WEEKLY bin audits by the City of Greater Bendigo have shown there’s room for improvement in locals’ sorting of general, green waste and recyclables.. While most households were rated as acceptable, through visual audits council found
CITY of Greater Bendigo Council has adopted a new policy that will improve the way it distributes grants to the community.. The policy changes are in response to an extensive review involving significant community feedback.. The new policy will come
TICKETS to the Sanguine Estate Music Festival in Heathcote have sold out.. But you can still get your hands on some for the Bendigo event.. Organisers have responded to public demand and have extended the Bendigo program to include a Sunday morning
ONE of Heathcote’s most historic buildings was gutted by fire on Saturday morning.. The former Lake Hotel, now a private residence, on the corner of Heathcote-Nagambie Rd and the Northern Hwy caught fire at about 10am. It took two local units
HEATHCOTE’S taxi service was forced off the road on Monday after thieves broke into its High St office at the weekend.. The thieves ransacked the office, stealing laptops, cash, car keys and a safe.. “A lot of the things they took were
THE first of a new fleet of alcohol and drug buses are set to hit the road to help Victoria Police crack down on drunk and drug-affected drivers.. A total of 10 buses rolled off the production line, built by specialist vehicle manufacturers
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
The government will make it mandatory for all aged-care facilities to offer the flu jab to their staff in a bid to prevent another outbreak like that of 2017.
A 19-year-old has appeared in court charged over a hit-and-run that killed a recently-married couple .
A Queensland woman has died in police custody near Brisbane.
Revenue and Financial Services Minister Kelly O'Dwyer does not agree with an independent senator that the banks should be barred from a company tax cut.
Financial Services Minister Kelly O'Dwyer has repeatedly refused to concede the government should have called a banking royal commission sooner.
Actor Verne Troyer, who achieved fame playing Mini-Me in the Austin Powers films, has died aged 49.
The Queen has broken tradition to attend a glittering concert at Royal Albert Hall in celebration of her 92nd birthday, flanked by members of the royal family.
Barbara Bush has been remembered for her dignity and wit at her Houston funeral attended by four former US presidents and other dignitaries.
Chemical weapons inspectors have finally managed to take samples in Douma at the site of an alleged gas attack two weeks after the incident.
A three-year-old girl has been found safe after wandering into the Queensland bush with the family dog.