New rail freight working group

There are calls for rail freight and industry reps to be part of a new Rail Freight Working Group. The Victorian government says it'll bring members of different industries together to focus on the state's rail...

First flush denied for Southern Basin

The Victorian Farmers Federation is shocked flood waters from the Northern basin hasn't been allowed to make it to the southern basin of the Murray-Darling basin and Menindee Lakes. The lobby group says the rain is...

VIC Cricket's $275K for Sporting Precinct

A local MP's vowing to continue her push for Victorian funding for the Mildura South Regional Sporting Precinct. ALI CUPPER's welcomed an announcement by Cricket Victoria that it'll commit $275,000 to the project in partnership with...

Lencia to close after almost 50 years

Liquidators have been appointed to Lencia Fruit Juices. A meeting earlier this week resolved to wind up the company and appoint liquidators. The company has been trading within the Mildura region for nearly 50 years.

Pads on for Round 18

It's round 18 of the Red Cliffs Cricket Association this weekend. Fire Brigade takes on Ouyen Rams, Millewa hosts Tempy, Nursery Ridge clashes with Cardross while South West has the bye. And the second day of the...

Aussie Eucalyptus protection push

There's a push to list nearly 200 species of Australian eucaplypt threatened. Researchers say 193 species have met the criteria for a threatened status of vulnerable, endangered or critically endangered after assessing all 822 species. The common...

Flood plain issue raised in parliament

ALI CUPPER wants to know what she can tell irrigators within the Mildura electorate after NSW lifted its ban on flood plain harvesting. The local MP raised the issue in parliament yesterday, saying it's a slap...

Nominations close soon - Land Services Board

Locals in NSW passionate about regional and rural issues don't have much time to nominate for the Local Land Services board election. Four people will be elected to the Western board in April when voting opens. Anyone...