For the past two decades there has been a familiar face at Tatura’s Anzac and Remembrance Day ceremonies, fundraising for the town’s RSL sub-branch and attending to the welfare of local war widows.. Robert Mathieson was last week recognised for
Under 18s. It was a tough game for Tatura against rival Mooroopna.. Each and every girl tried their hardest for the entire game, and there were some great passages of play.. Chelsea Jones worked hard in defence, while Kiara Gagliardi and Olivi
Goulburn Murray Water staff member Donald Hughan joked that he was just in the wrong place at the right time when he was asked to join the Rochester State Emergency Service Unit.. ‘‘They picked me,’’ he laughed.. But his decision to say yes
An architectural firm that has worked on significant projects in Australia, Italy, Indonesia and the United Kingdom has been announced as the designer behind the new Shepparton Art Museum.. Greater Shepparton City Council announced Denton Corker
Merrigum’s Avenue of Honour, planted two years ago, was beautified and completed last week ahead of the township’s Anzac Day celebrations.. The Bunnings Community Project saw staff members from Bunnings stores in Shepparton, Echuca, Epsom and
It is never a good idea to defend Hitler.. Sean Spicer, United States President Donald Trump’s press secretary, in trying to demonise Syrian President Bashar al-Assad over the deadly gas attack near Homs, somehow found himself defending Hitler
Reiland Angus achieved 100 per cent clearance at its autumn bull sale last week in Tumut, seeing 65 bulls sold, with two bulls selling for a top price of $18000 each.. The sale drew more than 45 buyers from across the Riverina, NSW southern slopes
The annual Strong Wool Sheep and Wool Fair will celebrate its 30th anniversary at the Benalla Showgrounds on May 7.. Started in 1988 by the late Rob Hull, a prominent Romney sheep breeder, the show is run by the Strong Wool Breeders Association and
Victorian milk factories have been rewarded with gold and silver medals at the recent Sydney Royal Dairy and Produce Show.. One of the products made at Murray Goulburn Co-operative’s Cobram factory has been awarded a gold medal.. Marketed by Coles
Less than a year after Russian wheat aphid was first detected in Australian cereal crops, considerable new knowledge is emerging from research started in the wake of the pest’s discovery.. Now present in parts of South Australia, Victori
Police are continuing to investigate a suspicious fire and the death of 20 calves that occurred on a Girgarre property earlier this month.. A police statement said the investigation was now being focused on the care and welfare of the calves prior
Pink Lady America has lost its final bid to secure ownership of the Pink Lady trademark in Chile, with Apple and Pear Australia being named as the rightful owner.. Following a comprehensive decision by the High Court of Australia, Pink Lady
Tallygaroopna dairy breeders Brad and Jessica Gavenlock have exhibited a Jersey at the Sydney Royal Easter Show that the judges were unable to separate from the supreme champion.. A count-back and special adjudicator were required to reach the final
JBS Australia has sacked its permanent staff at its Cobram abattoir and warned that it could be September or October before it can resume operations.. Last month JBS Australia decided to implement a month-long stand-down of workers due to the lack
Strathmerton sisters Lauren and Sarah McIlveen have returned from a monster trip to the Sydney Royal Easter Show, each having placed in their class.. Eldest sister Sarah, 18, was among the top three in the paraders’ state competition, a result
A Productivity Commission report has warned the Federal Government to be cautious of planned decentralisation of government departments, stating it may not have as big an impact as expected.. The Transitioning Regional Communities report released by
Native fish have been given a helping hand from environmental flows in three rivers in the southern Murray-Darling Basin.. The flows in the Murray, Goulburn and Campaspe rivers will help to encourage fish movement and increase fish populations, with
The Family First Party will reportedly merge with Senator Cory Bernardi's Australian Conservatives.
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Malcolm Turnbull has hinted at the possibility of meeting US President Donald Trump in New York next week.
Veterans from conflicts past and present have been honoured by tens of thousands of people at ceremonies across Australia and overseas this Anzac Day.
Two people have been found dead in a Wangaratta home hours after reports of a firearm being discharged, with the matter now referred to the coroner.
Immigration Minister Peter Dutton wants an apology from several news organisations for their reporting of a shooting at the Manus Island detention centre.