Fire fee deserves scrutiny. I AM compelled to comment on the Campaspe Shire’s arbitrary introduction of a $70 fee for a Fire Permit.. I recognise the shire’s right to introduce a permit fee, my comments concern the process of introducing
THERE has been a change of guard in the leadership of the Kyabram Football Netball Club.. Peter Croxford, who has had two stints in the job during which time Kyabram has claimed three flags, has stepped down and Mark Schumann is the new supremo
LEADER of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging athletes across the Murray Plains electorate to apply for funding through the latest round of the Athlete Pathway Travel Grants Program.. Mr Walsh said the program
KYABRAM cricketers created history on Thursday night when they won the club’s first title in the Cricket Shepparton competition.. The Redbacks were crowned A grade Twenty20 champions after putting in an outstanding bowling performance against
CAST members of The Phantom of the Opera were dressed in their finest, all in the name of publicity.. An early morning photo shoot was held recently in the Echuca Loco Shed, with photographer Tamara Cadd capturing stunning images of some of the
KYABRAM Fauna Park personnel are in the early stages of creating a five-year strategic plan and they want some help to point them in the right direction.. After reaching out to a few local community groups, the Fauna Park is now keen to extend the
An independent panel has found that Goulburn-Murray Water is an organisation badly in need of change, and major reform is needed to ensure that it will be sustainable into the future.. The panel’s report, released last week by Victorian Water
First Solar Australia is branching into Victoria for the first time, with a proposed solar farm set for north of Numurkah.. The Moira Solar Farm, as it will be known, will be located at the intersection of Numurkah and Naring Rds and will include
The $170million Finley Solar Farm proposal has been approved by the NSW Government, in what is a first for the state’s Department of Planning in 2018.. The project, which will be located on Canalla Rd adjacent to the Finley substation, will
The changes proposed for G-MW are about being more transparent on costs, implementing efficiencies and making sure the organisation delivers the services the community wants at an affordable price, Federal Water Minister Lisa Neville says.. The
The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is under threat after Federal Government changes seeking to distribute water differently were shot down in the Senate.. The Coalition was unable to strike a deal with Labor, which supported a Greens disallowance motion
A Liberal Nationals government would review the charges of Victoria’s rural water authorities to ensure water storage and delivery costs are fair and equitable.. Shadow Water Minister Steph Ryan announced the review, which will examine water
The Victorian government will decide on planning applications for four solar farms in the Greater Shepparton region... The City of Greater Shepparton handed over the responsibility and last week the Victorian government agreed to call in the
Australia’s long-standing policy to prevent mergers of the big four banks is ‘‘redundant’’ and the sector needs a new champion to promote competition, the Productivity Commission says.. The commission has released
The Federal Government has announced a plan for new rules regarding the sale of agricultural land in an attempt to address rising foreign investment.. The changes require land to be widely marketed for a minimum of 30 days and for Australians to be
If you like to give your beloved pooch a chicken neck to gnaw on as a treat, you might want to reconsider.. A new study has found eating raw chicken increases the risk of dogs developing a paralysing and sometimes fatal condition by more than 70
Kangaroo Island stud Ella Matta White Suffolk and Merino has credited genetic selection app RamSelect with helping it record its best sales result late last year.. The sale saw the stud sell its highest ever top-priced ram for $16000 and achieve an
The besieged Eastern Ghouta region in Syria has been targeted by a deadly new wave of government air attacks, according to reports.
President Donald Trump believes arming teachers could prevent more school shootings such as the one which left 17 people dead in Florida.
Malcolm Turnbull says he will attempt to avoid wading into America's gun control debate, while he tried to dodge questions about Barnaby Joyce.
A leaked report shows Australian authorities knew from 2014 mould outbreaks at Nauru detention centre could harm the health of asylum seekers and staff.
Barnaby Joyce is facing a formal sexual harassment complaint and a challenge to his leadership.
The Grattan Institute is attempting to debunk the theory that low income earners don't stand to gain from building new housing.
Steve Frank Fesus, 47, is expected to be sentenced on Friday, more than 20 years after he murdered his teenage wife Jodie.
Tamate Heke is set to be sentenced for unlawfully striking Shane Merrigan and causing his death on Brisbane's Gateway Motorway in December 2015.
Former prime minister Tony Abbott has hit back at critics of his immigration proposal, saying his colleagues risk election defeat if they don't change tack.
Malcolm Turnbull's Washington DC visit is aimed at confirming Australian-US bonds that were shaken during last year's testy phone call with Donald Trump.