There was plenty of goodwill in the air as Cobram and District Specialist School students celebrated the close of another school year in style.. Busting out the moves and getting the crowd off their feet with some catchy vocals, the students put on
Several people and organisations from the Cobram district will be formally recognised for their outstanding contributions to their communities at the Moira Shire Australia Day awards.. The ceremony will take place at the Civic Centre on Thursday
A field of 60 contested a stableford event on the west course on Tuesday, January 1.. Barry Gook won A-grade with 38 points, while Freddy Barton was runner-up with 37 points.. B-grade was won by Tony Monahan with 38 points, followed by Fred Kent on
The Victorian Farmers Federation is disappointed with the lack of consultation over the establishment of Animal Welfare Victoria.. The VFF said it supported a farming community that upheld the highest level of animal welfare and continued to
A planning permit for a $112million solar farm has been approved in Wunghnu.. Chief executive Mark Henderson said the 270ha site would house more than 200000 solar panels, producing about 102megawatts of power.. ‘‘X-Elio Australia Pty
Year 8 and 9 students at St Mary of the Angels Nathalia recently ditched the classroom and soaked up the summer sun.. As part of their outdoor adventures studies, students were asked to create and run their own adventure activity and guide the rest
Sheep Producers Australia has appointed two independent directors to its skills-based board.. Chris Mirams will become executive chair and Anne Astin will be an independent, non-executive director, who will chair the Audit and Risk Committee
A Shepparton fruit-packing company has been fined $72000 for its role in a scalping accident that tore off the scalp and an ear of a young Irish backpacker.. Kalafatis Packing faced Shepparton Magistrates’ Court last Thursday on charges
Legislation is seeking to establish a one-stop shop for export rules and agricultural goods in a bid to minimise export costs and drive productivity.. Introduced to Federal Parliament by Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce, the bill will replace 17
Australian solar cell research has received a $29.2million boost from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency, with University of New South Wales capturing the lion’s share with 11 of the 22 projects.. ‘‘Australia is at the
The International Dairy Week Farm and Machinery Field Days will return for 2018.. The three-day event, now in its sixth year, will see more than 50 exhibitors showing off anything and everything the dairy industry has to offer.. ‘‘We
A report analysing rangeland goat population figures shows numbers have declined from a record high of 5.7million in 2016 to 3.4million in 2017.. The NSW DPI report, based on figures from the Office of Environment and Heritage 2017 aerial survey of
Supporting people who support it is the reason for Reid Stockfeeds’ long-standing sponsorship of International Dairy Week.. The Colbinabbin business will again venture to Tatura Park for the 2018 event, where the Goulburn Valley branch’s
Turtles Australia and RiverConnect are joining forces to host the annual school holiday program, Turtle Talk, this Friday.. The free, family-friendly, interactive live turtle exhibit will feature long-necked, short-necked, broad-shelled, eastern
Effective management of the ‘green bridge’ over the coming months will place grain growers on the front foot in their efforts to control Russian wheat aphid in 2018.. Crop pest experts say eliminating the green bridge of volunteer
The City of Greater Shepparton Country Fire Authority group has received a funding injection of almost $6000 thanks to Fairley’s Supa IGA supermarket.. Group manager Ian Martin accepted a cheque of $5694 from Fairley’s Supa IGA owner
Recreational anglers in Victoria are celebrating the release of more than a million trout in 2017 — a new record that will substantially improve freshwater fishing opportunities for keen anglers and their families.. Increasing fish stocking is
The Pope has arrived in Peru in the midst of a political storm about a legal pardon to a former president.
Lung cancer has overtaken breast cancer as the biggest cancer killer of Victorian women, new data from Cancer Council Victoria reveals.
NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced she is pregnant and the baby is due in June.
Victorians are being told to brace for another scorching day with temperatures set to exceed 40C across much of the state.
Atlassian has deepened its net loss to $US65.2 million ($A91.3 million), compared to $US1.7 million a year ago, but has boosted revenue 43 per cent.
A saleyards director and steel importer is one of three Australians arrested in Serbia over an international drug-smuggling ring.
A man has stolen funeral donations for an autistic boy farewelling his father and Victoria Police say it's not the first time he's targeted grieving families.
Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion says not one indigenous Australian has approached him about changing the date of Australia Day.
Unions will meet with NSW Transport Minister Andrew Constance ahead of a planned 24-hour train strike in Sydney.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have visited Wales together as Meghan's schedule of royal engagements ramps up.