More than 120 Tatura Primary School students converged on the local swimming pool on Friday for their annual swimming sports.. ‘‘Batman House came out in first place followed by Henty, Sturt and Mitchell,’’ sports co-ordinator Doug Miller
Council lunch enjoyed. Seniors had a lovely social day last Wednesday.. There were 17 members who enjoyed the council lunch along with all the table chit-chat between courses.. What a bonus our new room is, no more cramped members all squeezing into
The final round of the summer four-ball sponsored by Independent Fuel Supplies was played at Merrigum on Saturday.. The event was aggregate par and it was a fitting climax to the competition with two pairs locked together at the start of play
Running fever has hit Sacred Heart School in Tatura, with a core group of students regularly running the full 5km each Saturday morning at the Shepparton Parkrun.. The students all line up in the weekly multi-age run that focuses on participation
Tatura. Tatura’s Division 1 playing away to Shepparton Park put in a solid effort overall with Attwood’s rink taking a win and both Carter and LeSueur suffering narrow losses.. However their efforts in securing an overall win were in vain
Toolamba man Tom Crawford still has a few bad days after losing his brothers, but through the tragedies has found a passion to help people.. Mr Crawford lost brother Andrew six years ago and older brother Jonathon almost three years ago.. He hopes
Taking fish oil supplements during pregnancy can help mums reduce their child’s chances of developing asthma during the first five years of life, medical researchers have discovered.. A study of 695 newborns in Denmark found that the risk of
A boardroom battle for control of Tasmanian infant formula marketer Bellamy’s is continuing in the lead-up to a special meeting on February 28.. A group of shareholders is trying to remove some of the directors of Bellamy’s, and a private trust
Community champions are fighting against basin plan. Why is our Federal Government prepared to willingly sacrifice the livelihood and economies of the Goulburn, Murray and Murrumbidgee valleys — all for South Australian votes?. What sort of people
The Boss has been nagging me about my eating habits. He reckons the only beast he has ever seen devour food faster than me is a Grouper.. I've never seen a Grouper but The Boss reckons the big ones would swallow a strapping hound like myself in
Do you remember when this Zebra or Tiger Car serviced the Rushworth, Stanhope and Girgarre rail line twice, weekly?. Bob Holschier and Shirley Armstrong submitted this great photo and believe the rail car went to Caolbinabbin as well.. “We have
Preparations are well under way for the Peppin-Shaw Riverina Ewe Flock Forum in the Hay district on March 7 and 8.. This is the second biennial event in the forum format, which encourages landholders to put their unclassed rising one-year-old ewes
The felling of trees along a popular track in Whroo Forest, near Rushworth, by a government department has angered those who use it.. Forest Fire Management Victoria has accepted responsibility for the tree felling, which happened on a section
Victoria’s 10th wettest spring on record saw Northern Victorian dam levels up, temporary water prices down and wheat and hay prices in the area declining as well. This and more has come out of Dairy Australia’s first Dairy Situation and Outlook
Dairy farmers can tell their stories to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission in Shepparton next week.. The commission will hold a hearing on Tuesday, February 28 to enable farmers to talk about their experience with processors in
CFA’s junior members are gearing up to showcase their skills at the Volunteer Fire Brigades Victoria Junior State Urban Fire Brigade Championships in Tatura on February 25 and 26.. About 800 juniors are set to compete in the annual championships
The Goulburn River is about to get a big dose of fresh water as part of the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority’s program for environmental watering.. Depending on natural conditions, including rainfall, the CMA could be applying up to
Real Madrid passed up the chance to move further clear at the top of La Liga as two early goals saw them slip to defeat at Valencia.. Zinedine Zidane's side had two games in hand on second-placed Barcelona heading into their clash at the Mestall
Australia's defensive stocks for upcoming World Cup qualifiers have been boosted by Bailey Wright's maximum minutes for his club Bristol City.. The Socceroo, who captains the lowly English Championship side, played all 90 minutes of Wednesday's
Socceroos talisman Tim Cahill says he's ready to lead Australia's line in next month's World Cup qualifiers.. With Jamie Maclaren's international career in its infancy, Matthew Leckie enduring a protracted national team goal drought, Aposotolos
Australia will play football powerhouse Brazil at the MCG in June in the lead-up to the Confederations Cup.. The Socceroos will meet Brazil on June 13 in a friendly, with the South American giants in Melbourne for a blockbuster clash with Argentin
Victoria's Speaker will pay back almost $40,000 he claimed for travelling to his home outside his electorate.
Telstra says it has received $US217 million from Ping An Insurance Group for its final Autohome stake at $US29.30 per share.
Australia Post has lifted half-year net profit more than six times on the back of higher parcel volumes as letter deliveries continue to decline.
The Retail Food Group says earnings from its recently acquired food distribution business Hudson Pacific Corporation has played a major role in its profit rise.
Malcolm Turnbull and Benjamin Netanyahu have held a joint ministerial meeting in Sydney to discuss trade, innovation and global security.
Crown Resorts chief executive Rowen Craigie will end his employment at the gambling company at the end of February.