Bringing together a diverse group of people to discuss models of success in natural resource management opened up new opportunities for the Murray Valley at last week’s inaugural National Agricultural Productivity and Reconciliation Ecology
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has said local knowledge and issues would be taken into account on future decisions on water management.. In Deniliquin to meet with irrigation stakeholders yesterday, Ms Berejiklian said calls for local decision
Jerilderie Football and Netball Club honoured three club legends by inducting them into the club’s Hall of Fame last month.. Tony Herrick, John Bryce and Neil McKinnon (posthumous induction) were all recognised at the inaugural ceremony
The NSW Government has committed funding to investigate re-opening the railway line between Tocumwal and Narrandera.. NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro and Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey jointly announced the $500,000
Berrigan Shire Council has agreed the netball courts in Berrigan should take top priority for funding from the state government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund.. In the past month, Berrigan Shire residents have been asked by council to
As the first councillors of the new Murrumbidgee Council are preparing for their first meeting, one former Jerilderie Shire councillor is settling into retirement.. Laurie Henery was first elected as a councillor for Jerilderie Shire in September
Australia’s energy crisis is helping forge new alliances between the dairy sector and industry groups hit by soaring prices and renewable energy suppliers keen to reach out to new markets.. Industry advocacy group Dairy Connect and renewables
Agriculture Victoria is working closely with the VFF to get a better understanding of on-farm energy use.. Global energy prices are rising and it is affecting farmers, who contribute more than $13billion to Victoria’s economy.. With this in
A 24m wide drill able to fold to a transport width of 5.4m within minutes was awarded the coveted Henty Machine of the Year Award.. The 3420 PHD Paralink Hoe Drill, entered by Canadian manufacturer Bourgault, impressed judges with its unique folding
The Numurkah Food Bowl Festival is dishing up a range of goodies as it enters its ninth year.. With something for everyone, the three-day festival is set to showcase all Numurkah has to offer.. ‘‘Numurkah is such a rare gem and if you
The history of the Dhurringile mansion will be explained and explored at the inaugural Heritage Open Day next weekend.. Residents and visitors to Greater Shepparton will have an opportunity to visit more than 40 places of historic interest, never
The Murray-Darling Basin Authority recently released our draft determination of the Sustainable Diversion Limit Adjustment Mechanism that finds 605Gl of water can remain in consumptive use and we can still achieve the environmental outcomes we want
Undera’s Jasmine Cordy is the proud owner of the Interbreed Champion Senior Cow at this year’s Shepparton Agricultural Show.. Ms Cordy’s red and white Holstein, Lindon Artie Fire Kite, took out the major prize as well as the
Meticulous vote counting will continue after the weekend’s by-elections in three NSW electorates — but the victorious Nationals are now facing a less certain future.. The Nationals watched on nervously as the Shooters, Fishers and
Modest improvement in dairy prices is on the way, but many northern Victorian farmers are facing low cash flow, Dairy Australia CEO, Ian Halliday said this week.. "Cash flow is still very tight and for most farmers I think it will take 12 to 18
Southern NSW grain growers have explained to the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s Northern Regional Panel how issues such as a dry season, frosts, mice and irrigation water costs are reducing farm profitability.. Listening to
Goulburn Valley Water will represent Victoria at the third Ixom Best Tap Water in Australia competition on Wednesday, October 18.. Hosted by the Water Industry Operators Association of Australia, the awards will be held in Launceston in Tasmani
A rally in Melbourne has urged young people to get their 'yes' votes in as conservative senator Cory Bernardi says he believes many people are voting no.
As many as 2000 Woolworths staff at four distribution centres could go on strike, after their union applied to take protected industrial action.
Leader of the Australian Conservatives Cory Bernardi says Victoria's euthanasia laws are a slippery slope.
Australian Conservatives leader Cory Bernardi believes Nick Xenophon poses a real threat to the major state parties in South Australia.
Jacinda Ardern hopes New Zealanders won't be restricted from gaining a tertiary education in Australia as she may be forced to end a reciprocal arrangement.
The Directors Guild Of America has launched disciplinary proceedings against Harvey Weinstein after numerous allegations of sexual misconduct.
Federal Labor and state energy ministers will be provided with economic modelling on the federal government's energy policy before COAG meets in November.
Former president of NSW RSL Don Rowe, who admitted to using the charity's funds for personal use, has been expelled from the league.
Police divers have resumed their search for the bodies of four fishermen presumed dead after their trawler capsized off the central Queensland coast.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced a $300m energy plan and vowed to take on private retailers if savings aren't passed onto customers.