FROM July 1, the Heathcote Landfill will become the Heathcote Transfer Station and will operate from 8am to 5pm on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays.. City of Greater Bendigo resource recovery and education manager Brooke Pearce said that
GRANITE Hills Wines in Baynton has received a grant through the second round of wine growth funding.. Granite Hills will put their money from the grant toward developing export growth, which supports Victoria’s 21 wine regions
AN ELECTED Liberal Nationals government will restore the planning flying squads to support development and investment growth in regional Victoria.. The Council Planning Flying Squad program will relieve Victoria’s rural and regional councils
HEATHCOTE Primary and Axedale Primary School students will be getting hands on with inventive projects to learn about sustainability within their environment.. This is thanks to grants from Junior Landcare and Momentum Energy’s Powerful Youth
HE MIGHT not be an AFL legend but there aren’t too many people in downtown Heathcote who get personal visits from current players.. Or are on first name terms with several coaches.. And have former greats giving them the occasional ring to see
HEATHCOTE library will play host to the emerging Victorian author Mark Brandi on Friday, June 22, from 2pm-3pm, as part of the High Road to Reading program.. Mark will be talking about his award-winning debut novel Wimmera and its connection to his
A TOTAL of 34 men competed in a 27-Hole Canadian Foursome Championship on Saturday at Axedale Golf Club, while 18 men competed over 18-Holes.. The Canadian Foursome Championship for the ladies had 14 contenders, with all events sponsored by MLC
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
Former NSW union boss Derrick Belan has been jailed for defrauding the National Union of Workers of hundreds of thousands of dollars over several years.
What we learned, heard and were amused by in question time on Monday.
Former treasurer Wayne Swan has claimed victory in the race to be Labor's next national president, defeating incumbent Mark Butler.
Google is stepping up its investments in Asia and will spend $US550m for a one per cent stake in Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com.
A man who implanted an electronic train ticket into his arm has had his conviction overturned by a Sydney court.
Five immigrants have died after a vehicle packed with 14 passengers flipped at high speed while being chased by border patrol agents in southern Texas.
Gina Rinehart's Hancock Prospecting has joined the bidding war for Atlas Iron with an offer that values the junior miner at $390 million.
NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet says cost of living will be "front and centre" of this week's NSW budget.
A Queensland magistrate's husband, who's accused of assaulting a neighbour when an ongoing feud escalated, claims he never went looking for trouble.
The Australian housing market looks to be losing its steam, with auction clearance rates falling to 56.9 per cent last week from 66.7 per cent a year earlier.