THE push for a business incubator in Heathcote may have received a boost in newly released figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics into the growth of small businesses in Victoria.. More than 20,000 small businesses were created in the last
HEATHCOTE locals are being alerted to the symptoms of listeria after a national outbreak affecting 10 people was linked to rock melons from New South Wales.. Since then, Victoria’s Deputy Chief Health Officer, Dr Brett Sutton has confirmed
THERE was dancing and singing and a whole lot of walking at the Spanish Festival in Heathcote last weekend.. El Rocio Australia holds the festival in Heathcote as a tribute to their fellow Spaniards back home.. “It is really emulating the
THE Roman Middleton Charity Golf Day is preparing to go bigger and better for its second year when it tees off on Good Friday, March 30.. When Roman was five he was struck down by a super bug that attacked his liver.. “Within two weeks he
WORKS to repair the Kilmore-Lancefield Road have been delayed due to the discovery of a federally protected species of grass.. VicRoads acting Regional Director Brian Westley said they had no choice but to halt their efforts.. “We’ve
WHEN Gym 3523 owner Amber Tavinor registered a team in the Shepparton Mad Cow Mud Run, the real goal was to have a bit of fun while fitting in a bit of exercise.. But as she found out by the end of the event, competitions like the mud run can be
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
In stark contrast to recent multi-sport events, the village for the 2018 Commonwealth Games is ready to give athletes every chance to perform at their best.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has been re-elected for a second consecutive six-year term by a landslide, allowing him to rule till 2024.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has visited troops in eastern Ghouta as his forces gain the upper hand in the rebel enclave.
Authorities are due to arrive in Tathra, on NSW's far south coast, to assess the damage caused by a bushfire that tore through the town.
Energy analysts say state renewable energy targets are driving far more investment than predicted under the Turnbull government's new energy policy.
Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake has revealed compatriot and legend Usain Bolt is preparing to attend next month's Gold Coast Commonwealth Games as a spectator.
There are calls for a new federally funded sun-protection campaign, with data showing many Australians are confused about how to best protect their skin.
Hundreds of firefighters will be back to battle blazes ravaging Victoria's southwest on Monday morning.
Tropical Cyclone Marcus is expected to move off the WA coast early on Monday after weakening to a category one system on Sunday.
Malcolm Turnbull will hold bilateral talks with Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who is under fire for her response to Rohingya atrocities.