WHAT a challenge, what an event.. The O’Keefe Rail Trail Marathon started on Friday night with 54 riders taking part in the inaugural Light the Trail event, from grandparents through to two 12-year-olds who rode this distance for the first
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
RESIDENTS who were overcome with a ‘stench’ in the past couple of weeks can breathe a sigh of relief according to a Coliban Water spokesperson.. It’s believed the water treatment plant in the One Eye Forest off Burnt Tk and Hookes
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
A TOTAL of 48 men and five ladies took part in a stableford event at the Axedale Golf Club on Saturday, April 14. The event was sponsored by David and Roz Yum.. Men’s event:. In division one, for handicaps of 0-17, the winner was David Baillie
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
One of the last surviving Rats of Tobruk will address the Anzac Day national ceremony in Canberra.
Thousands gathered at the Hobart Cenotaph for the annual Anzac Day dawn service to pay their respects to the fallen.
A large number of children have joined thousands at Anzac Day dawn services across Australia, marking the 103rd anniversary of the landing at Gallipoli.
Crowds gathered at the South Australian dawn service have heard there is more work to be done in recognising the service of women to Australia's armed forces.
The Trump administration has notified Foreign Minister Julie Bishop Admiral Harry Harris won't be the next US Ambassador to Australia.
Tens of thousands of people have flocked to Melbourne's Shrine of Remembrance for the traditional Anzac Day dawn service.
The Centre Alliance senators are giving the Turnbull government's company tax cuts a fresh look after meetings with top officials.
Reflecting on a century of sacrifice for freedom, a crowd of 38,000 gathered to commemorate Anzac Day at the dawn service in Canberra.
Queenslanders who died at war have been honoured for their sacrifice during a moving dawn service in Brisbane's Anzac Square.
Bill Cosby's lawyers called Andrea Constand, who has accused the entertainer of sexual assault, a "pathological liar" during closing arguments at his trial.