Two new local officers for Dareton

Two new police officers are settling into the job at the Dareton station.  They're among seven recruits who'll be based in the Barrier Police district for the next 12-months. The others are stationed at Broken Hill and...

What name for the Robinvale College and community library?

Robinvale locals have the chance to finalise the name for the new Robinvale College and community library building. The facility opened in January with name suggestions submitted by the community. A panel's narrowed the names to Robinvale...

Baffling directions for Murray Basin Rail

A rail infrastructure group is not impressed the use of non-guage convertible concrete sleepers have been approved for the Sea Lake train lines. The Rail Freight Alliance says it's another hurdle for the Murray Basin Rail...

COVID specific SOE for regional VIC

Victoria's state of emergency powers will be extended for nine months. The Victorian government received the support of three upper house crossbench MPs overnight after negotiations. Meantime, Mildura MP ALI CUPPER says one of the big requests...

Campaigning farm safety

A campaign has being launched this week focussing on farm safety. The key message is 'IT'S NEVER YOU UNTIL IT IS' and is aimed at challenging a mindset among some farmers and agricultural workers that they...

Police seeking Adam's whereabouts

Mildura police are after the public's help finding a missing man. 31-year-old ADAM hasn't been seen since February 19 in the Mildura area. if you can assist please call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000  Photo: Mildura Police...

Firewood collection season open to locals

The autumn firewood collection season is now open across the state. There is a collection area at Pile Bend Shoe Tree near Boundary Bend however it's only open to residents of Mildura and Swan Hill councils. Collection...

Tough but fair, $496 at 0.051

A man's lost his licence for three-months after being caught drink driving. The 37-year-old who holds an international licence was stopped in Red Cliffs allegedly blowing 0.051 He's also been fined $496. 

New boss for MDAS

Mallee District Aboriginal Services has a new boss. JACKI TURFREY's been permanently appointed as the CEO acting in the role for the last six months. The organisation says the local barrister brings the skills expertise and knowledge...

Top racing result for Cam Waters

CAM WATERS says it's a huge thrill to stand on the podium especially doing it twice at Bathurst in four months. The Mildura V8 Supercars driver finished second in Race 2 of the season opener at...