Thousands sat, stood and watched ... heads bowed, at the Anzac Day dawn service in Shepparton this morning.. Young and old gathered before sunrise at the Shepparton Cenotaph to pay their respects to past and present servicemen.. Shepparton RSL
Many Shepparton District Junior Football League under-14 matches turned into blowouts with three sides securing victories of more than 100 points.. Both Shepparton United teams executed their game plan perfectly with Blue holding Shepparton Swans
Mooroopna gained full points against Echuca-Moama in A-grade women’s Goulburn Valley Hockey League action, but the 3-2 win could have been much more potent.. The Cats dominated proceedings and had countless attempts sent towards the net, but
The Victorian Government has ruled out legalising cannabis for recreational use.. ‘‘We have no plans to decriminalise cannabis in Victoria,’’ a spokesperson from Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews’ office told The News
South Australia’s Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission will hold a community consultation session in Shepparton next week.. The royal commission was established by the previous South Australian Government.. Goulburn Murray Irrigation District
The 2018-19 Greater Shepparton City Council draft budget was yesterday labelled a ‘‘responsible’’ one, albeit one partly characterised by an almost $50million spend proposed on capital projects.. This marks a significant
Ryan Sidebottom is taking English County Cricket by storm with a mammoth 10-wicket haul almost single-handedly bringing Warwickshire a thumping victory against Northamptonshire.. The former Victorian paceman claimed 6-35 in the first innings and
The Coalition would help rehabilitate council-maintained roads such as Avenel’s Upton Rd by reviving the $160million country roads and bridges program. Member for Euroa Steph Ryan said about $1million in grants would be provided to
HEATHCOTE Fire Brigade Captain Carl Watkins is urging locals to take care after the brigade attended three illegal burn-offs in the last week.. Mr Watkins said people seem to be ignoring fire restrictions and local bylaws and illegally lighting up
TONGALA’S talented young sportsman Mackenzie Cowley was named in the All-Australian team after the 2018 Kickstart National Indigenous Under 15 Football Championships in Sydney last week.. In the carnival, the 14-year-old Mackenzie skippered
Mathoura co-coach Jack Keogh admits the season has not gone to plan following his side’s 135 point loss to Berrigan at Mathoura on Saturday.. The Timbercutters got off to a horror start in the Picola League round three match trailing by 65
St Joseph’s Primary School Grade 6 student Chloe Herezo has been riding a wave of success in her recent swimming efforts.. Representing her school at the Hume Regional Swimming Championships at Shepparton in March, Chloe won gold in the
It was April 1918 – four years of world war was soon to end and even in small Victorian country towns it could not come soon enough.. On November 11 this year Australia and the rest of the Allied nations will commemorate that 100 years, and
People should not shy away from the fact they have received national awards, but share them with family and friends, and to encourage other people to nominate others who are worthy members of the community.. That was the message conveyed to 118
Yarrawonga TerryWhite Chemmart are ramping up vaccination accessibility and offering preventative advice to help avoid a repeat of last year’s influenza pandemic. . In 2017, specially trained pharmacists administered the vaccine for the first
Food and agriculture industry operators from across the Murray region are invited to contribute their ideas at the Murray Farm to Plate (F2P) strategy workshop on Tuesday 1 May at Cobram Barooga Golf Club, Barooga.. Murray Regional Tourism (MRT) in
Yarrawonga’s Lucy Bassett recently represented the Goulburn Region in the prestigious Wayne Arthurs Cup at Kooyong.. The Wayne Arthurs Cup is a tennis event ran by Tennis Victoria and involves the sixteen regions of Victoria each providing
Tatura residents gathered to learn more about their upcoming National Broadband Network connectivity.. Local NBN manager Amy Jaballah visited Tatura Community House to share her knowledge in two information sessions.. More than 50 people attended
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
From the battlefields of France to cities and towns back home, thousands have turned out to honour the service and sacrifice of Australia's defence forces.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have led the Anzac Day dawn service in London along with hundreds of Australians and New Zealanders.
The role and contribution of past and present servicewomen was centre stage at commemorations in Hobart.
One of the last surviving Rats of Tobruk has urged Australians to remember the deeds of fallen diggers, and to go forward in the future with honour and courage.
The role and contribution of women to Australia's defence forces has been a central theme of Anzac Day commemorations in Queensland.
The courage and sacrifice of the Anzacs has been remembered at Gallipoli, 103 years after thousands of troops went ashore to battle, with many to never go home.
Thousands of veterans and descendants have marched to Melbourne's Shrine of Remembrance in the city's traditional Anzac Day march.
At a rainy dawn service in Villers-Bretonneux, French, Australian and British dignitaries have paid tribute to the diggers who helped change the course of WWI.
Australian nun Patricia Fox has been ordered to leave the Philippines in 30 days after her missionary visa was revoked for allegedly joining protest rallies.
Large crowds have gathered along streets in central Brisbane to cheer on those marching for Anzac Day.