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
A new report on a key mechanism used by the Murray-Darling Basin Authority to determine how much water can be taken out of the basin is critical of a model used to determine the diversions. The report by an expert panel was commissioned by the NSW
Ringarooma, a remote dairy farming town in Tasmania's north-east, has been named Australia’s Legendairy Capital for 2017.. Home to just 232 people, the town is the second national Legendairy Capital, after Stanhope won the title in 2015
Agriculture Victoria encourages Victorian women to apply for the 2018 AgriFutures TM Rural Women’s Award before applications close this Sunday 29 October. . The award has been running for two decades, supporting Australian women to use and
The passage of a low pressure trough with a cold front brought scattered thunderstorms which brought useful moderate to heavy rainfalls at several places in our region last Thursday and Friday the 19th and 20th October.. Some notable heavy falls
Agriculture Victoria has received an infrastructure boost to its metabolomics and proteomics facility at the AgriBio Centre for AgriBioscience in Bundoora, Melbourne.. The enhancements represent a $1 million investment by the Victorian Government
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
The Philippines has declared an end to fighting in Marawi City, five months after pro-Islamic State militants launched a deadly siege.
Casinos operator Crown has taken a full-page newspaper advertisement to reject misconduct allegations made against it by federal MP Andrew Wilkie.
Supercheap Auto owner Super Retail Group says soft consumer spending has slightly hurt its sales growth in the 16 weeks to October 21.
Victoria is hoping the state's gambling watchdog wraps up its investigation into allegations that Crown casino rigged poker machines within weeks.
Perth Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi has accused two of her strongest critics of colluding with the Labor government against her.
Chairman Wayne Byres says APRA had to act on lending to property investors because of "an erosion in standards" in the mortgage market.
Attorney-General George Brandis has defended his cabinet colleague Julie Bishop over claims about her expenses.
A special commission will soon look at Spain Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's bid to use the constitution to crush a separatist movement in Catalonia.
Malcolm Turnbull says economic and business concerns are reasons for Australia's delay in signing up to China's Belt and Road Initiative.
West Indies cricket great Chris Gayle has told a Sydney defamation jury he did not expose his genitals to a massage therapist