Operation Amity for Australia Day Long Weekend

Police will be taking part in an operation focussing on road safety over the Australia Day long weekend. With January 26 falling next Tuesday some are expected to take advantage and have Monday off for a...

Farmers hurting with lack of international help

Victoria's the only state NOT bringing in Pacific Islanders to work on farms with many crops turning to mulch because of the worker shortage. Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has conceded incentives to get Australians...

Oceania speedway championship postponed

The Oceania Speedway Championship due to be held in South Australia at the end of the month has been postponed. The Under 21 championship and the under 16 250cc championship, also to be held at Gillman...

Increased national park patrols this weekend

Locals and visitors taking advantage of taking a long weekend over Australia Day are being urged to be responsible in national parks and forests across the Mallee. Rangers and police will be patrolling areas to make...

Six month jail term for drink driving accident

A man's been jailed for six months after a drink driving incident in Mildura. The Mildura Court heard the 28-year-old had drunk a bottle of vodka then got a mate to blow into his interlock device...

Regional glass sorting facility moving ahead

Mildura council is receiving nearly $230,000 to build a regional glass sorting and processing facility. It's one of seven projects in Victoria to share in over $8 million under a joint initiative between the state and...

Green zone relief for local business

Local businesses are preparing to welcome visitors again after the Victorian government moved NSW local government areas along the Murray including Wentworth to the green zone. It means Victorians can visit the areas and return home...

Heat to arrive by Friday

Locals are being reminded to keep cool over the coming week as temperatures stay in the 30s. Today and tomorrow are forecast to hit 31.  But it'll start heating up from Thursday with a top of 38...

Tennis ahead of national food supply - McCormack

The federal government is accusing Victoria of putting tennis ahead of our national food supply. It says crops are waiting to be picked and the ANDREWS government needs to approve a plan to allow foreigners in...