Do you know a volunteer in the Tatura and surrounding community who deserves to be recognised?. Nominations are open for the 2017 Greater Shepparton volunteer recognition awards.. Now in the eighth year, the volunteer awards recognise the
The Tatura Probus Club held a special barbecue at Ursula Weitacher’s home for its February social event.. It was a perfect summer’s day held in her huge backyard with the lake in the near distance.. Ian Cockayne was the cook for the day, which
Thousands flocked to Kyabram to attend the 72nd annual Kyabram Rodeo.. More than 3000 people attended the event, which had more than 300 entrants keeping the crowd entertained well into the night.. Kyabram AH and P Society secretary Janelle McDonald
Saturday was the opening of a new golf season at Merrigum with good numbers turning up to contest the 4BBB stableford event.. It was a perfect day for golf but it has taken the return of Cory Berghofer to get a score that reflects the conditions the
The Irish Stableford teams-of-three event was enjoyed by all who played. Captain Bev made sure there were plenty of prizes to be won. Most golfers got into the spirit and dressed for the occasion, wearing green hats, shirts and green tinsel on their
La Trobe University celebrated 50 years of education and the Shepparton campus courtyard was the centre of local celebrations recently.. Live music, a barbecue lunch followed by a cake cutting and some words from La Trobe pro vice-chancellor
Game Management Authority chair Brian Hine has welcomed the decision to extend his appointment just four months into the job, as he now turns his focus to the the possibility of leading the authority with an entirely new board.. Mr Hine will lead
Grain growers and agronomists in southern NSW are being invited to a series of regional meetings run by the Grains Research and Development Corporation.. The meetings — including those in Finley, Mulwala and Temora — have been initiated by the
Victorian farmers have started 2017 on a positive note, with four out of five expecting this year to be similar to, or even better than, the last.. But low wheat prices have put a dent in grain grower confidence, although buffered by the bumper
New research released to coincide with the International Day of Happiness (March 20) reveals that when we feel good about ourselves physically, it can lead to us taking greater care of other areas in our life, shifting momentum to a happier you
The VFF has called on the Victorian Government to prevent animal activist groups from gaining the power to police farm practices in a submission to a parliamentary inquiry into the Victorian branch of the RSPCA.. The organisation urged the
A sixth-generation Pine Lodge farmer is concerned his property is the preferred site for the potential relocation of the Shepparton Aerodrome.. Pork producer John Laws says the future of his farm might be ‘‘up in the air’’ after he was last
A leading river systems expert says unregulated flooding and increased environmental flows will also increase the numbers of invasive fish species such as carp.. Dr John Conallin said the current Murray-Darling Basin Plan approach of inundating
The country’s future agricultural innovators are among those who heard from one of the world’s best soil farmers recently.. Rick Bieber from South Dakota in the United States visited the Pine Lodge farm of David Cook as part of his Australian
Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) is warning the public to avoid direct contact with water in various locations within the Central Goulburn and Loddon Valley Irrigation Areas after monitoring detected high levels of blue-green algae.. The following
The recent Australian Grains Industry Conference event in Shanghai, China was sold out, which demonstrates strong interest in China for Australian grains, according to Grain Trade Australia.. AGIC Asia returned to China after two successful AGIC
Murray Goulburn Co-operative has announced the appointment of John Spark as chairman with effect from April 1 and the retirement of Philip Tracy from the chairmanship and board on March 31.. Mr Spark will join the boards of Murray Goulburn and
Donald Trump will sign an order this week to unwind environmental policy established by the Obama administration.
Pauline Hanson is threatening to effectively go on strike as she pushes the Turnbull government to intervene in a Queensland sugar dispute.
The Turnbull government has instructed the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to undertake a review the nation's electricity market.
Tropical cyclone Debbie is moving slowly towards Queensland's north coast, as authorities again warn residents to go to safety or prepare to bunker down.
A new opinion poll has shown the Turnbull government is trailing Labor by 10 points, just one week after another poll showed a bounce for the coalition.
Tropical cyclone Debbie is expected to hit Townsville earlier than first forecast and with a decision on evacuations to be made early on Monday.
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Residents living in far North Queensland are refusing to evacuate their homes ahead of Tropical Cyclone Debbie's landfall.