From Hobart’s Dark Mofo festival to a cool -3°C nude swim in Canberra to a mad -22°C dip in the icy ocean off Antarctica, Australians embraced yesterday’s winter solstice.. Closer to home, people will gather to light up the night
Kyabram is undefeated on top of the Goulburn Valley League ladder with a percentage of more than 300.. The Bombers have sung the team song 52 times in a row, including after 10 victories this year with an average winning margin of 85.2 points.. You
All the exciting tastes and sounds of Africa will be on offer during the third annual Taste Of African Cultures celebration tomorrow.. St Paul’s African House manager Rosalie Muston said the event aimed to gather people in celebration of the
A clearer pedestrian connection between Shepparton’s railway station into the central business district isn’t far down the track.. Almost $100000 will see a design drafted for a pedestrian overpass at Shepparton Railway Station, aimed at
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
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
A recent snapshot by the Cancer Council of Victoria has revealed that a healthier and more active lifestyle can prevent one third of cancers.. According to their findings, 487 people in the Euroa electorate are diagnosed with cancer each year with
CELIA Gregory was driving on the Heathcote-Redesdale Rd recently when a car towing a caravan coming from the other direction seemed to be driving straight at her.. She flashed the driver, moved slightly off the road and narrowly avoided an
More than 50 people braved the inclement weather last Wednesday night to hear four inspirational women speak about women in leadership.. In one of her first community events, new Cobram Secondary College principal Kimberley Tempest was MC for the
THIS isn’t a one-defibrillator town.. Thanks to the Easter Heritage Festival, Rushworth now has easy access to a defibrillator, right in the heart of town.. Outside the Rushworth Hotel in an alarmed cupboard, under CCTV watch, sits a device
Good things come to those who wait and for Cobram Roar soccer club, the wait for a place to call home must have felt like an eternity.. Come November 24, the club’s dreams for stability and a top-class facility could finally come to fruition
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
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
A record crowd has taken part in the annual nude winter solstice swim as part of Tasmania's Dark Mofo festival.
Melania Trump's green jacket with graffiti-style writing on the back has sparked outrage as she visited migrant children in Texas.
A gorilla who gained fame through learning to communicate with humans, loved her pet cats and enjoyed playing games with celebrities has died in the US.
US President Donald Trump has again reiterated that North Korea is blowing up its missile test sites without giving details and there is no sign it's happening.
Donald Trump's about turn on US immigration policy has left officials grappling with how to reunite more than 2,300 children separated from their parents.
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.
Treasurer Scott Morrison is promising to listen to the Senate as the government aims to get its company tax cuts through next week.
Upcoming by-elections will be a test of what voters think of the coalition's tax policies, Malcolm Turnbull says.
The mental fitness of Melbourne's Bourke Street murder-accused James "Dimitrious" Gargasoulas continues to be discussed by a jury.