A 95 year old woman has died today following a fatal collision with a minibus and a taxi near Shepparton earlier this week.. This follows the death of an 80-year-old female passenger from the bus who died at the scene.. The collision happened about
THE VICTORIAN Government will double its investment in making hospitals and mental health services safer.. The announcement comes as a new campaign makes it clear that violence against healthcare workers must be stamped out.. The confronting
THE GRIEVING widow and young children of David Calandro will be cross-examined by the defence team of the man who has been charged with his murder.. Tatura man Angelo Russo appeared in Shepparton Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday last week vi
KYABRAM’S Riley Ironside will head to Melbourne this weekend to play for Vic Country in the NAB AFL U16 Championships.. Up against Vic Metro this weekend, the team will play against South Australia and Western Australia in the following
CAMPASPE Shire has embraced new technology installed in five libraries at Kyabram, Tongala, Rushworth, Rochester and Echuca.. Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology works through the wireless use of electromagnetic fields, which transfer
A PARLIAMENTARY committee has recommended the Andrews Labor Government reconsider its proposed taxi reform legislation, including its new $2 tax on every taxi trip.. A report tabled in parliament last week by the Economy and Infrastructure Committee
State Member for Euroa Steph Ryan is calling for an immediate injection in roads funding after a report showed cuts to Victoria’s road maintenance budget was wreaking havoc across north-east Victoria.. The report, tabled by the state’s Auditor
Major milk processor Murray Goulburn has lifted its opening price for the 2017-18 season from $4.70/kg milk solids to $5.20/kg and increased its forecast range of prices for the season.. The company, which has come under sustained criticism from
Season 2017 is producing mixed fortunes in terms of canola diseases for growers in the southern cropping region.. While the risk of blackleg disease has reduced with the lack of consistent rainfall in many parts of the region, there has been an
Victoria’s controversial fire service reforms could be amended after Premier Daniel Andrews agreed to work with concerned crossbenchers.. The bill has stalled in the upper house, with the Andrews Labor Government unable to get crossbench support
Where did you get Lucy?. Kate: There were two kelpie-blue heeler dogs out at a Byrneside property looking for rehoming. They were at a large western horse training facility that could no longer accommodate dogs. As soon as I met her it was meant to
The announcement of a new joint venture agreement in China is the latest development in a string of expansions pursued by Rubicon Water.. After the Chinese deal was signed, Rubicon chief executive Bruce Rodgerson left for India, where he met with
Irrigation technology developed in northern Victoria will be a key part of a new $200million deal between Rubicon Water and a Chinese province.. Under the joint venture agreement, equipment and technology built in Shepparton will be exported to
It was the year that Australia’s biggest reservoir, Lake Eucumbene, was completed, the Menzies Government won a fifth term in office and Baystone won the Melbourne Cup, but 1958 was also the first time regional winners met in Melbourne for the
Stanhope’s new state-of-the-art cheese plant is a step closer to making cheese after the first milk flowed through the lines.. The milk, collected from northern Victorian farms, will be made into cheese destined for the domestic and global
Both the federal agriculture minister and the Murray-Darling Basin Authority’s chief executive officer say the Murray-Darling Basin Plan is on track to succeed, despite warnings it is set to fail.. Federal Agriculture Minister and Deputy Prime
A former Victorian premier fears anti-foreign investment sentiment in Australia could compromise future economic prosperity and cost opportunities with China.. John Brumby is the national president of the Australia China Business Council, which is
A 66-year-old man is due to face a Gold Coast court charged with being an accessory after the fact to a 1997 execution-style killing.
A man has appeared in court accused of murder and attempted murder over the van attack on worshippers outside a London mosque.
Google has been fined 2.42 billion euros by the European Union's competition watchdog.
Former AFL footballer Shane Yarran's bail application has been refused and he will remain in prison until at least August before facing 10 charges.
Lawyers representing residents who lost their homes in the 2014 Perth hills bushfire will ask the Supreme Court for a trial date.
In an address to the Institute of Public Affairs Tony Abbott has outlined his plan to make Australia work again.
A man accused of filming colleagues in a toilet area of a Sydney Woolworths has tried to hide his face outside court.
The White House says it has identified potential preparations for a chemical weapons attack by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Phil Becker, 33, has been charged with the shooting death of alleged debt enforcer Ace Hall in northern NSW after being extradited from Queensland.
A huge new wind farm will power a $565 million expansion of hydroponic farms in western Victoria.