Maurie Rowlands is a rare breed.. The long-term administrator enjoys ensuring the smooth running of sport from the sidelines rather than solely taking part.. For much of his life that dedication was for tennis, transferring across to lawn bowls
The Andrew’s Labor Government has created a new initiative, giving children an opportunity to learn another language while attending kindergarten.. Funded through the Victorian Budget 2018/19 and the Labor Government’s $202.1million
Boston Dowling might be just 13 years old, but the rising basketball star can already shoot with the best of them.. Already a state country representative, the youngster has been nominated for the Greater Shepparton Junior Sports Awards in the male
Improvements to Euroa’s Friendlies Oval will soon start after $100000 from the Victorian Government was received in January.. Upgrades to the oval, which is also a major component of the town’s northern entrance, include a new surface
Goulburn Valley Concert Orchestra members will take to the stage at Shepparton’s Eastbank Centre for their annual concert at the weekend.. This year’s concert will take the audience on a musical journey from the fairytale, fantasy and
Dawn Morden will continue on as Shepparton Inner Wheel Club’s president, joined by Barbara Wheelhouse as co-president, after the annual changeover lunch on Monday.. The women’s service organisation was started by Rotarians’ wives
Drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility The Cottage will be forced to close by the narrowest of margins.. Greater Shepparton City Councillors last night voted five to four to refuse a planning permit to the facility, rendering its continued
Seymour. The outing to Millionaire Hot Seat is next Monday. Seats are still available for $20; phone Trish Wray on 0425811158 to book. Non-members are welcome, with departure from Seymour at 8am.. Bookings for the July catered lunch, which will cost
WINTER is almost here and Heathcote motorists are being encouraged to prepare for challenging driving conditions.. VicRoads Acting Regional Director, Brian Westley, said knowing how to drive in icy conditions is vital for motorists’ safety
KYABRAM’S golden oldies Kayne Pettifer and Jason Morgan lit up a dull and chilly day for the Bombers at Seymour last Saturday.. Coach Paul Newman had some praise for the home town’s endeavour on the day but was still happy with his
Cobram faced a litmus test in its round 11 clash against reigning premier Moama but could not keep up with a vastly more experienced Magpies outfit. Both teams were presented with atrocious conditions for netball, making slick ball movement
The high-flying Saints have fallen from cloud nine.. Round 10 hit the GVL like a wintry slap to the face, as Benalla shivered through its clash at Mansfield.. The cold blast and wind advantage at one end of the ground made it challenging for both
Sunday, June 17 was a wet, cold and miserable day, so there was no better way to spend the afternoon other than competing in the Seymour Darts Monthly Tournament, with eight players braving the weather to play against one another.. With everyone
Setting the record straight on hall. SINCE the attempt by Redesdale and District Association to take over the running of the Redesdale Hall there has been much misinformation and, indeed, disinformation put about the community. Some explanation and
An outstanding team effort enabled Plovers to hold out a determined Kookaburras outfit, posting a gallant 3-2 victory in their A-grade clash last week.. Hard-hitters Mick Kelly and Michelle Feldtmann stayed focused under pressure to win a singles
Finley snapped a five game losing streak with an 18 point win at home over Echuca United in their round 11 clash in the Murray Football League.. The win saw the Cats climb to seventh spot on the ladder, with the Eagles dropping to ninth.. Finley
The Southern Riverina received a nice drop of winter rain last week, providing much needed relief for farmers.. According to the Bureau of Meteorology’s Tocumwal Airport rain gauge, 14.1mm of rain fell bringing the total for June to 25.2mm
Unless you’re in the business of renovating and selling homes you probably haven’t had the chance to change your curtains or blinds before.. Most last around 20-30 years, depending on whether they’re used inside or outside, and so
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
US President Donald Trump has told federal agencies to reunite families at the border following global condemnation of the policy to hold children separately.
New Zealand's first family - now three members - will soon be stepping out of the hospital and into the media spotlight.
A Dreamworld worker who claimed to have shut down the Thunder River Rapids ride a week before four people died will continue giving evidence at an inquest.
The Turnbull government believes it has a strong argument to convince One Nation and other crossbenchers of supporting corporate tax cuts.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull won't say if a deal was offered to Pauline Hanson to get her support for income tax cuts.
The mental fitness of Melbourne's Bourke Street murder-accused James "Dimitrious" Gargasoulas continues to be discussed by a jury.
Sydney millionaire Ron Medich is now serving a minimum 30-year jail term for the murder of a hated business enemy and the intimidation of his widow
US first lady Melania Trump has visited immigrant children detained in Texas as her husband reversed the policy of separating them from their parents.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife Sara has been charged with fraud.
The husband and son of a Queensland magistrate have been cleared of assault charges after a trial at which they were accused of attacking a grandmother.