UPDATE 1.02pm: The 44-year-old truck driver from Griffith has been freed.. . UPDATE 11.57pm: The man in his 90s is believed to be a 96-year-old from Stanhope and is about to be airlifted from the scene.. Earlier: A man believed to be in his 40s is
BUSINESS is going gangbusters for Megan and Chris Williams. Their gamble on punting your typical; or garden variety, Holsteins for a herd of one-humped camels is paying off.. Handsomely.. And that success has seen them expand their farm to 200ha to
AN ELDERLY man has been left shaken after walking in on a burglar at his Kyabram home overnight.. Senior Constable Josh Coombs of Campaspe Criminal Investigation Unit said the 74-year-old occupant was awoken by the sound of someone in his Tulloh St
THE Goulburn Valley League’s under 18 football side has won a high-scoring thriller against the Ovens and Murray Football League on Saturday at Martin Park Wodonga.. Kyabram Football Club’s Tom Schumann was chosen for the junior representative
JAYELL Ford is back in the winner’s circle — again — after being presented with a trove of awards for its outstanding performance in the industry.. The dealership was awarded the coveted master dealer principal award for the second year in
KYABRAM’S Football Club lost two of its star players from the 1960s within a day of each other last week.. Both suffered unfair endings to their lives.. Maurie Fowler lost his battle with motor neurone disease on the Monday — ironically the same
CAMPASPE Shire councillor Leigh Wilson is one of four new board members on the Goulburn Valley Waste Resource Recovery Group (GVWRRG).. Earlier this month Energy, Environment and Climate Change Minister Lily D’Ambrosio announced Seema Abdullah
A 43-year-old Victorian MP was taken completely by surprise when he had a serious heart attack while driving to his rural home.. Nationals lower house MP Danny O’Brien said he felt unwell after leaving a conference recently and pulled into
Southern NSW faba bean growers are being urged to carefully consider paddock selection and plant in the recommended sowing window to maximise yield potential this season.. Research from the Grains Research and Development Corporation and NSW DPI
A $2.8million upgrade of the University of Melbourne’s Dookie campus is expected to be completed by July, in time for an influx of 45 students in this year’s second semester.. The upgrade, funded by the university, includes improvements to 60
The keynote speaker for this year’s Speed Updating conference run by Apple and Pear Australia will focus on robotics and automated harvesting.. Dan Steere from Abundant Robotics will be one of the main speakers at the Tasmania conference.. He is
Water security was the topic of discussion at a Murray Dairy seminar in Katunga last Wednesday.. About 30 people attended the seminar where speakers from Goulburn-Murray Water, Waterpool and Kilter Rural talked about the seasonal outlook, ways to
After a recent dry spell of weather across northern Victoria and the southern Riverina, the heavens opened up last week with most of May’s rainfall falling on Friday.. The highest recorded rainfall was at Kerang, where its Friday to Sunday total
If you’re trying to call, or have a conversation with, Creightons Creek local Jim Shovelton on his mobile phone, you might think he’s ignoring you or he just hung up.. But in fact, Mr Shovelton — who works as an agricultural consultant from
Anger and confusion has greeted the Victorian Government’s plans to restructure the Country Fire Authority, with claims of a lack of consultation and concerns about the implications on current procedures.. Under the changes, the CFA will become
Farmers have responded to news the Victorian Government is planning sweeping reforms to the labour hire industry, saying extra red tape is not necessary.. The planned changes come after an inquiry found rogue companies were underpaying workers
Record numbers of entrants attended the Cobram District Pony Club’s 2017 Grade 5 and 6 Horse Trials and Fun Day held at Muckatah recently.. About 80 people competed on May 14 and, despite it being Mother’s Day, families swarmed through the
Secondary school students tried their hands at a range of workshops designed to show them the diverse opportunities in agriculture at the Food and Fibre Careers Day at University of Melbourne’s Dookie campus last week.. More than 180 students in
Justin Bieber's army of fans have begged him to cancel his UK tour following the suicide bombing at fellow pop star Ariana Grande's concert in Manchester.
Pauline Hanson is standing by her chief of staff as federal police consider whether he broke the law by suggesting One Nation make money out of candidates.
Roger Moore, who portrayed James Bond in seven films between 1973 and 1985, has died aged 89 after a battle with cancer.
The terror threat level in the UK is being increased from severe to critical, indicating that a further attack is imminent, Prime Minister Theresa May said.
Environment department officials say their minister, Josh Frydenberg, was told the $2 billion Snowy Hydro project could need another $2 billion.
Kieran Read is in the box seat to be All Blacks captain at the next World Cup after extending his New Zealand Rugby contract until 2019.
Former foreign minister Bob Carr argues Australia narrowly avoided being left hung out to dry on China.
A candle-lit vigil in Birmingham in memory of those killed in the Manchester Arena bomb attack was cut short after a man believed to be armed was detained.
Filipino president Rodrigo Duterte has cut short a trip to Russia after declaring martial law in the southern Mindanao province following fierce fighting.
A shopping centre in Manchester has been evacuated after witnesses reported hearing a big bang, but it was later reopened.