IF CRAIG Guy has his way, Heathcote will have an off-leash dog park.. All he needs is your help.. He has a block of land on Depot Rd and a plan to breathe life into what is currently a drainage channel and dam with a few trees on it
IF YOU’VE got something to share about local organisations, activities and events or want to celebrate what’s great about Heathcote, you’re invited to the Heathcote Roundtable.. An initiative of the City of Greater Bendigo Eppalock
A GROUP of committed locals was gutted to find their storage sheds had been ransacked.. Last Wednesday a committee member arrived to utter destruction at the Toolleen Motocross track where a bobcat had been stolen and their property damaged.. The
RESIDENTS will be able to dispose of green waste for free this weekend at both the Eaglehawk and Heathcote Landfills.. Council is providing the free green waste disposal weekends to encourage residents to clear their properties before the cooler
THIS week is an opportunity to say thank you to our volunteers and acknowledge their vital contribution to the Heathcote community.. Across central Victoria, our volunteers really are the unsung heroes of our community.. Each and every day, our
RESIDENTS are being urged to look out for fake $50 notes after a local was scammed.. A local woman sold a caravan and the purchasers paid with what Heathcote police are describing as a ‘significant amount’ of fake notes.. She only
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
A Victorian farmer has pleaded guilty to manslaughter over a fatal shooting where he tripped on an eggplant and shot a friend in the head in front of his kids.
Canberrans will mark the first Reconciliation Day public holiday with bush tucker, boomerang throwing and indigenous dance and musical performances.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has described as 'extremely disappointing' the cancellation of talks between the United States and North Korea.
Embattled wealth manager AMP has been hit with a shareholder class action by Shine Lawyers, following revelations uncovered at the banking royal commission.
A man has been sentenced to at least 22-and-a-half years in prison for the frenzied, fatal stabbing of his heavily pregnant partner in Sydney in 2015.
Outgoing Australian Medical Association boss Michael Gannon says a tax on sugary drinks is inevitable as a way of combating obesity.
Three days of House of Representatives sittings and Senate estimates next week will be overshadowed by an upcoming 'Super Saturday' of by-elections.
Unprecedented demand for the flu vaccine has created a shortage in Victoria, with authorities conserving supplies for those most at risk.
Greens senator Lee Rhiannon will quit federal politics in mid-August, allowing Mehreen Faruqi to take her place in parliament earlier than expected.
Adelaide's Vicar General Philip Marshall has taken charge of the Catholic Archdiocese of Adelaide, with Archbishop Philip Wilson standing aside.