Employment opportunities in the spotlight

A new employment facilitator has been announced in the Wimmera Mallee to help employers and job seekers connect. Member for Mallee ANNE WEBSTER says TONY LARIA will work with communities across the region to help identify...

Policing operation now underway

Mildura and Swan Hill police will be joining their counterparts from the rest of Victoria in taking part in Operation Compass. It's now underway until late Tuesday night, focussing on road safety as people take advantage...

Changing the boundaries

Locals in the Wimmera towns of Donald and Litchfield will be voting for a new member of Victoria's parliament next year. New electoral boundaries have been announced, and that will see those towns included in the...

Further popular local event cancelled

Another popular event has been cancelled due to the pandemic. Organisers of Mildura's Carols by Candlelight have cancelled for a second year due to the pandemic. They've posted on Facebook saying it's in part due to the...

Local cases continue to drop

Mildura's active COVID tally continues to drop, despite new cases being recorded. There were ten cases in the city reported yesterday, but the number of people with the virus has dropped to one-hundred and fifty-three. Another six...

Local MP votes NO

Mildura MP ALI CUPPER has confirmed she has voted AGAINST the Victorian government's proposed pandemic legislation. She says the bill should not have been rushed through and Lower House MPs did not have a lot of...

WNBL is coming to the Mildura Sporting Precinct

Women's National Basketball League side the Bendigo Spirit will play a regular season fixture game at the Mildura Sporting Precinct on Saturday 19 February 2022. In what is a massive coup for the region, the game...

Swimming pool upgrades ahead of summer

Major renovations to both the Red Cliffs and Irymple Swimming Pools will be completed by mid-November, allowing for a COVID-safe summer of fun. Marking the largest upgrades ever delivered to either site, and coupled with the...

Three teens charged following alleged crime spree

Three teenagers have been charged with more than 40 offences following an investigation into multiple offences in the Wentworth Shire. Between Sunday 12th September 2021 and Tuesday 14th September 2021, a number of vehicle thefts and...

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for DAMAGING WINDS and LARGE HAILSTONES

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued the following warning for people in Mallee, Wimmera and parts of Central, South West, Northern Country and North Central Forecast Districts at 4:17 pm Thursday, 28 October 2021. Weather Situation: Severe thunderstorms...