The topic of refugees is one Australians often grapple with. What is often lost, behind the noisy debates which pivot on the policy, is the human element behind the discussions. The debate will certainly dominate headlines this week — 2018
Cobram responded to a disappointing result against Rumbalara last round by smashing Mulwala 62-41 in its round 10 Murray Netball League match-up.. Mulwala has had the wood over Cobram in the past few years but the young Tigers outfit showed it is an
It was a severe case of deja vu for Cobram Roar against Twin City, losing Thursday night’s AWFA fixture 2-1 in a match that was winnable on paper.. Roar had a host of chances to bury Wangaratta in the previous match but was unable to take
The three-year-olds at Cobram Bluebird Kindergarten have been getting their hands dirty as part of their sustainability program.. Fifteen enthusiastic pre-schoolers had the chance to do some gardening at Mitre 10.. Dirt was flying everywhere as the
There aren’t many more convincing scorelines than the one Picola United posted against Yarroweyah on Saturday.. Hellbent on avenging a loss in the previous round, the Blues duly dispatched the home side by 261 points.. United racked up an
Watch the first Three Jacks Trophy match streamed live HERE on Friday, March 30 from 1.45pm.. If you can't get to the match, get all the excitement of this rivalry clash to your connected TV, phone or computer.. If you are at the game enjoy the
An independent panel has found that Goulburn-Murray Water is an organisation badly in need of change, and major reform is needed to ensure that it will be sustainable into the future.. The panel’s report, released last week by Victorian Water
First Solar Australia is branching into Victoria for the first time, with a proposed solar farm set for north of Numurkah.. The Moira Solar Farm, as it will be known, will be located at the intersection of Numurkah and Naring Rds and will include
The $170million Finley Solar Farm proposal has been approved by the NSW Government, in what is a first for the state’s Department of Planning in 2018.. The project, which will be located on Canalla Rd adjacent to the Finley substation, will
The changes proposed for G-MW are about being more transparent on costs, implementing efficiencies and making sure the organisation delivers the services the community wants at an affordable price, Federal Water Minister Lisa Neville says.. The
The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is under threat after Federal Government changes seeking to distribute water differently were shot down in the Senate.. The Coalition was unable to strike a deal with Labor, which supported a Greens disallowance motion
A Liberal Nationals government would review the charges of Victoria’s rural water authorities to ensure water storage and delivery costs are fair and equitable.. Shadow Water Minister Steph Ryan announced the review, which will examine water
The Victorian government will decide on planning applications for four solar farms in the Greater Shepparton region... The City of Greater Shepparton handed over the responsibility and last week the Victorian government agreed to call in the
Australia’s long-standing policy to prevent mergers of the big four banks is ‘‘redundant’’ and the sector needs a new champion to promote competition, the Productivity Commission says.. The commission has released
The Federal Government has announced a plan for new rules regarding the sale of agricultural land in an attempt to address rising foreign investment.. The changes require land to be widely marketed for a minimum of 30 days and for Australians to be
If you like to give your beloved pooch a chicken neck to gnaw on as a treat, you might want to reconsider.. A new study has found eating raw chicken increases the risk of dogs developing a paralysing and sometimes fatal condition by more than 70
Kangaroo Island stud Ella Matta White Suffolk and Merino has credited genetic selection app RamSelect with helping it record its best sales result late last year.. The sale saw the stud sell its highest ever top-priced ram for $16000 and achieve an
The state government will legislate to ensure the $4.2 billion windfall from the sale of Snowy Hydro will be spent on projects in regional NSW.
Melbourne comedian Eurydice Dixon has been remembered through song, after thousands attended a vigil at the site where she was found dead.
HMAS Tobruk was expected to sink slowly to her watery grave on Tuesday but the operation has now been postponed.
Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud is urging Australians to visit regional and rural townships ravaged by drought.
National Plastic Bag campaign co-founder Jon Dee has some tips for shoppers as Woolworths and Coles prepare to ban single-use plastic bags.
The Queensland government will consider federal loans to mining projects in the Galilee Basin, months after its earlier decision to veto a NAIF loan to Adani.
China's ambassador to Australia has provided some answers to questions posed about his country's ambitions and aims.
A stop button for a Dreamworld ride was pushed after two rafts had collided, an inquest into the deaths of four guests has heard.
Tech giant Apple has been fined $9 million for misleading Australian customers about its problematic iPhones and iPads.
JPMorgan Australia chair Rob Priestley has quit the ASX and Future Fund boards in the wake of charges laid against ANZ over a raising underwritten by JPMorgan.