Cecilia running for Mallee

A new candidate has announced her intention to run for the seat of Mallee in this year's federal election. CECILIA MOAR will be standing as an independent saying the Coalition government has let the people down...

Farmers rate relief

There are renewed calls for the Victorian government to act on farmers' calls for council rate relief. The opposition says the time for talk and visits has passed and council rates relief will help put money...

Water action day -Wentworth

A Water Action Day's being planned for Junction Park at Wentworth next month. Dareton Local Aboriginal Land Council's holding the rally on March 3 between 11 and 3 and is asking locals to join them in...

Local say - bushfire management

Local input's being sought on strategic bushfire management planning for the Mallee. Authorities say they've been told the most important things to protect include human life, private property, the environment and infrastructure. They're now after community input...

Fish death report blames irrigation

Scientists have found an excess upstream diversion of water for irrigation, is to blame for recent fish kill events in the Darling River near Menindee. Fish suffocated as blue-green algae died in the water with the...

19yr old drug trafficking

A 19-year-old man's due to face court today after drugs and cash were caught in his car in Irymple. Mildura police intercepted his vehicle on Friday, saying they seized MDMA capsules and money. He's been charged with...

Monson & Summerhayes - Speedway Winners

Mildura pair WARREN MONSON and ANDREW SUMMERHAYES have taken out the Dudley Bradshaw Memorial Trophy in the Sidecar Shootout. The team finished ahead of MICK HEADLAND and BRENTON KERR on Saturday night at Olympic Park.

Calvin Henry loss - Basketball

Mildura Heat's decision to go with a new import recruit rather than CALVIN HENRY has angered and disappointed some basketball fans. Mildura Basketball Association says it was hoping to have Calvin as an unrestricted player after...

Vic farmers rate hike

Council rates are expected to be the top of discussions for the Victorian Farmers Federation when its grain conference is held  next Monday. The organisation says farmers have been shocked to receive increased rates bills of...