Members of Australian Red Cross Zone 29 met in Finley at the Bowling Club last week for the annual conference.. Thursday’s registration and morning tea began proceedings with the official welcome carried out by Berrigan Shire Council Mayor Matt
The Biggest Afternoon Tea held Sunday at the Central Coree Community Centre in Logie Brae was a huge success, raising $1941 for the Cancer Council.. Organisers say it was a credit to all involved in such a small community.. Those in attendance
Cars and utes brandishing number plates from most states of Australia rolled into Finley over the weekend for the annual Finley Apex Rice Strippers Ball.. Held at the Finley Showgrounds on Saturday, the B&S ball attracted about 1200 people
Murrumbidgee Council will host public workshops this month where Darlington Point residents can have input into the proposed plan for the town.. The two workshops will take place on Tuesday, May 30 at the Darlington Point Club.. A session will be
Gordon Sutherland Pyle was honoured in his home town of Finley on Anzac Day this year, with the late World War II veteran bestowed the French Legion of Honour medallion.. It is the highest French order for military and civil merits, and it was
Jerilderie and district residents now have access to two new doctors at the Jerilderie Medical Centre.. Dr Assem Swaid and Dr Sumita Saha joined the practice last month.. It will mean three doctors will be available at the clinic once Dr Ismail
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
Liam Gallagher's first-ever solo show will be played in Manchester and proceeds will go to the families of the concert bombing victims.
A lawyer for Jared Kushner says he's willing to co-operate with federal investigators looking into ties between Russia and the Trump campaign.
The WA government says a decision on shipbuilding contracts is not "done and dusted", and it will lobby Canberra to give it work due to go to South Australia.
Labor leader Bill Shorten has accused the federal government of trying to buy doctors' silence with its May budget, labelling it "cash for no comment".
An former exotic dancer accused of murdering her fiance in 2005 will face a committal hearing in a Melbourne court.
Homes have been evacuated after police found 'potentially suspicious' items in a house in Wigan, 40km northwest of Manchester.