GRAIN growers in Heathcote are being urged to assess current mouse numbers on their properties to determine if mice are likely to pose a risk at sowing.. If mouse numbers are a concern, growers should consult their bait suppliers as soon as possible
KYLIE Markham of Petwerx Pet Care Service walks along the old rail trail more than most people.. “I walk down that trail once every couple of days and have been doing so for the last couple of months as I have a new client in the area,&rdquo
HEATHCOTE local Paul Goujon says something needs to be done about Lyell Rd in Redesdale before a major accident occurs.. Paul is a school bus driver and takes that route from Monday to Friday every week, so he knows it just about better than anyone
HEATHCOTE Health has received funding of $260,934 from the state government to upgrade vital equipment.. The grant is a part of the $200 million Regional Health Infrastructure Fund, and will allow more Heathcote patients to get high quality care
MEMBER for Northern Victoria Luke O’Sullivan is worried about the rising crime rate in the City of Greater Bendigo, and says Premier Daniel Andrews is to blame.. New figures released by the Victorian Crime Statistics Agency show 9,724 offences
THIS year the O’Keefe Challenge offers plenty of variety for those who prefer an off-road trail run. Events will cater for the novice through to the experienced runner. For the novice, the O’Keefe Challenge offers several events that are
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
Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has announced the federal government will spend $70 million to track down paedophiles in Australia.
Florida school shooting survivor Emma Gonzalez stood silent for six minutes and 20 seconds - the time it took a shooter to kill 17 of her fellow students.
Cyclone Nora is weakening after crossing the western coast of Cape York in far north Queensland as a category 3 storm early on Sunday morning.
Investigators haver turned up explosive devices as well as a notes on IS and a will in their search of Redouane Lakdim's home as France mourned a slain officer.
Hundreds of thousands, spurred by the teen survivors of a Florida high school shooting, have marched in cities across the US demanding tighter gun controls
A dog food manufacturer is voluntarily recalling one of its products after a number of Victoria Police canines became ill.
The first Perth to London direct flight is ready for take-off, and flights from Australia's east coast to Heathrow and New York could start in 2022.
A teenage girl is dead and five other people had to be rescued after a boat capsized off the NSW south coast.
Three pilot whales have been euthanased after they returned to land on the WA coast, following a mass stranding event.
Tropical Cyclone Nora is predicted to hit the western coast of Cape York as a severe category 3 system.