Workers shortages hitting farmers hard

Producers are being forced to plough some of their crops back into the ground due to staff shortages. Many are struggling to find workers at the moment, with staff forced to isolate due to COVID or...

COVID 19 local numbers update

Mildura now has seven hundred and ten COVID 19 cases after recording another eighty-eight new infections. Swan Hill recorded 140-new cases yesterday, taking its active tally to more than four-hundred. There were six new infections in Wentworth...

Popular Broken Hill event postponed again

  The Broken Heel Festival has been postponed again thanks to COVID 19. Organisers of the popular event in Broken Hill say they won't be going ahead in March due to the unstable situation with the pandemic. It...

RAT positives now to be reported

All locals across Sunraysia will now need to report their positive result from a COVID rapid antigen test. Mildura residents have been self-reporting for the last week as part of Victoria's numbers. The NSW system came online...

Worker shortage briefing arranged

There is going to be an online forum next week to discuss shortage in Sunraysia retail and hospitality. MEMBER for Mildura Ali Cupper will host the forum next Wednesday for two hours from 5:30pm. Ms Cupper says...

Mildura to get a pop-up vaccination clinic

Thirty pop-up vaccination clinics will be set up in schools across Victoria in a bid to get more kids vaccinated against COVID 19. There'll be one at Mildura Primary School, with bookings open soon for five...

Mozzie numbers tipped to increase

Locals are warned that mozzies will be out in force more so than usual this summer. Experts say the wetter than average season in Sunraysia brings increased mosquito breeding, including for mozzies that can carry diseases. We're...

Local COVID 19 numbers update

There's been a sharp increase in the number of COVID cases in Swan Hill. The local government area now has two-hundred and forty-three active cases after recording another 154 new infections. Forty-eight of those were in the...

More Federal Money for Sunraysia

A Mildura Rural City Council wish-list will have a few things ticked off as the Federal Government is tipping in nearly five and a half million dollars Federal Member for Mallee Dr Anne Webster says one...

Warrant issued for Blake Beverley

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate Blake Beverley. The 26-year-old is wanted on warrant for burglary and theft offences. Beverley is known to frequent the Mildura area. He is described as being 174cm tall, with a...