If you want to keep cool this summer, you may be forking out a lot for your energy bill.. New research revealed Victorians plan to cut back on spending to afford their summer energy bill with 46 per cent saying the cost of energy will affect how
As school kicks off for another year, the Loddon Mallee Waste and Resource Recovery Group is calling on parents to go nude with school lunches.. Nude food is without excess packaging such as foil or plastic.. The benefits include reducing the amount
COLIBAN Water wants to hear from customers on plans for the region’s water security over the next 50 years.. Raw water manager Steve Healy said the corporation plans 50 years into the future on an ongoing basis.. ‘‘Our Urban Water Strategy
THE O’Keefe Rail Trail Marathon is more than a race — it’s a community event.. At the official launch on Thursday a new slogan — Run, cycle, walk and roll the O’Keefe — was unveiled aiming to unite people of all backgrounds.. After
THE Suicide Prevention Awareness Network will again host the annual suicide awareness walk on Sunday, March 19. . A free sausage sizzle lunch will round out the day at the Dai Gum San Chinese precinct in Bendigo. Registrations for the ride can be
SANGUINE Estate was filled to capacity on the weekend as musicians serenaded the wine-sipping crowd.. The popular Heathcote Sanguine Estate Music Festival was again a sell-out this year with 160 music and wine lovers descending on the winery for the
A public inquiry into Australian water reforms has been launched by the Productivity Commission.. Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison has instructed the commission to investigate Australia’s water resources, with a particular eye to the National
John Deere is launching a new series of nimble utility tractors designed to meet the requirements of small and medium-sized agricultural, dairy and livestock farms, and local government.. Building on the strengths of the previous 5R models, John
Former Murray Goulburn Co-operative managing director Gary Helou has spoken on the record for the first time about the events leading up to the massive milk price cut by the company in April last year.. He had refused invitations to speak publicly
Agriculture Victoria researchers are using drones to remotely sense leaf nitrogen of red-blushed pears.. Information from the drones will help the researchers develop nitrogen fertiliser management guidelines that maximise fruit quality and minimise
When the weather failed him and the rain disappeared, David McGennisken of Manooka Farms was glad to know CNH Industrial Capital wouldn’t do the same.. Like every farmer, Mr McGennisken knows you’ve got to roll with the punches. And like every
Large-bodied native fish in the Loddon River are being fitted with acoustic tags as part of a new monitoring program investigating fish responses to environmental flow deliveries across Victoria.. DELWP’s Arthur Rylah Institute, in conjunction
VicForests recently completed a timber harvesting operation in the Strathbogie State Forest.. VicForests stakeholders and planning general manager Lachlan Spencer said the operation was completed without complications and the site would now begin
A rare bird discovered in a rice crop at Mayrung in January will be used to help uncover the network of wetlands the animal depends on in the colder months.. The male Australasian bittern, affectionately named ‘MILo’ by Murray Irrigation staff
The VFF Livestock Group and the Echuca Beef Group have teamed up to host a policy dinner and information evening this week.. The information evening will look at the hot topics in livestock policy, presented by VFF Livestock Group president Leonard
Victorian Nationals Leader Peter Walsh has labelled the Andrews Government’s dairy grants scheme ‘‘under-funded and over-promised’’, and accused the government of giving farmers ‘‘scraps off the table’’.. Agriculture Minister Jaal
Oppose the basin plan if you must, but stick to the facts. One has to question not only the factual integrity of the letter ‘Flawed basin plan is a health risk’ (Country News, February 7), but also the motives behind it.. To link the size of the
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US-backed Iraqi forces have begun moving towards Mosul airport following Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's formal announcement of a ground offensive.
The WA Liberals' campaign launch has involved personal attacks on Labor leader Mark McGowan and his shadow ministry for being influenced by union organisers.
Australia's senior Catholic leaders will be grilled by the child sex abuse royal commission this week about what they are doing to protect children.
Freezing TAFE fees and introducing a surcharge for residential property purchases by foreigners are among election campaign launch announcements by WA Labor.
Crowds have flocked to Melbourne's White Night festival, as homeless advocates camped at the State Library to protest the city's proposed rough sleeping ban.
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Queensland's Liberal National Party will introduce amendments in parliament next week to compel arbitration between players in the sugar industry dispute.
Cultural leaders in Melbourne have welcomed the Victorian government's policy to encourage cross-cultural cohesion.