TIME is running out to enter the 2017 Joseph Furphy Commemorative Literary Prize writing competition.. Now in its 25th year, the Literary Prize was inaugurated in 1993 to commemorate 150 years since the birth of Australian author and poet Joseph
KYABRAM Bocce Club hosted the 2017 Bocce Awards Day recently with some great results.. Also participating was the newly elected president of Bocce Victoria David Marks and president of Bocce Australia Frank Funari.. Frank explained how Bocce
GIRGARRE locals will have the chance to explore five spectacular gardens in town as part of the Girgarre Open Garden Festival.. The event will be a major fundraiser for the Girgarre Community Car, which transports the elderly and infirm from
Help us make a difference. MORE than 11 years ago Bill Purcell wrote a letter to Campaspe Shire warning it the intersection of Scobie Rd and the highway was a “death trap waiting to happen”. (Free Press 4/10) The problem has not been
THE Campaspe Shire mayor will be council’s delegate to Rural Councils Victoria.. At a recent council meeting, Cr Adrian Weston was nominated and authorised to vote and speak on behalf of council. From now on, whoever is mayor will be the
NERVES are mounting as exams creep closer, but local year 12 students are keeping their eyes fixed on what awaits after school.. Kyabram P-12 College students have a series of different pathways planned for 2018.. Joseph Stevens dreams of a future
Meticulous vote counting will continue after the weekend’s by-elections in three NSW electorates — but the victorious Nationals are now facing a less certain future.. The Nationals watched on nervously as the Shooters, Fishers and
Modest improvement in dairy prices is on the way, but many northern Victorian farmers are facing low cash flow, Dairy Australia CEO, Ian Halliday said this week.. "Cash flow is still very tight and for most farmers I think it will take 12 to 18
Southern NSW grain growers have explained to the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s Northern Regional Panel how issues such as a dry season, frosts, mice and irrigation water costs are reducing farm profitability.. Listening to
Goulburn Valley Water will represent Victoria at the third Ixom Best Tap Water in Australia competition on Wednesday, October 18.. Hosted by the Water Industry Operators Association of Australia, the awards will be held in Launceston in Tasmani
More than 100 riders descended on Tatura at the weekend, as part of the Shepparton Agricultural Show’s horse show.. The Hunter Rural Shepparton Agricultural Horse Show, held at Tatura Park, is the only local show of its kind where riders can
Open Gardens Victoria is holding an open day for two gardens near Yea next month.. On Saturday and Sunday, November 4 and 5, Mareeba at Murrindindi and Candlebark at Limestone will be available for inspection.. Mareeba is a garden of exotic and
Oktoberfest will be back in Tooborac once more, with the Tooborac Hotel and Brewery hosting its sixth annual OkTOOBerfest Beer Festival next week.. Families, groups and friends are invited to enjoy the German tradition, with the hotel set to host
Jalapeno, Lime, Honey and Coriander Lamb Shoulder. Serves six.. Ingredients:. 1.4kg lamb shoulder, bone in. 1 tbsp olive oil. 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped. 1 jalapeno, seeded, finely chopped. zest and juice of 2 limes. 2 tbsp honey. bunch
The 127th Annual Euroa Show will be held later this month.. The show will have a ‘Food Comes From Farms’ theme and will feature new initiatives including the Young Farmers’ Challenge, the Wild Action Show, a hay bale maze and
Tongala abattoir operator HW Greenham & Sons has announced its acquisition of the currently closed Moe meatworks, with production to start again in mid-November.. Currently operating abattoirs in Tongala and Smithton (Tasmania), Greenham has
The Melbourne University's Dookie campus threw open the doors today for prospective students on a fine example of a northern Victorian day.. The University offered tours and exhibitions demonstrating its breadth of rural and agricultural
LA police have interviewed a possible sexual assault victim who reported an incident involving Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein that happened in 2013.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says most of the workers at Holden have either transitioned into new jobs, gone into study or retired as it closes its doors.
George W Bush didn't name Donald Trump in a speech in New York, but he's attacked some of the principles that define the 45th president's political brand.
Former New Zealand Labour prime minister Helen Clark says she is excited by Jacinda's Ardern's leadership, empathy and willingness to work hard.
South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill insists his state won't be signing up to the federal government's national energy guarantee.
The debate over the Victorian Labor government's controversial assisted dying laws has raged for almost 24 hours straight with MPs sitting through the night.
Madrid will impose direct rule on Catalonia from Saturday after the region's leader threatened to proceed with a formal declaration of independence from Spain.
General John Kelly says he's "heartbroken" a US congresswoman overheard Donald Trump's conversation with a soldier's grieving family and chose to politicise it.
As its factory closes in Adelaide, car maker Holden has hailed its efforts to help workers find new jobs.
The former Labor prime minister Paul Keating has issued a stern warning to Victoria about its proposed euthanasia bill, urging parliamentarians to kill it off.