TV show to return to Sunraysia

There's another chance for Mildura to be shown off to Australia. Those behind TV travel show Postcards are looking to return to the region after success in previous years.   Mildura Regional Development says it's working with Channel...

New Paediatric unit for MBH

A new Paediatric Unit at Mildura Base Hospital is expected to be built by the end of the year.  The eight bed unit is costing $3.8 mllion and will be connected to the medical and surgical...

Drought priorities for Millewa

Millewa residents are being encouraged to have their say on which drought-relief projects should be prioritised. Mildura council's been handed a million dollars from the fedral government's Drought Communities Programme. It's holding an information session at the...

Pressure to increase food pricing

Coles and Wollies haven't indicated they'll be lifting fresh food prices for drought and fire-stricken farmers. The supermarket giants have been under pressure from political and industry reps to help out. However today's Age says rather than...

Not my drugs says Sunraysia women

A woman allegedly found with drugs in her car in Mildura has been granted bail. The 40-year-old faced court after police allegedly found deal bags and drugs in her vehicle in the early hours of yesterday. The...

Fire ash impact on the Murray

Ash and sediment from bushfires could have an impact on the Murray Darling Basin if and when the rain arrives. The basin authority says the fires are exected to impact water quality in some catchments with...

Jeanswest voluntary administration

Another fashion chain's in trouble. JEANSWEST, which has a store in Mildura has been placed in voluntary administration.. Adminstrators say the move will give the group the chance to restructure and better respond to challenging retail market...

Hundreds hands for harvest

Hundreds of workers from Timor-Leste are in Sunraysia helping fill gaps in the workforce during the harvest season. Member for Mallee ANNE WEBSTER says changes to the Seasonal Worker Program has improved flexibility and availability of...

Smoky day for Sunraysia

Mildura's forecast to get smoke haze across the region. The smoke is due from fires in Victoria's Gippsland and north-east regions with a top of 37. But the city's unlikely to receive the thick haze that's blanketing...

Opportunistic theft prevention

Police are again urging locals to make sure they're not victims of opportunistic thefts.  Mildura officers say thieves look for valuables in unlocked vehicles, garages or sheds, or even a purse left unattended in a shopping...