THE prices households will pay for water services from July 1 next year are under scrutiny as Victoria’s economic regulator reviews price proposals from the state’s water businesses.. The Essential Services Commission has received
WHETHER you’re an avid green thumb or just starting out, you’re invited to join the fun of the Mia Mia flower show on October 26.. The flower show traces its origins back to 1916 when Victoria celebrated a state-wide Flower Day to raise
CLASSICAL music lovers are invited along to this weekend’s Sunday Soiree at St John’s church.. Whether you’re a Bach buff or a Johann fan you’re sure to be entertained as Katie Kim and Raechel Suh
A TOTAL of 87 men and 17 ladies took part in a par event at the Axedale Golf Club on Saturday October 14. The event was sponsored by the Axedale Tavern.. In division one (0-14) the winner was Peter Williamson (12 h/c, 2 points). The runner-up was
WITH the warmer weather upon us, residents are being warned to keep an eye out for snakes on their property.. The end of winter also means the end of snakes’ hibernation, and residents are being told they’re bound to come across more as
GREATER Bendigo residents will be able to dispose of green waste for free this spring at both the Eaglehawk and Heathcote Landfills on the weekends of October 28 and 29 and November 18 and 19.. The City of Greater Bendigo is providing free green
The history of the Dhurringile mansion will be explained and explored at the inaugural Heritage Open Day next weekend.. Residents and visitors to Greater Shepparton will have an opportunity to visit more than 40 places of historic interest, never
The Murray-Darling Basin Authority recently released our draft determination of the Sustainable Diversion Limit Adjustment Mechanism that finds 605Gl of water can remain in consumptive use and we can still achieve the environmental outcomes we want
Undera’s Jasmine Cordy is the proud owner of the Interbreed Champion Senior Cow at this year’s Shepparton Agricultural Show.. Ms Cordy’s red and white Holstein, Lindon Artie Fire Kite, took out the major prize as well as the
Meticulous vote counting will continue after the weekend’s by-elections in three NSW electorates — but the victorious Nationals are now facing a less certain future.. The Nationals watched on nervously as the Shooters, Fishers and
Modest improvement in dairy prices is on the way, but many northern Victorian farmers are facing low cash flow, Dairy Australia CEO, Ian Halliday said this week.. "Cash flow is still very tight and for most farmers I think it will take 12 to 18
Southern NSW grain growers have explained to the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s Northern Regional Panel how issues such as a dry season, frosts, mice and irrigation water costs are reducing farm profitability.. Listening to
Goulburn Valley Water will represent Victoria at the third Ixom Best Tap Water in Australia competition on Wednesday, October 18.. Hosted by the Water Industry Operators Association of Australia, the awards will be held in Launceston in Tasmani
More than 100 riders descended on Tatura at the weekend, as part of the Shepparton Agricultural Show’s horse show.. The Hunter Rural Shepparton Agricultural Horse Show, held at Tatura Park, is the only local show of its kind where riders can
Open Gardens Victoria is holding an open day for two gardens near Yea next month.. On Saturday and Sunday, November 4 and 5, Mareeba at Murrindindi and Candlebark at Limestone will be available for inspection.. Mareeba is a garden of exotic and
Oktoberfest will be back in Tooborac once more, with the Tooborac Hotel and Brewery hosting its sixth annual OkTOOBerfest Beer Festival next week.. Families, groups and friends are invited to enjoy the German tradition, with the hotel set to host
Jalapeno, Lime, Honey and Coriander Lamb Shoulder. Serves six.. Ingredients:. 1.4kg lamb shoulder, bone in. 1 tbsp olive oil. 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped. 1 jalapeno, seeded, finely chopped. zest and juice of 2 limes. 2 tbsp honey. bunch
Authorities are preparing to recover a fishing vessel which capsized and sank off the central Queensland coast with six crewmen on board.
An ambitious renewable energy target of 40 per cent by 2025 has been given a green light by Victoria's parliament.
Drone footage from the northern Syrian city of Raqqa shows the extent of devastation caused by weeks of fighting.
Former president Barack Obama has voiced concern about the current political climate in the US.
The Queensland government can't say whether it will have enough extra trains to run its Commonwealth Games timetable, after one of the new trains derailed.
Queensland's police union has acknowledged a coroner's assessment of mental health as a "core business" but says realising recommendations could prove costly.
UNICEF says almost 340,000 Rohingya children forced into refugee camps along the Bangladesh border lack enough food, clean water and health care.
Family members of men who died in New Zealand's biggest mine disaster say it's "great news" the newly elected government will support re-entry into the mine.
There's less food to go around but it's now easier for the World Food Program to get emergency rations to people in Syria as Islamic State nears defeat.
TV star Jason Gann has lost a bid to overturn a judgment ordering him to pay more than $300,000 to a driver he assaulted at a Melbourne racecourse.