Every Wednesday morning I make the trip down the Murray Valley Hwy for cadet training in Shepparton.. The 50-minute journey to Shepparton News headquarters certainly does not faze me timewise, as I have become accustomed to driving nearly four hours
The fifth stage of the McDonald’s Super Time Trial series was held on Saturday.. Sixteen riders competed, all hoping to get a slice of the lucrative prizemoney on offer, which will be paid out after the sixth stage.. On a new 20.2km course and
The Queen’s Baton finally arrived in Yarrawonga on Thursday after making the long journey around Victoria ahead of the Commonwealth Games, which begin on the Gold Coast on April 4.. A raft of Moira Shire’s finest characters had the
Cobram Lawn Tennis Club recently held its annual corporate night.. Local businesses entered 29 teams of four players, who each got into the spirit by dressing up.. The winners on the night were Adkins Farm, closely followed by Cobram Top Pub.. The
Member for Shepparton Suzanna Sheed claims the Federal Opposition has put the future of regional communities in jeopardy and could force the failure of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.. Labor, the Greens and Nick Xenophon Team last Wednesday voted to
Despite the rapidly-progressing rollout of the NBN, many people are still in the dark about what it means for them.. According to a new Finder survey, 44 per cent of people not already on the NBN do not realise they will need to connect to 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
President Donald Trump believes arming teachers could prevent more school shootings such as the one which left 17 people dead in Florida.
Malcolm Turnbull says he will attempt to avoid wading into America's gun control debate, while he tried to dodge questions about Barnaby Joyce.
A leaked report shows Australian authorities knew from 2014 mould outbreaks at Nauru detention centre could harm the health of asylum seekers and staff.
Barnaby Joyce is facing a formal sexual harassment complaint and a challenge to his leadership.
The Grattan Institute is attempting to debunk the theory that low income earners don't stand to gain from building new housing.
Steve Frank Fesus, 47, is expected to be sentenced on Friday, more than 20 years after he murdered his teenage wife Jodie.
Tamate Heke is set to be sentenced for unlawfully striking Shane Merrigan and causing his death on Brisbane's Gateway Motorway in December 2015.
Former prime minister Tony Abbott has hit back at critics of his immigration proposal, saying his colleagues risk election defeat if they don't change tack.
Malcolm Turnbull's Washington DC visit is aimed at confirming Australian-US bonds that were shaken during last year's testy phone call with Donald Trump.
Two Australian men busted by Serbian police in connection with an alleged $500 million cocaine smuggling ring will return to Australia to face charges.