ON AN overcast day, Heathcote’s Under 17 football side took on Mt Pleasant at the Toolleen ground.. Despite their best efforts and a hard working backline, the Saints were unable to surmount a very well-drilled opposition.. Mt Pleasants superior
GREG Speirs was elected president of the Heathcote Bowling Club for the 2017-18 season at the well attended AGM on Sunday, May 21.. Retiring President Eileen O’Brien thanked all members for their support over the last two years and wished Greg and
HEATHCOTE’S A-grade netball side couldn’t find its first win of the season on Saturday in a hard encounter with Mount Pleasant.. The Saints went into the game having lost the first five games of the season and couldn’t break the streak of bad
THREE new board members, including a new chair, were recently announced for the Loddon Mallee Waste and Resource and Recovery Group.. The Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D'Ambrosio has announced Jennifer Anderson would be
LOCALS are in for a treat with ‘‘Burlesque de Vine’’ – a ‘‘wickedly sassy’’ pairing of burlesque and wine as part of the Heathcote on Show weekend.. Presented by Maison Burlesque and Silver Spoon Estate, the night will offer saucy
HEATHCOTE Primary School will go on public show at next Wednesday’s Open Day.. With classes running as usual, the open day will show visitors all the school has to offer.. Students have already sent out invitations to special people, but principal
Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing man Don Davis.. The 31-year-old US national was last seen in High Street, Axedale about 10.30am on Tuesday 23 May.. Investigators believe that Don may have entered bushland near
Labor wants the Federal Government to carry out a transparent process in appointing the new boss to run the pesticides body being moved to Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce’s electorate.. Barnaby Joyce has announced former Howard Government
Investment intentions of Victorian farmers have strengthened considerably over the past 12 months, according to new research from Commonwealth Bank.. The research, part of Commonwealth Bank’s biannual Agri Insights survey, shows investment
The ‘‘no-frills’’ federal budget has delivered on some priorities for the dairy industry, but not without raising concerns about changes to visa fees, according to Australian Dairy Farmers.. Interim chief executive officer John McQueen said
The parliamentary committee charged with looking into decentralisation will spend most of its time in Canberra.. The Senate References Committee is conducting hearings into decentralisation of Commonwealth offices but will only visit one rural
The UDV have called on the state and federal governments to fund a Victoria-wide Q fever pre-screening and vaccination program in regional areas to ensure dairy farmers and their employees are immunised against the illness.. At the UDV’s annual
The land area devoted to dairying in the Goulburn Murray region has dropped by one third in less than 10 years, according to new studies released in Shepparton last night.. The reports also found the remaining dairy farms were heavily reliant on
A Melbourne fruit and vegetable operator is facing court for allegedly providing false records to the Fair Work Ombudsman and for underpaying more than $130000 to two workers.. Stephen Fanous is the director of A & S Wholesale Fruit and
Perfumes in household products are causing a stink for a third of Australians who get migraines and asthma attacks from them, new research shows.. The University of Melbourne study, published in the journal Preventive Medicine Reports, found that
Victoria’s next generation of dairy farmers have been celebrated with the Andrews Government continuing its support for the industry at the UDV Young Farmers Breakfast held recently.. Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford officially opened the UDV
A community submission says an investment into upgrading the Deniliquin Saleyards to a regional selling centre is paramount to guarantee the future of this essential service to Deniliquin and the surrounding area.. A request seeking funds for the
Community Landcare and Agriculture Leadership program participants explored what dairy farming might look like in the future on a recent trip to the Goulburn Valley.. Now in its fourth year, the program is designed to assist participants develop
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Police are on the hunt for a man following a one-punch attack that knocked another man unconscious and left him hospitalised after a fight at a Queensland bar.
High-profile child sex abuse victims advocate Anthony Foster will be honoured with a state funeral, the Victorian government has confirmed.
A Melbourne lawyer says that Schapelle Corby's family can profit from her story as long as the money or any benefits don't flow back to Corby herself.
As Senate budget estimates enter their second week, Treasury head John Fraser and his team can be expected to be grilled over his department's forecasting.
Biosecurity Queensland has quarantined a property after an unvaccinated horse was diagnosed with Hendra virus on the Gold Coast.
A six-month trial seeking damages for people held at the Manus Island immigration detention centre is expected to begin in Melbourne this week.
A Liberal frontbencher says the government had to stoop to tax increases in the budget because slowing spending growth has not been enough to return a surplus.
Thanks to a cold front passing over the state, snow has started to fall on Victoria's alps while rain and hail are forecast for Melbourne.
Federal minister Ken Wyatt has cautioned his indigenous compatriots that the government must balance their aspirations against what the community can accept.