The rain held off long enough for Berrigan to host its annual Market Night on Friday,. Dark clouds threatened overhead, however organisers decided the ‘show would go on’ despite more than half of the market stallholders cancelling due to
Up to 120mm of rain fell in parts of the Southern Riverina during a storm cell which started on Thursday afternoon.. While the wet period will provide a positive boost for summer crops, unharvested winter crops may be downgraded as a result of the
Berrigan Football Club has had a steady start to its pre-season, which kicked off on Monday last week.. Players have had three training sessions so far, with the side training every Monday and Wednesday.. The Saints snuck into the top five in the
Berrigan farmer Graeme Pyle has been ousted as the chair of Southern Riverina Irrigators less than a week before the group’s annual general meeting.. My Pyle, who had planned to step down from the position at the AGM, is believed to have been
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
As harvest continues across the state, Grains Research and Development Corporation’s Fiona Marshall is calling on grain farmers to look out for each other and themselves this season.. Recently appointed to the GRDC’s Southern Regional
John Pettigrew (Country News, November 21) sincerely believes in the climate change theory that has taken 50 per cent of normal availability of water from farmers and advocates for more down the river.. His biggest obstacle is Barnaby Joyce who
Goulburn-Murray Water is warning the public to avoid direct contact with water in Lake Eppalock and Cairn Curran Reservoir after monitoring detected high levels of blue-green algae.. Warning signs will be positioned at major recreational areas
Filmed by Joy the Sheep, these beautified sheep are looking very glamorous!
The Resource Manager for northern Victoria today updated the 2017/18 seasonal determinations.. The low-reliability water shares (LRWS) seasonal determination in the Broken system increases from 63 per cent to 100 per cent. The Broken system also has
Young people from regional Victoria looking to undertake vocational education or training have the opportunity to apply for a new scholarship.. The Rural Chances scholarship is an initiative of the Macpherson Smith Rural Foundation and is available
Murray River Group of Council have called for a ‘‘fair dinkum’’ examination of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan at the upcoming Ministerial Council meeting.. Chair of the six council group, and Campaspe Shire mayor, Adrian
Recent heavy rainfall through parts of the southern cropping region is likely to result in growers having to deal with grain going into storage with high moisture content.. High moisture in stored grain can lead to mould and insect growth, so
Farmers in the Riverine Plains region now have free access to two additional weather stations and moisture probes, installed at Bungeet and Miepoll.. The installation is part of a project facilitated by Riverine Plains.. Research and extension
Catching a 20kg Murray Cod is a little like a hole in one at golf - that does not happen every day and for some, try as they may it never happens. . But a Mooroopna boy and his two Shepparton mates have the cod in the bag, well, in the freezer at
Virtual fencing for spatial grazing of sheep could potentially unlock profitability gains and practical benefits for southern mixed farmers.. With virtual fencing technology for cattle expected to be released in the near future, work is under way to
Melbourne Victory appear to have found form just days out from their second A-League derby of the season with a 2-0 win over Brisbane Roar.
Melbourne's Lord Mayor has stepped down while he is investigated over sexual harassment allegations.
New Queensland Treasurer Jackie Trad will release her first Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook on Monday
The Bennelong by-election win has given Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull a confidence boost as he enters the final week before Christmas holidays.
The Australian Energy Market Commission anticipates household power bills will drop by $200 over the next two years, driven by new wind and solar generators.
There's speculation former NSW premier Kristina Keneally will be offered the soon-to-be vacant Senate seat after her tough battle in the Bennelong by-election.
Malcolm Turnbull's colleagues believe he has secured his leadership of the party heading into a the next federal election due in 2019.
Queensland Treasurer Jackie Trad has dismissed claims her government's planned property tax will hurt the state's economy.
Economists expect Treasurer Scott Morrison will reveal an improved budget position when he hands down his mid-year review.
Melbourne Lord Mayor Robert Doyle has declared his innocence while announcing he will stand down while being investigated over sexual harassment allegations.