A man was set to face Shepparton Magistrates' Court on Friday following an alleged attempted abduction of a teenage girl in Cobram on Thursday afternoon.. New South Wales police and Cobram detectives arrested a man in Barooga at 9pm on Thursday
Saturday’s 28km handicap was conducted on Back Barooga Rd in preference to the usual Mulwala Rd circuit, due to the increased volume of traffic in the area.. Junior rider Liam Smith rode from the limit mark of 22.30 minutes, followed on 18.30 by
South-east division. Two-time Geelong premiership speedster and Shepparton export Shannon Byrnes starred for Katamatite in its 14-point victory against Katandra in the Picola league’s south-east division.. Played under lights on Thursday night at
The Cobram and district community has rallied in support of one of its own, with hundreds of people descending on Federation Park for the Good Friday Appeal Family Day Out.. The fundraising efforts were inspired by young Harry Henderson, 3, who has
The Cobram Agricultural Show Society has welcomed its executive committee for the coming year.. Karen Creighton was elected as the new president, while Justin McLaren will serve as senior vice-president and Daryl Chester as junior vice-president
Sunny skies, music and plenty of chocolate was the perfect way for many to spend the last day of the Easter River Beach Festival on Sunday.. Hundreds flocked to Thompsons Beach for the hotly-contested annual duck race, as well as an Easter egg
The start of the new school term yesterday saw acting principal Matt Knight officially take on the role of principal at Cobram Primary School.. Mr Knight has been acting principal at the school for a little over a year and said the official
Police are continuing to investigate a suspicious fire and the death of 20 calves that occurred on a Girgarre property earlier this month.. A police statement said the investigation was now being focused on the care and welfare of the calves prior
Pink Lady America has lost its final bid to secure ownership of the Pink Lady trademark in Chile, with Apple and Pear Australia being named as the rightful owner.. Following a comprehensive decision by the High Court of Australia, Pink Lady
Tallygaroopna dairy breeders Brad and Jessica Gavenlock have exhibited a Jersey at the Sydney Royal Easter Show that the judges were unable to separate from the supreme champion.. A count-back and special adjudicator were required to reach the final
JBS Australia has sacked its permanent staff at its Cobram abattoir and warned that it could be September or October before it can resume operations.. Last month JBS Australia decided to implement a month-long stand-down of workers due to the lack
Strathmerton sisters Lauren and Sarah McIlveen have returned from a monster trip to the Sydney Royal Easter Show, each having placed in their class.. Eldest sister Sarah, 18, was among the top three in the paraders’ state competition, a result
A Productivity Commission report has warned the Federal Government to be cautious of planned decentralisation of government departments, stating it may not have as big an impact as expected.. The Transitioning Regional Communities report released by
Native fish have been given a helping hand from environmental flows in three rivers in the southern Murray-Darling Basin.. The flows in the Murray, Goulburn and Campaspe rivers will help to encourage fish movement and increase fish populations, with
A Stanhope pig farmer says the pork industry is on the brink of a disaster, with imported pork driving an oversupply of produce that is threatening local farmers.. John Burke, who is also VFF Pig Group president, said oversupply was leading to
At a commercial piggery in Kokoda Road, Yarroweyah on Good Friday, seven one day old piglets were stolen.. These piglets were unwell and are not expected to survive without medication and their mother. The piglets had docked tails.. Overnight on
A new glucose monitoring device has been found to cut by more than a third the length of time people with type 1 diabetes experience dangerous drops in their blood sugar levels.. The sensor device is worn on the back of the arm and scans
New Holland’s ingenuity and innovative approach has received recognition from the international jury panel of agricultural experts, who awarded the coveted Silver Innovation Medal to the New Holland NHDrive concept autonomous tractor.. The tractor
Australia will withdraw its final federal police contingent from Cyprus in June, bringing to an end a peacekeeping mission spanning more than 50 years.
The morning has come and gone without any nuclear tests or ballistic missile launches from North Korea, as it marks the anniversary of the its military.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has led tributes to the Anzacs at a dawn service on Gallipoli's shores.
Tens of thousands of people have flocked to Anzac Day marches across the country despite wet weather in some cities and fears about terrorist attacks.
Former President Barack Obama has talked about leadership in his first speech since exiting the White House, but didn't mention his replacement.
Nearly 40,000 people have braved Canberra rain to hear a former sapper turned Paralympian share the tale of losing his two legs in Afghanistan.
RSL NSW president John Haines has defied a state government request not to take part in Sydney's Anzac Day dawn service.
An army veteran stationed in Hiroshima after WWII says he never wants to see such inhumane destruction again.
From light horsemen on the beach to a special burial at sea ceremony, Gold Coast has honoured Anzac Day with a unique dawn service.
A 32-year-old man who yelled out "stop the wars" during Sydney's Anzac Day dawn service has been charged over his behaviour.