Local MP says pensioners could help ease worker shortages

A local MP says allowing pensioners and veterans to earn more money before their pension is impacted could help local businesses. Member for Mallee Anne Webster has supported the Coalition's call to increase the scheme from...

Mallee Track Community Plan feedback to close

Feedback closes this afternoon on Mildura Council's Draft Mallee Track Community Plans. It's putting the documents together for the Murrayville, Underbool and Walpeup areas, saying they're nearly finished. Locals still wanting to have their say can head...

Reminder of more visitors on local roads

Drivers are being urged to be patient on local roads over the school holidays as more people head to the region. First Constable Rachel Dodd from Mildura Police says there are tourists taking advantage of the...

Discussion needed over possible new hospital

A local MP is worried expectations around the proposed new Mildura Public Hospital will start to get out of control. Ali Cupper wants an informed discussion over a possible new hospital and its site after the...

Census figures released

New census data has shown population growth with more than 750 families moving to Mildura over the past five years. That figure is lower compared with the national and state averages. Meanwhile, the median weekly household income...

Local equity program to be extended

More than 140 thousand dollars has been announced for Mildura Council. The city will use the money to extend its Mildura Kicking Goals for Gender Equity Program. It's working with local sporting associations to present sessions to...

Teachers to strike in NSW

Teachers north of the Murray will be supporting fellow staff who'll be taking strike action on Thursday, angry over staff shortages at schools. Staff at Coomealla High will be meeting at the local memorial Hall on...

Hattah 2022 approaches

More than eight hundred competitors will be taking part in this year's Hattah Desert Race. The riders are competing in junior and senior divisions with some of the country's best taking part in the annual event. It...

Operation Persistence produces results

Nineteen people have been arrested during a NSW police operation targeting those wanted on outstanding warrants. Police in Dareton and Broken Hill took part in Operation Persistence, proactively doorknocking and appealing for public help to find...

Local COVID 19 update

Mildura Local Government Area's active COVID tally has dropped slightly, despite another forty six cases in 24 hours. The area’s caseload now stands at three hundred and thirty six. Seven people tested positive to the virus in...