Graduate engineers have had the opportunity to gain invaluable experience working on the biggest asset renewal program the Riverina region has seen in 50 years.. Since the beginning of the Private Irrigation Infrastructure Operators Program (PIIOP)
Seven water sharing plans nearing the end of the 10 year terms will be extended to allow for a review, Department of Primary Industries Water acting deputy director general Dr Christobel Ferguson has announced.. She said the Lower Gwydir, Upper and
A new community led women’s program teaching skills in innovative thinking has been launched.. Its aim is to solve the pressing issues facing regional areas.. To launch the program, a group of passionate community members met to establish the
Neil Talbot and Daryl King are the new faces of Tocumwal restaurant Kelly’s Bistro.. From Melbourne, the duo are managers of the popular Hennessy St business, with Mr Talbot also taking on the role as head chef.. Mr King said the
Jerilderie’s Lifeball group might still be in recess until sometime in August, but that doesn’t stop them from enjoying their once a month cuppa and get together.. Their next meeting will be at Tessa’s Coffee Shop at the Royal
Eleven nominations have been received for the second annual Deniliquin & District Transport Industry Wall of Fame.. Nominations have closed and the recipients will be announced at a gala dinner in September, as part of the Deniliquin Truck Show
Talented designer Kate Small is ready to share her fine furniture making skills with Berrigan and beyond.. The talented 25 year-old is opening her own workshop — Kate Small Design — about 10km from Berrigan, where she will showcase and
Restrictions on rice growing in the Murray Valley have been reduced, with Murray Irrigation Limited’s decision to remove its Rice Growing Rules and an associated Rice Growers Charge.. The historic rules limit the area that can be sown to rice
Tocumwal Football and Netball Club are hosting a Mock Wedding on July 29.. This event is an over 18 night, and those who have indicated they are going should contact Sarah Quick and pay for their tickets.. Remember to bring along your friends for
Higher wheat prices and improved dairy auction results were offset by poorer livestock prices and weakness in sugar and cotton to leave the NAB Rural Commodities Index unchanged in June.. The latest Rural Commodities Wrap from NAB Agribusiness
Wattle Health Australia shares have soared after the infant formula supplier acquired a stake in Australian infant formula maker Blend & Pack, helping to secure its business in China.. Shares in Wattle Health gained 10.5¢, or 22.1 per cent, to
Applications for the 2017 Fire Awareness Awards are now open for individuals, community groups and organisations to submit innovative projects that help reduce the incidence and impact of fire in Victoria.. ‘‘Every day across Victoria people are
O’Connors Shepparton has had a long history as a dealer for Lely Australia products, and the Mueller family from Kyabram has taken advantage of this long-time partnership.. The Shepparton company has been in partnership with Lely Australia for
Goulburn-Murray Water has released a new-look Waranga Basin Recreation Guide to provide key information about one of the state’s largest inland waterways.. The guide, printed on waterproof paper, provides visitors with important information on
A women’s celebration and information night will be held in Cohuna next week.. Guest speakers include Dr Margreet Stegeman, an obstetrician and gynaecologist who will be speaking on behalf of Jean Hailes for Women’s Health.. Dr Megan Belot
According to new research released by Medibank, Australian parents believe it is beneficial for children to help prepare meals at home because it leads to improved life skills and bonding opportunities, yet technology, late nights at work, and other
The Andrews Labor Government is urging people to nominate hard-working volunteers from Northern Victoria in this year’s Victorian Premier’s Volunteer Champions Awards.. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, said the
Farm machinery dealer Rural Group has been around the Goulburn Valley for a while but it has only had a Shepparton branch for two years.. With Rural Group having had a presence in Echuca and Cobram for much longer, it was inevitable it would end up
A new series of one of the sheep industry’s most popular extension and adoption programs — It’s Ewe Time — is being rolled out in August, designed to increase producer awareness of the principles, practices and tools of sheep enterprise
Economic thresholds of owning, co-owning or contracting machinery was the topic of the discussion by a Farm 360 consultant at a recent Birchip Cropping Group event.. Speaking at the Birchip Cropping Group’s Future Farmers Expo, Simon Craig said it
Former prime minister Tony Abbott's motions to reform the NSW Liberal party have received overwhelming support at a special convention in Sydney.
Plans to build more facilities for troubled youth in the WA mining town of Kalgoorlie have stalled since an emergency summit held after Elijah Doughty's death.
Senior Liberal Peter Dutton believes there should be a postal plebiscite on marriage equality to put the matter to rest once and for all.
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten wants the government to co-operate with a bid to hold federal election every four years instead of three.
Melbourne's Metro Tunnel rail project will create 7000 jobs, 2000 more than originally predicted, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews says.
Sweet childhood photographs of Prince William and Harry have been published for the first time to mark the 20th anniversary of Princess Diana's death.
Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has defended the prime minister's decision to form a home affairs ministry which he will lead.
A cyclist's footage appears to be the only video from Justine Damond's police shooting in the US.
NSW Liberals have endorsed a reform plan proposed by former prime minister Tony Abbott and conservative backers, but party dissension is still obvious.
The emergence of opposition parties in East Timor's parliamentary election shows growing dissatisfaction with the status quo, experts say.