Todays Covid Update

Nine new cases of Covid - 19 have been found in the Mildura region in the last 24 hours. Zero cases were also reported in the Far West New South Wales, including Dareton and Buronga. Victoria's Covid...

Waiting for Remembrance Day confirmation

We're still waiting on word about this year's Remembrance Day services in regional Victoria. The state government's confirmed 3,800 people will be permitted at the Melbourne Shrine of Remembrance on the 11th of the 11th. Services had...

Good results, but not time for complacency

Mildura Public Hospital chief TERRY WELCH has urged residents NOT to become complacent after a surge in vaccination rates. More than 90% of loclas have had at least one COVID vaccine and 60 per cent are...

Regional Covid case update

A COVID case has been recorded in Buronga, the only case recorded in the far west local health district yesterday. Authorities say it's under investigation. Mildura recorded another 12 cases yesterday, taking its active tally to 214. Swan...

Wenty residents learn to teach the young to swim

Wentworth shire residents have the chance to learn about swimming and water safety teacher qualifications. Wentworth Shire's been working with the Royal Life Saving Society NSW to help residents get the skills needed to help teach...

Police continue investigation into 2006 death

Police are again after any information regarding the death of SHELLEY STEPHENSON. The 33-year-old was last seen alive in Merbein West in March 2006 but her body's never been found. Her former partner was jailed for 32-years...

Water safety qualifications available in Wentworth Shire

Royal Life Saving Society NSW has announced it is prepared to come to the Far West region to provide free on the ground qualified training in: Swimming and Water Safety Teacher Qualifications Swimming Teacher License Training Qualification Lifeguard...

Funding for local music scene

More money is to be freed up for supporting the return of live music locally. The Federal Government is providing more than $2.5 million in industry funding, as part of round three of the Live Music...

Missing trailer

Police are appealing for assistance in helping to recover a stolen trailer. Between the 6th & 13th of October 2021, the trailer was stolen from a rural property not far from Broken Hill. The trailer is extremely...