The 2017 Moira Shire Business Excellence Awards category winners and overall Business Champion have been selected from more than 35 shortlisted businesses and individuals and will officially be announced at a gala this week.. Moira Shire Mayor Gary
Work is finally under way on restoring the historic Cobram Courthouse, more than a year after it was devastated by a fire.. Workers have taken to scaffolding to begin the process of rebuilding the court, which was significantly damaged by a fire in
The G.R.A.I.N. Store in Nathalia is calling for submissions for Young at Art, its third annual exhibition of artworks by secondary school students in Moira Shire.. Shepparton Art Museum director Rebecca Coates will be guest speaker at the launch and
Emerging Cobram talent Harry Beasley has been selected in the School Sport Victoria 15-years-and-under football team.. Selected along with Shepparton United’s Zavier Maher, the budding Goulburn Valley talents will travel to Perth and Mandurah in
Cobram’s Mandy Hawke has taken out a statewide honour, celebrating her dedication to the community.. Ms Hawke, the manager of Cobram’s Ritchies IGA, was named the Ritchies Victorian Champion 2016 at an awards ceremony earlier this month.. She
A sign advertising a local bakery has sparked a furious debate after Moira Shire Council said it was non-compliant and needed to be pulled down.. Strathy Hot Bread bakery’s Glenda Kelly said council had requested the sign be removed earlier this
What are their names?. Maryanne: We have the oldest boy, he’s one of our originals, and his name is Sam and he’s 12 years old. We also have Jilly, she’s the next generation down, she’s going on five, then we have the grandson Clarry, he’s
Biosecurity risks posed by imported prawns will be probed as part of a review by Australia’s Department of Agriculture.. The department announced on Tuesday last week it was undertaking a review of the import conditions for prawns and prawn
Farming systems group Riverine Plains has released a new publication for the region’s grain growers called Soil Carbon in Cropping Systems.. Riverine Plains research and extension officer Cassandra Schefe compiled the report and said the
Australia’s world leading red meat and livestock quality assurance programs will be strengthened following the move to a single management structure, via the newly created Integrity Systems Company.. A wholly owned subsidiary of Meat &
Leg Ham Club Baguette. Serves four. Ingredients:. 12 slices of Australian leg ham off the bone. 4 fresh baguettes, warmed. cup garlic aioli or mayonnaise. 16 slices of dill pickle. 1 avocado, thinly sliced. 3 Roma tomatoes, sliced. soft lettuce
There is a growing divide between the agriculture industry and a majority of Australians as direct involvement from the population in the agriculture industry continues to shrink, 2014 Nuffield Australia scholar Colin de Grussa has written in
Victoria’s country firefighters will get a new training centre after the old Fiskville site was closed due to cancer-causing contamination.. The Victorian Government has bought 35ha of land at Ballan, north-west of Melbourne, to build a new
Beef producers from north-east Victoria have the opportunity to ‘power up’ their business by attending the 2017 BetterBeef Conference at Alexandra on Tuesday, June 20.. Agriculture Victoria’s Bindi Hunter said this year’s conference would
More than 30 people turned out to Tom and Mick Acocks’ Rochester dairy farm on May 12 to learn the secrets to their fodder process, as part of the Australian Fodder Industry Association workshop series.. The farm currently milks up to 850 cows
A 43-year-old Victorian MP was taken completely by surprise when he had a serious heart attack while driving to his rural home.. Nationals lower house MP Danny O’Brien said he felt unwell after leaving a conference recently and pulled into
Southern NSW faba bean growers are being urged to carefully consider paddock selection and plant in the recommended sowing window to maximise yield potential this season.. Research from the Grains Research and Development Corporation and NSW DPI
The 17-hour hostage siege at the hands of Man Haron Monis at the Lindt Cafe in December 2014 was a terror incident says coroner Michael Barnes.
The security response to the terrorism threat needs to be as agile as the perpetrators, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says.
The NSW premier has introduced legislation to strip corrupt politicians of their tax-payer funded pensions, targeting Eddie Obeid and Ian Macdonald.
Sean Connery, Daniel Craig and Pierce Brosnan have joined the tributes to their James Bond predecessor Roger Moore who died after a battle with cancer aged 89.
Attorney-General George Brandis says the federal government will carefully consider the NSW coroner's recommendations arising from the Lindt Cafe siege inquest.
Three more men have been arrested in Manchester as part of the investigation into the suicide bombing at a concert which killed 22 people, including children.
One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has quizzed federal government officials about whether cows are still alive when they're killed under halal certification.
The UK interior minister says it's likely the Manchester bomber didn't act alone, adding it was "irritating" details about the case have been leaked by the US.
One solution to dealing with terrorist sieges would be to give police shoot to kill powers, says former prime minister Tony Abbott.
Former Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh says controversial coal miner Adani does not need any finance from any Australian bank.