Visa option for skilled workers

The Federal Member for Mallee says new provisional visas for skilled migrants who live and work in the region will help businesses fill vacant jobs faster. It's a part of the Federal Government's plan to tackle...

Lost licence at 0.72

A man’s licence has been cancelled for six months after he allegedly blew 0.72 in Mildura on Sunday morning. It was one of many incidents across the weekend. O fficers also caught two women and a...

MDBA departmentalisation recommendation

Victoria's Shadow Water Minister is pushing for big changes to Murray Darling Basin Authority to better serve people in the Mallee. 10 months ago The Productivity Commission released a report showing stakeholders thought the authority was...

Total Fire Ban & Heat Health Alert

Authorities are warning people not to leave children or pets unattended in a car on hot days. It comes as the Mallee pushes into the 40's today. That's prompted the CFA to declare a total fire ban...

Mildura South Master Plan

A new master plan for a retail and residential development has been released by council. An expected 400 residential lots on the corner of 16th and Ontario has been proposed and will be supported by a...

CBD artwork expansion

A man who made two mural artworks in Mildura's CBD is designing a third piece.  TRAVIS PRICE wants to expand on them and and has given the latest project to the City Heart Project to have...

Suspicious house fire

Police are asking anyone with information on a suspicious house fire to come forward. The home in Kiewa Avenue in Red Cliffs went up around 8.30 on Saturday night. Anyone with information is urged to contact Police...

Arrested over service station assault

Mildura Police have arrested and bailed a man over an alleged assault dating back to earlier this year. The 37 year-old allegedly assaulted someone else at a service station back in February. He’s due in court at...

Firefighters in training

Project firefighters are gathering in Swan Hill this week for intensive bushfire training. Staff from Parks Victoria are also taking part. It’s the second general firefighting training course that’s been conducted in the Loddon Mallee region this...

Charged over Woodsies Gems theft

Detectives have charged a man over a theft from Woodsies Gems last month.  $130,000 of Jewellery was stollen from the store last month and it's since been recovered after being buried at a home in Irymple.  A...