THE latest report released by the Crime Statistics agency shows criminal incidents have been on the decline in the Greater Bendigo region.. In the year to March 31, 2018, 7106 criminal incidents were recorded in Greater Bendigo, with a rate of 6138
IT’S only a matter of time until the students of Holy Rosary School will have to deal with a robot invasion.. But these robots won’t be there to take over the school, or crash and bash their way around.. They’ll be there to aid
CELIA Gregory was driving on the Heathcote-Redesdale Rd recently when a car towing a caravan coming from the other direction seemed to be driving straight at her.. She flashed the driver, moved slightly off the road and narrowly avoided an
WINTER is almost here and Heathcote motorists are being encouraged to prepare for challenging driving conditions.. VicRoads Acting Regional Director, Brian Westley, said knowing how to drive in icy conditions is vital for motorists’ safety
AXE Creek Cricket Club held its first Multicultural Winter Cricket Tournament this year to great acclaim.. A total of four teams played cricket across April, May and June with the tournament culminating in a grand final celebration on Sunday.. The
LOCAL residents will soon benefit from cheaper fares and new services to and from Bendigo and Heathcote, thanks to the changes made by the state government.. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes recently announced the new seven day-a-week
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 meat processing company has offered to take 60,000 sheep in limbo after a live animal exporter had its licence suspended, WA's agriculture minister says.
Victoria's tourism minister says he hopes a dead sex offender is "burning in hell" following the release of a damning ombudsman report into his crimes.
One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has introduced legislation to parliament to impose a debt ceiling at 35 per cent of gross domestic product.
What we learned, heard and were amused by in question time on Monday.
oOh!media will acquire advertising business Adshel for $570 million, ending its bidding war with rival APN Outdoor.
The Australian Electoral Commission will publish citizenship details of candidates the day before polls open in five by-elections.
The Federal Court has ordered the Australian government not to deport members of a Tamil family as they await the outcome of an immigration appeal.
The banking royal commissioner has taken the unusual step of directly responding to criticism of his investigation of the Commonwealth Bank's Bankwest takeover.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has shed light on skyrocketing private health insurance premiums and it's found customers aren't happy.
Setting the junior rugby league world on fire is not the only path to elite success in the National Rugby League, new research shows.