With a beloved dog named Milo and no children of their own, Luke and Monika Pearce eased into foster care with plenty of support.. The couple had thought about and discussed the prospect of taking on a foster care role for a long time, but didn’t
Seymour coach Brent Colbert joins Foxy and JR at the desk for the GVL segment ahead of the Lions’ top-of-the-table blockbuster with Kyabram on Saturday.. The guys will talk about everything GVL, including an interview with Mooroopna coach Dale
Shepparton Gators might just become the hunted in the competition.. After smashing the previously undefeated Blackburn Vikings on Saturday in Shepparton, the Gators have a tough weekend ahead.. A double header, starting with Sunbury Jets away
Neighbours of missing Benalla mother and daughter Isabel and Judy Stephens say the pair gave no indication anything was unusual before they disappeared last Sunday.. Isabel, 89, and daughter Judy, 53, have been missing since they were seen leaving
Schools in the federal seat of Murray could miss out on millions of dollars if the Turnbull Government’s new Gonski 2.0 legislation is passed, a teachers’ union has warned.. However, Federal Member for Murray Damian Drum has backed the plan and
Rumbalara forward Djaran Whyman will miss his side’s next three matches.. The former North Melbourne player was reported, and subsequently yellow-carded, in the final quarter of Saturday’s match against Mulwala.. Whyman faced the Murray Football
The East Timor Finley High School Team has started fundraising for its 2018 immersion trip.. The students attended the Apex Ricestrippers Ball clean-up on Sunday morning, and later that afternoon the Retreat Hall annual concert. The students raised
Volunteer charity workers often never get to see the results of their efforts.. Such is the case for Tocumwal’s Knitters and Knatters who send knitted squares to ‘Wraps With Love’ which then sends them on to hospitals and other charity
The Seymour Bowling Club is holding a Cuppa for Cancer event tomorrow.. A light lunch will be available at the bowling club in Lesley St between 11.30am and 2pm in return for a donation to the Cancer Council.. The funds raised are used for cancer
KYABRAM Heart Group celebrated its 21st birthday at the Kyabram Club on May 9.. Founded by Ken Fadersen, the group has donated more than $200,000 to Kyabram District Health Service.. President Ernie Hancock said the group was proud to do its bit for
There was no cattle sale in Deniliquin on Wednesday, due to a lack of numbers.. At Finley on the same day, numbers remained tight and very few cows were penned.. Both export and domestic buyers were scarce however bidding by local feedlotters was
PRIVATE schools in Kyabram and district are in line to receive almost four-times more government funding than similar public schools nearby.. A breakdown of data contained in Canberra’s online estimator, released just ahead of the Federal Budget
Deniliquin Wanderers Soccer Club had plenty of success off the field when they hosted their first competition game last Sunday.. The Wanderers merged with the Moama-Echuca Border Raiders this year to contest the Bendigo Amateur Soccer League with an
A well-attended special general meeting strongly supported the continuation of U3A in Seymour and surrounding districts.. Several members agreed to take on specific activities for the running of the organisation.. The meeting elected Carolyn Braun
Deniliquin Stadium ladies basketball grand final result from last Tuesday:. Holschier Building 19 def. Blakey’s Team 18. Points, Holschier Building: Brooke Willis 7, Emily White 6, Bec White 4, Elle Parsons 2. Blakey’s Team: Chelsea McNamara 8
One person’s trash will be another’s treasure at Deniliquin North School’s car boot sale and mini fete on Sunday.. To be held from 10am to 2pm, the day will feature face painting, a ‘chocolate drop’, Year 6 cake stall and a Girl Guides
Deniliquin District Soccer Club players braved the foggy weather to compete in round three of its competition on Saturday.. The two new B-grade teams of Roar and Glory looked great in their new shirts and enjoyed playing on the slightly larger
The UDV have called on the state and federal governments to fund a Victoria-wide Q fever pre-screening and vaccination program in regional areas to ensure dairy farmers and their employees are immunised against the illness.. At the UDV’s annual
The land area devoted to dairying in the Goulburn Murray region has dropped by one third in less than 10 years, according to new studies released in Shepparton last night.. The reports also found the remaining dairy farms were heavily reliant on
A Melbourne fruit and vegetable operator is facing court for allegedly providing false records to the Fair Work Ombudsman and for underpaying more than $130000 to two workers.. Stephen Fanous is the director of A & S Wholesale Fruit and
Perfumes in household products are causing a stink for a third of Australians who get migraines and asthma attacks from them, new research shows.. The University of Melbourne study, published in the journal Preventive Medicine Reports, found that
Victoria’s next generation of dairy farmers have been celebrated with the Andrews Government continuing its support for the industry at the UDV Young Farmers Breakfast held recently.. Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford officially opened the UDV
A community submission says an investment into upgrading the Deniliquin Saleyards to a regional selling centre is paramount to guarantee the future of this essential service to Deniliquin and the surrounding area.. A request seeking funds for the
Community Landcare and Agriculture Leadership program participants explored what dairy farming might look like in the future on a recent trip to the Goulburn Valley.. Now in its fourth year, the program is designed to assist participants develop
Last week, a cut off low pressure which moved inland from the Bight region into NSW and QLD brought some heavy rainfalls at scattered places in both NSW and QLD. On Friday morning 19th May, Hay with 42 mms and nearby towns, Boorooban and Burrabogie
Animal cruelty offenders have been fined a total of $85000 in the past month.. The cases — one in Kyabram and the other at Tragowel — both saw farmers fined for their failure to look after the welfare of the animals in their care.. Victoria’s
The rural financing body dubbed ‘Barnaby’s bank’ will have its home in the NSW central west from next year.. Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce announced the Regional Investment Corporation’s Orange headquarters during a visit on Tuesday
The Aussie Farmers Foundation is offering up to $50000 for a winning idea that makes a difference to Australian rural and regional communities in need.. The Rural Hero Grant gives charities the chance to pitch an innovative solution that addresses
US President Donald Trump plans to combat the mounting Russia controversy by setting up a 'war room' of experienced political professionals and lawyers.
The family of a young man who died while pearl diving off WA's north coast say his employer admitted five years ago he'd failed him but still hasn't apologised.
Disgraced former NSW minister Ian Macdonald spent his first night behind bars after Justice Christine Adamson revoked his bail.
The 43-year-old McCulkin cold case has been closed after Vincent O'Dempsey was found guilty of murder after a month-long trial in the Brisbane Supreme Court.
Britain's top counter-terror officer says detectives have made 'immense progress' and arrested 'key players' as they probe the deadly attack in Manchester.
The Recognise campaign may need a rebrand after Aboriginal Australia abandoned constitutional recognition in favour of a voice in parliamentary and a treaty.
Schapelle Corby's departure from Indonesia after 12 years is unlikely to be a quiet affair.