Visitors continue to show a strong desire to visit the Murray region, with almost one million visitors to the Sun Country area, according to the latest Tourism Research Australia reports.. More than 5.3million domestic and international visitors
Applications are now open for organisations in the region to improve water safety in the community and help prevent drownings throughout NSW.. Member for Murray Adrian Piccoli urged local community-based organisations that run water safety
Leading criminal lawyers at Slater and Gordon have compiled a list of some of the most obscure laws Australians might not know about, after a man was fined $252 for trying to move a fridge on a Brisbane train.. The man was given a ticket for taking
Cobram Barooga Cycling Club’s inaugural 15km handicap event was held on Saturday with eight starters.. Young Liam Smith, accompanied by his father Gary, rode from the limit mark of eight minutes.. Bernie Gillespie, Rod Armstrong and Rene Mol
Police presence needed. After last week’s break-ins and talking to other business owners and the general public that come into my shop, all agree that Cobram needs a 24-hour police station.. Yes, with the growth of Cobram and Barooga and
Albert Henry (Alby) Bach was a valued member of the Lions Club of Cobram.. Alby served for many years and was the original co-ordinator of the Log Cabin market when it started about 1992.. Back then it was held at the site of the log cabin.. Later
Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford was in Tel Aviv, Israel last week to assess what lessons Victoria can learn from the country’s agricultural innovators.. The trip provided an opportunity to meet with Israel’s top agritech companies, learn from
Victorian farm chemical users are set to benefit from reduced government red tape regarding requirements for agricultural and veterinary chemical use.. The Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Control of Use) Regulations 2017 came into effect on
Applications are now open for the 2017 Dairy Youth Travel Scholarship with up to $10000 on offer for those in the dairy industry looking to travel abroad.. Offered as part of this year’s Royal Melbourne Show Dairy Competition, the scholarship is
The famed house from iconic Australia movie 'The Castle' has gone up on Airbnb for rent. Accommodating eight people, with two bathrooms and three bedrooms, if you're looking for a weekend escape this may be the place for you! Across from Lake Eildon
A plethora of applications for solar farms designed to generate renewable energy are arriving on the doorsteps of northern Victorian and Riverina councils.. While the projects are touted as creating jobs and investment with clean energy, the
The Victorian Government has supported calls for an independent investigation into allegations aired on ABC's Four Corners last night that water from the Murray Darling Basin has been misappropriated.. The calls have come after NSW DPI deputy
When 20-year-old Glenda Stanyer (nee Peel) arrived at the Royal Melbourne Show in 1981, she was full of excitement for the statewide Miss Show Girl competition.. It was a long road for the young woman. Having taken out the 1980 Miss Show Girl
My mother, Irene Myrtle Lowe, always proudly told us that she had been the first woman in the Southern Hemisphere to complete a degree in agricultural science.. Born in 1895, the eldest of five, Irene grew up in the gold-mining town of Cassilis
The dairy industry is heading in the right direction despite weather forecast models suggesting drier than normal conditions throughout spring and summer.. That was the verdict from guest speakers at the Murray Dairy Setting Up Your Seasons workshop
A key cross-bench senator wants an urgent inquiry after the top water bureaucrat in NSW was recorded revealing plans to abandon the Murray Darling Basin Plan. The recording, which aired on the ABC's Four Corners' program, shows NSW DPI deputy
Crowds of locals flocked to Bill and Val Barlow’s Rushworth farm on Friday to support a charity shearing day raising funds for the Royal Children’s Hospital.. Now in its third year, the day has seen more than $16000 raised in support of the
The Queensland opposition says the government is running a "protection racket" after the state archivist was blocked from appearing at estimates hearings.
A minister in the Turnbull government, Matt Canavan, has stood aside from cabinet amid concerns he is a dual citizen.
A Sydney man has admitted causing the death of a neighbour by stabbing him with a jagged beer bottle but has denied a charge of murder.
The South Australian government wants a judicial inquiry into allegations about the theft of water from the Murray-Darling Basin.
South Australian police have found a gun in Parawa forest that was possibly used in Sunday's fatal shooting of a 21-year-old man.
One in four Australians are taking one day off a month because they've had a bad night's sleep, researchers say.
Julia Gillard has been presented with the insignia of her appointment as a Companion in the Order of Australia in Sydney.
High-end shoemaker Jimmy Choo is being bought by fellow luxury retailer Michael Kors for $1.5 billion.
Cardinal George Pell plans to appear in person at the Melbourne Magistrates Court for a short administrative hearing on his historical sexual offence charges.
A man has been fined and placed on a good behaviour bond for urinating on a woman at a Spiderbait concert in Melbourne.