Housing Strategy

Locals are being encouraged to have their say on the council's Draft Mildura Housing and Settlement Strategy. One proposal is a major housing development in Mildura East.. and more development in the Mildura South area. The strategy's...

Boundary Waste Change

A skip bin service will be made available for Boundary Bend locals.. with the transfer station closing on Monday.   The Swan Hill council decided to close the station.. after it was only used 37 times in...

Harness Proposal: Drainage Issue

A report's found a proposed upgrade to the Mildura harness racing track could lead to drainage problems if there's heavy rain. Mildura councillors have looked at the review of the Harness Racing Victoria proposal to resurface...

Ban For Umpire Abuse

A Merbein player's been suspended for 10 weeks after being charged with using abusive language to an umpire.. and negligent contact with an umpire... Cam O'Brien pleaded guilty to the fist charge at the tribunal this...

Fatality Near Airport

A man is dead after a motorbike accident on the Sturt Highway near the Mildura Airport this morning. It’s believed a motorcycle was travelling along the Sturt Highway, near Ontario Avenue, when the rider crashed into...

Research Station Sale?

Walpeup's Mallee Research Station could soon be up for sale. An independent report's looked at the viability of the station which is currently managed by Victoria's environment and primary industries department. Community members have looked at several...

Broad Against Retirement Rise

A Coalition politician is going against his party, saying he's AGAINST raising the pension age to 70. Mallee MP Andrew Broad's used a speech in federal parliament to explain the ramifications that would have on people...

Water Available For Wetlands

More environmental water is going to be made available for a local wetlands. The Victorian and federal governments say more than 115-thousand megalitres of environmental water will help improve the health of the Hattah Lakes Ramsar...

Council Slams NSW Government

Several Wentworth councillors believe the New South Wales government doesn't care about them. It comes after the Shire was ignored in last week's state budget and is continued to be restricted on developments. Councillor BOB WHEELDON moved a...

Festival Funding

A local music festival's received nearly $20,000 in Victorian government funding. The 28th Mildura Country Music Festival will be held in late September and early October attracting artists from all around the country. The Napthine government's putting...