THE VICTORIAN Government has launched the Ready When You Are campaign to attract people to regional Victoria, on the eve of payroll tax cuts for businesses and significant new support for first home buyers in regional Victoria.. The campaign
DO YOU have a child that’s ready for four-year-old kindergarten next year?. Parents and guardians are encouraged to get in quick to secure a 2018 kindergarten place for their child, with applications for first round offers closing at 5pm on
LEITCHVILLE-GUNBOWER’S Matt Perri caused havoc for Heathcote seniors during Saturday’s Heathcote and District Football League clash at Gunbower.. The star forward slotted 13 majors in the 185-point annihilation over the Saints &mdash
A CORONIAL inquest into the death of four men in a crash near Pyalong two years ago has cleared VicRoads of any fault.. Josh Taylor, Nick Mongta, Chris Reddin and Corey Bray were killed in a horror smash early on January 28, 2015, on their way back
APPLICATIONS are now open for the Heathcote and District Community Bank 2017 grants program.. A previous recipient was the Heathcote Bowling Club, which the bank assisted with the purchase of a dishwasher for the club’s kitchen upgrade in
HEATHCOTE’S run in A grade has gone from bad to worse in the Heathcote and District Netball League following a 25-goal hiding from Leitchville Gunbower on Saturday.. The Saints were at Gunbower Recreation Reserve for the clash which ended
Rabobank senior analyst Michael Harvey will present on the topic ‘‘Australian dairy – climbing back off the canvas’’ at Murray Dairy workshops this week.. He will look at global and local dairy market dynamics during the next 12 months and
The long dry spell has continued last week in our regions and there is no immediate relief in sight. Many places in our regions had little or no rain last week. However, places in NE Victoria had some moderate rainfalls with monthly totals reaching
When it comes to sealing stacks of forage harvested for silage there’s no short cuts according to Department of Environment and Primary Industries pasture and fodder conservation specialist Frank Mickan.. Mr Mickan said simply placing a few tyres
Higher wheat prices and improved dairy auction results were offset by poorer livestock prices and weakness in sugar and cotton to leave the NAB Rural Commodities Index unchanged in June.. The latest Rural Commodities Wrap from NAB Agribusiness
Wattle Health Australia shares have soared after the infant formula supplier acquired a stake in Australian infant formula maker Blend & Pack, helping to secure its business in China.. Shares in Wattle Health gained 10.5¢, or 22.1 per cent, to
Applications for the 2017 Fire Awareness Awards are now open for individuals, community groups and organisations to submit innovative projects that help reduce the incidence and impact of fire in Victoria.. ‘‘Every day across Victoria people are
O’Connors Shepparton has had a long history as a dealer for Lely Australia products, and the Mueller family from Kyabram has taken advantage of this long-time partnership.. The Shepparton company has been in partnership with Lely Australia for
Goulburn-Murray Water has released a new-look Waranga Basin Recreation Guide to provide key information about one of the state’s largest inland waterways.. The guide, printed on waterproof paper, provides visitors with important information on
A women’s celebration and information night will be held in Cohuna next week.. Guest speakers include Dr Margreet Stegeman, an obstetrician and gynaecologist who will be speaking on behalf of Jean Hailes for Women’s Health.. Dr Megan Belot
According to new research released by Medibank, Australian parents believe it is beneficial for children to help prepare meals at home because it leads to improved life skills and bonding opportunities, yet technology, late nights at work, and other
The Andrews Labor Government is urging people to nominate hard-working volunteers from Northern Victoria in this year’s Victorian Premier’s Volunteer Champions Awards.. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, said the
A WA inquest has been told the alarm was not raised when communication from a prawn trawler was lost off the Pilbara coast.
One of the men accused of raping an unconscious teen with a bottle described footage of the incident as the funniest thing he'd ever seen, a jury has been told.
A retired Sydney dentist has again been jailed for sexually molesting girls and women while they were under the influence of nitrous oxide gas.
The Turnbull government has released a new analysis of the benefits university graduates get from holding a degree, in a bid to bolster its funding changes.
The federal government has formally notified gas companies it will consider the likelihood of a supply shortfall in 2018, the first step to limiting exports.
Victoria is at risk of losing its bushfire battle this summer if it doesn't get on and reform its fire services to repair morale, an inquiry has been told.
The consumer watchdog has opened a federal court action against food giant Heinz.
A commission of inquiry into the 2012 death of an Australian soldier during a training accident has resumed in Sydney.
Four men who claimed they were called on by God to desecrate a war memorial were found guilty of wilful damage.
Former prime minister Tony Abbott says having a postal plebiscite to decide same-sex marriage would be better than having a vote in parliament.