CYBERBULLYING is a serious issue affecting children and adolescents from primary school through to university.. During 2017 more than 3,000 people aged 5-25 contacted the national counselling service Kids Helpline and in a chilling statistic, 14 per
HEATHCOTE Panthers Basketball under 12 boys are off to the Bendigo Basketball summer season grand final this week after winning a thrilling preliminary final on Friday.. In a match that went down to the wire, the Heathcote boys pulled off the win
HEATHCOTE and District Community Bank Branch announced last week that 2017 scholarship recipient Nicolas Tobin will receive a second round of funding for 2018.. The rules of the scholarship state that if the recipient upholds strong academic
THE ever-popular Night Pennant Series was played at Heathcote Bowling Club last month.. In division one the Cruisers team consisting of Peg Ring, Carol Gilmore, Marg Bakker and Di Sheppard (s) played the 4 Melbourne Thanks team comprising Shaun
LA SCALA on the Campaspe. The MC pretty well hit the nail right on the head when he drew that clear line between the heart of opera and Mia Mia, somewhere in the back blocks of downtown Victoria.. But there was something strange afoot here.. It was
THE power outages throughout Heathcote and surrounding regions two weeks ago were caused by a fallen tree branch that made contact with a power line.. At about 3pm a large majority of the Greater City of Bendigo region and a lot of Heathcote
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
A three-way summit involving South Korea, North Korea and the United States is possible, South Korean President Moon Jae-in says.
The passing of welfare reforms by the Senate will impact on the jobless and pensioners in a variety of ways.
The Kaurna people been granted native title rights over areas of Adelaide, the first time such rights have been awarded over a capital city.
Facebook says it was "deceived" by the Cambridge Analytica revelations, but at least one lawsuit alleges that Facebook itself deceived its shareholders.
The average price of plans on the national broadband network fell 4.5 per cent in 2016/17, and other broadband prices also dropped.
Cardinal George Pell's defence team want an investigative journalist to help them decipher notes she made about allegations of historical sex offences.
Commonwealth Games visitors have been assured their Facebook data will not be mined if they use free public Wi-Fi provided by the Gold Coast council.
A woman charged over the double murder of siblings had a short relationship with the boyfriend of her alleged female victim, a court has heard.
An inquest into the death of a Queensland man found with head injuries on a Gold Coast highway is bringing much-needed answers, his family believes.
Australians at high risk of HIV will have cheap access to a drug that's 99 per cent effective in preventing the transmission of HIV among gay and bisexual men.