Berrigan Shire Council Mayor Matt Hannan says he will be holding Murray Darling Basin Authority CEO Phillip Glyde to his word when he said he would consult more with communities on the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.. Mr Hannan met the Authority boss for
Natural therapy and holistic care practitioners from the Southern Riverina and surrounding areas will be showcasing in Berrigan at this weekend’s festival.. They will share their expertise, skill and how they can help and support you to live with
Congratulations to Susan Cameron, Sharyne Pisani, Bev McQualter and Mick Wane who have all won tickets to attend the Seymour Alternative Farming Expo this weekend.. Expo organisers gave the Southern Riverina News two family day passes and two double
The battle between the Murray Valley Cricket Association’s Premier Division heavy hitters remains in the balance after bowlers dominated day one.. Some 13 wickets fell for only 168 runs as Barooga won the toss and sent rivals Cobram in to bat
Murray Valley Cricket Association. Division One, 40 overs. Berrigan v Strathmerton. Match played at Berrigan. Toss won by Berrigan. Innings of Strathmerton. DC Cleary b Z Taylor-Nugent51. S Daly c Rennick b Packer44. N Bignell c Rennick b
Local Land Services board elections will be held on May 31 this year.. The date was set earlier this month, with nominations to be accepted until March 27.. It is the second election for the organisation, which was formed three years ago merging the
An on-property clearing sale of extensive farming and cropping plant at Bennelong at Barham has realised more than $1million.. The property was sold recently by Ruralco Property for a price in line with the pre-auction forecast of $8.5million
Construction of three new solar projects in Victoria’s north-west totalling $500 million and generating more than 200 jobs has been announced as part of the creation of the largest solar farms ever to be built in the state. Renewable energy
. Lobby group, Farmer Power, has produced a short summary of the number of inquiries underway into the dairy industry
A public inquiry into Australian water reforms has been launched by the Productivity Commission.. Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison has instructed the commission to investigate Australia’s water resources, with a particular eye to the National
John Deere is launching a new series of nimble utility tractors designed to meet the requirements of small and medium-sized agricultural, dairy and livestock farms, and local government.. Building on the strengths of the previous 5R models, John
Former Murray Goulburn Co-operative managing director Gary Helou has spoken on the record for the first time about the events leading up to the massive milk price cut by the company in April last year.. He had refused invitations to speak publicly
Agriculture Victoria researchers are using drones to remotely sense leaf nitrogen of red-blushed pears.. Information from the drones will help the researchers develop nitrogen fertiliser management guidelines that maximise fruit quality and minimise
When the weather failed him and the rain disappeared, David McGennisken of Manooka Farms was glad to know CNH Industrial Capital wouldn’t do the same.. Like every farmer, Mr McGennisken knows you’ve got to roll with the punches. And like every
Large-bodied native fish in the Loddon River are being fitted with acoustic tags as part of a new monitoring program investigating fish responses to environmental flow deliveries across Victoria.. DELWP’s Arthur Rylah Institute, in conjunction
VicForests recently completed a timber harvesting operation in the Strathbogie State Forest.. VicForests stakeholders and planning general manager Lachlan Spencer said the operation was completed without complications and the site would now begin
A rare bird discovered in a rice crop at Mayrung in January will be used to help uncover the network of wetlands the animal depends on in the colder months.. The male Australasian bittern, affectionately named ‘MILo’ by Murray Irrigation staff
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has been accused by a union of not paying its part time workers superannuation payments for extra hours worked.
A woman who was asleep inside a two-storey home has died after a large fire engulfed the south Sydney residence.
HR McMaster is Donald Trump's new national security adviser after the US president's first pick was dumped amid controversy over his contacts with Russia.
Russia's ambassador to the UN, Vitaly Churkin, has died suddenly in New York one day short of his 65th birthday.
A Turnbull government MP wants to introduce fixed four-year terms of government, to deliver greater certainty to both business and voters.
Forensic tests will be carried out human remains found at Mt Macedon on Monday to try to determine the identity.
Crime family matriarch Judy Moran was spied on as part of a plan to have her executed, a Melbourne jury heard.
Malcolm Turnbull has retreated from his promise to Western Australia to put a floor on the states' share of GST revenue.
The WA Labor leader says comments made by federal minister Christian Porter at a Liberal party function are insulting to anyone who has served in the military.
Malcolm Turnbull has heaped praise on Colin Barnett as he enters the pointy end of the WA election campaign, describing him as the most credible premier.