VETERANS. Tuesday, October 10: West course.. Freddy Barton won A-grade with 41 points off a handicap of 8, closely followed by David Wilson with 39 points off a handicap of 11.. B-grade winner was Jimmy Ryan with 37 pts, with Paul Wisneiwski
Barooga netball playing-coach Sarah Bruce has done it again, winning her sixth club best and fairest at the Hawks’ recent presentation night.. In a disappointing season results-wise, Bruce was a shining light, again delivering with consistency
Teachers have an opportunity to support students embarking on an overseas study tour to learn more about Australians who have served their country.. Victorian Education Minister James Merlino and Veterans Minister John Eren encouraged teachers to
The Victorian Government is seeking community and industry input on its proposed ban on electronic waste from landfill.. E-waste includes any device requiring a power cord or battery and is no longer wanted or useful, including phones, computers and
Two of Australia’s greatest story tellers are heading our way.. Dead Men Talking, hosted by the Katamatite Lions Club, is a two-man show jam-packed full of verse, song and yarns.. With Max Cullen as Henry Lawson and Warren Fahey as Banjo
IF YOU have only seen them once, you haven’t seen them enough.. These baby boot scooters were in the Courier recently - but without their names.. So they’re back and Barooga Public School is proud to present (or re-present) its country
A new report on a key mechanism used by the Murray-Darling Basin Authority to determine how much water can be taken out of the basin is critical of a model used to determine the diversions. The report by an expert panel was commissioned by the NSW
Ringarooma, a remote dairy farming town in Tasmania's north-east, has been named Australia’s Legendairy Capital for 2017.. Home to just 232 people, the town is the second national Legendairy Capital, after Stanhope won the title in 2015
Agriculture Victoria encourages Victorian women to apply for the 2018 AgriFutures TM Rural Women’s Award before applications close this Sunday 29 October. . The award has been running for two decades, supporting Australian women to use and
The passage of a low pressure trough with a cold front brought scattered thunderstorms which brought useful moderate to heavy rainfalls at several places in our region last Thursday and Friday the 19th and 20th October.. Some notable heavy falls
Agriculture Victoria has received an infrastructure boost to its metabolomics and proteomics facility at the AgriBio Centre for AgriBioscience in Bundoora, Melbourne.. The enhancements represent a $1 million investment by the Victorian Government
Australia’s energy crisis is helping forge new alliances between the dairy sector and industry groups hit by soaring prices and renewable energy suppliers keen to reach out to new markets.. Industry advocacy group Dairy Connect and renewables
Agriculture Victoria is working closely with the VFF to get a better understanding of on-farm energy use.. Global energy prices are rising and it is affecting farmers, who contribute more than $13billion to Victoria’s economy.. With this in
A 24m wide drill able to fold to a transport width of 5.4m within minutes was awarded the coveted Henty Machine of the Year Award.. The 3420 PHD Paralink Hoe Drill, entered by Canadian manufacturer Bourgault, impressed judges with its unique folding
The Numurkah Food Bowl Festival is dishing up a range of goodies as it enters its ninth year.. With something for everyone, the three-day festival is set to showcase all Numurkah has to offer.. ‘‘Numurkah is such a rare gem and if you
The history of the Dhurringile mansion will be explained and explored at the inaugural Heritage Open Day next weekend.. Residents and visitors to Greater Shepparton will have an opportunity to visit more than 40 places of historic interest, never
The Murray-Darling Basin Authority recently released our draft determination of the Sustainable Diversion Limit Adjustment Mechanism that finds 605Gl of water can remain in consumptive use and we can still achieve the environmental outcomes we want
Treasurer Scott Morrison will present the first five-yearly review into boosting productivity at a conference in Canberra.
People aged over 70 are embracing internet shopping, with their online purchases set to grow faster than any other age group, Commonwealth Bank research shows.
Former prime minister Kevin Rudd has spoken candidly about his time in politics and the direction of Australian politics at the Sydney Writers Festival.
Former Labor prime minister Kevin Rudd says the Liberal party, not him, are to blame for issues with the NBN because they changed the original plan.
A recovery mission is under way for the bodies of a pilot and passenger killed in a light plane crash on a rural Northern Territory road outside of Darwin.
Shinzo Abe has pledged to tackle the North Korean military threat at his first press conference after his election victory.
An immigration Senate estimates hearing has descended into a book club meeting with a Greens senator and department boss bonding over Lord of the Rings.
The mother of a WA toddler, who was crushed by a chest of drawers, wants rental laws changed so parents can secure furniture to walls without ramifications.
European leaders expect Australia will take a greater role in protecting oceans in the region as the global focus turns to the Pacific over the next few years.
The US has apologised after a top Indonesian military general was prevented from boarding a flight to Washington, but Indonesia says that isn't enough.