EARLY school leavers and the long-term unemployed will have better access to training and support under a new Bendigo TAFE program.. Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards and member for Bendigo East Jacinta Allan announced that Bendigo Kangan
NATIONALS MPs have expressed disappointment that northern Victoria was overlooked in the allocation of additional residential rehab beds.. Member for Euroa and deputy leader of the Nationals Steph Ryan said the announcement ignored the needs of
HEATHCOTE CFA will receive $310,000 from the state government to go towards the purchase of a new vehicle for the brigade.. The new vehicle will be a CFA medium tanker, which holds a 2,350 litre tank mounted on the rear of a dual cab
FORMER Australian Test cricketers Allan Border and Dean Jones took to the Heathcote Golf Course on Saturday to add some colour to the day’s event.. A good field of 27 men took to the course for the monthly medal and first round of the Summer
THE Lions night market was officially launched on Friday, November 10 at Barrack Reserve.. City of Greater Bendigo Mayor Margaret O’Rourke and Councillor Yvonne Wrigglesworth cut the ribbon to declare the Lions Club night markets officially
THE Heathcote Agricultural, Pastoral and Horticultural Society has declared the 136th Heathcote Show a success.. With at least 900 people flowing through the gates, the show society said it was one of the better years for attendees.. And there was
More than 20 firefighting units were needed to fight a blaze at Rankins Rd, Strathmerton on November 13.. The fire was called in at 3.55pm and involved silage rolls, which were in a bunker with tyres on top.. The fire was reported to be travelling
During last Thursday and Friday, 16th-17th November, heavy exceptional rains for this month were recorded in the Mallee and also at isolated places in the West Central Victoria and at places in the SW part of NSW. Mildura recorded 54.2 mms to
The Resource Manager for Northern Victoria recently updated the 2017/18 seasonal determinations.. The Goulburn system and the Loddon system both increased from 93 per cent to 94 per cent high-reliability water shares (HRWS).. A seasonal
Australia’s agricultural sector will receive a boost following the signing of a free-trade agreement with Peru, with 99 per cent of tariffs to be abolished.. The deal signals big wins for a number of sectors including the dairy, grains and red
The Connection project’s $100million in winter works have been completed, with the works expected to deliver 429Gl in water savings each year.. The works, which began in June, included the upgrading of more than 33km of irrigation channel to
Last year the Palmer family, who lives on a Cohuna dairy farm, barely made it to the Melbourne Cup carnival’s Emirates Stakes Day at Flemington courtesy of a car breaking down.. It would prove worth the panic when Cecelia Palmer and her four
A new era of regional prosperity lies ahead as young farmers embrace new chemical-free production techniques, according to one of the world’s leaders in organic farming research.. After proving the value of organic production and nutrition of
A new era of leadership in advocacy and governance has started, with Sheep Producers Australia officially becoming the peak industry body for the nation’s sheep and lamb industry last week.. The new body replaced the former Sheepmeat Council
The most advanced grain harvesting technology from front to back is featured in the combines and headers John Deere is introducing for 2018.. This includes four new S700 combine models (S760, S770, S780 and S790) that offer producers significant
The cause of hay fires this season will depend on the region, according to two CFA representatives.. Cosgrove and Pine Lodge CFA captain Ross Harmer said this season was no different to any other, with weather conditions not playing much of a part
High demand for the free Urban Fruit Tree Removal Program has led to a further extension of its closing date.. More than 600 applications have been received to have unwanted fruit trees removed from residential yards across the Goulburn and Murray
The US says Myanmar state violence against the Rohingya people is "ethnic cleansing" with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson referring to "horrendous atrocities".
While multilateral trade talks have stalled, the Turnbull government is seeking to seal a series of bilateral and regional deals.
A new foreign policy blueprint sets out challenges and opportunities for Australia.
An Aboriginal woman who created culturally-appropriate suicide intervention programs for remote communities is the 2018 WA Australian of the Year.
The UN war crimes tribunal sentences former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic to life imprisonment.
WA Labor MP Barry Urban is not facing expulsion from the party as a probe continues into his CV, including his police and military record, and education.
Laws that will keep radicalised NSW prisoners behind bars if they are deemed to be a future risk have passed state parliament.
Ash and steam is spewing from Bali's Mount Agung Volcano and an exclusion zone is in place for 7.5 kilometres around the eruption zone.
It could soon be easier for WA victims of child sex abuse to seek civil action after the state government introduced a bill to remove the limitation period.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk visited the electorate of Toowoomba North on Wednesday, with seat considered a bellwether for a majority government.