The warm weather is now well and truly upon us so it was appropriate that Merrigum golfers contested the first round of the summer four-ball on Saturday.. The event was 4BBB stroke and it attracted a strong field keen to establish some superiority
Construction is under way on new overtaking lanes on Midland Hwy between Bayunga Rd and Minchin Rd, near Tatura.. According to VicRoads the works aim to improve traffic flow and provide a safer journey for drivers.. There will be a temporary
Hill Top Golf and Country Club’s annual general meeting was held at the clubhouse on Monday, October 30, with members keen to hear how the club fared in the past year.. Retiring president John Fanning welcomed everyone and, in his report
A crucial Goulburn Valley water summit, scheduled to be held in Tatura last week, was postponed after the cancellation of a minister’s meeting.. National political events appeared to be behind the decision to cancel the meeting of
On the 11th hour of the 11th day in the 11th month of the year, we stop and remember that in 1918, an armistice was signed, ending the ‘‘war to end all wars’’.. And people like me, who were not there and have never been part
Tatura Bowls Club’s mid-week pennant did not go ahead last week due to the Melbourne Cup.. Weekend pennant saw a drastic change in personnel, with eight members not available for selection and late changes because of medical and family health
A modified flow pattern will be used in the lower Darling River, with Murray-Darling Basin Authority operation water releases to be reduced to 700Ml/day to provide a more favourable flow rate for Murray cod.. In 2016-17 more than 100Gl was delivered
The decision by the remaining Murray Irrigation Limited directors to resign will clear the decks for a new governing body for the Riverina water company, but new nominees will be subject to scrutiny by outside consultants.. ‘‘Candidates
A new software application, which is being offered free to producers of cattle, sheep and goats, will provide a one-stop shop for managing livestock accreditations and collecting on-farm data, thereby enhancing management efficiencies and food
Agents are forecasting a strong result at Friday’s Benalla Special Sheep Sale as 12500 ewes, lambs and rams are readied to go under the hammer.. The joint Rodwells and Landmark sale has attracted 51 vendors for the 12.30pm sale at Benall
South Australia’s Water Minister has been prevented from giving evidence at a Senate inquiry into the Murray-Darling Basin.. Ian Hunter made an unscheduled appearance at the hearing in Adelaide on Thursday, November 2 but was refused
With more than 2.7million cattle being graded through the Meat Standards Australia program in 2016-17, an estimated $130million was delivered back to beef producers through additional farm gate returns.. According to new 2016-17 data released in the
When Picola textile artist Linden Lancaster first purchased a sewing machine it was for one simple reason — to repair her husband’s clothes.. Now, more than 20 years later, the former music teacher has found a different use for her
Up to 37Gl will be delivered along the lower Goulburn River this month in an environmental flow designed to benefit golden and silver perch populations.. The flow will see Goulburn-Murray Water release about 5Gl to meet minimum river operation
Murray Goulburn says its Kiewa factory will be saved until at least the likely takeover of the company by Saputo.. In May the Kiewa factory, along with sites in Rochester and Edith Creek in Tasmania, were announced as casualties in Murray
The Victorian Government will continue to subsidise electronic sheep tags in 2018.. Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford announced last week ongoing support from the Andrews Government for electronic sheep tags, which will be available from 45¢
Irrigation allocations for the Goulburn and Loddon systems were increased from 91 per cent to 93 per cent high-reliability water shares earlier this month.. Northern Victorian resource manager Mark Bailey also announced the Broken system increased
The Victorian Greens have won the Northcote by-election following a massive swing against the Labor government.
Outgoing Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri has arrived in France, where he is due to meet President Emmanuel Macron.
The Australian Christian Lobby backs a proposal by the federal attorney-general to incorporate a civil rights covenant into the same-sex marriage legislation.
The Australian Medical Association says with a "worsening and more dangerous situation emerging on Manus Island" the federal government must act urgently.
Ibrahim family bodyguard Semi Ngata is in a stable condition after being discovered in a western Sydney home with a gunshot wound to his back.
Queensland Parliament's employment policies have come under question after a man with criminal record for child pornography was employed by a Labor minister.
John Alexander may be punished for doing the right thing by quitting over his citizenship status as ex-NSW premier Kristina Keneally polls well in Bennelong.
Coal and how best to phase out its use emerged as a strong theme during the UN climate conference in Bonn over the past fortnight.
Thousands have marched in Zimbabwe's capital Harare to demand that President Robert Mugabe step down.
Canadian dairy giant Saputo says it will pay Murray Goulburn suppliers leading prices for their milk, and they have nothing to fear from the co-op's takeover.