IN A perfect world everyone would have means for transport to and from medical appointments.. Unfortunately, in local regions this is not always the case.. However, The Royal Flying Doctor Service in partnership with Heathcote Health is doing
TOMORROW has been declared a day of Total Fire Ban in the Mallee and Northern Country parts of Victoria.. No fires can be lit or be allowed to remain alight in the open air from 12:01 AM until 11:59 PM.. It is also a good time to re-practice your
COLIBAN Water has been working closely with the community to develop a 50-year water security plan.. Holding more than 20 meetings with customers, local councils, traditional owners, sustainability groups and progress associations since releasing
HOLY Rosary Primary School students have raised more than $4200 for their school after hosting a CUA School Fun Run.. In the lead-up to the event, students pounded the pavement and raised funds online by seeking sponsorship from their local
HEATHCOTE CFA was called out to a single vehicle accident at about 7pm on December 15.. The vehicle was travelling on North Costerfield Rd when it is believed the driver lost control, causing the car to flip.. CFA, SES, police and an ambulance
HEATHCOTE Cricket Club has been afforded an extra week’s break over Christmas/New Year courtesy of a forfeit on Saturday.. In the last round before the festive break, Calivil was unable to field a side which saw Heathcote awarded the points
Any plans to establish solar farms in the Edward River Council region must have limited community impact, according to Mayor Norm Brennan.. Cr Brennan said that was why council had developed a list of development conditions for RES Australia, which
Corowa-based company Upton Irrigation has released a new range of Australian-designed and locally manufactured linear move irrigators with extensive features and options that are designed to fulfil a range of applications.. The Upton Linear Move
Heat health alerts have been issued for northern and north central Victoria as the state braces for two days of temperatures above 40C.. Authorities have warned people in the North Central and Northern Country weather regions to watch out for the
Last week a second tropical cyclone of this season hit the north west region of WA. The cyclone named Joyce brought more heavy rainfalls to Broome, Cygnet Bay, Derby and right across to Marble Bar where 115 mms fell to last Saturday morning, 13th
Agriculture Victoria is reminding cattle producers to be on the lookout for pinkeye with current conditions meaning the risk of an outbreak is high.. District veterinary officer Jeff Cave said farmers needed to be vigilant.. ‘‘With the
Where did they get their names from?. Billy: Cookie we got off a bloke called Cookie from Elmore — Carl Cook is a living legend from Elmore. Alie is named after a cousin who lives in Melbourne. Bonnie and Bella we just made up those names, and
As if Strathmerton’s iconic Cactus Country did not have enough in common with Mexico already, it is soon set to have its own range of tequila.. The site’s general manager John Hall said the cactus farm would soon begin producing and
The dairy industry is counting down the days until International Dairy Week starts on Sunday, with more than 1100 entries set to take to the arena throughout the five-day event.. Northern Victoria and the Southern Riverina are well represented among
If rain and cooler temperatures are what you enjoy, NSW and Victoria were not the places to be in 2017, according to the Bureau of Meteorology’s Annual Climate Statement.. Last year was the warmest on record for NSW, while 2017 was
Many of 13-year-old Darcie Stammers’ peers spend their time inside, playing video games, watching movies or glued to their mobile phones.. But sixth generation farmer Darcie’s days are filled with tractors, cows and sheep work on the
A 65-year-old dairy farmer from Cooma who was recently convicted of cruelty charges at Shepparton Magistrates’ Court for failing to feed his cattle, has escaped imprisonment after an appeal was lodged.. The farmer pleaded guilty to a total of
Health Minister Greg Hunt wants health insurers to deliver the lowest premium rise in over 15 years, but families could still have to pay $200 a year more.
Australia has complained at the World Trade Organisation about the rules applied to sales of wine by Canada, a WTO filing has shown.
Steve Bannon, former chief strategist to US President Donald Trump, has been summoned to testify before a grand jury, according to the NY Times.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, better known collectively as Kimye, have welcomed a baby girl, their third child, born via surrogate.
No trains will be running in NSW on January 29 after rail workers voted to strike for 24 hours, the union says, urging commuters to skip work that day.
Universities Australia says the Turnbull government's freeze on funding means almost 10,000 student places will be effectively unfunded this year.
The US should have immigrants from "everywhere" says Donald Trump, amid an ongoing furore over his alleged vulgar description of some African countries.
North Korea has denounced US President Donald Trump's tweet suggesting he has a bigger nuclear button than Kim Jong-un.
Bangladesh has agreed to complete the process of returning Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar within two years after repatriation begins.
China's President Xi Jinping has reportedly told US President Donald Trump that unity on the issue of North Korea is extremely important.