Murder Sentence Stands

A Mildura man who murdered his wife has been refused permission to appeal his jail term... 57-year-old Stephen Alan McPhee stabbed his 58-year-old wife Cathyto death at their home in January last year...In October he was...

New Facility for Merbein

The new Export Fruit Disinfestations Treatment Facility at Merbein's created six new jobs in the region. The $1,000,000 facility's located at Wakefield Transport and means producers don't have to transport goods hundreds of kilometres for cold...

Fine and Suspended Jail Term

A local man's left the Mildura Magistrates Court with a suspended jail term and a $750 fine for punching his long-time girlfriend. The incident happened in November last year. Fairfax reports the couple have since resolved their...

Changes To Fire Levy

A win for local framers with the Victorian government slashing the fire services property levy. The changes mean the variable levy rate will be lower across all property categories next financial year with farmers to be...

Job Losses For Region

Treasury Wines Estates says ALL regions and functions will be affected by its decision to slash jobs. 175 position will go, about five-percent of its worldwide workforce. Treasury employs 3500 people worldwide and it says ALL...

Fate Known Today

Today is D-Day for the Wentworth Services Club. A re-convened second creditors meeting is set to decide the embattled facility's fate. It was placed in administration earlier this year owing $1,600,000. Creditors will today vote on one...

Warm Weather

With just over a week to go...it looks like May will be a warmer and drier month than normal for Mildura. The monthly average for this time of year's 19 degrees, we hit 27 on Monday,...

Winery For Sale

The company that owns the Lindemans Karadoc Winery at Red Cliffs has admitted the whole business is for sale. It's been revealed that Treasury Wine Estates has knocked back a three-BILLION-dollar takeover bid by an American...

Program Extended

Local police have been able to keep their power to ban troublemakers from parts of Mildura's CBD. The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation granted the order this week extending the banning powers of officers...

No More Staff At Weather Station

There will soon be no staff based at Mildura's weather station. The Bureau of Meteorology will have the site fully automated by July next year. In 2008 there were five staff at the local station before that...