Goulburn Valley League legend Stephen Ash has taken up a role with the Murray Bushrangers.. The five-time Shepparton premiership player will join the Bushies as a under-16s development coach for next season.. Ash helped the progression of the new
Sporting weekends do not come much more challenging than this.. Tonight the Shepparton Lady Gators make the two hour drive to Wodonga, before heading to Wallan for a noon game tomorrow.. But team manager Michelle Judd said the obstacles were not
Students from Mooroopna’s St Mary’s Primary School this week presented St Vincent De Paul Society representatives with donated Christmas gifts.. The school’s social justice team has spent the past couple of weeks collecting gifts
Christmas and starting school next year are high on the list of things kindergarten children look forward to at this time of the year.. Grahamvale Primary School’s numbers will swell as the school welcomes 63 Prep students on February 1
The State member for Euroa wants to halt construction of Midland Hwy rope wire barriers.. In Parliament this week, Steph Ryan said she had heard from road users a lack of space on the road was compromising safety.. Ms Ryan said farmers, road users
Cotton production is an emerging industry in the local district, and to help people learn more IK Caldwell Deniliquin will host a mid-season field walk next week.. To be held on Thursday, December 21 at the Deniliquin property
Zoo claimed the Deniliquin Sports Stadium’s ladies indoor netball title in a thrilling three-goal win against CWS last week.. The game was neck-and-neck throughout, with Zoo edging in front 37 to 34 by the final whistle.. Zoo’s star
Newly elected Southern Riverina Irrigators chair Gabrielle Coupland has wasted no time representing the organisation’s members at the highest levels of policy development, attending a two-day workshop in Sydney starting Monday.. The NSW
Muskabeers completed an undefeated season to take out the Deniliquin Stadium mixed netball competition last week.. Muskabeers dominated the final, defeating Tune Squad 48 to 28.. Muskabeers’ centre Jack Tyndall was awarded with best on court
Students in Benalla can benefit from the Bendigo and Adelaide Bank 2018 Scholarship program.. The scholarships are open to first-year tertiary students studying at an Australian university or college campus for the first time.. The program is one of
Save Presbyterian Church. There is a strong rumour circulating in Benalla that the Board of Management of the Presbyterian Church in Benalla wants to subdivide its land on the corner of Church and Mitchell Sts.. This is to enable a block containing
At the age of 27, Deniliquin’s Daniel Perdrisat has found a new appreciation for learning.. Originally leaving school in Year 11, Daniel returned to study at the Deniliquin TAFE campus and this year completed a Certificate IV in Tertiary
Deniliquin Clay Target Club is holding its Christmas shoot this Sunday starting at noon.. It will be a fun social day offering multiple novelty events with hams and Christmas prizes up for grabs.. The club invites all of its valued sponsors from
A new approach to reduce the likelihood and severity of car crashes at rural intersections could soon be used on roads around Benalla.. Side Traffic Activated Rural Speeds (STARS) is being piloted in Victoria’s north east under a $1million
Members of the Edward River Council Liquor Accord are urging locals and visitors to display sensible behaviour this ‘silly season’.. The warning comes after two men were recently served with 12-month licensed premises bans for their
The festive season can be a time of increased stress and pressure for many people in Benalla, but support is available for those who need it.. The holiday period can intensify feelings of loneliness, increase financial worries, strain relationships
As harvest continues across the state, Grains Research and Development Corporation’s Fiona Marshall is calling on grain farmers to look out for each other and themselves this season.. Recently appointed to the GRDC’s Southern Regional
John Pettigrew (Country News, November 21) sincerely believes in the climate change theory that has taken 50 per cent of normal availability of water from farmers and advocates for more down the river.. His biggest obstacle is Barnaby Joyce who
Goulburn-Murray Water is warning the public to avoid direct contact with water in Lake Eppalock and Cairn Curran Reservoir after monitoring detected high levels of blue-green algae.. Warning signs will be positioned at major recreational areas
Filmed by Joy the Sheep, these beautified sheep are looking very glamorous!
The Resource Manager for northern Victoria today updated the 2017/18 seasonal determinations.. The low-reliability water shares (LRWS) seasonal determination in the Broken system increases from 63 per cent to 100 per cent. The Broken system also has
Young people from regional Victoria looking to undertake vocational education or training have the opportunity to apply for a new scholarship.. The Rural Chances scholarship is an initiative of the Macpherson Smith Rural Foundation and is available
Murray River Group of Council have called for a ‘‘fair dinkum’’ examination of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan at the upcoming Ministerial Council meeting.. Chair of the six council group, and Campaspe Shire mayor, Adrian
Recent heavy rainfall through parts of the southern cropping region is likely to result in growers having to deal with grain going into storage with high moisture content.. High moisture in stored grain can lead to mould and insect growth, so
Farmers in the Riverine Plains region now have free access to two additional weather stations and moisture probes, installed at Bungeet and Miepoll.. The installation is part of a project facilitated by Riverine Plains.. Research and extension
Catching a 20kg Murray Cod is a little like a hole in one at golf - that does not happen every day and for some, try as they may it never happens. . But a Mooroopna boy and his two Shepparton mates have the cod in the bag, well, in the freezer at
Virtual fencing for spatial grazing of sheep could potentially unlock profitability gains and practical benefits for southern mixed farmers.. With virtual fencing technology for cattle expected to be released in the near future, work is under way to
Palestinian protesters have set fire to placards of US Vice President Mike Pence in protest over the US decision on Jerusalem.
Diplomats say the UN will vote on a resolution calling for the US to withdraw its decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
A female British diplomat attached to the embassy in Lebanon has been found strangled to death by the side of a highway in Beirut.
Gusty winds continue to trouble firefighters as they managed to prevent the Thomas Fire from consuming residences in Santa Barbara and Montecito.
The CIA tipped off Russia about a planned terror attack in St Petersburg, with President Vladimir Putin calling US President Donald Trump to thank him.
Melbourne Victory appear to have found form just days out from their second A-League derby of the season with a 2-0 win over Brisbane Roar.
Melbourne's Lord Mayor has stepped down while he is investigated over sexual harassment allegations.
New Queensland Treasurer Jackie Trad will release her first Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook on Monday
The Bennelong by-election win has given Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull a confidence boost as he enters the final week before Christmas holidays.
The Australian Energy Market Commission anticipates household power bills will drop by $200 over the next two years, driven by new wind and solar generators.