The Dungala-Kaiela Writing Awards are open and written entries are invited from all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with a connection to the region.. The awards started in 2012 to provide an opportunity for writing and self-expression
Shepparton United’s two under-16 teams made a winning start to the Shepparton District Junior Football League season on Sunday.. After winning both divisions last year, the under-16 competition has been condensed into one, but the Demons’ teams
Echuca Football Club reserves playing-coach Ben Ridge has fractured his vertebrae and injured his skull after colliding into a point post at Benalla on Saturday.. The 36-year-old attempted an overhead mark before stumbling into the padded post
About 1000 people gathered in Numurkah to pay homage to the men and women who have served our country at an Anzac Day service yesterday morning.. ‘‘It always impresses us the amount of people that turn out to this event,’’ Numurkah RSL
While some women veterans have felt uncomfortable marching on Anzac Day, a group of ex-servicewomen is stepping out to change that.. The Women Veterans Network Australia marched in four cities yesterday for the first time and they were among the
Goulburn Valley’s road to interleague glory officially begins tonight.. Luke Morgan’s squad for the blockbuster AFL Victoria Community Championships clash with Ovens and Murray will gather at Seymour’s Kings Park.. It will be the first of
In updating its expenses policy, Greater Shepparton City councillors last week unanimously voted to remove barriers to accessing a directors’ course.. The council voted to adopt the Councillor Expenses and Entitlements Policy minus a section
Rennie, aided by the inclusion of star forward Brendan Fevola, has recorded their second win of the season. Saturday was also the first time all four Hopper teams have won, two weeks in a row, since the club joined the PDFL. The Hoppers were on the
Mulwala netball. Another successful round for the Lions, winning 6 out of 7 matches against Cobram this week. A Grade – Mulwala 43 def Cobram 41. The clash of the Lions and Tigers proved to be a tough one that went right down to the wire. The
Drizzling rain failed to dampen the spirits of thousands who turned out to mark Anzac Day at the Dawn Service on Tuesday morning.. Huddled together under umbrellas, the ClubMulwala hill was lined with people of all ages, determined to begin the day
Yarrawonga Mulwala’s traditional tourist season is drawing to a close and businesses on both sides of the river have indicated strong and steady trade throughout.. Yarrawonga Mulwala Tourism’s (YMT) Executive Officer Noel Wright told the
The wet weather did little to dampen the spirits of the youngsters from the Yarrawonga and District Little League as they enjoyed a return to competition on Friday night. Showers meant the first week of Auskick was cancelled, but for the Under 8s
I am a 93 year old veteran of World War II.. I do not have a computer or email facilities; nor do I wish to be forced into having such items. Today (April 20) I was the victim of what I can only describe as blatant discrimination and improper
A plaque at the Lone Pine in Finley was officially unveiled as part of local Anzac Day commemorations yesterday.. The plaque stands proudly near the Aleppo pine tree, which was planted by Bob and Amy Barnes at the Finley RS Club grounds 50 years
Berrigan Football Club’s training was one to remember on Thursday, with two-time Essendon premiership defender Dustin Fletcher taking the reins for the night.. Fletcher, who is Essendon’s games record holder, put the Saints’ senior and junior
FIXING Heathcote’s public toilets and designing the Redesdale Community Hub will be part of the City of Greater Bendigo’s 2017/2018 budget.. Released by Mayor Margaret O’Rourke last week, the budget outlined the council’s response to
TONGALA began to boom when returning World War I soldiers established farms under the Soldier Settlement Scheme.. The town’s public hall will now host a large display of memorabilia from the war in the exhibition starting today.. Coinciding with
TONGALA’S A grade netball side got a wake-up call on Saturday going down to Moama 35-54 in the Murray Netball League.. The Blues hosted the round three clash against the Mowers who came out firing in what became a physical match for both sides
The final ‘Exploring the Campaspe Workshop: Object Narratives’ with Robyn Ballinger will be held next month in Elmore.. Dr Ballinger believes people don’t often look in their own backyard for inspiration, but when they do, they turn up myriad
The farming community of Undera remembered the fallen at a memorial created at Undera Primary School two years ago. . About 120 people turned out for the short service. The memorial wall records the stories of 10 Undera men who have returned as well
Scientists have for the first time discovered insecticide resistance in redlegged earth mites in the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s southern cropping region.. Recent laboratory studies on several earth mite populations in South
Water levels in the Torrumbarry weir pool are expected to vary between May and August in an effort to help the health of river banks.. The Murray-Darling Basin Authority is advising landholders, river users and boat owners to adjust their pumps
Reiland Angus achieved 100 per cent clearance at its autumn bull sale last week in Tumut, seeing 65 bulls sold, with two bulls selling for a top price of $18000 each.. The sale drew more than 45 buyers from across the Riverina, NSW southern slopes
The annual Strong Wool Sheep and Wool Fair will celebrate its 30th anniversary at the Benalla Showgrounds on May 7.. Started in 1988 by the late Rob Hull, a prominent Romney sheep breeder, the show is run by the Strong Wool Breeders Association and
Victorian milk factories have been rewarded with gold and silver medals at the recent Sydney Royal Dairy and Produce Show.. One of the products made at Murray Goulburn Co-operative’s Cobram factory has been awarded a gold medal.. Marketed by Coles
Less than a year after Russian wheat aphid was first detected in Australian cereal crops, considerable new knowledge is emerging from research started in the wake of the pest’s discovery.. Now present in parts of South Australia, Victori
Police are continuing to investigate a suspicious fire and the death of 20 calves that occurred on a Girgarre property earlier this month.. A police statement said the investigation was now being focused on the care and welfare of the calves prior
Pink Lady America has lost its final bid to secure ownership of the Pink Lady trademark in Chile, with Apple and Pear Australia being named as the rightful owner.. Following a comprehensive decision by the High Court of Australia, Pink Lady
Tallygaroopna dairy breeders Brad and Jessica Gavenlock have exhibited a Jersey at the Sydney Royal Easter Show that the judges were unable to separate from the supreme champion.. A count-back and special adjudicator were required to reach the final
The Property Council of Australia has released a plan to fix housing affordability which focuses on home deposits but warns against touching negative gearing.
A US District Judge says President Donald Trump has no authority to force sanctuary cities to comply with US immigration policy by withholding funding.
BHP says 44 days of industrial action at its Escondida copper mine pushed it to cut FY production guidance to between 1.33 million and 1.36 million tonnes.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will sit down with US President Donald Trump for the first time in New York, just days before the federal budget.
The Gold Coast's Tom Tate will become the third southeast Queensland mayor to appear before the Crime and Corruption Commission's electoral probe.
Tukey can't wait indefinitely to join the EU, says President Tayyip Erdogan.
Labor is stepping up its demands on health funding before the May 9 federal budget.
Ilie Nastase has refused to be drawn into apologising for his controversial comments about Serena Williams.
White House spokesman Sean Spicer "proudly" announces Malcolm Turnbull's visit, but Donald Trump's tariff move on Canada shows he is willing to take on allies.
The Family First Party will reportedly merge with Senator Cory Bernardi's Australian Conservatives.