Local COVID 19 response improving

Locals are being assured the Mildura Base Hospital's response to the COVID 19 outbreak is improving. Member for Mildura Ali Cupper says since the hospital returned to public hands the local response is better than when...

More population means a tighter rental market

More people are choosing areas like Sunraysia, but it's put a squeeze on the rental market. Figures show the vacancy rate in the region was point-seven per cent last month, and CINDY WELLER from PRD Real...

Local COVID 19 update – figures are increasing

 Mildura has seen a massive increase in COVID cases in the past day. 184 new infections were recorded, almost 100 more than yesterday… active cases are now at 759. Further along the river Swan Hill saw another...

COVID-19 Sunraysia Community Forum

Another COVID-19 Sunraysia Community Forum will be streamed on the Mildura Rural City Council Facebook page next Thursday, 20th January, from 2.30pm. Joining the stream will be Victoria’s COVID-19 Commander Jeroen Weimar, Loddon Mallee Public Health Unit Director Bruce Bolam...

Road Closures Dareton and Buronga

Dareton Matong Street in Dareton will be closed from next week between School Road and Burra Road for the construction of a raised school crossing near the intersection with School Road. The closure is expected to start...

Lucky windfall for local 

A local resident has had some summer sunshine in the form of a $25,000 prize on an Instant Scatch-Its ticket.     The top prize winning $2 Happy Go Lucky ticket was purchased at Klemms Authorised Newsagency, however,...

Thieves sought in Swan Hill

Police are looking for thieves who've stolen from the Swan Hill Bowling Club. Offenders forced entry into the clubs shed - taking off with two gazebos and an amplifier. Anyone with information should contact Swan Hill Police.    Image: Stephan...

The mercury stayed high overnight

Locals have endured an uncomfortable night as temps didn't fall below the high 20s. SHANE O'BRIEN from the weather bureau says in Mildura the heat will continue today with a possible storm.   Shane_OBrien_130122.mp3   Image: Wynn Pointaux on Pixabay

Visit from a big bird

A Black Hawk that briefly landed at Mildura Airport's attracted attention. The airport hosted the Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk chopper while it was refuelling before heading to Perth. The former US military aircraft will be permanently based in Western...

Health services aiming to keep locals in Sunraysia

More patients with COVID will be kept at Mildura Base Hospital instead of being sent to larger facilities in Bendigo or Melbourne. Hospital chief TERRY WELSH says they've been signed off as a streaming hospital to...