Murray Irrigation’s ongoing network modernisation journey has entered a new phase.. The project has received $114.8 million in funding from the Australian Government under its Private Irrigation Infrastructure Operators Program (PIIOP) Round 3
Finley’s Julie Loughman has started a campaign to have artwork installed on the town’s silos.. Mrs Loughman would like to see Finley join the growing number of towns with silo artwork displays, similar to the ones seen in
Berrigan has welcomed two more public space art installations.. Two mosaics were recently unveiled at Hayes Park, etched into the toilet block wall.. Each mosaic represents something special in Berrigan and complements the mural that was recently
Tocumwal. Sunday’s par event was highlighted by a hole-in-one from Paul Olsen on the 17th.. The tremendous shot wasn’t enough for Olsen to win however, with Joel Nancarrow on +4 the Division One winner on countback from Neil Bull
It was a special moment for Finley’s veteran opener Daniel Hibberd on Saturday, scoring his first career century against Cobram-Yarroweyah United in Finley.. Finley has been in a two-season long slump in the Premier Division and were not only
Jerilderie veteran onballer Chris Marshall will coach the Demons for a second time in the Picola & District Football League.. The 2017 seniors best and fairest and Jerilderie life member first led the side in 2016 before taking a year away from
The future of the Federal Government’s decentralisation agenda is up in the air, with questions raised about whether the program is running on schedule.. Former Regional Development Minister Fiona Nash announced in April that federal
The 2018 duck hunting season begins on Saturday, March 17, with the Victorian Government making changes to a number of things including the starting times for the opening weekend.. Instead of starting at the standard time of half an hour before
Dairy Australia is reminding farmers to remain vigilant and on the lookout for mycoplasma in their cows and calves.. An emerging cause of disease in cows and calves in Australian dairy herds for more than a decade, Dairy Australia said mycoplasm
Birchip Cropping Group members are invited to the group’s annual Trials Review Day with results from a number of trials to be discussed.. The Friday, February 16 event will feature a number of presentations including crop variety updates on
Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority will commence a draw-down of Lake Benalla on January 29 to combat noxious weeds.. Undertaken in conjunction with Benalla Rural City Council and Goulburn-Murray Water, the draw-down will help to control
Brekky Burrito with Spicy Chilli Bacon. Serves: 1-2. Ingredients:. 2 rashers of Primo Premium Selections Spicy Chilli Bacon, chopped into 2cm pieces. 1 avocado, diced. 1 tomato, seeded, flesh diced. 1 small red onion, finely diced. 2 free-range
Northern Victoria resource manager Mark Bailey has declared a low risk of spill in the Campaspe system.. Dr Bailey said the risk of spill in the Campaspe system during 2017-18 was now below the 10 per cent threshold needed for a declaration to be
Quambatook Heritage Working Machinery Association members have been busy repairing their machines in preparation for this year’s harvest days at the Quambatook Tractor Pull Complex.. Association secretary Graeme Lehmann said he had his hands
Sheep Producers Australia has appointed two independent directors to its skills-based board.. Chris Mirams will become executive chair and Anne Astin will be an independent, non-executive director, who will chair the Audit and Risk Committee
A Shepparton fruit-packing company has been fined $72000 for its role in a scalping accident that tore off the scalp and an ear of a young Irish backpacker.. Kalafatis Packing faced Shepparton Magistrates’ Court last Thursday on charges
Legislation is seeking to establish a one-stop shop for export rules and agricultural goods in a bid to minimise export costs and drive productivity.. Introduced to Federal Parliament by Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce, the bill will replace 17
A meeting between President Donald Trump and Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer has failed to produce a deal.
NSW firefighters are working to control a bushfire that's burnt 20,000 hectares of land in the Pilliga Forest in northwest NSW.
Experts say the US couple accused of beating, shackling and abusing their children may have used starvation as a weapon to control them.
A private memorial service will be held to mark one year since six people died and dozens were injured as a car careened down Melbourne's Bourke Street Mall.
The first two Labor members caught in the citizenship fiasco may have to wait until March to find out if they can remain in federal parliament.
Men discharged from the military for medical reasons, or in ranks other than commissioned officer, are at much higher risk of suicide than their peers.
Sir Trevor Garland, who served as honorary consul to the Solomon Islands, has faced court over accusations he sexually assaulted a man in Sydney last year.
South Australian hospitals treated more than 50 people for health-related illnesses as the state sweltered through a third day of extreme temperatures.
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says she doesn't want the date of Australia Day changed but notes the importance of recognising indigenous culture.
The Victorian government has denied stacking the MFB board to push through a controversial pay deal.