Thousands sat, stood and watched ... heads bowed, at the Anzac Day dawn service in Shepparton this morning.. Young and old gathered before sunrise at the Shepparton Cenotaph to pay their respects to past and present servicemen.. Shepparton RSL
Shepparton Bulls wasted no time getting their Victorian Club Rugby Championship season off to a ripping start, taking Melbourne Chargers 2 to the cleaners in a round-one mauling.. Against an inexperienced side, the Bulls never took their collective
Ryan Sidebottom is taking English County Cricket by storm with a mammoth 10-wicket haul almost single-handedly bringing Warwickshire a thumping victory against Northamptonshire.. The former Victorian paceman claimed 6-35 in the first innings and
The Rochester Fine Art Exhibition opens tonight at Rochester Shire Hall, and with more than 350 exhibits by 40 artists it is not to be missed.. Exhibition organiser Judy Anderson said three artists would speak, along with comedian and former
Shepparton RSL member John Harrington has a childhood memory of a gentle giant of a man, his boyhood neighbour — Tom Morris, returned soldier and World War I veteran.. Mr Morris was a middle-aged, hard-working man, who rode his bicycle to the
Member for Ovens Valley Tim McCurdy faced court for the first time yesterday regarding fraud charges allegedly committed back in 2009.. Dressed in a blue suit, Mr McCurdy sat behind his defence lawyer Paul Lawrie at Shepparton Magistrates&rsquo
Residential aged care service Acacia House’s Anzac Day service was conducted yesterday by Shepparton RSL welfare officer Graeme Bayley, who spoke of his family’s war involvement.. ‘‘It’s the 100th anniversary of World
Laurie Blackmore looks back with pride when remembering his service to his country.. The Jerilderie RSL Sub-branch president served in the intelligence corps during the Vietnam War.. He was conscripted for National Service and was in the army from
The Victorian Opposition is pledging to bring the Shepparton line up to eight return daily services to Melbourne with a $77million upgrade to the line, if elected in November.. Opposition leader Matthew Guy and deputy Peter Walsh pledged the funding
GLOBAL poultry production company Symbiopro is planning on using a $100,000 grant from the Federal Government to turn the old Heinz factory in Girgarre into an innovative way of producing pet food and feeds for livestock through the recycling of
The Deni Rams A grade continued their unbeaten run with a hard fought victory against Barooga in round four of the Murray League at Hardinge St Oval on Saturday.. The Rams had an outstanding first term and with dominance all over the court found
The Deniliquin Rams have shifted their round five match against Katandra to a Sunday to accommodate one of the club’s major fundraisers.. Deni had been scheduled to meet the new Murray League club on Saturday, April 28 after a new draw was
The Cobram Cemetery Trust is holding a ‘‘Soldier Settlers’’ themed walk in November and it needs your help.. Cobram Cemetery Trust secretary Rachel McKay said the group was looking for community members’ help with its
MAWSONS Concrete and Quarries has been awarded a contract to move 180,000 tonnes of railway ballast to Melbourne.. Locals may have noticed an increase in activity on the train lines, with carriages loaded every week. It’s the first time
Murchison farmer Neil Hammond will be at Historic Winton on May 26 and 27 and has a number of stories to share with attendees.. Neil has a long association with the event and Winton Motor Raceway.. The first time he drove to the track was when he
The students at Harston Primary School were back into the swing of things with the beginning of Term 2.. All students worked on their STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) skills, building a Lego city, making sure moving parts work
Tim Fischer said posthumously promoting Sir John Monash to Field Marshal — the highest rank in the Australian Army — would be ‘‘righting a wrong’’.. The former Deputy Prime Minister’s comments come after
A devout family man who always had the community’s best interests at heart.. That’s how long-time Berrigan Shire councillor Bernard Curtin OAM will be remembered.. Bernard sadly passed away last Wednesday evening surrounded by his
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
One of the last surviving Rats of Tobruk will address the Anzac Day national ceremony in Canberra.
Thousands gathered at the Hobart Cenotaph for the annual Anzac Day dawn service to pay their respects to the fallen.
A large number of children have joined thousands at Anzac Day dawn services across Australia, marking the 103rd anniversary of the landing at Gallipoli.
Crowds gathered at the South Australian dawn service have heard there is more work to be done in recognising the service of women to Australia's armed forces.
The Trump administration has notified Foreign Minister Julie Bishop Admiral Harry Harris won't be the next US Ambassador to Australia.
Tens of thousands of people have flocked to Melbourne's Shrine of Remembrance for the traditional Anzac Day dawn service.
The Centre Alliance senators are giving the Turnbull government's company tax cuts a fresh look after meetings with top officials.
Reflecting on a century of sacrifice for freedom, a crowd of 38,000 gathered to commemorate Anzac Day at the dawn service in Canberra.
Queenslanders who died at war have been honoured for their sacrifice during a moving dawn service in Brisbane's Anzac Square.
Bill Cosby's lawyers called Andrea Constand, who has accused the entertainer of sexual assault, a "pathological liar" during closing arguments at his trial.