We’re victims of a smear campaign. SINCE the end of World War II our population has more than trebled, due mainly to the influx of newcomers.. While some countries are conducting racial, ethnic, social or religious cleansing, Australia is
HE may be only 10, but Zander Newham is already making leaps and bounds on the athletics scene.. The Merrigum Primary School student recently competed at the School Sport Victoria Hume region championships, scoring second place for triple jump with
KYABRAM is one step closer to having a ‘‘one town committee’’.. The Kyabram Development Committee held a town forum last week to propose the inception of a ‘‘one town, one voice’’ group.. The new
FEDERAL Member for Murray Damian Drum said Australia had shown it was a mature, fair and kind community after the results of the Australian Marriage Survey.. Mr Drum said the results were clear and it was now up to the parliament to pass
ORGANISERS of the Undera Country Fair have hailed the event a success with community groups coming together for the day.. Event organiser and Undera Kindergarten educator Judith Slattery said they could not have asked for a more beautiful day to
STUDENTS at Kyabram P-12 College aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty.. The Kyabram P-12 College agriculture centre has flourished thanks to funding from Nestle.. As part of their studies, students at the college are learning about
More than 20 firefighting units were needed to fight a blaze at Rankins Rd, Strathmerton on November 13.. The fire was called in at 3.55pm and involved silage rolls, which were in a bunker with tyres on top.. The fire was reported to be travelling
During last Thursday and Friday, 16th-17th November, heavy exceptional rains for this month were recorded in the Mallee and also at isolated places in the West Central Victoria and at places in the SW part of NSW. Mildura recorded 54.2 mms to
The Resource Manager for Northern Victoria recently updated the 2017/18 seasonal determinations.. The Goulburn system and the Loddon system both increased from 93 per cent to 94 per cent high-reliability water shares (HRWS).. A seasonal
Australia’s agricultural sector will receive a boost following the signing of a free-trade agreement with Peru, with 99 per cent of tariffs to be abolished.. The deal signals big wins for a number of sectors including the dairy, grains and red
The Connection project’s $100million in winter works have been completed, with the works expected to deliver 429Gl in water savings each year.. The works, which began in June, included the upgrading of more than 33km of irrigation channel to
Last year the Palmer family, who lives on a Cohuna dairy farm, barely made it to the Melbourne Cup carnival’s Emirates Stakes Day at Flemington courtesy of a car breaking down.. It would prove worth the panic when Cecelia Palmer and her four
A new era of regional prosperity lies ahead as young farmers embrace new chemical-free production techniques, according to one of the world’s leaders in organic farming research.. After proving the value of organic production and nutrition of
A new era of leadership in advocacy and governance has started, with Sheep Producers Australia officially becoming the peak industry body for the nation’s sheep and lamb industry last week.. The new body replaced the former Sheepmeat Council
The most advanced grain harvesting technology from front to back is featured in the combines and headers John Deere is introducing for 2018.. This includes four new S700 combine models (S760, S770, S780 and S790) that offer producers significant
The cause of hay fires this season will depend on the region, according to two CFA representatives.. Cosgrove and Pine Lodge CFA captain Ross Harmer said this season was no different to any other, with weather conditions not playing much of a part
High demand for the free Urban Fruit Tree Removal Program has led to a further extension of its closing date.. More than 600 applications have been received to have unwanted fruit trees removed from residential yards across the Goulburn and Murray
The US says Myanmar state violence against the Rohingya people is "ethnic cleansing" with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson referring to "horrendous atrocities".
While multilateral trade talks have stalled, the Turnbull government is seeking to seal a series of bilateral and regional deals.
A new foreign policy blueprint sets out challenges and opportunities for Australia.
An Aboriginal woman who created culturally-appropriate suicide intervention programs for remote communities is the 2018 WA Australian of the Year.
The UN war crimes tribunal sentences former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic to life imprisonment.
WA Labor MP Barry Urban is not facing expulsion from the party as a probe continues into his CV, including his police and military record, and education.
Laws that will keep radicalised NSW prisoners behind bars if they are deemed to be a future risk have passed state parliament.
Ash and steam is spewing from Bali's Mount Agung Volcano and an exclusion zone is in place for 7.5 kilometres around the eruption zone.
It could soon be easier for WA victims of child sex abuse to seek civil action after the state government introduced a bill to remove the limitation period.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk visited the electorate of Toowoomba North on Wednesday, with seat considered a bellwether for a majority government.