Free Text Books on Offer

Local high school students could receive school textbooks for free if the Coalition win the Victorian election. The opposition's announced its Free School Books for Students program providing funding to government school to buy the text...

7 Break Ins - Man Charged

A man's been arrested and charged accused of breaking into his ex-girlfriend's home seven times. The alleged incidents happened between August 17 and September 12 in Broken Hill. A 20-year-old man was arrested last week and charged...

RV Friendly Pooncarie

Pooncarie could soon become an RV friendly town. A report will go before Wentworth councillors tomorrow recommending the township welcome the motor homes and caravans to the region. The Pooncarie and District Development Association wants the council...

Warm Night in the Mallee

It's been a warm one overnight but a severe weather warning for most of the Mallee has been cancelled. The temperature stayed in the 20s for much of the night and wind gusts getting up to...

Gol Gol Tree Fire

Gol Gol fire crews have been called to a tree fire by a river bank during the night. It's believed the fire was started by one of the Lightning strikes late yesterday evening.  

Unrestrained Child in Car

A young baby's been found unrestrained in a car. Broken Hill police stopped the driver of the 4x4 ute for a random breath test early Saturday morning allegedly noticing a four-month-old baby lying the lap of...

Drink Drivers Caught

Three drink drivers have been caught behind the wheel across the Mildura region over the weekend. Police say they're disappointed people are continuing to drink and then drive. New laws mean anyone caught over the limit will...

White Cane Day

White cane users and their supporters will walk through Mildura's CBD today. They'll be celebrating White Cane Day while also creating awareness in the community showing how visually impaired residents can be active and independent.  

Body Cameras for Police

Police officers across Dareton and Balranald will be wearing BODY WORN CAMERAS in a bid to improve safety for officers and residents. The force is rolling out the cameras across regional and rural areas in New...

Alleged Drink Driver Caught

A man's facing charges after allegedly being caught drink driving. Police were called to a minor collision on the corner of Etiwanda and Thirteenth around midnight, breath testing a 25-year-old man. He allegedly blew high range.