There’s a new face and a new set of skills helping to lead Berrigan and District Aged Care Association Limited.. Sandra Fox has joined the team as clinical aged care manager of Amaroo Aged Care.. Sandra comes with more than 20 years nursing
French and Belgian models posed for photographers at the annual Finley and District Camera Club photography afternoon held last month.. Club member Barry Bennett said it was a fantastic afternoon and a lovely chance for photographers to get out and
The Finley Scouts are in recruitment mode, after running with low numbers over the last few years.. Its leaders say there has been a resurgence in interest recently, with 11 Scouts guided by two leaders.. And they would welcome more members to enjoy
Jerilderie’s Sheridan Mortlock will compete at the district Youth of the Year competition in Tungamah this Sunday, after winning the zone final in Berrigan earlier this month.. She competed against Emma Alexander from Berrigan and Michelle Barnes
There was a smaller yarding of just 311 cattle, about 50 less than a fortnight ago, at the Finley cattle sale on March 15.. Quality was mostly plain for both breed type and carcass finish, with only a limited section of good slaughter cattle
Carpentry apprentice Charles McKenna from Tocumwal was named the Master Builders Victorian north-east section Apprentice of the Year.. He was among three apprentices from the north-east region to be recognised for their dedication, skill and hard
Murrumbidgee Council has deferred a decision on providing funds to the Murray Group until it can investigate the request further.. Murray Group — comprising representatives of Southern Riverina Irrigators, Murray Valley Private Diverters and
Soil organic matter plays a key role in ensuring healthy soils and sustainable agriculture production, but Australian soils are generally lower in organic matter compared to the rest of the world according to Grains Research and Development
The rain which fell early last week in our regions was welcome. Rainfalls were quite variable. The heaviest falls were around the Dubbo, Parkes, Forbes and Condobolin areas. Dubbo which has had 195 mms so far this month is having it's wettest March
Victorian cattle producers have welcomed recommendations to crack down on anti-competitive behaviour across the livestock supply chain in a landmark report released last week by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.. VFF livestock
Game Management Authority chair Brian Hine has welcomed the decision to extend his appointment just four months into the job, as he now turns his focus to the the possibility of leading the authority with an entirely new board.. Mr Hine will lead
Grain growers and agronomists in southern NSW are being invited to a series of regional meetings run by the Grains Research and Development Corporation.. The meetings — including those in Finley, Mulwala and Temora — have been initiated by the
Victorian farmers have started 2017 on a positive note, with four out of five expecting this year to be similar to, or even better than, the last.. But low wheat prices have put a dent in grain grower confidence, although buffered by the bumper
New research released to coincide with the International Day of Happiness (March 20) reveals that when we feel good about ourselves physically, it can lead to us taking greater care of other areas in our life, shifting momentum to a happier you
The VFF has called on the Victorian Government to prevent animal activist groups from gaining the power to police farm practices in a submission to a parliamentary inquiry into the Victorian branch of the RSPCA.. The organisation urged the
A sixth-generation Pine Lodge farmer is concerned his property is the preferred site for the potential relocation of the Shepparton Aerodrome.. Pork producer John Laws says the future of his farm might be ‘‘up in the air’’ after he was last
A leading river systems expert says unregulated flooding and increased environmental flows will also increase the numbers of invasive fish species such as carp.. Dr John Conallin said the current Murray-Darling Basin Plan approach of inundating
The country’s future agricultural innovators are among those who heard from one of the world’s best soil farmers recently.. Rick Bieber from South Dakota in the United States visited the Pine Lodge farm of David Cook as part of his Australian
Businesses in the town of Ayr have been boarded up and packed with sandbags ahead of Cyclone Debbie.
Cyclone Debbie's estimated arrival on Queensland's north coast on a rising tide increases the storm surge threat.
Malcolm Turnbull is urging parliament to green-light an extradition deal with China, saying it is an important part of law enforcement ties between the nations.
The coastal town of Bowen is bracing to be in the firing line of Tropical Cyclone Debbie.
Lifelong Home Hill resident Ernie Woods will never forget his first cyclone; he is now about to endure his ninth.
Businessman Tony Shepherd has had a second look at his 2104 commission of audit and found the outlook is just as worrying as it was three years ago.
Jacqui Lambie says the government must abandon the re-wording of the Racial Discrimination Act if it wants to deliver free speech reform.
The prime minister has discussed the cyclone response with the Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk.
A second arrest warrant for Clive Palmer's nephew Clive Mensink will be sought in an effort to commence extradition proceedings and bring him to court.