Red Cliffs Carols Rescheduled

Organisers of this year's Red Cliffs Carols in Barclay Square have moved the event to another day. It was due to be held tomorrow night but due to the extreme heat the carols will instead be...

Free drinks for designated drivers

A designated driver campaign's being launched in Mildura. Community Roadsafe Midura says the initiative aims to reduce the number of local crashes with designated drivers offered free soft drinks when out with friends. Nominated drivers will receive...

Irymple pool reopen tomorrow

The Irymple Swimming Pool will reopen tomorrow in time for the heat. The pool's undergone major works including repairs to the pool shell, fixing surface cracks and repainting the pool surfaces. Mildura council says it'll open from...

Six foreign nationals detained

A border force operation has been held across Sunraysia detaining six foreign nationals. Three people from Taiwain, one from Malaysia and two Indonesians, with another 5 people found suspected of working in breach of visa conditions. Border...

Heat record broken

Mildura's expecting another day in the mid 40’s after officially reaching 42 degrees yesterday. The country sweltered through the hottest day on record. Forecaster JESS GARDENER says the nation-wide average reached 40.9 pipping the old record of...

Murray Darling inquiry to go ahead

An inquiry into water reform along the Murray Darling will go ahead. NSW has been pushing for changes to the Basin plan saying too much water's allocated to the environment at the expense of farmers. The federal...

Koorlong fire

An advice has been issued for a grassfire at Koorlong. CFA crews were called to the fire early this morning which has been burning in wetlands between Elm Avenue and Box Avenue. Authorities say there's no threat...

Armed robbery second arrest

A second man has been arrested over an armed robbery in Mildura.  A service station on Walnut Avenue was targeted early Monday morning. A 21-year-old was picked up by police yesterday morning after another man was arrested...

Outdoor water restrictions lifted

Emergency outdoor use water restrictions have been lifted in Red Cliffs. Lower Murray Water says the Red Cliffs treatment plant and storages are now operating as normal and residents in the township can return to stage...

Aircraft on standby for heatwave

Over 40 aircraft will be in position across Victoria with record-breaking temperatures forecast. Mildura's expected to hit 47 on Friday and a heat health alert has been issued for today for the Mallee. Victorian chief health officer...