Questions demand answers. I refer to ‘‘Proposal queried’’ (The Courier, December 6), concerning the proposed rezoning and development outside Cobram’s retail hub.. I won’t raise again the very valid points of the
Cobram. Cobram Division 1 Pennant relinquished top spot with a defeat at the hands of Numurkah by 3 shots last Friday.. Kerry Baldacchino defeated Ann Dealy 28/26, Ieva Saunders defeated Pam Smith 28/13 and Brenda Smethurst lost to Pam Carey 13/38
A 91-year-old Cobram woman is recovering in Shepparton Hospital’s intensive care unit after a two-car collision near Barooga on Monday.. Two cars were travelling north on the Stan Collie Causeway at 10.15am when a pilot vehicle escorting
VETERANS. December 5, stableford, old course, 61 players.. A-grade was won by Joe Hrrrdina with 37 points. Runner-up Ray Wallace followed closely with 36 points.. On a countback with both scoring 38 points, Joe Capp won B-grade from Basil Favaro
Two Cobram metal fabrication apprentices took home awards at GOTAFE Shepparton and Seymour campuses’ annual trade awards last week.. The awards were attended by more than 220 apprentices, employers, sponsors and GOTAFE trainers
An 80-year-old hand-carved rocking horse is up for grabs in a joint raffle between the Cobram Men’s Shed and the Cobram Youth Op Shop.. The horse was discovered in poor condition in a shed and has been restored by the Men’s Shed
The next two weeks are expected to be dominated by a long sequence of hot days and very little rainfall of any consequence.. There will be a brief interruption the middle of this week when a fairly active active frontal passage which will bring some
The National Irrigators’ Council has urged ministers to take a balanced and constructive approach to the basin water ministers meeting in Albury on December 19.. ‘‘Recent media coverage on the basin has tended to focus on an overly
As harvest continues across the state, Grains Research and Development Corporation’s Fiona Marshall is calling on grain farmers to look out for each other and themselves this season.. Recently appointed to the GRDC’s Southern Regional
John Pettigrew (Country News, November 21) sincerely believes in the climate change theory that has taken 50 per cent of normal availability of water from farmers and advocates for more down the river.. His biggest obstacle is Barnaby Joyce who
Goulburn-Murray Water is warning the public to avoid direct contact with water in Lake Eppalock and Cairn Curran Reservoir after monitoring detected high levels of blue-green algae.. Warning signs will be positioned at major recreational areas
Filmed by Joy the Sheep, these beautified sheep are looking very glamorous!
The Resource Manager for northern Victoria today updated the 2017/18 seasonal determinations.. The low-reliability water shares (LRWS) seasonal determination in the Broken system increases from 63 per cent to 100 per cent. The Broken system also has
Young people from regional Victoria looking to undertake vocational education or training have the opportunity to apply for a new scholarship.. The Rural Chances scholarship is an initiative of the Macpherson Smith Rural Foundation and is available
Murray River Group of Council have called for a ‘‘fair dinkum’’ examination of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan at the upcoming Ministerial Council meeting.. Chair of the six council group, and Campaspe Shire mayor, Adrian
Recent heavy rainfall through parts of the southern cropping region is likely to result in growers having to deal with grain going into storage with high moisture content.. High moisture in stored grain can lead to mould and insect growth, so
Farmers in the Riverine Plains region now have free access to two additional weather stations and moisture probes, installed at Bungeet and Miepoll.. The installation is part of a project facilitated by Riverine Plains.. Research and extension
ANC delegates have been casting their lballots for either Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa or Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma - the ex-wife of President Jacob Zuma.
Canadian police have released the autopsy results after the deaths of billionaire couple Barry and Honey Sherman, stating they died from strangulation.
After almost two decades together same sex couple Cas Willow and Heather Richard have tied the knot at a Melbourne hospital.
More than 1000 flights had to be cancelled at the world's busiest airport in Atlanta after a power outage wreaked havoc on thousands of travellers.
About 50 elite NSW Police officers will now carry semi-automatic rifles after completing an intensive training course.
Australian theatre companies are taking action against sexual harassment and bullying within their organisations in response to a union survey.
A drunk man who ran over a nine-year-old boy on Christmas night has been sentenced to seven years' jail, which the victim's family say is a 'slap in the face'.
Gold Coast mother Heidi Strbak has been jailed for nine years for fatally striking her four-year-old son Tyrell Cobb in May 2009.
The federal government has unveiled a third iteration of its plans to cut universities in its mid-year budget update, now slated to save taxpayers $2.2 billion.
Australia and the US had one of the closest relationships, but with Donald Trump's arrival the relationship has been volatile.