preselection as the Greens' lead candidate for NSW, with NSW MP Mehreen Faruqi instead getting the top spot.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has cast her vote in her electorate of Inala, as polls put Labor ahead by a nose.
Polls have closed in Queensland, with most pundits expecting Annastacia Palaszczuk to lead her Labor government to lead to a second term with a small majority.
Pauline Hanson has refused to speculate on how many seats One Nation will win in the Queensland election, but says she's upbeat about her party's chances.
Deputy Premier Jackie Trad and the Greens' candidate looking to claim her seat of South Brisbane have cast their votes as Queenslanders go to the polls.
Liberal National Party leader Tim Nicholls has been confronted by anti-Adani protesters as he cast his vote in the Queensland election.
Nationals senator John Williams says a compensation scheme for victims of past financial scandals is "unfair", amid reports the government is working on one.