The Department of Health and Human Services has alerted Victorians to the signs and symptoms of measles following the notification of a case who spent consecutive days shopping in Melbourne’s central business district.. The new case — an
Residents and visitors across the Goulburn Valley are being urged to protect themselves, family members and pets from mosquito bites this summer.. Moira Shire Council’s community general manager Sally Rice said when last year’s
Top Pub’s Jenny and Frank Lagozino were the bigger winners of the Tatura Rotary Club’s $100 Raffle Draw, taking out the first-prize of travel voucher valued at $3000, while a second prize travel voucher valued at $500 went to last
The words ‘‘Me Too’’ have turned up in the Facebook feed of too many of my family and friends for me to ignore them.. Some of these I had known about.. Some I had suspected.. Others came as a shock.. Following sexual
On Sunday, November 19, Gerda Winkler, Charge d affaires from the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, together with City of Greater Shepparton Mayor Kim O’Keeffe unveiled a plaque certifying the museum’s war time camps collection
A child’s response of ‘‘I love it when the bubbles fly up in the air’’ perfectly sums up the atmosphere at the most recent Sacred Heart Playgroup session.. During the past two months an open invitation was sent to
Farmers in the Riverine Plains region now have free access to two additional weather stations and moisture probes, installed at Bungeet and Miepoll.. The installation is part of a project facilitated by Riverine Plains.. Research and extension
Catching a 20kg Murray Cod is a little like a hole in one at golf - that does not happen every day and for some, try as they may it never happens. . But a Mooroopna boy and his two Shepparton mates have the cod in the bag, well, in the freezer at
Virtual fencing for spatial grazing of sheep could potentially unlock profitability gains and practical benefits for southern mixed farmers.. With virtual fencing technology for cattle expected to be released in the near future, work is under way to
More than 10 years since it hosted its last rodeo, Euroa is gearing up to join the Australian Pro Rodeo Association circuit with a huge event next year.. Euroa Pro Rodeo committee member Troy Spencer said the town hosted its last rodeo in 2005 and
Partnerships between ecology and food production will be highlighted at a field trip and workshop in Deniliquin next month.. The main discussion point will be the ecological benefits of rice growing, in particular the synergies between rice and frog
It has been a relatively cool start to December after one of the warmest spells during the latter half of November over Tasmania, Victoria, South Australia and the southern half of NSW.. Melbourne has had below normal maximum temperatures for the
The Goulburn Valley has been well represented at the Semex-Holstein Australia On-Farm Competition, securing four first place finishes.. A total of 1248 cows were entered in the competition encompassing Victoria and south-east South Australia, with
Balinese-style lamb forequarter chops with cauliflower rice. Serves: 4.. Ingredients:. 4 lamb forequarter chops, trimmed. 2 eschalots, thinly sliced. 2 garlic cloves, crushed. 1 long red chilli, finely chopped. cup crunchy peanut butter. 1 tbsp
Farmers from across the Southern Riverina are joining together to launch Farmer eXchange, a collaborative web application to increase knowledge-sharing among farmers.. Due to launch early next year, the brainchild of Deniliquin-based Farm Table
Years 8 and 9 agriculture and horticulture students from Nathalia’s St Mary of the Angels Secondary College enjoyed a guest visitor in class last week, with student Lauren McIlveen bringing in one of her favourite dairy show cows, Reckie
The solution to sleeping woes could be as simple as a weekend away camping, suggest American scientists.. Many people sit up late into the night watching TV or fiddling with their smartphones, making it hard to fall asleep and stay asleep.. This
A man, 38, has been jailed for life over the stabbing death of Piri Phillips, a 20-year-old man, after a fight over a cigarette lighter in Perth.
The battle for Bennelong has ramped up with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull declaring opposition leader Bill Shorten is a threat to Australia's future.
James Packer's Crown Resorts has announced several asset sales, including land in Las Vegas and its stake in the Packer family's luxury NSW property.
Greens treasury spokesman Peter Whish-Wilson wants to boost the wages of low-paid public servants while capping the salaries of senior executives.
Payments under a $70 million class action settlement will begin to be paid to 1700 former Manus Island detainees from Friday.
Roy Moore says the Alabama Senate election was a close race and that some military and provisional ballots have yet to be counted.
A further 61,600 jobs were added in November, but an increase in the number of people looking for work kept the unemployment rate steady at 5.4 per cent.
Fifty years after former prime minister Harold Holt vanished from a Victorian beach, he remains best known for his disappearance, not his politics.
The grieving loved ones of Melbourne mother Simone Quinlan wore red - her favourite colour - the day her murderers were finally jailed.
Analysis of sewage waste across the country suggests South Australians are the biggest users of the drug ice.