Operation ARID over long weekend

Mildura and Swan Hill Police will be targeting road trauma over the long weekend. Operation ARID is now running until midnight Monday with officers worried about people being unfamiliar with roads as they head away camping. Offences...

Christie Centre's move to manage fruit fly

The Christie Centre's removing all fruit trees from its Mildura properties. The disability support service says it's had several fruit fall from the trees creating slipping risks but also increasing the risk of the Queensland Fruit...

Weekend Cricket Draw

Irymple will host Merbein South tomorrow in Round 20 action of Sunraysia Cricket. In other first division matches Mildura East plays Nichols Point, Mildura Settlers take on Coomealla Wentworth, while Mildura West is up against Workers...

Camping message for Labour Day weekend

Anyone planning to go camping in national parks and forests this weekend are being urged to have a back-up. Forest Fire Management Victoria says places including the Murray River and Big Desert State Forest are expected...

Police seek help in finding teenager

There are concerns for a missing Mildura teenager. MANASE was last seen leaving his home around two yesterday afternoon. Police say the 13-year-old's non-verbal and nods to communicate and there are concerns for this welfare. Anyone with information...

Seasonal worker paperwork hitting farmers hard

The table grape harvest is underway but there are claims a grant scheme to get workers to relocate to regional Victoria's not working. The state opposition says farmers including those in Sunraysia are struggling to attract...

Renewed water entitlement program for farmers

A farming lobby group is welcoming federal moves to invest in off-farm water saving infrastructure. The Coalition government has announced the Water Efficiency Program will close and will be replaced by a program that doesn't impact...

SOE traffic light system confusion

The Victorian government says there's been no commitment to bringing in a traffic light system for future lockdowns. It comes after the state of emergency provisions were extended until the end of the year. Mildura MP ALI...

Tragic motorcycle fatality in Irymple

The state's road toll has climbed again after the death of a motorcyclist at Irymple, near Mildura. The man came off his bike on Koorlong Avenue late yesterday afternoon and died at the scene. 37 people have...

Police seek the whereabouts of Michael Handy

A man wanted by police on warrants could be in Robinvale. Police want to speak to MICHAEL HANDY in relation to breaching court orders.. The 38-year-old's also known to visit Swan Hill with officers asking anyone with...